Happiness at work. This is a topic we're nearly obsessed with at the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education. What does it mean? How do you get it? How do you measure it? Why does it matter? We've taken it upon ourselves to investigate these questions and many more, and to translate our findings into organizational workshops aimed at helping companies undertake culture shifts to put people first, thereby promoting organizational happiness, and improving the bottom line. It's fun and exciting to explore, and we've had the privilege of putting together great customized programs for VMware and Boston Scientific this year, helping them stretch their employees toward a cultural shift to improve organizational happiness, retain employees, and improve productivity!

If you're ready to take the next step with your organization, get in touch! We can put together a program that works for you!
What we're reading:
Did you know that the research shows that spending even 20% of time at work on tasks that you find engaging and satisfying is enough to lower your risk for burnout? This means that even small adjustments pushing you toward what you enjoy can make a huge difference! This NY Times article offers a simple trick to get you on track and help you transform your workspace into a place where you can thrive.
What we're looking at:
Is your job satisfying? This infographic gives some fascinating stats on what works (and doesn't!) in workplace happiness, such as the types of careers that are the most satisfying, and what role gender and genetics may play. It offers a lot of simple, effective tips to help you up your chances of being engaged.
What we're inspired by:

" Your real, unique competitive advantage is in your purpose, your culture and how you manage and lead your people. "

- Lars Kure Juul, 

The Centre's Team
UPEACE Centre for Executive Education 
University for Peace, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations

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