This is probably the best career book that I have ever read. It's a form of non-violent, compassionate communication. Read the book, embrace Alexander's positive attitude and be inspired by his energy. We want to make enough money to fulfill the first two statements. Jan 27, Gavin Moore rated it it was amazing.
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To me, happiness is less a goal, its a side effect if other factors like competence, autonomy and relatedness are well-aligned. If you feel that you are unhappy at work, this book is for you.
Once we are happy, we will be successful.
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We want to make enough money to fulfill the first two statements. What was surprising to me was the insight into other companies operated; their view from the trenches was very similar to the corporations I'd been employed by hor the past: Great blogs can be a powerful source of new ideas.
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Will my endless rhetorical questions ever stop? It's worth a shot, no?
In fact, it should be required ohur for all managers, especially those who thrive on fostering an atmosphere of back-stabbing competition. Will my creativity peak sooner, later or at all? Kjerulf provides haappy activities that the reader can use in their daily life to improve their happiness and that of their colleagues.
But then, this is not a scientific book. I would rate it 3. If so, then you must read this book. Once you decide you want to make lifelong learning a habit, it is up to you to make it a priority in your life. My timing for reading Happy Hour was as houg as could be; having recently decided to increase the amount of work I do each day, by way of longer hours, I was intrigued how I would balance the happiness of my job with the sole trader harsh truth tenet of if I don't do it, no-one else will or — worse — if I don't help that person, some other business will.
There's little in the way of financial advice, with much more emphasis placed on the human side of the workplace. He argues that companies who put employee happiness first will more and more have an edge over their competitors in the future, in contrast to companies who focus on revenue or even customer satisfaction.
I hate mindset what work should be ia We all have to-do lists. Happiness at work may sound a pipe drea Hard day at the office? Alexander Kjerulf, Happy Hour Is 9 to 5: I hpapy it would have been more consistent, focused and meaty, for example, I would have loved to hear more in-depth of his coaching experiences, or in general, at least some shades of grey. Huor Hour is 9 to 5 is a book by Alexander Kjerulf, straddling the sometimes awkward genres of self-help and business advice.
Happy Hour is 9 to 5
Nov 19, Jeannie rated it it was amazing. It makes so much sense and I think I can make a lot of the things in it work. Feb 26, Angelica Bentley rated it it was amazing.
My business background is that of doing the work, and getting the reward for it. Alexander Kjerulf in his book, Happy Hour is from 9 to 5 lists the following 6 things Success and happiness: I'd recommend it 99 anyone who is not feeling so great about their jobs - often times changing our perspective is all we need, and Alexander does a terrific job guiding us through the process.
Nour helpful thing is that the key points are clearly marked in bulleted or numbered lists. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot, and I missed.
That said, there are gems of wisdom in here, you can read it a couple hours, and it's worth it.
Return to Book Page. Spend time journaling, meditating or contemplating over ideas you have learned.