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“The Power of Happiness in Leadership”
Maura Sweeney – Presenter, USA
Leaders & Those Who Lead and Execute:
What’s the Dif...
What are your Values?
Profit
Technology
Market Share
Productivity
Power/Knowledge
The Center of Influence is You
Use Your Mind & Imagination to
Create Something Better
Perception: What do you “see”?
What Lens are You Choosing?
The Happiness Value
Harvard University Study
“Happiness”
adds up to a 50% advantage
Harmonizing Work & Words
United’s “Friendly Skies”
Delta’s “Velvet Touch”
Tech Data’s “Monkeys”
Hospitality’s “Hospital IV’s”
“Un-Happy” Work Examp...
Shifts in the Air
Midlifers – rethinking old values
Millennials - careers with meaning
Arianna Huffington’s Third Metric -...
Leading by Influence = Transformation
Influencing from Above
From angry employee incident
to new leadership atmosphere
Influencing from Below
V.P. of Sales adjusts
a potentially disastrous decision
Influencing Abroad
Traveling Corporate Trainer
notices, remarks and wants to learn a
different leadership model
Personal & Personnel Wealth
Unlocking Wealth in Self & Others
Tips & Tricks
Turn Negative Consequences
into Positive Incentives
-Free Friday afternoons
-Group Incentives & Parties
Tips & Tricks
Create less stressful,
more productive scenarios
- Eliminate what you can
- Telecommuting
Tips & Tricks
Invite collaboration, creative
suggestions and new ideas
“over coffee”
Tips & Tricks
Develop, promote
and “celebrate” entire staff
- Ed Sullivan Show of Experts
Tips & Tricks
Create a Happiness Culture
Pay attention to the “feel” factor
Unlock Code #1
Know, communicate and regularly
enforce your culture
Concentrate on consistency v. hypocrisy
- Everyone fro...
Unlock Code #2
Start with the first interview
Consistently demonstrate what you want to convey
- admin, etiquette, employe...
Unlock Code #3
Address behavior, not the person
- Correction without “dis-spiriting”
- I want to see you succeed
Unlock Code #4
Develop an atmosphere of Trust
and Loyalty
- Internal sabotage
- Admit to errors
- “Thanks for allowing me ...
Unlock Code #5
Determine the Negotiables
- Create with what’s within your purview to adjust,
experiment and play with
Unlock Code #6
Re-train Your Brain
- Every challenge provides an opportunity
The Elephant in the Room
“How do I feel?”
(Happiness Value v. Gravity)
Add the Happiness Factor
Art of Happiness Books
 Comfort Zones
 Influence
 Judgment
 Values
 Competition
 Nonsense
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Power of Happiness in Leadership

  1. 1. “The Power of Happiness in Leadership” Maura Sweeney – Presenter, USA Leaders & Those Who Lead and Execute: What’s the Difference? Dubrovnik, Croatia 2015
  2. 2. What are your Values? Profit Technology Market Share Productivity Power/Knowledge
  3. 3. The Center of Influence is You
  4. 4. Use Your Mind & Imagination to Create Something Better
  5. 5. Perception: What do you “see”?
  6. 6. What Lens are You Choosing?
  7. 7. The Happiness Value Harvard University Study “Happiness” adds up to a 50% advantage
  8. 8. Harmonizing Work & Words
  9. 9. United’s “Friendly Skies” Delta’s “Velvet Touch” Tech Data’s “Monkeys” Hospitality’s “Hospital IV’s” “Un-Happy” Work Examples
  10. 10. Shifts in the Air Midlifers – rethinking old values Millennials - careers with meaning Arianna Huffington’s Third Metric - “Defining Success Beyond Money & Power”
  11. 11. Leading by Influence = Transformation
  12. 12. Influencing from Above From angry employee incident to new leadership atmosphere
  13. 13. Influencing from Below V.P. of Sales adjusts a potentially disastrous decision
  14. 14. Influencing Abroad Traveling Corporate Trainer notices, remarks and wants to learn a different leadership model
  15. 15. Personal & Personnel Wealth
  16. 16. Unlocking Wealth in Self & Others
  17. 17. Tips & Tricks Turn Negative Consequences into Positive Incentives -Free Friday afternoons -Group Incentives & Parties
  18. 18. Tips & Tricks Create less stressful, more productive scenarios - Eliminate what you can - Telecommuting
  19. 19. Tips & Tricks Invite collaboration, creative suggestions and new ideas “over coffee”
  20. 20. Tips & Tricks Develop, promote and “celebrate” entire staff - Ed Sullivan Show of Experts
  21. 21. Tips & Tricks Create a Happiness Culture Pay attention to the “feel” factor
  22. 22. Unlock Code #1 Know, communicate and regularly enforce your culture Concentrate on consistency v. hypocrisy - Everyone from receptionist to CEO valued
  23. 23. Unlock Code #2 Start with the first interview Consistently demonstrate what you want to convey - admin, etiquette, employee input
  24. 24. Unlock Code #3 Address behavior, not the person - Correction without “dis-spiriting” - I want to see you succeed
  25. 25. Unlock Code #4 Develop an atmosphere of Trust and Loyalty - Internal sabotage - Admit to errors - “Thanks for allowing me to make mistakes and grow.”
  26. 26. Unlock Code #5 Determine the Negotiables - Create with what’s within your purview to adjust, experiment and play with
  27. 27. Unlock Code #6 Re-train Your Brain - Every challenge provides an opportunity
  28. 28. The Elephant in the Room “How do I feel?” (Happiness Value v. Gravity)
  29. 29. Add the Happiness Factor
  30. 30. Art of Happiness Books  Comfort Zones  Influence  Judgment  Values  Competition  Nonsense

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