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Innovative ways to helping leaders to creating inspiring success with speed, joy and efficiency - challenge thinking, invent relationships, embrace diversity and lead with joy
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Value Co-creation In The Age Of The Customer

Value Co-creation In The Age Of The Customer | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
Organizations often have the need to rethink their business strategy and operating model but they often don t know how to approach the problem
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The system of meetings is the the nervous system of an organization. To change an organization, executives have to change the way they engage the organization through meetings, large group gatherings and seminars. What seems to be counter intuitive reveals itself to be highly engaging and amazingly efficient. Change your meetings and your organization will change.

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How to Develop a Leadership Philosophy?

How to Develop a Leadership Philosophy? | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
How to develop a leadership philosophy? Take time to define your theory, attitude, principles, and expected behaviors, all core to a leadership philosophy.
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In Step 2  you can add your 'emotional print' … The emotional print I will develop in my relationships is ...

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Mindfulness in Everyday Life: My Day With the Dalai Lama -- A Primer for Happiness

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: My Day With the Dalai Lama -- A Primer for Happiness | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
I listened carefully as he spoke. I took notes. I mulled over in detail his main points. Since that day, I have steeped, like tea, in the essence of his message. My sense is that if he were to write a "Dear Dalai Lama" column, this is what ...
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If we want to experience joy in business, we have to identify individual and collective barriers and transform them into meaningful levers. 

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Manage Your Work, Manage Your Life

Manage Your Work, Manage Your Life | Joy and Business | Scoop.it

"Work/life balance is at best an elusive ideal and at worst a complete myth, today’s senior executives will tell you. But by making deliberate choices about which opportunities they’ll pursue and which they’ll decline, rather than simply reacting to emergencies, leaders can and do engage meaningfully with work, family, and community"

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Forget about the concept Work/Life Balance and engage Executives in creating a meaningful WorkLife and a joyful Lifework. 

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When Empathy Hurts, Compassion Can Heal

When Empathy Hurts, Compassion Can Heal | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
A new neuroscientific study shows that compassion training can help us cope with other people's distress.
Sabine Henrichfreise's insight:

As the authors suggest in the end of their article, we all can learn to develop a compassionate mindset. When we become able to witness distress instead of suffering with, when executives refrain from blaming others and instead start developing a joyful mindset, they can generate a positive emotional atmosphere and increase business performance.

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DÉTOX – Contre le burn out, des salariés bientôt privés d’e-mails en dehors du travail

DÉTOX – Contre le burn out, des salariés bientôt privés d’e-mails en dehors du travail | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
DÉTOX – Contre le burn out, des salariés bientôt privés d’e-mails en dehors du travail
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Disconnect to reconnect … to life, joy and meaning. Disconnect from business to be more effective in business.  

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L'effet plume … ou la puissance de l'interdépendance - Joy & Business

L'effet plume … ou la puissance de l'interdépendance - Joy & Business | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
Effet plume : Dans une organisation, chaque personne a son importance et chaque petite action peut être « la plume » qui maintient le système en mouvement ou le fait s’écrouler en un instant.
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2014 Edelman Trust Barometer - Edelman

2014 Edelman Trust Barometer - Edelman | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
The 2014 Edelman Trust Barometer shows the largest ever gap between trust in business and government since we began this study in 2001.
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What about you ? Are you a trust creator ? Three questions for Managers and Leaders : 1. For what reason people should trust you ? 2. Do you offer your your trust or do people have to earn it ? 3. How do you know that you trust people and how do you let them now ? 

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The pursuit of happiness at work

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Chose to be joyful at work means investing time to reinvent your relationships at work. Joy is there first, happiness is the consequence. 

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Joy & Business by Sabine Henrichfreise

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The Joyful Life Initiative™. Discover a different living creed, a creed for a joyful life in business. 

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Happiness: the next big business metric?

Happiness: the next big business metric? | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
Happiness is gaining popularity as a measurement of success for governments – and for some businesses ("Companies with happier staff outperform their competitors" Why #happiness is an important #business metric #ukbiz
Sabine Henrichfreise's insight:

Positive relations increase business performance. But deeply-held collective and inconscious - beliefs such as "real business is not about happiness" prevent  us from investing our time and energy in creating positive inspiring relationships in business. 

