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I like a guffaw or a titter, and I'm quite fond of an occasional cackle

I like a guffaw or a titter, and I'm quite fond of an occasional cackle
In fact, I love laughing probably more than most. I dedicated my life to the pursuit of giggling like a schoolboy at anything and everything. If too much time has passed in a meeting or during a dinner my brain will be working a hundred miles an hour to look for the possibility of a guffaw, titter, cackle, call it what...
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Why kindness can boost morale and team work?

Why kindness can boost morale and team work?
She waited patiently at the train station for her train to arrive, she had a meeting to get to in Manchester. As usual it was going to be four minutes late. Four minutes turned into six and then, without warning the train, simply did not arrive. The app on her phone told her it had been and gone, yet all the...
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Stop measuring output and start measuring happiness

Stop measuring output and start measuring happiness
If you believe the news as reported in some papers, the UK is in fine economic shape. Business is booming and the economy is doing better than expected following the decision to leave the EU. Just last week the IMF issued a report report in which it predicted the UK economy will grow by 2% this year, up from 1.6% in...
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Sweetness and light and all things bright

Sweetness and light and all things bright
What do I need to bring me true happiness? Do I need a list of 45 joyous things to do, do I need cupcakes, chocolates and flowers? Or is it a case of what I have always known deep down (and I suspect you also do too); without the Smurfs in my life, I can never find true happiness. But, if...
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The M word: Let’s talk menopause in the workplace

The M word: Let’s talk menopause in the workplace
Whoah, stop right there! Let me guess. You read the word ‘M’ word and thought this blog wasn’t for you. You’re not the right gender/ Not the right age? Let’s consider this for a moment. If you are not going to actually go through the menopause yourself, will your colleagues, Mum, wife, daughter, sister, friend? Won’t that affect you? And if...
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How important is workplace happiness? Ask JD Sports

How important is workplace happiness? Ask JD Sports
In a Channel 4 report, working practices were revealed at a JD Sports distribution centre that would make a Victorian workhouse owner shudder. Workers at the retailer’s Rochdale warehouse can apparently be sacked after three minor misdemeanours. Offences include sitting down, chewing gum, being late or having a mobile phone. The report also claimed that employees are not paid while they...
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Creating a happy school - how our Happiness Award winners got it right

Creating a happy school - how our Happiness Award winners got it right
Last year the national happiness awards gave us at Laughology HQ the opportunity to see the innovative work forward-thinking schools are doing at the cutting edge of positive psychology. Here we share just some of that information with you: Childhood is changing. Children grow up in a world defined by fast-paced technological development and live lives increasingly online in spaces adults...
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Growth mindset - 24 ways to improve your skills and achieve more

Growth mindset - 24 ways to improve your skills and achieve more
Acknowledge and embrace imperfections. Hiding from your weaknesses means you’ll never overcome them View challenges as opportunities. Having a growth mindset means relishing opportunities for self-improvement. Learn more about how to fail well. Try different learning tactics. There’s no one-size-fits-all model for learning. What works for one person may not work for you. Learn about learning strategies. Get to know...
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Using Growth Mindset principles to grow your organisation

Using Growth Mindset principles to grow your organisation
Targets, targets, targets! We've all heard the mantra - sales targets, performance targets, monthly targets. But what does it mean when those targets are met? Is it a sign of success - or could you have achieved more? For some organisations and businesses, measuring success or failure in such a binary manner could be encouraging a fixed mindset amongst the workforce....
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