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iOpener - Measuring happiness at work

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Academic peer reviewed paper by Jessica Pryce Jones and Dr Simon Lutterbie on measuring Happiness at Work, published by the British Psychological Society. 

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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, July 26, 2013 11:55 AM

Artículo sobre la medición de la felicidad en el trabajo, del I-Opener Institute

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Here's Proof 'Doing What You Love' Pays Off

Here's Proof 'Doing What You Love' Pays Off | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
Career advice to "follow your passion" or "do what you love" has fallen out of favor in recent times and is often dismissed as hackneyed and unrealistic. But a new study suggests that finding one's vocation, or a special calling t...
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5 Simple Office Policies That Make Danish Workers Way More Happy Than Americans

5 Simple Office Policies That Make Danish Workers Way More Happy Than Americans | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
Americans think it's normal to hate their jobs. Let us introduce you to the Danish concept of arbejdsglde. It means happiness at work. Here's how...
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arbejdsglde = happiness at work

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The #1 Feature of a Meaningless Job

The #1 Feature of a Meaningless Job | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
Ask people what they want in a job, and meaningfulness looms large. For decades, Americans have ranked purpose as their top priority—above promotions, income, job security, and hours. Work is a
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5 Ways To Practice 'Incidental Yoga' At Work

5 Ways To Practice 'Incidental Yoga' At Work | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
Sure, you've got your main yoga practice down pat, but what about your incidental yoga practice? Incidental yoga is an opportunity to take a mundane task like standing in line at Whole Foods and breathe some life into it, so to speak.
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How to introduce Scandi-style happiness into your work life

How to introduce Scandi-style happiness into your work life | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
This month is supposed to be the nadir of our unhappiness, the bleakest reach of our wintry discontent.
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Look for what is going well

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Who Goes to Work to Have Fun?

Who Goes to Work to Have Fun? | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
Trying to make employees happy may achieve the reverse.
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Burkeman is equating fun with happiness. I too would hate to answer to a "fungineer" at work or at home for that matter ......sounds rather like someone cultivating new strains of mushrooms. I do agree, however, that we need to create work-places in which different personality types can flourish. 

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How to do a Culture Due Diligence

How to do a Culture Due Diligence | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
Delivering Happiness - How to do a Culture Due Diligence delivering happiness, book, happiness, delivering, at work, zappos, Tony Hsieh, business, corporate culture, entrepreneur
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Sustainable Development Solutions Network | World Happiness Report 2013

Sustainable Development Solutions Network | World Happiness Report 2013 | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
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Interesting articles here

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Es más rentable ser feliz en el trabajo - La Gaceta

Es más rentable ser feliz en el trabajo - La Gaceta | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
No sólo un salario digno es motivo para sentirse contento en un empleo. Los trabajadores necesitan también el reconocimiento y el respeto de sus superiores y de sus compañeros.
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Where Disengagement at Work Is Worse Than Joblessness

Where Disengagement at Work Is Worse Than Joblessness | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
In Germany, people who work for a bad manager report more worry, sadness, stress, anger, and physical pain than those who are unemployed.

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Where Disengagement at Work Is Worse Than Joblessness

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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, August 23, 2013 12:17 PM

Las personas que están poco involucradas en el trabajoque están insatisfechos con sus jefes tienen el mismo estado emocional que los desempleados. Estudio Gallup en Alemania

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Shannon Steuart's curator insight, August 23, 2013 7:54 PM

Managers often underestimate the power to motivate their employees by giving them verbal affirmations based on their performance or achievements. Simple acts that can tell someone their work is valued can make a large difference in their attitude. 

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Eudaimonic Well-Being: Mother Teresa Had Better Immune Cells Than You Due To Purpose In Life?

Positive psychology is so powerful it can change gene expression, according to a paper in PNAS.
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Hedonic vs eudaimonic happiness and it's contrary effect on immune cells

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Sleep and the Teenage Brain

Sleep and the Teenage Brain | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
How a seemingly simple change can have a profound effect on everything from academic performance to bullying.

