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Happiness is performance pay New research claims that pay based on performance goes further than improving productivity; it actually boosts levels of employee happiness. These are the findings of Lancaster University Management School which looked for the first time at the impact of performance pay not on...

Corporate managers and senior officials are the happiest at work, according to a survey by Bath University. Hairdressers, health and social service managers, personal services occupations and managers in distribution and retail made up the top five. Doctors and other health professionals were 13th, lawyers 44th and...

Happiness is about looking for the good things in the world; if we just sit back and take what most news agencies provide us with we'll usually be swamped with negativity and misery. But good things really do happen and if we focus more...

Some Thoughts On Happiness (from www.gimundo.com) 8/8/2007 'sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy, " said Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh. Author Nathaniel Hawthorne claimed, "Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued,...

Editor's comment: you can reap the rewards of positive reinforcement 07 August 2007 This article first appeared in Personnel Today magazine. by Karen Dempsey The person who conjures up a magic solution that instantly achieves employee engagement will be worth a fortune. In the meantime, we have to keep...

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. - Albert Einstein In the middle of misery lies (the opportunity for) happiness. - Dr. Happy...

Using strengths when you work Posted: 07 Aug 2007 01:07 PM CDT By Kathryn Britton Kathryn Britton, MAPP, CPC, former software engineer, is a certified professional coach working with professionals to increase well-being, energy, and meaning in their lives. Visit Theano Coaching. She just retired from a...

From The TimesOnline August 6, 2007 Happiness? It's simply a gift Terence Kealey: Science Notebook David Cameron is right and his Conservative critics are wrong. People want to pay taxes. This was established by a team led by Ulrich Mayr, a psychologist at the University of Oregon. Mayr...

Money Can Buy Happiness, But You Set the Price By John F. Wasik Aug. 6 (Bloomberg) There once was a doctor who wanted to quit medicine to become a rabbi. There was a snag. During his rabbinical studies he would have to sell his large house in an...

The 'H' quotient 7 Aug 200 PRERNA SHAN Have you ever read surveys on happiness and wondered what makes you happy? AT asked people who seemed to have everything and you will be really surprised at all the answers we got! No Mercs or beach front bungalows...