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Rethink employee wellbeing

Rethink employee wellbeing

Looking to learn more on the science of happiness?
Our insights and original articles will help broaden your understanding of people's experience of work.
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The Science of Friday Pulse

Happiness is the workplace of the future. Our collection of comprehensive articles will help you rethink employee wellbeing and create strategies to measure and improve the employee experience across your organization.

The Future Of Employee Engagement: The Case For The Happiness KPI™

The Future Of Employee Engagement: The Case For The Happiness KPI™

Employee engagement is a stagnant idea. And while “How have you felt at work this week?” may feel like an awkward question to ask employees, talking about people’s emotional experience of work — their happiness — and measuring it in the workplace can lead to improved team morale, greater resilience, more innovation and greater productivity.

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The Five Ways to Happiness at Work

The Five Ways to Happiness at Work

Happiness is the workplace of the future, but creating a positive organizational culture is not easy.

Creating a positive organizational culture is not easy. We’ve established five key ways to happiness at work which will improve your employees’ experience of work, bring real change to your team and grow your company.The Five Ways to Happiness at Work are a lens through which we can takestock of our organizations as we reintegrate our workforce in this post-pandemic world.

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Weekly Insights

Every week, we publish on how to improve your workplace culture keeping track of the latest people trends, so you’ll know how to make your company a happier place.

How the pandemic has influenced our happiness at work

How the pandemic has influenced our happiness at work

Whilst the pandemic is over, the way we work has been permanently impacted. Over 50% of people in the UK now work remotely at least one day a week, with 15% being fully remote. But how has the pandemic impacted our happiness at work?

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The World Happiness Report is out: what does it tell us about annual surveys?

The World Happiness Report is out: what does it tell us about annual surveys?

The results of the biggest annual happiness survey in the world were released earlier this week: the 2023 World Happiness Report (WHR). It covers over 100 countries and ranks them by how happy their citizens are. Carrying out over 100 representative samples of national populations every year is a hugely complex statistical task. And are the results really that useful? I think it’s questionable.

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In a pressured world you need to invest your time wisely

In a pressured world you need to invest your time wisely

Leading a team is never easy, but it’s especially hard when you are under constant time pressure. Delivering results is always going to seem more urgent than looking after the people side of team leadership. Yet if things go wrong and you end up with an unhappy team, then everything becomes a lot more stressful. So, investing a little time every week can save a lot of time (and stress) over coming weeks.

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How Leaders Can Help Teams Survive Burnout

How Leaders Can Help Teams Survive Burnout

Recent years have created a fertile environment for burnout and brought about shifts in working habits that organizations are still navigating. Traditional companies are working harder than ever, while the increase in hybrid or remote-first cultures presents its own challenges.

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Measuring team happiness is a SMART thing to do

Measuring team happiness is a SMART thing to do

Every business leader wants to build great teams but too many define greatness solely in terms of successful business outcomes. Now I don’t have anything against business success, but I do think that building happy, successful teams is an even smarter move.

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Videos

We believe the science of happiness can make every organization a better place.
Watch our collection of videos to learn why.

  • TedGlobal

    The Happy Planet Index

    Our Founder & CEO, Nic Marks asks why we measure a nation's success by its productivity — instead of by the happiness and wellbeing of its people. In his TED, Nic introduces The Happy Planet Index, which tracks national wellbeing against resource use.
  • MINDS@WORK Movement

    The Future of Happiness at Work

    Nic Marks address the role AI is set to play in the future of work and its potential impact on creating healthier and happier workplaces for humans.
  • Glassdoor

    Happy Employees are Good for Business

    Building a positive work culture is challenging, but business leaders who do so successfully are handsomely rewarded. Here, Nic Marks draws upon the growing evidence highlighting a strong business case for promoting happiness at work - from retention and productivity, to innovation and stock market performance.
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The Happy Planet Index

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The Future of Happiness at Work

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Happy Employees are Good for Business

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How to measure employee engagement

Measuring employee engagement is the first step in improving employee satisfaction. However, many organisations struggle with knowing where to start due to the complexities of employee engagement solutions and a lack of clarity on how to act on insights gained.

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