Featuring talks from representatives of Birchbox UK, Webmart, Happy and many more, the Happy Workplaces CEO Conference was for Chief Executives who wanted to get away from traditional top-down, hierarchical organisations, and instead shift their businesses into high-trust, high-autonomy and high-performance teams.
In this 20-minute video from the 2017 Happy Workplaces CEO Conference, Pim talks about the eight trends that he and his fellow Corporate Rebels have noticed within some of the world’s most engaged workplaces, including two in detail, that you can learn from and try in your organisation.
How would your organisation be different if everyone knew the organisation’s finances in detail? In this two-minute video, Pim de Morre explains what happened in a cookie factory when the Director explained the costs that went into producing each bag and why he couldn’t give staff payrises.
‘Can the employee and employer serve each other for the greater good – while still being a profitable business?’, asked Simon Lawson in his Masters dissertation. And at Lawsons, a family business that supplies building materials to the London area, Simon has achieved that.
Would you invite 20 of your team round to your house for lunch? That is exactly what Simon Lawson, Chairman of Lawsons, has been doing regularly for the last six years. In this short video, Simon explains how the Values Lunches started, and how they have been contributed to creating a happy workplace.
In this 35-minute video from the 2017 Happy Workplaces CEO Conference, Simon Biltcliffe talks about Webmart’s Marxist-capitalist principles, and some of the ways that he has maximised the company’s Intellectual, Emotional and Financial return for every member of staff.
What areas of your organisation do you monitor? In this 2:40 minute video, Simon Biltcliffe explains how at Webmart, they monitor the company’s Intellectual, Emotional and Financial return for true competitive advantage.
In this 20-minute video, Rosie Brown talks about Cook’s journey to becoming a happy and a Sunday Times Best Companies listed workplace. Cook now has a very clear values-led strategy, give their people opportunities to grow in their personal and professional life, and have a particular focus on the importance of creating relationships at work.
How do you resolve conflict between colleagues at work? In this two- and a half-minute video, Rosie Brown talks about how Cook has implemented a model for relationships at work, and how this has helped teams to work together better.
In this 20-minute video, Michelle talks about leading the charity through a period of growth and transformation, highlighting what she did to bring her staff team on the journey with her and what the impact has been on both the people they work with and their bottom line.
Are you making the most of your people’s skills and knowledge? Michelle Hill talks about how the charity TLC: Talk, Listen, Change has used pre-approval in practice in this two-minute video.
We are very pleased to announce that we have a new addition to the line up for the Happy Workplaces CEO Conference next week on 17th October. Michelle Hill, Founder and CEO of TLC: Talk, Listen, Change will be joining us to explore whether you can be a Happy social...