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How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
Get over your "feelings" and take care of business.
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Interesting strategies to move on without making it worse. Positive feelings and joyful moments increases if you manage to accomplish tasks event if you don't like them. 

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Secrets from 10 of Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs

Secrets from 10 of Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
We asked more than 400 individuals who have attended QuantumShift, Canada’s premier leadership development program and network for the entrepreneurs and executives, what they wished they had known and done from the very start
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Coaching organizations is less a process than a collective entrepreneurial adventure with its own success factors. Slow down to accelerate is one key success factor. Invest in large group conversations is a second one. Engage in creating a positive relationship quality is a third one.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 22, 2014 6:16 PM

These were interesting points.

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Happy + engaged = productive

Happy + engaged = productive | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
Happy staff produce a competitive advantage - what are you doing to make sure employees are fulfilled?
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Creating "alliances of freedom" is more engaging and energizing than clarifying roles and responsibilities. Creating "alliances of freedom" is a key principle of joyful organizations. 

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How The Knowledge Economy Is Redefining Work

How The Knowledge Economy Is Redefining Work | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
Our conceptions of work have shifted, and work is more about finding meaning and independence. Companies that refuse to offer flexible, autonomous...
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The site redefines work as something beautiful, careers as ambiguous and ever-evolving, and a professional’s identity as a fluid persona. When executives accept that they have to become what they want to create, they can create joyful and effective business environments.  

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Why You Should Care About Your Company's Emotional Culture

Why You Should Care About Your Company's Emotional Culture | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
Does your workplace feel distant? All you need is love--and these five ways to make everyone feel appreciated.

Via John Michel, Wise Leader™
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A key factor for caring about a Company's Emotional culture is the ability of executives to manage their mental and emotional states. Developing the affective competence of executives is one of the fundamental challenges of executives.  

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Graeme Reid's curator insight, February 16, 2014 6:17 PM

Nobody enjoys working in an organisation where the leaders are emotional detached.

William Rowell's curator insight, February 18, 2014 3:30 AM

“People join companies but they quit managers.”  A short article of the importance of creating a caring culture in your work place...increase your team's work satisfaction and your organization's teamwork.

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10 Ways to Become More Grateful

10 Ways to Become More Grateful | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
Robert Emmons offers everyday tips for living a life of gratitude.
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How to think outside the box if thinking is the box ? Identify your thinking mode and change underlying assumptions by asking crucial questions such as : " What is it you have to believe so that joy and gratitude can be drivers of your life and business"? 

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The Simple 3-Part Formula For Employee Happiness

The Simple 3-Part Formula For Employee Happiness | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
The secret to employee satisfaction isn't complicated. The argument for building trust, adding flexibility, and putting an emphasis on a good cultural...
Sabine Henrichfreise's insight:

The proposed formula is simple, to live its ingredients with honest engagement is however difficult for a certain group of leaders. Because generating success through joy, trust and appreciation is the choice to lead differently and the will to contribute to a soulful profitable business in the world.

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All About Living With Life: 16 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Boost Your Happiness Almost Instantly (INFOGRAPHIC)

All About Living With Life: 16 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Boost Your Happiness Almost Instantly (INFOGRAPHIC) | Joy and Business | Scoop.it

Via Charles Chua C K
Sabine Henrichfreise's insight:

Feed jour day with joyful moments and you will also find happiness. 

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 7, 2014 6:35 PM

The list is probably much longer, but this is a great beginning.

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Pourquoi Joie et Business ? - Joy & Business

Pourquoi Joie et Business ? - Joy & Business | Joy and Business | Scoop.it

 "Je ne crois pas à la joie pour faire des miracles dans le business. Mais je compte sur le business pour faire de la joie un levier d’appartenance et de performance." Il y a quelques clés que nous pouvons tous cultiver...

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Et si la joie était le levier de votre réussite, jusqu'où iriez-vous ?

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10 steps to happiness in business

10 steps to happiness in business | Joy and Business | Scoop.it
We're at the start of our journey to change the way that startups are built, for the better. We want to give business a better name by creating more purpose-driven companies that measure success in...
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Dare to mention happiness as part of your mission as a leader is a beginning. 

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