Eighteen months ago I left Microsoft, where I had spent 17 years. It was a huge decision for me and one I struggled with. I was really scared of the change. But do you want to guess what I was most afraid of? It wasn’t loss of income, it wasn’t status, it wasn’t instability.
From a man who has built two £30 million businesses – hire interesting people and make sure they are happy in their work. A 2-minute headlines video and also the full talk.
Guest blog: Following last week’s article on 7 ways to find more meaning at work, Elinor Schmitz-Jansen has continued her research. This week she covers the benefits of having happy employees: Today, executives are well aware of issues such as the high cost of an employee leaving their job (on average, a manager or professional quitting […]
Elinor Schmitz-Jansen is studying for an MSc in Management at Imperial College. She is currently working at Happy, researching academic studies of happiness and meaning in work. This is her first report: Work is boring, exhausting, a necessary evil, and too much work is dangerous. Do these words sound familiar to you? A lot of the […]
Alex is the founder of Woohoo Inc. and one of the world’s leading experts on happiness at work. He is the author of 3 books including the international bestseller Happy Hour is 9 to 5 – How to Love Your Job, Love Your Life and Kick Butt at Work.