The Happy Manager http://www.the-happy-manager.com A Better Way to Manage Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:50:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 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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Free Problem Solving Flow Chart http://www.the-happy-manager.com/tips/problem-solving-flow-chart/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/tips/problem-solving-flow-chart/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:31:33 +0000 Anthony http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?post_type=tips&p=7942 This free problem solving flow chart is part of our growing range of problem solving articles, tools and resources. Flow charts are an excellent problem solving tool. They can provide...
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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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Keeping up to date with management skills http://www.the-happy-manager.com/keeping-up-to-date/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/keeping-up-to-date/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:30:22 +0000 Anthony http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=7741 Are you keeping up to date with the latest thinking? That was pretty much the question I was asked by a CEO I met recently. The CEO’s view was that...
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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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How To Communicate Organisational Change http://www.the-happy-manager.com/how-to-communicate-organisational-change/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/how-to-communicate-organisational-change/#comments Fri, 02 Aug 2013 08:00:42 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=7218 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 http://www.the-happy-manager.com/motivational-techniques-for-managers/ http://www.the-happy-manager.com/motivational-techniques-for-managers/#comments Wed, 31 Jul 2013 08:00:25 +0000 Phil http://www.the-happy-manager.com/?p=7230 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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