Great management is as important as great leadership and most of us have had managers who coached and challenged us, and enabled us to do better than we thought we could do.
I was honoured to be asked by Thinkers50 to contribute a letter to their Dear CEO book, published in July 2017. Here is my contribution.
This is the text of a speech I gave to Worldblu’s Freedom At Work conference in Miami yesterday: I am Henry Stewart and I run a training business based in London, England. Its called Happy Ltd and we help companies create happy workplaces. To explain what we won a Worldblu award for, let me put […]
At Happy we let people choose their managers, an idea which has been seen as very radical when I’ve spoken about it (eg, on Radio 4 last year). However there are companies that have gone a step further and got rid of managers altogether. Some are small but some are billion-dollar companies: 1) Zappos: The […]
“49% of the UK working population would take a pay cut to have a different manager”. That was the fact that I started my Radio 4 Four Thought piece with. My proposal, that people should be able to choose their manager, was broadcast last Wednesday at 8.45pm and also on Sunday at 5.45am. I’ve been […]