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Fun at work matters!

Posted on June 25, 2014 · Posted in Managing Performance, Motivation, Productivity, Teams, The Happy Workplace

Encouraging fun at work can yield real benefits in the workplace, according to Adrian Gostick and Scott Christopher. They write that fun in the workplace can: reduce stress; improve staff…
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Investing in human resources

Investing in Human Resources

Posted on June 21, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

CFO asks CEO: What happens if we invest in developing our people and they leave us? CEO replies: What happens if we don’t, and they stay?  

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Uncommon Leadership: how to build competitive advantage by thinking differently

Posted on May 9, 2014 · Posted in Leadership

Some months ago we were asked if we’d consider writing a suite of books which developed some of the themes we’ve been exploring on the Happy Manager. So we are…
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How to communicate change in the workplace

How To Communicate Organisational Change

Posted on August 2, 2013 · Posted in Managing Projects and Change, Motivation

In this guest post from Alistair Kane, he offers some advice on how to communicate organisational change. The quote “nothing is permanent except change” is especially true in the professional…
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Six Motivational Techniques for Managers

HR specialist and writer, Dennis Phoenix, suggests six motivational techniques for managers. Any manager knows that a motivated team is a productive team. The success of any business is dependent…
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Corporate Team Building

4 Ways to Improve Your Next Team Building Event

Posted on July 29, 2013 · Posted in Managing Performance, Motivation, Teams

A good team building event is good for employers and employees alike! This guest post from Paul Simms offers some good advice. Although the prospect of a day out of…
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Host a company party: 5 ideas to make it a huge success

Posted on July 26, 2013 · Posted in Motivation, Teams, The Happy Workplace

Hosting a company party that is lively and successful can be a frustrating mission for the clueless host. Kathrine Kreger has some tips to design a party that is unforgettable and…
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Smart Business Sense 5 Way to Make Your Company More Secure

5 ways to make your company more secure

Posted on July 23, 2013 · Posted in Managing Performance, Problem Solving, Productivity, Uncategorized

The more advanced businesses become, the higher the security risks. A major reason for this is many companies employ a number of technological tools and devices to run every day…
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5 tried and tested ways of increasing employee motivation

Posted on July 20, 2013 · Posted in Motivation, The Happy Workplace

In this guest post, Craig Henderson offers some interesting tips on increasing employee motivation. It makes sense that a motivated employee will generate a lot more quality work, therefore leading…
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Keeping employees happy when communicating change in the workplace

Posted on July 11, 2013 · Posted in Managing Projects and Change, The Happy Workplace

Change is inevitable. Whether it’s planned or not, it’s the one thing in life we can ever really be sure about. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing! Alastair Kane offers…
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