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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    July 10, 2020

    Surviving burnout: a guide for leaders

    The pandemic has created a fertile environment for burnout in everyone. While not having anywhere to go on holiday makes taking time off difficult, it’s an incredibly important part of staving off burnout. Leaders can protect their teams by establishing clear boundaries and listening to their people.

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    June 19, 2020

    The next normal requires employee empowerment

    Workplaces are now very different places. Businesses have to be sensitive to the way their employees frame risk as they make decisions on how quickly they open. By looking at your employees through The Five Ways to Happiness at Work, you can empower your people during this time of increased and continued anxiety.

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    June 5, 2020

    Why Everything Must Work at the Team Level

    Teams are the instruments of change in a company. Changes in their microcultures are more likely to shape your company's culture than anything else. In today's COVID-19 world, flexible team sizes are a must, and small teams are how companies will be able to climb the resilience curve.

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    June 26, 2020

    The five workplace culture trends of 2020 revisited

    In January, I shared what I thought would be the big workplace culture trends for 2020. A lot has happened since then. So, how did the predictions hold up?

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    June 11, 2020

    How psychological safety is a haven against racism

    There is no place for racism, prejudice or hatred in the world – let alone the business world. It is against all the principles of emotional and mental wellbeing that I have tried to uphold in my research and work.

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    May 29, 2020

    OK is the new normal (and that’s not OK)

    Where once the average response to “How have you felt at work this week?” was happy, the new normal is now OK. The cost of a workforce becoming just “OK” about work can be high but connecting with your team in better ways may be a feasible solution.

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