"Sleep is the greatest crea
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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, July 21, 2013 10:00 AM

El cerebro de los adolescentes no está hecho para levantarse temprano. Algunas escuelas empiezan más tarde y los efectos en rendimiento académico son muy positivos

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Aida Elizabeth Garcia Navarro's curator insight, August 14, 2013 9:31 PM

En Suecia los niños de secundaria entran mas tarde que los de primaria por esta razón, sería bueno probarlo en México! Creo que por eso me fue muy bien en la secundaria en la tarde!

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iOpener - Engagement and Happiness at Work: the differences

iOpener - Engagement and Happiness at Work: the differences | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
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Engagement, Well-being and Happiness at Work. Happiness is the precursor of and drives Engagement and Well-being. 

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Jacob M Engel's curator insight, July 29, 4:37 AM

Creating a happy culture is paramount to success.

From Drs. Marty Seligman to Tal Ben Sahar and many others, 

having an engaged and meaningful career is a predictor of professional success and prosperity.

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Two Cirque Du Soleil Acrobats Put It All Out There To Show That Trust Takes Time, But It’s Worth It

Two Cirque Du Soleil Acrobats Put It All Out There To Show That Trust Takes Time, But It’s Worth It | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
As acrobats in Cirque du Soleil, Alya and Gael literally put their lives in someone else’s hands. That might be scary, but what they’re able to accomplish is amazing.
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Top 5 Reasons Why 'The Customer Is Always Right' Is Wrong

Top 5 Reasons Why 'The Customer Is Always Right' Is Wrong | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
The phrase "The customer is always right" is typically used by businesses to convince customers that they will get good service at this company and convince employees to give customers good service; however, I think businesses should abando...
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The Dangers of Sitting on the Job

The Dangers of Sitting on the Job | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
Information to help organizations and their employees thrive.
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Happiness at Work includes keeping moving which boosts both mental and physical health

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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, January 25, 3:34 PM

MÁS evidencia de que hay que estar fìsicamente activos, aún en la oficina

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Female Tech CEO Says ‘Leaning In’ Isn’t The Answer

Female Tech CEO Says ‘Leaning In’ Isn’t The Answer | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
Palo Alto Software CEO Sabrina Parsons says until we change the ingrained attitudes of corporate America, “leaning in” won’t work.
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If someone needs to leave work early to take their child to the doctor or work from home, we’ll never single them out. But they’re always expected to do what’s asked of them and more. 

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The Secret to Delighting Customers

The Secret to Delighting Customers | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
How Disney made great service habitual by putting their employees first.
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Eliane Fierro's curator insight, December 31, 2013 7:24 AM

Be real about how you treat your employees!

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Why Happiness is Your Secret to Productivity

If you aren't feeling fulfilled by your work, you'll have a hard time getting it done. Here's how to gain back that fire to be at your best.
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wait but why: Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

wait but why: Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
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I like the analysis, and of course we all, Gen Y or not, still want the unicorn and the rainbow!!

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Research: To Reduce E-mail, Get Execs to Send Fewer Messages

Research: To Reduce E-mail, Get Execs to Send Fewer Messages | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
A visual look at how dramatic the time savings can be.
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Make time for more important things 

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The Poisonous Employee-Ranking System That Helps Explain Microsoft’s Decline

The Poisonous Employee-Ranking System That Helps Explain Microsoft’s Decline | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
There were many reasons for the decline of Microsoft under Steve Ballmer, including, as I wrote this morning, its lack of focus and its habit of chasing trends rather than creating them.
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Do check ou tthe Vanity Fair article if you want more information....

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Meaning Is Healthier Than Happiness

Meaning Is Healthier Than Happiness | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
People who are happy but have little-to-no sense of meaning in their lives have the same gene expression patterns as people who are enduring chronic adversity.
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Happiness + Meaning = the magic formula

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iOpener - Measuring happiness at work

iOpener - Measuring happiness at work | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
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Academic peer reviewed paper by Jessica Pryce Jones and Dr Simon Lutterbie on measuring Happiness at Work, published by the British Psychological Society. 

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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, July 26, 2013 11:55 AM

Artículo sobre la medición de la felicidad en el trabajo, del I-Opener Institute

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Our work hang-ups exposed by app | The Sunday Times

Our work hang-ups exposed by app | The Sunday Times | Happiness at Work | Scoop.it
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"Work makes us more unhappy than anything except being ill, and friends make us happier than our families"

Source: Mappiness/Centre for Economic Performance at LSE

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