Happiness at work

What is the word for happiness at work in your language?

When you experience 'Arbeidsglaede' you feel good at work.

Happy workplace

What do you need to do and implement to create a happy workplace? Is their a magic formula? Or even better, does the word for “happiness at work” even exist in your language?!

Arbeidsglaede

Do you have a word for happiness at work in your language? It looks like we don’t in Dutch. Luckily the Scandinavian people do: it’s arbeidsglaede. ‘Arbeid‘ stands for ‘work’ and ‘glaede‘ for ‘happiness’. When you experience ‘Arbeidsglaede‘ you feel good at work.

According to them you will find ‘arbeidsglaede‘, if you focus on 2 things:

1) Results: when you do a good job and you are making a difference in meaningful work. (How to do this? Put the ‘progress principle‘ into action!)

2) Relationships: you like the people you work with. But how can you bond with your colleagues? Below some practical tips & tricks!

Start building happy relationships at work!

 

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So remember…

You can’t make your boss, co-workers, … responsible for your own happiness! The first step is knowing yourself better. What do you like/dislike, and apply these insights in your life.

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