The Chief Happiness Officer Blog

Positive feedback is much better than fault-based feedback

This is a fascinating experiment in how different types of feedback affect people’s persistence and success in a creativetask. Unsurprisingly, positive feedback that doesn’t…

- 3 days, 21 hours, 22 minutes ago

Why is my boss…

Google’s search suggestions paint a depressing picture:

- 6 days, 14 hours, 44 minutes ago

Over 100 tickets gone already for our conference on happiness at work

The first 100 tickets to our upcoming international conference in Copenhagen are already gone to participants from (so far) 11 different countries. If you don’t want to miss out on…

- 1 week, 5 days, 22 hours, 38 minutes ago

Happiness tip: Find and use your strengths at work

Do you know what youre really good at in your job? Where you shine? Do you have a good sense of your contributions to the workplace? This week’s happiness tipis to takethe VIA…

- 2 weeks, 1 day, 1 hour, 57 minutes ago

Hate your job? March 31 2017 is International Quit Your Crappy Job Day

Too many people hate their jobs but still stay in them for years.This is what we know: Around 20-40% of employees are unhappy at work Hating your job can severely damageyour career,…

- 2 weeks, 1 day, 2 hours, 36 minutes ago

11 government policies that promote happiness at work to give a country a competitive advantage

Discussing public policy in Dubai Given that happy companieshave significant competitive advantages,governments have a strong interest in enacting public policies that promote happiness…

- 3 weeks, 2 days, 2 hours, 12 minutes ago

Shouldn’t your country have a happiness minister?

The UAE’s minister for happiness opens the conference. I am back from Dubai where I spent 3 days at the World Government Summit along with 4,000 other delegates. One theme running…

- 3 weeks, 3 days, 3 hours, 24 minutes ago

We’re looking for sponsors for our International Conference on Happiness at Work

We’re looking for 1-3 corporate sponsors for our conference in May – companies with a strong focus on happiness at work who would like to be associated with the best damn…

- 3 weeks, 6 days, 22 hours, 42 minutes ago

Are you going to the Servant Leadership Conference in March?

Servant Leadership is a wonderful concept that has inspired our work since I first read Robert Greenleaf’s book of the same title years ago. I just learned thatthe Servant…

- 1 month, 1 week, 6 days, 4 hours, 19 minutes ago

My meeting with the Danish healthcare system

Danishhospital wear -stylish AND flattering :) Yesterday I went in for a very minor planned operation at Bispebjerg Hospital close to where we Iive here in Copenhagen. So here are…

- 1 month, 2 weeks, 2 hours, 19 minutes ago