Alexander Kjerulf, who started his career as a software engineer, began his own journey to teach others how to achieve happiness at work after discovering how important a happy workplace is for an organization, its employees, and its productivity. His book, Happy Hour is 9 to 5, works toward helping those who feel that they aren’t happy in their current position, and what they can do to change that.
Pine Tribers Martin and Ben sit down with Alexander and talk happiness at work, discussing how management can make or break a work culture, how happiness nurtures more productive workers, and his book Happy Hour is 9 to 5.
Alexander explains the difference between job satisfaction and job happiness at TEDxCopenhagen.
By focusing on the negatives at work we bring down our own happiness and that for those around us. Alexander explains one easy tip to make sure you focus on the positives at work and be more positive and productive with your co-workers.
In the Danish language there is a single word meaning happiness at work – ‘arbejdsglaede’. What does this actually mean? And what are the key elements that develop a happy work culture?