Practice Makes You Better

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Here’s a quickie to remind you that if you have started trying to be happier at work, well then just keep practicing. Keep doing what you are doing. You WILL get better at it. Forming new habits and trying new things isn’t easy, but keep at it. Like learning anything new, the start is bumpy […]

Increase Flow and Get More Results

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As a leader, you have a lot on your plate. Two major responsibilities are retaining your top talent and being mindful of the company resources, especially the financial resources. Instead of looking outside your team to address these concerns, look inward. Making simple adjustments to what you assign to your team, the challenges they work […]

How to Improve Company Culture

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Company culture is all the buzz these days – many business leaders have started investing in exercises like core values development, honing in on their mission and getting reconnected with their “why”. I support these efforts wholeheartedly, but at the same time, an unfortunate truth still remains – the workplace is plagued with assholes. Assholes […]

What To Do When You Work With An Unhappy Person

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Some people are just not as happy as others. When we encounter this, sometimes we aren’t sure what to do. In fact, a viewer wrote in and asked how they should handle dealing with someone who is a grump at their workplace. In the video, I address the question with a few pointers. Check it […]

Mythbusting Happiness at Work

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When it comes to finding and creating more happiness at work, there are plenty of strategies and techniques out there for you to try. Some are quite effective and others, well – they are simply myths and in many cases can end up having a negative impact in the long run. Here we discuss 3 […]

Top 5 Takeaways from the 2017 Hawaii Business Leadership Conference

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Last week, I attended the Hawaii Business Leadership Conference at Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawaii. I was excited to attend, as in previous years I was not able to make it. Throughout the day, I heard from many leaders from varying industries and in varying stages of their careers. While I had pages and […]

Remain Authentic in How You Do Happiness at Work

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In a recent conversation with a business leader, she said: “but I’m not like you”. Wow, what an important point to address. She’s right, she’s not like me, really at all. We have very different styles and if she tried to do the same techniques I do, that would probably shock people. What she CAN […]

A Happier Way To Manage To Do’s

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To-do lists can be REAL happiness killers. Sometimes they get out of control and send us spinning – overwhelmed having us wonder “how can I get it all done?”. Rather than fall victim to a to-do list, we can tackle the seemingly never ending list and work on the tasks that are really are of […]

Supporting Others Growth

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When we have people around us who are growing, it’s easy to continue to stick them in their box and keep expecting them to show up in the same way the always have. We’re human, it happens! What you can do to really help them grow is to be present with who they are now, […]