Does Your Job Have Meaning and Purpose?

I always find myself to be extra pensive at this time of year—looking back on the learnings, experiences, joys, mistakes, and everything else from the previous year, as well as excitedly, and [...]

What Makes You Stay at Your Job?

I recently wrote a post explaining why perks aren’t sufficient for employee engagement and long-term retention, and it got me thinking – then what is sufficient?  What really causes an [...]

Americans Crave More Meaning at Work

The Philips Work/Life Survey examined key factors of Americans’ job happiness, with a particular focus on their ability to bring personal interests to their workplace career as a way to create [...]

Happiness and Employee Engagement

Shawn Achor’s book, “The Happiness Advantage,” takes an in-depth look at the way happiness impacts people in the workplace.   Much of his research and suggestions have a direct connection with [...]