26 Sep These 5 tips are guaranteed to make you happier
via the Huffington Post by Tiffany David
Companies are serious about improving their bottom line through Employee Experience initiatives and that makes me happy. When we focus on the Moments That Matter, we take a more human approach to employee satisfaction that acknowledges life’s ups and downs and doesn’t intrude upon the sacred notion of individual happiness that tends to get lost in some culture initiatives.
Let’s not kid ourselves though, it is about making more money. Although there is nothing wrong with fostering employee productivity, penetrating more market share, improving customer satisfaction and putting a shine on the ole employer brand, research shows that people are primarily responsible for their intrinsic long-term happiness.
Quite frankly, it can be creepy when someone is in charge of your happiness at work. Josh Kovensky says what we are all feeling, “Besides the eerie similarity between “chief happiness officer” and concepts like “ministry of love” and “war on terror,” it represents an intrusion into our emotional lives that should not be permitted to any kind of authority figure—be it corporate or governmental—regardless of intention.
So, as my children often tell me, “You’re not the boss of me”. And, while I ponder who my children’s actual boss may be, let me assure you that these tips are based on my personal experience and conversations with all sorts of workers. Take it for what it is and recall the words of Woodrow Wilson,
“You are not here to merely make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.”
Here are the top 5 ways that you can regain control over your sustained well-being and happiness at work…
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