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8 Things The Happiest People Have In Common

8 Things The Happiest People Have In Common | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
There's plenty of lists giving you reasons you're unhappy. Here's how to actually become happier.

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Seven habits to inculcate for a happier, more meaningful life:-)

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 7, 2014 10:18 AM

It is interesting to note that the only reference to work is helping others. I found the isolation in teaching worked against helping the other adults in the building and I found it was not always appreciated. Helping the students and their families worked for many years.

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Seven Habits of Fearless People


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Patricia Clason's curator insight, June 14, 8:31 AM

Don't let the beginning throw you, this article makes a very important point about fear in the workplace!

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How to Be Happy at Work

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If you're unhappy at work--or anywhere else, for that matter--it's because you've made yourself unhappy. There's an easy way to change that.
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5 Mindful Tips on Happiness from Your Dog - PsychCentral.com (blog)

5 Mindful Tips on Happiness from Your Dog - PsychCentral.com (blog) | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
“Dogs – cute furry creatures that they are – are programmed for happiness. Somewhere along the way, they were installed with a chip that causes them to wag their tails, slobber all over you and otherwise love on you, regardless of what is going on...”
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Changing Your Career Path – Or How To Find Your Real Happy Working Self - Social-Hire

Changing Your Career Path – Or How To Find Your Real Happy Working Self - Social-Hire | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
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The Top 25 Socially Engaged Companies on LinkedIn Invest in Employee and Customer Relationships - Brian Solis

The Top 25 Socially Engaged Companies on LinkedIn Invest in Employee and Customer Relationships - Brian Solis | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it

LinkedIn and Altimeter Group published a joint report on the value of corporate social media and its role in customer and employee engagement. To do, we formed a baseline of companies that were actively engaged on a platform we could effectively study.

 

After eight months of research, we assembled a list of the Top 25 Socially Engaged Companies based on how they use LinkedIn to engage employees and customers in the following areas:

1. Content marketing

2. Employee engagement

3. Talent and recruitment

4. SalesLinkedIn and Altimeter Group then conducted targeted and controlled surveys to gather insights into how employees feel about their company’s use of social media.

 

The results of both studies were visualized in one infographic entitled, “Relationship Economics.” ....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, July 14, 2014 3:26 AM

Valuable research by Brian Solis and LinkedIn looks at employee engagement and social media practices.

FRANK FEATHER ~ Business Futurist's curator insight, July 14, 2014 10:19 AM

Insightful article. Great research. Lessons from Top 25 Socially Engaged Companies on LinkedIn

Erado Press's curator insight, July 14, 2014 1:25 PM

Are you socially engaged?


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Friendships at Workplace Crucial for Overall Happiness: Study - Headlines & Global News

Friendships at Workplace Crucial for Overall Happiness: Study - Headlines & Global News | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
Headlines & Global News Friendships at Workplace Crucial for Overall Happiness: Study Headlines & Global News LinkedIn's Relationships @Work study found that 46 percent of professionals from various careers admitted that making good friends at...
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7 Best Practices to Boost Employee Engagement - Fox Business

7 Best Practices to Boost Employee Engagement - Fox Business | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
7 Best Practices to Boost Employee Engagement
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Our research shows the best leaders communicate an inspiring vision and live it, value people and give them a voice.
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Nice summary provides a to-do list

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4 Ways Leaders Can Create a Candid Culture

4 Ways Leaders Can Create a Candid Culture | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
Sometimes you need to go beyond listening.
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four suggestions shared as part of the story of "Phil" and his challenges

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The Language of Engagement

The Language of Engagement | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
Having a well crafted community strategy and roadmap is critical to enabling effective outcomes, but translating that strategy into your engagement approach is equally critical and often overlooked. People tend to communicate in online communities they way they do elsewhere and that can often be the wrong approach.
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Why Companies Should Kill Job Titles

Why Companies Should Kill Job Titles | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
A job title cannot accurately represent a person's interests, passion and skill sets. So why do we use them within companies?
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Skill Cloud rather than Job Title...  good concept

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Employees Who Stay In Companies Longer Than Two Years Get Paid 50% Less

Employees Who Stay In Companies Longer Than Two Years Get Paid 50% Less | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
The worst kept secret is that employees are making less on average every year.
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Monetary rewards affect delight.  Lots of generalizations, and the info is not focused on high tech.  Interesting considerations.

