Happiness is
a serious business.

One of the greatest things about modern society is our increasing acceptance of talking about our emotions. Here's my insights to measuring happiness at a systemic level.

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    December 3, 2021

    How to Support Staff Through Climate Anxiety

    With the dust settling on COP26 and the environment crisis hitting the headlines more than ever, businesses now have a pivotal role to play in allaying employees’ concerns.

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    October 23, 2021

    The science of happiness: How trust is the key to empowerment

    In part three of my series on The Science of Happiness, I’m exploring The Five Ways to Happiness at Work with my co-creator Dr. Jody Aked. Empower is the third of The Five Ways. Empowerment is critical to enabling your colleagues to do their best work. This interview with Friday Pulse shows us how leaders can start trusting their people more.

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    September 16, 2021

    How Leaders Can Help Their Staff During Uncertain Times

    Since the arrival of COVID-19 in March 2020, we have learned to live with varying levels of restrictions and the ongoing arrival of new threats and disruptions. Now, with the end of the pandemic feeling so close yet so far, many feel trapped by uncertainty. We want to make plans, and we want to move on. Yet, unknowns can be psychologically disturbing, and frustration is a sure-fire way to kill creativity. Research shows that happier teams are more productive. So, what can you do to support your team through this time of continued disruption?

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    November 19, 2021

    The Science of Happiness: How Challenge Makes a Successful Employee Experience

    In part four of my series on The Science of Happiness, I’m exploring The Five Ways to Happiness at Work with my co-creator Dr. Jody Aked. Challenge is the fourth of The Five Ways and is a key component of an enriching and happy work experience. In this interview with Friday Pulse, Jody and I talk about how leaders can both challenge and support their people. Check it out!

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    September 30, 2021

    Why work boundaries matter: how to say “no” at work

    Having no boundaries is an invitation to be overwhelmed. In 2019, the WHO announced that burnout would be included as an occupational syndrome that can result in exhaustion, cynicism and reduced professional efficacy. It’s an incredibly prevalent problem, especially as we’re navigating a pandemic-altered world. So how do we properly set up boundaries in our work life? Here are some thoughts.

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    August 19, 2021

    The Science of Happiness: Fairness and Acting Humanely

    In my new series on The Science of Happiness, I’m exploring The Five Ways to Happiness at Work with my co-creator Dr. Jody Aked. Be Fair is the second of The Five Ways and sets the foundation for a successful wellbeing plan. This interview with Friday Pulse shows us why.

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