FOUR STRATEGIES
FOR FINDING
HAPPINESS
AT WORK
1.1.GETSOCIAL
One of the key indicators of
happiness is having a
STRONG SOCIAL
NETWORK
& the workplace
is no exception.
Why not offer to
do the morning
coffee run and take
everyone’s order?
That way you’ll get
to know names and
earn some good...
START AN OFFICE BOOK CLUB
GO FOR A WALK
AT LUNCHTIME
WITH A COUPLE
OF COLLEAGUES
OR BRING IN
HOMEMADE TREATS
FOR THE WHOLE TEAM
It doesn’t have to be a grand
gesture, but
PUT A LITTLE THOUGHT INTO
HOW YOU MIGHT BE ABLE TO
CONNECT.
22CHANCES
TOEXCEL
LOOKFOR
Jump on the
front foot and
seek out opportunities
to challenge yourself professionally.
PUT YOUR HAND UP
FOR A NEW PROJECT,
Ask your manager if there’s anything
additional you can take on or assist with.
Show i...
Being
RECOGNISED, REWARDED
OR ACKNOWLEDGED
for this additional effort
will make your
experience of work
all the richer.
TH...
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ASKFORCHANGE
BE PROACTIVE &
COURAGEOUS
If your job, or part of
your job is making you
unhappy, speak up
and ask if you can
change it.
DON’T BE RESIGNED TO YOUR FATE,
AND DON’T FEEL GUILTY
FOR STANDING UP FOR
WHAT’S IMPORTANT TO YOU
LET’S GET ONE THING
STRAIGHT THOUGH...
We’re NOT giving you
permission to whinge in
the kitchen or bathroom
about a horrible project or
annoying co-worker,
but r...
You may be surprised to see how
a little communication can make a
BIG IMPACT
44 DO
THINGS
FOR
OTHERS
Great Work!
Like the concept of paying it forward,
we all feel good when
we do something for
or say something
nice about
a...
Making other
people happy
is a sure fire way
to create a little
joy for yourself.
Acknowledge the
good work of
a colleague
or compliment
a co-worker on
their outfit.
Maybe I shouldn’t
say that
This strategy also means
TAKING A STEP BACK FROM CRITICISM
You can be kind in
what you choose
NOT to say
as well what you do.
Above all else, if you love what you do,
you’ll never have to work a day in your life.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Naomi Simson founded RedBalloon in 2001 –
a business which has sold more than two and
a half million expe...
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work place happiness

how you can have more fun at work "If you love what you do every day you never have to work another day in your life" Confucius In the end it took leadership and commitment to creating a happy work place - And we go by the simple adage below and we ask can each team member answer 'yes' to this every day. However taking control of your own day, your own happiness and sharing 'good times' with your colleagues will greatly increase your love of what you do.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Career      
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Transcripts - work place happiness

  • 1. FOUR STRATEGIES FOR FINDING HAPPINESS AT WORK
  • 2. 1.1.GETSOCIAL
  • 3. One of the key indicators of happiness is having a STRONG SOCIAL NETWORK & the workplace is no exception.
  • 4. Why not offer to do the morning coffee run and take everyone’s order? That way you’ll get to know names and earn some goodwill points at the same time!
  • 5. START AN OFFICE BOOK CLUB
  • 6. GO FOR A WALK AT LUNCHTIME WITH A COUPLE OF COLLEAGUES
  • 7. OR BRING IN HOMEMADE TREATS FOR THE WHOLE TEAM
  • 8. It doesn’t have to be a grand gesture, but PUT A LITTLE THOUGHT INTO HOW YOU MIGHT BE ABLE TO CONNECT.
  • 9. 22CHANCES TOEXCEL LOOKFOR
  • 10. Jump on the front foot and seek out opportunities to challenge yourself professionally.
  • 11. PUT YOUR HAND UP FOR A NEW PROJECT, Ask your manager if there’s anything additional you can take on or assist with. Show initiative and you’ll be noticed for it.
  • 12. Being RECOGNISED, REWARDED OR ACKNOWLEDGED for this additional effort will make your experience of work all the richer. THAT’S WHY WE USE TO RECOGNISE EVERY DAY.
  • 13. 33 ASKFORCHANGE
  • 14. BE PROACTIVE & COURAGEOUS If your job, or part of your job is making you unhappy, speak up and ask if you can change it.
  • 15. DON’T BE RESIGNED TO YOUR FATE, AND DON’T FEEL GUILTY FOR STANDING UP FOR WHAT’S IMPORTANT TO YOU
  • 16. LET’S GET ONE THING STRAIGHT THOUGH...
  • 17. We’re NOT giving you permission to whinge in the kitchen or bathroom about a horrible project or annoying co-worker, but rather giving encouragement to speak up to the right people. BLAH! BLAH! BLAH! BLAH!
  • 18. You may be surprised to see how a little communication can make a BIG IMPACT
  • 19. 44 DO THINGS FOR OTHERS
  • 20. Great Work! Like the concept of paying it forward, we all feel good when we do something for or say something nice about another person.
  • 21. Making other people happy is a sure fire way to create a little joy for yourself.
  • 22. Acknowledge the good work of a colleague or compliment a co-worker on their outfit.
  • 23. Maybe I shouldn’t say that This strategy also means TAKING A STEP BACK FROM CRITICISM
  • 24. You can be kind in what you choose NOT to say as well what you do.
  • 25. Above all else, if you love what you do, you’ll never have to work a day in your life.
  • 26. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Naomi Simson founded RedBalloon in 2001 – a business which has sold more than two and a half million experiences. Naomi has many labels: entrepreneur, speaker, director, chair, mother, author, blogger and now TV personality as a ‘shark’ on Channel 10’s Shark Tank. Her latest book ‘Live What You Love’ is on sale now.

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