The Global Online Happiness at Work Summit 2020 is about to start! Our goal is to help you to create and increase happiness at work. If you are leading a team or an entire business, guiding clients or simply seeking to increase your own levels of happiness at work, we have a wealth of information to share with you.
By watching the presentations you will:
✔️ Learn how the world’s top happiness at work practitioners create meaningful change in organisations across the globe.
✔️ Experience a wide range of leading edge happiness at work approaches and change methodologies.
✔️ Create new connections and friendships with other transformational coaches, speakers, thought leaders and professionals from around the world.
✔️ Deepen your understanding of the science behind Happiness at Work including psychology, sociology, neuroscience and management studies.
Participation will lead to:
✔️ Inspiration: Be inspired and learn how to actually use the tools you learn to make changes that stick.
✔️ Information: Get access to information about the theories, the science and some examples of how to get started.
✔️Connection: Build new connections and friendships with other transformational coaches, speakers, thought leaders and professionals from around the world.
✔️Motivation: Get practical tips and start making a difference.
Admission is free from September 21 – September 25th, 2020.
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“Having an Open Door Policy was the biggest mistake I ever made as a manager. Stop it now.”
Cy Wakeman is the founder of Reality-Based Leadership. She says that people spend about 2,5 hours every day on drama oriented behaviour (1/3 of a working day): venting, complaining, judging gossiping, etc. It isn’t helpful for results and relations, for happiness at work. So this kind of behaviour doesn’t add to flourishing people and flourishing organisations. And it certainly doesn’t add to psychological safety the base of happy organisations and positive working cultures. So what can you do as a leader to stop this behaviour and led people to take ownership, responsibility and being accountable? Cy Wakeman explains it in this interview.
L. David Marquet
Former nuclear submarine Commander, author of the Amazon #1 Best Seller: Turn the Ship Around, L. David Marquet imagines a workplace where everyone engages and contributes their full intellectual capacity, a place where people are healthier and happier because they have more control over their work–a place where everyone is a leader. After being assigned to command the nuclear-powered submarine USS Santa Fe–then ranked last in retention and operational standing–he realized the traditional leadership approach of “take control, give orders,” wouldn’t work. He “turned the ship around” by treating the crew as leaders, not followers, and giving control, not taking control.
“One of the things that limit our learning is our belief that we already know something”
L. David Marquet
“With lots of happy thriving humans, the world would be a better place”
Dr. Jenny Brockis
Dr. Jenny Brockis
As a kid, Dr. Jenny Brockis loved the Just So story ‘How The Elephant Got His Trunk’. Like the elephant, Jenny was insatiably curious about the world. She wanted to know how things worked, why things were ‘Just So.’ Her curiosity led her to develop a sense of awe and wonder about the human body. Her vision is to empower everyone to be a happy, thriving human. Jenny has presented to and worked with thousands of people to empower them to cultivate a thriving mind, what it takes to stay well and think smart. Seeing the spark of insight in someone’s face when they ‘get’ what they can do for themselves, is what gets her out of bed in the morning. While knowledge is power, knowing how to apply that knowledge is the gold. And that gold you’ll find in Jenny’s newest book: Thriving Mind.
Dan Diamond, MD
Dan Diamond has worked under extreme circumstances. He led the Medical Team in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. He noticed that people show different kinds of behaviours in stressful situations. Some act as victims, others like manipulators or bystanders. And there is a group that acts as a so-called ‘leaders’. When you take his theory and translate it to happiness at work, you can see that the behavior, or mindset, of the leader, makes you the happiest. These mindsets are not meant to label others, but ‘for internal consumption only’. We all show all four behaviours during the day. In this interview we discuss the four and what you can do to change, how you can help others to take ownership for results, relationships, and happiness at work.
“People perform best when they believe they have the power to make a difference and a conviction to put other people first”
Dan Diamond, MD
“Two interactive learning feedback loops are important ’Feeling Fast’ and ‘Thinking Slow’ “
Nic Marks is a statistician with a slightly unusual specialty – happiness. For the last three decades, he has been creating measures of people’s quality of life – with an increasing emphasis on their emotional experience and happiness. His strong proposition is that by measuring people’s happiness, it kick-starts a process that builds happiness. With his business Friday which tracks employee happiness, he is helping businesses build a positive productive work culture. Friday clients who have increased their weekly happiness scores have seen 7% increases in productivity and 17% falls in staff turnover. If you want to discover how this is possible, come and listen to his story during the Global Online Happiness at Work Summit!
Dr. Louise Lambert
Dr. Louise Lambert, PhD., is a Registered Psychologist with 20 years’ experience in counseling centers, mental health, not-for-profit organizations, higher education, and primary healthcare organizations. She is currently teaching the first Happiness and Wellbeing class at the UAE. She also conducts research and develops positive psychology intervention programs, many of which have been used in the UAE, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. She is also the Founder and Editor of the Middle East Journal of Positive Psychology and the author of the first regional textbook in positive psychology (Springer, 2019), and general psychology (Cambridge, 2018).
Scientist and author of Unlocking Happiness
How important is trust to creating a happy work culture? According to Jennifer Moss – member of the UN Global Happiness Council, frequent writer for Harvard Business Review and SHRM, and bestselling author of “Unlocking Happiness at Work” – “everything flows through trust”. From effectively managing stress and staving off burnout, to inspiring innovation, to enabling a team to thrive in a time of extreme change, the essential role that trust plays cannot be overstated. Thankfully, there are some simple yet effective ways leaders and employees can boost trust at work. In this interview, we discuss some of these impactful ideas and offer guidance on where to start.
Lisa Zevi is a small business coach, TEDx speaker and author of the Amazon Number 1 bestselling book ‘ The REAL Entrepreneur: How to simplify, grow and enjoy your business’. She works with business owners to help them get organised, with the right people doing the right things, so they can free up their time to focus on growth. You can connect with Lisa on social media or at www.lisazevi.com. At the summit, we will have a chat about how to focus, so we can be more effective.
“If we do not close the open loops in our brains, we burn them out”
“When it comes to foresight, no one has a monopoly on that. Leaders don’t know any more about what’s going to happen in the future than employees do.”
Julie Winkle Giulioni
Julie Winkle Giulioni
Regardless what business you’re in, it’s a “people” business. People connect with customers and prospects. People innovate products and services. People deliver results. For the past 20 years, Julie has been making your people her business. In this interview, Julie shares her insights on how to help employees grow, the importance of development and how to have a great careerconversations in only 90 seconds.
Petr Ludwig is a keynote speaker and author of the bestselling book The End of Procrastination, a book dedicated to overcoming the habit of putting off tasks and responsibilities. His book has been translated into 17 languages and sold hundreds of thousands of copies worldwide. He is a founder and CEO of a company Procrastination.com, which applies the latest scientific findings in neuroscience and behavioral economics to help individuals and companies in their growth. His core fields of interest are purpose at work, value-based leadership, and critical thinking.
“The main reasons why we procrastinate is lack of purpose and lack of willpower”
Inspiring and insightful exercises by…
A pioneer in the field of workplace well-being, Annika founded Happy at Work in 2008. She inspires individuals and teams through her coaching, conferences, and training in companies such as Novartis, Deloitte, JP Morgan, FIBA, Adecco, and many others around the world. Originally from Sweden and an expert in happiness, leadership, multicultural interpersonal communication, and emotional intelligence, Annika has more than 15 years of experience in various management positions within the Danone group.