8 companies that celebrate mistakes

8 companies that celebrate mistakes

Do we want people to make mistakes? The answer I generally get to this question is “Yes”, because people recognise that this is how we learn and discover new ways of doing things. If one of your people were to come to an appraisal and say “I’ve made no mistakes in the...

8 Companies That Don’t Have Managers

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...

Radio 4 Four Thought: Let People Choose Their Managers

[do_widget text Update: The Happy Manifesto shortlisted for CMI award. And now you can get 25% off!] Below is the script of the talk for Radio 4’s Four Thought, broadcast on 22nd May 2013. Listen to it here As I talked from prompts it won’t be exactly the...