Tag: Happiness

Are You Struggling to Find Happiness at Work?

In 1942 Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish psychiatrist, was taken to a Nazi concentration camp with his wife and parents.  Three years later, when his camp was liberated, his pregnant wife and parents had already been killed by the Nazis. He survived and in 1946 went on to write the book, “Man’s Search For Meaning“.  In this great book, Frankl writes: “It is the very…

Thriving In The Pandemic: Lessons From The World Happiness Study

One of the biggest topics I talk with HR leaders about is the massive culture shift taking place in business. CEOs are becoming Chief Empathy Officers; companies are asking employees to take sick days and vacation; it’s now ok to work at home and spend time with your children; and wellbeing and health have … Read more» The post Thriving In The Pandemic: Lessons…

Headspace Raises $93 Million Series C to Focus on Health and Happiness in the Workplace

This post was originally published on this site Headspace, an app known for mindfulness and meditation, announced it raised a $93 million  Series C funding round and positions an increased focus on their workplace offerings. The Employee Total Wellbeing category is poised for growth, as pointed out in the HR Federation 2020 HCM Trends Report. HRWins sees the category evolving into more of […]…

The One Thing that Correlates to High Employee Happiness in Your Office!

Oh, I bet its working for a great boss! Or, maybe it’s having a best friend at work! No, it must be dog-friendly! Puppies make me happy! I wonder if it’s money or free tacos or something like that!? No, you’re all wrong! In fact, the one thing that correlates to high employee happiness at the office is the one thing you’re destroying! Isn’t…

If Your Company has a Chief Happiness Officer you Should Rethink Your Career Path!

In the past three weeks, I’ve been pitched by some well-meaning PR person about a story on how Google, Salesforce, Zappos, Airbnb, etc., have “Chief Happiness Officers” and how important they are to corporate success. Or at least, how “Happiness” as a measure is important to corporate success. I’ve been pitched this idea four times, primarily so I would talk about their client, Snappy,…

Is Happiness the Secret to Engagement?

Note: This article is part of an occasional series dedicated to exploring the contribution of human capital assets (people!) to the valuation of a business. Welcome to The New ROI: Return on Individuals. Previous articles in the series can be found here.

The worker happiness app

That's the idea behind TINYpulse, an increasingly popular Web and mobile app for businesses that solicits anonymous feedback from employees in short, once-a-week surveys. It aims to give executives a real-time picture of how happy their workers are …