Apr
14

I KNEW It!

Why You Need to Be a Happier Manager – John Baldoni – HarvardBusiness.org.

My friend Mitch Ditkoff turned me on to this article.

I am SO not surprised by this research, showing that happier managers have a strong positive impact on their organizations – improving not only morale, but also engagement, productivity and innovation.

I’ve seen it over and over: a manager meets with her people and shares her authentically optimistic hope for the future: most of them leave the meeting feeling better.  Another manager meets with his people and complains about senior management, and talks about all the problems they’re going to have meeting their goals: most of them leave the meeting feeling worse.

As it says in the article, being happy won’t save your business in tough times, but it can certainly help…

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