Happiness Business School Blog

Because Happiness was never schooled.

Emotions: Know them to deal with them! Sep 08, 2021

Keeping emotions out of decisions is a disaster for decision making according to published studies (Lenner, 2015). The role that emotions play in the brain are different from what most scientists have assumed for decades. Even the most mundane rational decisions depend on emotional data.

 

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Happiness lives in Kilimanjaro - Creativity in the service of purpose Sep 06, 2021

 

It was 4pm and the sun was reflecting intensely on the shores of the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Planet Earth. I had 0,70€ in my pocket, a backpack with some belongings, food for two or three days, a bottle of water and the intention of moving to Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest point...

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Motivation Diagnosis Jul 19, 2021

Motivating teams is probably one of the hardest tasks any Manager has to deal with.

Motivation is never constant and, in this sense, it is necessary to constantly assess the motivations of employees.

According to Herzberg the motivating factors are:

  • Intrinsic - It is determined by internally...
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The power of 1:1 Meetings Jul 19, 2021

1:1 meetings (one-on-one meetings) are a powerful tool for managers to connect with their direct reports. These meetings happen on a regular basis and their purpose is to keep employees engaged, informed, and motivated. These meetings were not created for a status update but instead, for...

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The ‘kids these days effect’ on Happiness at Work Jul 19, 2021

The question is: How do we approach the age gap when it comes to happiness at work? With currently 4 generations in the workplace, this is a challenge that most leaders face.

Mal Fletcher, author and business leadership expert says that ‘building a better future will depend on our ability to...

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A Grateful employee is a Magnet for Miracles Jul 19, 2021

But why are we speaking of Gratitude when the topic is Happiness?

Because the human being is not hardwired to be happy but to survive upon threats. To pay attention to what is bad, to what doesn't feel good, to what is lacking, to predict unfavorable scenarios so we can plan to protect ourselves....

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Happiness was never Schooled! Jul 19, 2021

We need to stop saying that Happiness is a trendy topic. Because it is only a positive branding for the mental health battle. A much needed one.

Happiness was never schooled. Nor emotion management. Nor mindfulness. Nor empathy. Nor resilience. Nor positive psychology. Nor self love. Nor living...

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