Let's Create Happy, Productive Workplaces
Imagine a workplace where people are energized and motivated by being in control of the work they do. Imagine they are trusted and given freedom, within clear guidelines, to decide how to achieve their results. Imagine they are able to get the life balance they want. Imagine they are valued according to the work that they do, rather than the number of hours they spend at their desk. Wouldn't you want to work there?
Explore below for blogs, videos and more on how to create a happy, productive workplace like this.
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4 Key Insights From "Rest" by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is one of our speakers at the online Happy Workplaces Conference on 15th June. He is a key player in the four-day work week movement and has also written a book called Shorter about that topic. At the conference, he will be talking about his first book, Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less.
Henry talks about 4 of the key insights from this book in this blog.
Happy's L7 Senior Leadership Programme is Transformational!
Our aim with the Level 7 programme was not just to teach a few leadership tips but to transform organisations. Did we achieve that? In this blog, Henry speaks to people who attended the programme and how it changed both their leadership style and their organisation.
The Importance of 2 Tracks For Promotion
Henry discusses the importance of having several different tracks for promotion. Management isn't always for everyone and people should be paid for what they are good at.
What Are the Benefits of Employees Being in Control?
Last month I wrote a LinkedIn post suggesting that staff should decide the CEO’s salary, based on my own experience of doing just that. So far it has received 344,000 views and 505 comments. And it seems to have been controversial.
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Happy offers a range of solutions, including workplace consultancy, leadership and personal development programmes and an online Udemy course.
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The Happy Manifesto is Henry's vision for a happy workplace, outlined in 10 core principles. It's full of examples of workplaces that have implemented the ideas and simple ways you can make a difference.
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Become an inspiring leader and learn how to create a great place to work with this online course. This course will guide you through the key principles of the Happy Manifesto through on-demand video and downloadable resources.
Which areas of your workplace culture are working – and which ones aren’t?
In our workplace consultancy service, Henry can help you find out. He will speak to members of your organisation through surveys and 1-to-1 meetings and discuss what's going well and what could be better. We can then work with you to develop your culture.
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