Happiness is a mindset, not just a result.

Management 3.0 Module: Worker Happiness

Sadly, employee engagement levels are low worldwide. Employee satisfaction levels are quite good worldwide. But engaged and happy workers can make things happen! That’s why Management 3.0 has an additional module caring about Worker Happiness.

Engagement probably correlates with satisfaction and happiness. But how? It’s problem the same old story as about the hen and the egg: Does engagement lead to happiness? Or does happiness lead to engagement? In the end it doesn’t matter. We should do both:

At the end of the rainbow... Pot of Gold

1. Cultivate happiness
with focus on individuals

2. Cultivate engagement
with focus on interactions

  • One-on-ones
  • Team building
  • Peer coaching

12 Steps to Happiness

  1. Thank someone and be appreciative toward your colleagues, every single day
  2. Give something to another person or make it possible for others to offer gifts
  3. Help someone who is in need of assistance, or enable colleagues to help each other
  4. Eat Well and make good, healthy foods easily available for everyone
  5. Exercise and work out regularly and make it easy for people to take care of their bodies
  6. Rest well, sleep sufficiently, and enable colleagues to refresh their minds
  7. Experience new things, try stuff out, and let people run all kinds of experiments
  8. Hike outdoors, enjoy nature, and allow people an escape from the office and the city
  9. Meditate and get people to learn and adopt mindfulness practices
  10. Socialize relate to other people, and make it easy for colleagues to develop connections
  11. Aim for a goal and get people to understand and realize their own purpose
  12. Smile whenever you can, appreciate humor, and get colleagues to engage in fun activities

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Management 3.0 Energizing People Workshop

This module is part of the Energizing People Workshop.

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Learn more about How to Energize People in the Management 3.0 Foundation Module Motivation and Engagement.

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