Reader Dilemma - Would You Lie?

We have some very thoughtful people reading this blog and I’m curious to know how you would handle this situation. Here is the scenario: You are sitting at your desk typing up an email. Your manager calls you on the phone and asks you to come into the office. A man and a woman whom you've never met before, both ...

Hard Fun and the Beautiful – Dog Paws Edition

(Can’t see the video? Then try watching it at Work Happy Now - Hard Fun and The Beautiful – Dog Paws Edition) Where we are free to talk about the hard, the fun, and the beautiful of our work week. This week showed me a lot about who I am and what I’ve learned. And it’s this emotional development that has helped ...

Do You Conference?

Lately I’ve been thinking about conferences. I was contacted by Texas Text Book Conference for a quote on a work happiness keynote speech. They are interested in the work happiness concept. Even if they don’t hire me, I know that work happiness is taking over the business world. One day companies will care just as much about an employee’s happiness ...

Hard Fun and The Beautiful – Bamboo Edition

(Can’t see the video? Then try watching it at Work Happy Now - Hard Fun and Beautiful – Bamboo Edition) This week has been up and down and left and right. My emotions have been a little unstable, but I’ve been doing the best I can. I feel bad for Nikki because I was really grumpy a few days ago. I had ...

Career Renegade Interview

As always, I’m trying to bring as many perspectives about work happiness to you that I possibly can. Jonathan Fields of Career Renegade is a friend who I met at SxSW and he is also a wonderful writer. I reviewed his book and took away a ton of great ideas. He’s a serial entrepreneur and that’s why I asked him ...

How to Write a Career List

Have you ever tried to run through a forest on a cloudy night? It’s nothing but pitch black and painful bruising. I have a scar above my left eye to prove it. All right, you caught me. I’m making that part up. Did you imagine yourself running straight into a tree? That’s the first thing I imagined myself doing. We ...