Happiness is awesome

Happiness is awesome

“If employees are treated right, they treat the outside world right, the outside world uses the company’s product again, and that makes the shareholders happy.” Herb Kelleher, Southwest Airlines What is all the talk of employees’ happiness about? Google swear by it,...
Five Big Companies Who Swear By Mindfulness

Five Big Companies Who Swear By Mindfulness

In the high-tech world, innovators are increasingly turning towards meditation and mindfulness to cope with the ever-changing and stressful environment. Employees at firms such as Facebook and Google congregate at conferences like Wisdom 2.0 to learn about the latest...
8 companies that celebrate mistakes

8 companies that celebrate mistakes

Do we want people to make mistakes? The answer I generally get to this question is “Yes”, because people recognise that this is how we learn and discover new ways of doing things. If one of your people were to come to an appraisal and say “I’ve made no mistakes in the...