According to some polls somewhere by some very important agency, over 73% of people or so worldwide are unhappy with their jobs. They experience no motivation and no engagement at their place of work or in doing what they do or working for whom they work. Unhappy and disengaged workers are a lot less resilient,Continue reading “Engagement 4.0: Mindfulness + Design Thinking + Culture Transformation Advisory”
Category Archives: Happiness at Work
Most companies aim to just make their people happy. Here’s where they are often wrong.
by Paul Zak – Professor, Speaker, Entrepreneur Arbejdsglaede. Only the Scandinavian languages have a word for Joy at work; in Danish it is arbejdsglaede. What do the Danes know that most of the world does not? To find out, my team and I spent a week in LasVegas. We weren’t spying on Danes at aContinue reading “Most companies aim to just make their people happy. Here’s where they are often wrong.”
Masculine & Feminine Empowerment at work
Source: FutureShapers Author: Nicola Darke I’m done with patriarchy and I’m done with matriarchy. Can we please co-lead? In order to do this, we need to accept the difference between masculine and feminine approaches, and that they complement each other. We’ll also need to accept that we all have work to do on being our most authenticContinue reading “Masculine & Feminine Empowerment at work”
Unleash Your Humanness To Thrive In The Digital Era
Source: Institute for Digital Transformation Author: Charles Araujo If you’ve been following along on this series, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve used one phrase several times: anything we can reduce to an algorithm, we will automate. While I’m sure that we can debate the timing of how soon this will happen, I believe that thisContinue reading “Unleash Your Humanness To Thrive In The Digital Era”
What Is “Third Wave” Positive Psychology? | Psychology Today
Going beyond the individual to embrace life’s systemic complexities. Source: What Is “Third Wave” Positive Psychology? | Psychology Today
Mindfulness, Wisdom and Compassion as Social Change
by Mark Leonard “…to become free you have to become acutely aware of being a slave.” Assata Shakur, civil rights activist. I’ve been teaching a series of “Mindfulness+Community” courses where I live, as a pilot to create a sense of community with mindfulness meditation at its heart. This programme is adapted from Mindfulness-Based Organisational EductionContinue reading “Mindfulness, Wisdom and Compassion as Social Change”
Digital Transformation and The Battle of Biology!
By Hans Gillior, Institute for Digital Transformation fellow I remember a spirited discussion with a couple of senior managers around the topic of IT governance and innovation. The organization was undergoing drastic changes to address the threats of digitalization (in terms of innovation, unpredictability and changed customer behaviour) and innovation was on the agenda andContinue reading “Digital Transformation and The Battle of Biology!”
Brains at Work: A Happiness check
Source: Institute for Digital Transformation Author: Cherri Holland Publication Date: June 2018 Surely ALL leaders want the best results and many want employees to be happy as well. Are the two linked? For over 25 years, we have known that brains produce their best work when in a situation of stimulation PLUS safety. (I amContinue reading “Brains at Work: A Happiness check”
The Neuroscience of Trust
ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE by Paul Zak, From the HBR January–February 2017 Issue Companies are twisting themselves into knots to empower and challenge their employees. They’re anxious about the sad state of engagement, and rightly so, given the value they’re losing. Consider Gallup’s meta-analysis of decades’ worth of data: It shows that high engagement—defined largely as having a strongContinue reading “The Neuroscience of Trust”
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