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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    January 18, 2021

    The Bluest of Blue Mondays

    As managers continue to play an essential role in determining how well their organizations navigate the ongoing pandemic, we provide some practical, positive advice for beating the Blue Monday ‘blues’ this year.

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    December 4, 2020

    Remembering Tony Hsieh (1973-2020)

    It was with great sadness that we heard that the former CEO of Zappos, Tony Hsieh, died last week. Tony was a pioneer in the employee happiness and wellbeing space and firmly believed it was essential to business success. Because of our aligned interests, Tony was an early friend and supporter of both me and my business, Friday Pulse. At this time, I want to offer my condolences to his loved ones and friends, and share some thoughts about the impact Tony had on me.

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    November 18, 2020

    There’s a vaccine on the way—we just need resilience till it gets here

    A vaccine is on the horizon! While that’s the best news we’ve had in a while, it’s offset by the sobering number of cases surging around the world. We’re entering a new wave of lockdowns and we know how to build the resilience necessary to survive. Here’s how we do it.

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    December 18, 2020

    2020 was tough — here’s what you and your organization can learn from it

    2020 has been a tough year. Yet, it’s taught us some powerful lessons about self-care and trusting the people within our organizations. Here’s a look at what I think we should take from 2020 as we head into 2021.

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    November 27, 2020

    FridayOne: The Happiness Test for Everyone

    With pandemic fatigue and burnout on the horizon, it’s important to take a step back and take care of yourself. To help, I’ve created FridayOne — an individual Happiness Test — to help you reflect on how happy you are at work. This five-minute test gives you a personalised report packed with insights and tips.

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    October 22, 2020

    Why times of crisis are an opportunity for positive change

    Times are tough. We are emotionally exhausted because the current crisis has turned into something chronic. But even when things are bad an opportunity exists for us to enact positive change.

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