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The Future of Work: How much does ‘Work Happiness’ matter to Gen Z? Yale’s most popular class should give you a hint

The Future of Work – Gen Z digs Happiness The future of work is already here. Just how much does Work Happiness matter to Gen Z? Yale’s most popular class gives us all a hint.  One clear indicator of the Future of Work and where we as a society are heading comes from Yale. Guess which course is […]

The Hong Kong Happiness Index is dropping – Lyreco is trending up :)

Happiness Index The Hong Kong Happiness Index continues to drop in the UN world happiness index ranking. Ranked as the 71st happiest last year, the United Nations 2018 report places Hong Kong in position 76, among 156 countries and regions. How does this translate to the workplace, and productivity? Work is obviously a major factor affecting happiness. After all, you spend a good few […]

Emotions in the workplace: Bring your whole you to work

Managing emotions in the workplace Emotions in the workplace and emotional intelligence is increasingly being talked about. In our day to day we come in contact with managers and employees from different industries and sizes. Yet it’s uncommon for many companies to think about the ‘whole’ person when hiring, or in the day-to-day. One CEO once told us, […]

Lawyer burnout: Well-being Starter Kit for employers

Lawyer working environment: Beware of burnout The lawyer working environment looks very glamorous, at least from a TV-show perspective. A report from the US National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being paints a different picture.  Turns out between 21 and 36 percent have an alcohol problem. And many experience some level of depression, anxiety, and chronic stress. The perhaps […]

Mental Health in the Workplace: How Measuring Mood Creates a Healthier Workplace

Mental health and productivity in the workplace Mental health in the workplace… how often is that discussed at management meetings? According to this Guardian article, seventy million working days are lost each year due to stress, depression and other mental health conditions in Britain. This costs Britain £70-100bn annually, equivalent to 4.5% of the nation’s GDP. […]

What can you do to be happier at work?

“How can I be happier at work?” How can I be happier at work? I know that I’ve asked myself that question before! Stress, overworking even a disagreement with a co-worker can all lead to you feeling unhappy at work. When pressing either red or green at the end of the work day, you make […]

What’s the best work environment?

What’s the best environment to work in? Is there an ideal work environment? What does that look like and what does that mean for employee happiness, mood and engagement? Recently, I was having a conversation about work environments with a friend who wasn’t feeling great about some changes her workplace was making in the office. […]

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