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?
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We are More Productive When Working From Home
How productive are you when working from home — do you get more work done, about the same, or less? This was the question I asked my followers on LinkedIn recently, following the recent comments from Boris Johnson. Of the almost 500 that replied, the result was overwhelming.
Andrew Barnes: Is It Time for a Four-Day Week?
Andrew Barnes is one of the leading promoters of the four-day week across the world. As CEO of Perpetual Guardian in New Zealand, he implemented this approach back in 2018.
Happy Starts 4 Day Week Trial
Happy has just started the six month trial of a four-day working week being organised in the UK by 4 Day Week Global. We are joining over 60 other organisations in this pilot.
Increase Your Productivity With No Meetings or Email Before 11am
This is the Monk Mode Morning concept that Bruce Daisley set out in his book The Joy of Work. How would your day be if you could get your most important tasks done before 11am?
Learn how to create happy workplaces
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.
Take our online Udemy course
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.
Henry's Most Popular Blogs
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- 16 Companies That Don't Have Managers
- 5 Big Companies Who Swear by Mindfulness
- 49 Steps to a Happy Workplace
- A Four Day Week? Let's Start With a Four Day August
- Google: Hire Great People and Give Them Lots of Autonomy
- Buurtzorg: No Managers, Just Great Care From a Nurse-Led Service
- 30 Steps to Joy at Work: Get More Done by Being Less Busy