The Happy Manager http://www.the-happy-manager.com A Better Way to Manage Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:28:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 5 Things Great Leaders Know http://www.the-happy-manager.com/five-things-great-leaders-know/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/five-things-great-leaders-know/#comments Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:18:35 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=8832 What do great leaders know that sets them apart? Leading a team is no simple task, but for those in leadership roles that’s no reason not to look for ways to...
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The Price of Collaboration: Open Offices & Employee Productivity http://www.the-happy-manager.com/open-offices/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/open-offices/#comments Fri, 07 Aug 2015 08:00:22 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=8749 The trend for open offices has reached dangerous levels. Nearly 70 percent of offices have open layouts that are characterized by areas with no partitions and cubicles with low or...
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Is it time for a team health check? 10 key categories for a healthy team http://www.the-happy-manager.com/team-health/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/team-health/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:14:20 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=8731 When was the last time you conducted a team health check? Teams have many things in common with living organisms.  They can grow or stagnate, flourish or struggle, endure or...
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7 Step Decision Making Process Infographic http://www.the-happy-manager.com/tips/7-step-decision-making-process-infographic/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/tips/7-step-decision-making-process-infographic/#comments Sat, 04 Oct 2014 11:36:28 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?post_type=tips&p=8404 This free infographic will help you understand and use the 7 step decision making process. These are the essential phases of  structured decision making activity, especially for big or important...
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Investing in Human Resources http://www.the-happy-manager.com/investing-human-resources/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/investing-human-resources/#comments Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:35:44 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=7385 Is it worth investing in human resources? Well, as a snapshot answer to that question we offer this anecdotal exchange between a finance manager and a chief exec: CFO asks...
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6 Tips to Make Your Business More Efficient http://www.the-happy-manager.com/make-your-business-more-efficient/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/make-your-business-more-efficient/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:22:45 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=7936 In an increasingly competitive world, it’s essential to make your business more efficient. With so many companies fighting for their slice of the market share, there is simply no room...
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Why is teamworking important? http://www.the-happy-manager.com/articles/why-is-teamworking-important/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/articles/why-is-teamworking-important/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:39:19 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?post_type=articles&p=7785 Why is teamworking important?  Whether you’re studying the theory of teamwork as part of a degree or other course, or just trying to develop your own knowledge or expertise, this...
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Happy Managers around the world! http://www.the-happy-manager.com/happy-managers-around-world/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/happy-managers-around-world/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:27:11 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=7525 It’s now almost two years since we re-launched the Happy Manager, with a new look and a new set of resources in our store.  Since that time we’ve been busy,...
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Fun at work matters! http://www.the-happy-manager.com/fun-work-matters/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/fun-work-matters/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:53:55 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=7403 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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Uncommon Leadership: how to build competitive advantage by thinking differently http://www.the-happy-manager.com/uncommon-leadership-build-competitive-advantage-thinking-differently/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/uncommon-leadership-build-competitive-advantage-thinking-differently/#comments Fri, 09 May 2014 06:40:12 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=7345 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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