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Happiness Just Works - Part 2

Posted by Beth Thomas on March 23, 2017

If we continue the theme of “Happiness Just Works” from my first blog, we must figure out the best way to connect with our employees and our leadership in making this go from a thought to reality. As I mentioned before, the worst thing you can do is an “Employee Engagement” survey and do nothing with the results. When employees fill this out, it is a GIFT. A gift for you, as a leader, to understand what your employees need in order to be happy and satisfied at work. I don’t have to cite the statistics of what engaged/happy associates do to your retention, your customer loyalty and your bottom line. It baffles me that this is NOT a strategic initiative with leaders today, especially knowing that the market is turning from an employer market to an employee market. With a baby boomer retiring every 8 seconds, companies MUST figure out the best way to be an employer of choice and retain their top talent.

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Topics: Employee Engagement

"Happiness" just works

Posted by Beth Thomas on February 23, 2017

About the same time I wrote my book, Powered by Happy, the phrase "Employee Engagement" was gaining traction. It was great timing as my book is truly centered around employee engagement but my reference is happiness. Why? Because it just works!

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Communication

Sunday is International Day of Happiness-Are you Happy at Work?

Posted by Beth Thomas on March 18, 2016

Why is it so important to be happy at work?  We spend WAY too much time at work not to be happy. Happiness at work not only impacts your career, your productivity and success and your relationships, but also positively impacts your company’s bottom line and customer relationships! 

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Topics: Employee Engagement

5 Ways to Get and Stay Happy at Work in 2016

Posted by Beth Thomas on December 30, 2015

If stress, long hours, and constant worrying leaves you feeling unhappy at work, you're not alone. Only 47% of Americans are satisfied with their jobs. We spend way too much time at work to not be happy.

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Topics: Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement is Not the Pursuit...it is the Outcome!

Posted by William Hutter on October 22, 2015

The latest, greatest thing called Employee Engagement still seems to be too soft and squishy for most people to understand. As a CEO, it still seems difficult to get my head wrapped around this idea. But having been involved in the development of various attempts to understand and create a programmatic approach to improving business outcomes....we can now tell you what doesn't work!

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Topics: Employee Engagement

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