December 24, 2008

With Thanks

It’s inspiring to hear people acknowledge the good things in their lives, particularly if they have experienced troubles and difficulties. As we come to the end […]
October 27, 2008

Letting Go

This month I’m delighted to send you this piece which was co-written by Yencie Fogden (colleague and friend) and myself. Yencie and I have enjoyed interesting […]
September 30, 2008

Building Trust

Can an organisation explicitly enhance trust through targeted policies? What does trust involve; what are the actions which build trust? Trust builds high quality connections “Trusting […]
September 1, 2007

Friends at work

How would you respond: “I have a best friend at work” (yes? no?) Research by the Gallup Organization, based on surveys of 10 million people, reveals […]
June 30, 2007

Happiness is no laughing matter

June 2007 Earlier this month 3,500 people attended the 2nd Happiness & Its Causes conference in Sydney. This successful event attracted a diverse group of highly […]
February 1, 2007

The “No Jerks” Rule

Glaring, rolling eyes, teasing, back stabbing, micromanaging. Have you ever been on the receiving end of this? In February 2004, I was reading the Harvard Business Review's "Breakthrough Ideas for 2004" and two very interesting contributions caught my attention. The first was about Positive Organizational Scholarship, on building positive workplaces...
January 18, 2007

Articles Archive

Here’s an archive of my articles from 2004 – 2007 in PDF format: February 2007 Pyramid-shaped Tea-bags The economics of happiness and wellbeing November 2006 Purpose […]
January 1, 2005

Archive – 2004 PDF articles

2004 Articles Feb 2004 – Cultivating Relationships March 2004 – Honing Your Coaching Skills [pdf] April 2004 – Tell You What I Know [pdf] May 2004 […]