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Happywork TV Episode 40: Lay People Off Using Some Human Guidelines

  In Episode 40 of Happywork TV, I talk about the next commitment in my book "Happywork." The commitment is a LONG one. Watch the video to see what you think. Short version: treat people with dignity when you have to fire them or lay them … [Read more]

Happywork TV Episode 39: Single-Tasking To Find a New Job

  In Episode 39 of Happywork TV, I explain where the hell I've been for the past four months! Sneak preview: 1. I prepared to launch a book 2. I was told I was losing my job 3. My book Happywork debuted to great reviews 4. I did quite … [Read more]

Thinking About Death

I recently tweeted out an article from The Atlantic titled "What Good Is Thinking About Death?" Mark Reardon, my radio buddy from KMOX 1120 here in St Louis, saw the article and had me in the studio to discuss, of all things, DEATH. Not always … [Read more]

Eliminate the Online Distractions in Your Life

Someone or something online bothering you? Eliminate it. Slice it out of your life with no remorse. Take a walk, breathe fresh air, and return to doing YOUR work. We all have a shortage of time - never enough time to get it all done. Ignore … [Read more]

Chris Reimer is Available For Hire

I don’t mean to darken your day, but I have some important news to share. Starting very soon, I’ll no longer be employed by Kaldi’s Coffee. Sad face emoji. I had been hired to be Marketing Director of both Kaldi’s Coffee and a sister company, … [Read more]

Happywork TV Episode 38: Don’t Haze or Hate on Departing Employees

  In Episode 38 of Happywork TV, we talk about the next commitment in the work code of conduct I've created called "The Happywork Agreement." This is a commitment that employers are going to make to their employees. Here it is: "If an … [Read more]

Happywork TV Episode 37: Happywork Has Launched!

  Thanks to all who have played a role in bringing my art to the marketplace. Today, February 17, 2015, Happywork hits the streets, and I'm thrilled and honored. … [Read more]

Happywork is On The Shelves At Barnes & Noble

My book is now on the shelves at select Barnes & Noble stores nationwide. I stopped by the one near my house (170 & Ladue in St. Louis). They now have two autographed copies! Use to check in-store stock in your area (use the zip code field on … [Read more]

The #Happywork Hashtag is Looking Good!

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Happywork Reviews, Happywork Podcasts, Happywork Tweets, Happywork Everything!

This blog post serves several purposes: 1. It's a compendium of reviews for my book Happywork. (mostly happy reviews, no doubt!) 2. It's a compendium of podcasts, interviews, and recorded speaking engagements supporting the book. 3. It's a … [Read more]