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Page 1: Happiness: Driver of Executive Performance

Happiness: Driver of Executive Performance

Seminar and Workshop for June 2014

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Programme outline

• Introduction

• Exploring happiness

• Drivers of happiness

• Drivers of unhappiness

• Happiness and sales performance

• Managing happiness through lifecycle

• Happiness and executive performance

• Reflections and Q&A

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What to expect?

• Interaction

• Suggestions/recommendations to General Management

• Happiness Plan to improve rewarding work performance

• A Certificate

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Let’s explore happiness

• What is happiness?

• What makes you happy?

• What is important to you?

• Have you chosen the life you want to live?

• Have chosen the work you want to do?

• What gives you a sense of purpose?

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What are your Drivers of Happiness?

Let’s identify your drivers of happiness

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Are they dependent on age, socio-economic status, family status etc?

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What are your of Unhappiness

Let’s identify your drivers of unhappiness

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Are they dependent on age, socio-economic status, family status etc?

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Exercise 1 - Happy

• Who makes you happy?

• Can they also make you unhappy?

• What makes you happy?

• Can it also make you unhappy?

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Exercise 2 - Unhappy

• Who makes you unhappy?

• Can they also make you happy?

• What makes you unhappy?

• Can it also make you happy?

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Mohandas Gandhi

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do, are in harmony”

Do you agree?

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Happiness and Performance Puzzle

• Does happiness matter for performance?

• How important is your own happiness?

• How important is the happiness of others? Why? Does it depend on the person? Are some people more important than others?

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Positive relationships and Happiness

• What are positive relationships (PR’s)?

• De-coupling negative relationships

• Capitalising on PR’s

• PR’s with staff

• PR’s with customers

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Managing Happiness through lifecycle

• Happiness balance sheet

• Happiness cash flow

• Have you done your happiness balance sheet and happiness cashflow?

• Drivers of happiness change with the lifecycle

• Drivers are dependent on the stages of the lifecycle

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Happiness Juggling Act

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Happiness of Selling

• Happy people sell better

• Selling should not involve manipulation and convincing – should be a happy experience

• Don’t become someone other than yourself

• Happy people build DEEP RELATIONSHIPS that build TRUST

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Suggestions – your viewsFor you to be happy within your corporate

environment:

• Your purpose should be aligned with company’s purpose

• What are the strengths of the company?

• What are the weaknesses?

• Can you align your purpose with those of the company?

• What are your suggestions for your employer so that you can even be happier?

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Aligning your happiness with employer’s happiness

• Understanding the company’s vision, mission and strategy

– what is expected?

– what have you delivered?

• Defining your purpose within company

• Aligning your purpose with company’s purpose – how much have you delivered?

• Reaching satisfying achievement - outcome

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Way forward

• What are your plans?

• Where to from here?

• Revisiting KPI’s

• Have we aligned company’s purpose with ours?

• Are we delivering satisfying results?

• Are we happy?

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Your initiatives

• Learn 3 things

• Unlearn 3 things

• Relearn 3 things

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Reflections and Q&A

– Feedback

– Your new performance plan aligning your purpose with the company’s purpose

– Your commitment to stay on the course – results are in implementation

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