The Happy Manager http://www.the-happy-manager.com A Better Way to Manage Fri, 08 Jan 2016 00:36:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 IQ vs EQ: Measuring Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace http://www.the-happy-manager.com/iq-vs-eq/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/iq-vs-eq/#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2015 22:58:25 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=8992 IQ vs EQ? Throughout history, scientists have tried to measure intelligence in many different ways and formats. These measures of intelligence have been used to rank people in ability, talent...
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8 Ways to Find More Time in Your Day http://www.the-happy-manager.com/find-more-time-in-your-day/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/find-more-time-in-your-day/#comments Sat, 21 Nov 2015 14:04:23 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=8950 How to find more time in your day? This sponsored post from time management and productivity blogger Ashley Andrews offers 8 helpful tips. Everyone is pressed for time these days,...
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3 Tips for Managing Millennials http://www.the-happy-manager.com/managing-millennials/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/managing-millennials/#comments Sat, 26 Sep 2015 14:01:01 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=8888 What’s the key to managing millennials? If it seems like discussion of those pesky millennials and what on Earth is to be done with them just keeps ramping up, that’s...
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From effective workers to effective managers http://www.the-happy-manager.com/effective-managers/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/effective-managers/#comments Sat, 19 Sep 2015 10:07:58 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=8859 How do effective workers become effective managers? This guest post from Tate Handy offers some food for thought. For many workers, a promotion is something that comes after you’ve put...
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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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