The Official Work Happy Now Book is Here!

Do you have  friends who won’t stop complaining about their jobs? That was me 5 years ago. That’s why I started Work Happy Now. I wanted to do great work, but didn’t know how. I knew that the only way for me to do great work was to work on my attitude, my skills and my ability to get results. ...

The Zen of Working With Irritating People

Editor’s Note:This is a guest post from Christopher Wallace. Like it or not, we often spend as much (or more) time with our coworkers as with our families. When we're in close quarters with anyone for a long period of time, we start to notice their eccentricities. More often than not,  these eccentricities shift from being "quirky" to downright annoying ...

How to Create Emotional Space at Work

Building an emotional buffer is vital to surviving the working world. If we take every complaint, compliment and comment to heart we get too caught up in our emotions. When we are attached to how we feel we get pushed around by the most dominant emotion. Anger I had an old boss that was an emotional roller coaster. Every day ...