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All staff meeting: I could hardly sit down, yet it was the best I attended

All staff meeting ideas Some things at work make me happier than others. I love it when companies get all their colleagues into the same room. All staff employee meetings are a great opportunity to make your company better. I love it when leaders show employees you are there for them. When they make sure you’re all on the […]

New ways to find out how your employees feel

A ‘feel-good meter’ Employee surveys: The results are left lying around. The follow-up is insufficient. It’s costly and time-consuming. And according to a recent survey, one in two managers feel doubtful if their employee surveys yield the results they were expecting. So what can you do instead? How about a ‘feel-good meter’? A ‘feel-good meter’ […]

A Pulse Survey only works if you’re prepared to listen – and act

Pulse survey… thinking of starting one? There is a growing trend of employee morale being assessed frequently and in real time, via a pulse check survey. There are numerous ways of doing this. What is a pulse survey? Some companies send daily emails or use wall mounted devices. Others send a SurveyMonkey or ask employees to put green and red […]

A transparent work environment at DHL: Your opinion is important to me

A transparent work environment at DHL   Every now and then I find businesses that stand out as “conversational companies”. Work sites where people speak directly with each other, without complexity. Where there is a natural interest in listening, including to things which they may not want to hear. The other day Juan Melero Pizarro, Warehouse director at DHL, shared the evolution […]

“Our daily data shows that social events at work make our employees happy – now we do more!”

Social events at work make employees happy – now we do more! As I prepared to write about Quimica Passol where our data had spotted a nice work culture (one of many), I came across a job portal where the Chilean company had just put up a job advert. It surprised me that they labeled their […]

Authentic leadership examples “We involve our staff in everything. They make the right decisions”

Authentic leadership examples: Meet Frida and Magnus   Magnus, their CEO and Frida, HR, recently spoke about their agile transformation in a Podcast over at Swedish Good, Better, Agile: From working agile as part of a team to becoming an agile organisation. They talk about what the journey has been like from an HR perspective, and […]

4 Productivity Hacks for Meetings

Could your Monday Morning Meeting use some productivity hacks? Monday morning meetings can be a great way to start off the week. Especially when it comes to discussing workplace happiness and morale. A productive meeting can be a way to get a read on the temperature of the office. They allow staff to check in with each […]

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