I grew up knowing him best as Alex P. Keaton and Marty McFly. I was a fan of Family Ties and even bigger fan of Back to the Future. Full disclosure: I’ll still stop and watch it any time I stumble across it on TV. Hey, what can I say, I was a child of […]
I’m here in sunny Orlando, FL this week for the 2016 edition of the WorkHuman conference. Now in its second year, WorkHuman is a concept developed by the folks at recognition company Globoforce, and it’s slowly taking on a life of its own. Focused on topics like happiness, engagement, and recognition, WorkHuman is all about […]
About a year ago, right after I first heard about the concept of #WorkHuman and the inaugural WorkHuman conference was held, I started writing a post on the difference between happiness and engagement. As it happened, life got in the way and the post was put on the back burner, but as we’re now gearing […]
Editor’s Note: This post is the second in a two-part series about the importance of happiness in the workplace. You can read the first post here. The conventional pursuit of happiness places a great deal of emphasis on success. Shawn Anchor, author of “The Happiness Advantage” and motivational speaker states that this philosophy is […]
Success is the primary objective of every business. But what exactly is success and how is it measured? To many it’s determined by financial gain, and behind financial gain there is always one thing that has set the path – happiness.
I’ve started journaling. I know, I know. The idea of journaling sounds a little hokey and geared toward someone with plenty of time on their hands and not something for working women like you and me.
In fact, if you are anything like me, you gave up on journaling sometime around 9th grade when you read through your 8th grade journal entries and discovered how theatrical you sounded. Hindsight helped you realize that spilling your soup in the Jr. High lunch line really wasn’t the end of the world.
Aside from having and mothering two very spirited girls, this is one of the best things I have done in the past few years. Here are 4 reasons why.
It seems the norm that everyone despises their job, and yes, the occasional grumble is to be accepted. But when your job begins to raise your stress to abnormal levels, you could be putting your personal relationships, safety and health at risk.