1). What makes people unhappy at your workplace? Send me an email, or let me know the factors which go into discontent at work. (I'll keep your answer confidential.) Why am I asking? I'm writing a book on how to lead happy, high-performance teams. But to talk about "happiness" at work, it helps to understand what people define as … [Read more...] about Are You Unhappy at Work? Why?
1). Success through Accomplishing Your Goals Many people replied to last month's newsletter, saying their companies needed better training on how to accomplish goals. For starters, you need to define what you want. And then you need to keep reminding yourself, and rewarding yourself when you hit your goals. Learn more about my goal-setting … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Be More Successful
1). A Career with Meaning I was recently interviewed by Ms. Sonali Mangal, who hosts a podcast called "Learn. Educate. Discover." (LED). We talked about courage, regret, fear, and how to have a career with meaning. Read some excerpts and listen to the full interview here. 2). The Limits of Money I love the saying "If you think a lot of money … [Read more...] about Be Happy at Work
Are you overworked, sleep-deprived, and stressed out? Unfortunately, most of us are! Which is why you need to take a personal retreat to stop, breathe, and relax. This will give your body and mind a chance to reenergize. Jim McCarthy, a Silicon Valley expert on happy, peak performance teams, explains how and why. Filmed at Esalen Institute in Big … [Read more...] about Why you need a personal retreat
You probably label events as "good" or "bad", right? But how do you really know? Jim McCarthy, Silicon Valley expert on peak performance teams, tells an ancient story from China, where a farmer has the wisdom to view "good" things and "bad" things with some distance, patience, and equanimity - which is a great practice to be happier. To see more … [Read more...] about The Farmer’s Luck Story
"The goal is not to fit more years into your life, but to fit more life into your years." Filmed at Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. To see more of his videos on happy, peak performance teams, just subscribe now to his YouTube channel! … [Read more...] about Enjoy the journey!