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Happywork TV Episode 33: Thank You Designers!

  In Episode 33 of Happywork TV, I say thank you to three artists who helped me with the design and look of my book Happywork. Steve Hartman (@creativille on Twitter) did the front cover design of my book. Judging from the reviews I've been … [Read more]

Happywork TV Episode 32: Thank You Proofreaders!

In Episode 32 of Happywork TV, I say thank you to some people who lent me a huge hand as I was working to finish my book. Thank you to my proofreaders: Jenn Cloud, Greg Bussmann, Dave Gray, Eliot Frick, Mary Steinau, my mom, and my wife. Thank … [Read more]

Happywork Pre-Sale Book Launch is a GO!

In what might be the worst-kept secret ever, my book Happywork is debuting in less than a month (as of the time of this posting). FREAK. OUT! February 17 is the big day, the countdown clock is on, and I'm nervous, excited, and ready. I can't wait to … [Read more]

Book Review: Zombie Loyalists by Peter Shankman

Companies often churn through customers. Terrible and scary, but true. Through bad customer service (along with lousy product, weak branding, and a host of other challenges), the good customers leave, and new ones have to be harvested. In fact, … [Read more]

Happywork TV Episode 31: Mr Employer, NO You Can’t Have My Social Media Passwords

  In Episode 31 of Happywork TV, I present the next commitment in The Happywork Agreement, the work code of conduct I've written to help bring happiness to the sorriest workplaces. And this one is a doozy. It goes like this: "I will not ask … [Read more]

Happywork TV Episode 30: Give Veterans a Chance!

  In Episode 30 of Happywork TV, I present the next commitment in The Happywork Agreement, the work code of conduct I've written to help bring happiness to the sorriest workplaces. It's a followup to Episode 29, in which I asked employers to … [Read more]

Happywork TV Episode 29: Don’t Discriminate in Hiring Decisions

  In Episode 29 of Happywork TV, I present the next commitment in The Happywork Agreement, the work code of conduct I've written to help bring happiness to the sorriest workplaces. It goes like this: "I will not discriminate in our hiring … [Read more]

Buy Happywork and Get Bonuses, Too!

  BREAKING: I have my first-ever book coming out! Just in case the news had escaped you ... In an attempt to spread the happy-at-work-first message of my book, while simultaneously enriching myself with fat book royalties (definitely joking … [Read more]

Happywork TV Episode 27: Try to Understand the Perspective of Your Employees

BY THE WAY: Why did I call this "Episode 21?"   In Episode 27 of Happywork TV, I present the next commitment in my work code of conduct called "The Happywork Agreement." This one is made by employers/managers to their employees. It goes … [Read more]