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Why Your Happiest Day At Work Was 5 Years Ago

Why Your Happiest Day At Work Was 5 Years Ago | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
Your happiest days may be behind you, but your most fulfilling career moments are still ahead.

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No matter our age, we are always nostalgic about the recent past and most optimistic about the future.

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, July 7, 2014 10:36 AM

Happiness being past directed while Success being future directed.

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Your Toughest Career Questions Answered - Huffington Post

Your Toughest Career Questions Answered - Huffington Post | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
When it comes to the latest marketing trends or figuring out which designer decided flared pants should make a come back, Google always delivers. When it comes to solving my most frustrating career challenges, not so much.
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Are the People Who Take Vacations the Ones Who Get Promoted?

Are the People Who Take Vacations the Ones Who Get Promoted? | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
Research makes a new case for using your paid time off.
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5 Practical Things Men Can Do For Gender Equality At Work

5 Practical Things Men Can Do For Gender Equality At Work | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
"Raising awareness" is fine, but if you want to be a part of bringing about real change, there's a lot of work to be done.
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What is Happiness? Learn How to Be Happy In Life - YouTube

What is Happiness? Learn How to Be Happy In Life - YouTube | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
What is happiness? Watch this video to learn about happiness, how you can be happier yourself, and how you can spread that happiness to others! http://www.my...
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The Correlation between Fulfillment and Money - TheFinance.sg

The Correlation between Fulfillment and Money - TheFinance.sg | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
On hindsight, the correlation between fulfillment and money should be positively correlated, that is the more money one earns the more fulfillment one gets. But is that really the case? Based on a research done by Stevenson ...
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Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra Launch EXPANDING YOUR HAPPINESS Online

Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra Launch EXPANDING YOUR HAPPINESS Online | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra announced the launch of their latest, all-new meditation experience 'Expanding Your Happiness,' which is open for registration starting today at www.Oprah.com/meditation. The free 21-day meditation experience, which begins on Monday, August 11, will serve as a powerful and invigorating spark to create life-changing happiness in your life.
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Be A Better Parent, Have A Better Career - Forbes

Be A Better Parent, Have A Better Career - Forbes | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
Be A Better Parent, Have A Better Career
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This may be something you were born to do, or it may be a basic task that helps you establish your career and prove your value.
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Five Companies With a Human Social Media Presence

Five Companies With a Human Social Media Presence | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
Right now “being human” is an important theme for businesses. But how do you achieve this across an enterprise? I thought it would be interesting to look at five organizations who seem to be conn…
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All Your Employee Needs Is Love - Huffington Post

All Your Employee Needs Is Love - Huffington Post | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
All Your Employee Needs Is Love Huffington Post As I watched the NYC Pride Parade go down 5th avenue in all its glittery, wonderfully musical, rainbow glory, I was struck not only by the love and positive energy that filled the air, but also by the...
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Four A's of stakeholder engagement - Alignment, Authenticity, Attachment and Advocacy, apply to employees

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Stop Freaking Out About Facebook's 'Psychological Experiments' | VICE United States

Stop Freaking Out About Facebook's 'Psychological Experiments' | VICE United States | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
Other websites have been playing around with data and algorithms for years.
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Sentiment analysis mention  which is something I've been puzzling over.

 

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How to Give Your Team Feedback

How to Give Your Team Feedback | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
Let them do the talking first.
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Be Open ... positive and negative

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8 Things The Happiest People Have In Common

8 Things The Happiest People Have In Common | Delighted Employees | Scoop.it
There's plenty of lists giving you reasons you're unhappy. Here's how to actually become happier.

Via Sandeep Gautam
Wanda McKenzie's insight:

this could be turned into a to-do list

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, July 7, 2014 6:38 AM

Seven habits to inculcate for a happier, more meaningful life:-)

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 7, 2014 10:18 AM

It is interesting to note that the only reference to work is helping others. I found the isolation in teaching worked against helping the other adults in the building and I found it was not always appreciated. Helping the students and their families worked for many years.