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Happiness at work Alexander Kjerulf Chief Happiness Officer
What is happiness at work? Why does it matter? How to be happy at work.
Alexander Kjerulf Chief Happiness Officer. M.Sc. in computer science, from the University of Southern Denmark, Co-founder of Enterprise Systems (a super-happy IT- company), Founder of The Happy at Work Project, Snowboarder, wakeboarder, avid reader and film fan.
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Denmark Germany England USA Sweden Turkey Ireland France Poland Holland Estonia Iceland Slovakia Slovenia India Croatia Bahamas Switzerland Guatemala Portugal
Arbejdsglæde Workhappiness (ah-bites-gleh-the)
Arbejdsglæde is... A feeling of happiness you get at work!
Karoshi = Death from overwork
Anyone can be happy at work
Think about one of your very best experiences at work. One that made you very happy!
1: Results 2: Relationships
Where is your focus?
Neither do perks Promotions don't work either Money does not make us happy at work - though many seem to think so
The salary makes it possible to go to work – it doesn't make you happy.
Happiness at work is really, really good for you Time Life Success
Happy people are better: More productive More creative More helpful Better at service More focused on quality Better team-players More open More likable Show more empathy Sell more More optimistic More motivated More engaged More energetic Learn faster Better leaders
Happiness at work Profits
My happiness at work is my responsibility
2. Know yourself 3. Speak up 4. Do something 5. Make others happy My responsibility 1. Choose to be happy
Celebrate your victories
Tell me about a victory you have had at work recently
Make happiness your primary career goal Happiness at work matters. a lot! Results and relationships
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