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There was a research in Oxford University that when a worker is happy in work, that worker is more productive! A very good hint to any leader or boss for a group!

 

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Do you really think laughter is the same as happy workers?

We laugh at my boss all the time. Thst's not the same as being secure in our employment, being paid sufficiently, decent work/life balance.
 

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Job security, decent pay, safe working conditions, good leadership, challenge, the latest technology, an educated workforce, quality, etc. These things breed happiness in employees and naturally lead to increased productivity. The most important of the aforementioned conditions would be good leadership. My experience has taught me that that this is most readily accomplished in private ownership.
 

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Do you really think laughter is the same as happy workers?

We laugh at my boss all the time. Thst's not the same as being secure in our employment, being paid sufficiently, decent work/life balance.
Bosses who give laughter on the jobs are successful bosses.
 

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Job security, decent pay, safe working conditions, good leadership, challenge, the latest technology, an educated workforce, quality, etc. These things breed happiness in employees and naturally lead to increased productivity. The most important of the aforementioned conditions would be good leadership. My experience has taught me that that this is most readily accomplished in private ownership.
I agree. That is why, give laugh to every workers. I always say this to my subordinates. Laugh in your work and get paid, double rewards... get paid and be stressful and angry... no reward...you will get sick easily...
 

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I forget the comedian who criticized jump scares. "Scary movies" require suspense. If something pops onto the screen and startles you, that doesn't count as 'scary.'
That's like if he tells a joke that's not funny, but he tickles you. "You laughed! That means I'm funny!"

A 'Happy' worker requires a lot more than laughing sometimes.
 

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Job security, decent pay, safe working conditions, good leadership, challenge, the latest technology, an educated workforce, quality, etc. These things breed happiness in employees and naturally lead to increased productivity. The most important of the aforementioned conditions would be good leadership. My experience has taught me that that this is most readily accomplished in private ownership.
You know, at my workplace, we had good job security, safe working conditions, some challenge, plenty of good tech, a well educated workforce with plenty of opportunities for additional education—and the best days we had were the days when we laughed. Laughter got us through some really difficult shifts under some fairly stressful conditions.
 

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On my last sea tour, we khakis would have our morning meeting with the department head before going down to divisional muster to put out whatever info we had to our folks.
I loved the occasions I’d get to walk in and say, “Guess what?” Then there would be a general moan amongst them because they knew. They all knew we were all getting screwed somehow. After awhile I didn’t even have to say, “Guess what?” I guess I had a tell or maybe it was a smirk. I don’t know. But I always, always would do a little Ray Liotta laugh before giving them the news. Man that was such fun. I think they liked it. I did a good Ray Liotta. I think it cheered them up.
 

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Job security, decent pay, safe working conditions, good leadership, challenge, the latest technology, an educated workforce, quality, etc. These things breed happiness in employees and naturally lead to increased productivity. The most important of the aforementioned conditions would be good leadership. My experience has taught me that that this is most readily accomplished in private ownership.
You know, at my workplace, we had good job security, safe working conditions, some challenge, plenty of good tech, a well educated workforce with plenty of opportunities for additional education—and the best days we had were the days when we laughed. Laughter got us through some really difficult shifts under some fairly stressful conditions.
Yep. I've worked in a couple places that didn't have all those things. Laughter there was phony. Just made things worse.
 

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. Man that was such fun. I think they liked it. I did a good Ray Liotta. I think it cheered them up.

Job security, decent pay, safe working conditions, good leadership, challenge, the latest technology, an educated workforce, quality, etc. These things breed happiness in employees and naturally lead to increased productivity. The most important of the aforementioned conditions would be good leadership. My experience has taught me that that this is most readily accomplished in private ownership.
You know, at my workplace, we had good job security, safe working conditions, some challenge, plenty of good tech, a well educated workforce with plenty of opportunities for additional education—and the best days we had were the days when we laughed. Laughter got us through some really difficult shifts under some fairly stressful conditions.
Yeah, if you're already a happy worker, laughter is easy to come by.

Probably the best metric, though, would be what the workers talk about after work.
I mean, if you laugh fifteen times a day, but then go home, or to a bar with friends, and complain about how many times/ways the boss is trying to kill you, you're not a terribly happy worker, no matter how many guffaws are recorded.

If you're safe, secure, challenged, rewarded, with avenues for promotion available, you probably have the leisure to describe the pun you threw out in the break room and everyone's reaction to it. Or the way you got everyone to call Randy 'Steve' for a week. Or the time you filled your supervisor's office with 706 balloons.. OR the time you put up a poster with a picture of a unicorn, "MIssing: Pinky. If seen, please call the substance abuse hotline at 1-844-289-0879" and four peopel actually called the number to see who it was.
 

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. Man that was such fun. I think they liked it. I did a good Ray Liotta. I think it cheered them up.

Job security, decent pay, safe working conditions, good leadership, challenge, the latest technology, an educated workforce, quality, etc. These things breed happiness in employees and naturally lead to increased productivity. The most important of the aforementioned conditions would be good leadership. My experience has taught me that that this is most readily accomplished in private ownership.
You know, at my workplace, we had good job security, safe working conditions, some challenge, plenty of good tech, a well educated workforce with plenty of opportunities for additional education—and the best days we had were the days when we laughed. Laughter got us through some really difficult shifts under some fairly stressful conditions.
Yeah, if you're already a happy worker, laughter is easy to come by.

Probably the best metric, though, would be what the workers talk about after work.
I mean, if you laugh fifteen times a day, but then go home, or to a bar with friends, and complain about how many times/ways the boss is trying to kill you, you're not a terribly happy worker, no matter how many guffaws are recorded.

If you're safe, secure, challenged, rewarded, with avenues for promotion available, you probably have the leisure to describe the pun you threw out in the break room and everyone's reaction to it. Or the way you got everyone to call Randy 'Steve' for a week. Or the time you filled your supervisor's office with 706 balloons.. OR the time you put up a poster with a picture of a unicorn, "MIssing: Pinky. If seen, please call the substance abuse hotline at 1-844-289-0879" and four peopel actually called the number to see who it was.
Wondering how many people here have called that number just to see who it is....
 

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You know, at my workplace, we had good job security, safe working conditions, some challenge, plenty of good tech, a well educated workforce with plenty of opportunities for additional education—and the best days we had were the days when we laughed. Laughter got us through some really difficult shifts under some fairly stressful conditions.
Yep. I've worked in a couple places that didn't have all those things. Laughter there was phony. Just made things worse.
Laugh and the world laughs with you; weep and you weep alone. I've had those jobs, too. And one so spectacularly bad that I couldn't laugh and didn't dare cry because I would never have stopped crying and I would have definitely been fired and I really really really needed that lousy fucking job.
 

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Laugh and the world laughs with you; weep and you weep alone. I've had those jobs, too.
Or, to paraphrase Mel Brooks, tragedy is when my work cuts my finger, comedy is when the boss falls into an open sewer and dies.
 

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Do you really think laughter is the same as happy workers?

We laugh at my boss all the time. Thst's not the same as being secure in our employment, being paid sufficiently, decent work/life balance.
These are the things I consult with my employees most often about maintaining in healthy balance.

The only thing they might laugh at me about, and I've never once caught wind of it if they do, is the fact I walk in every morning carrying a big stick and make heavy use of analogy and metaphor, occasionally approach topics of spirituality from a completely academic, but not dismissive, standpoint, and have facial hair I could stand to trim up more often.

I don't see what's so hard about this either. They respect me, and get gobs of stuff done that I don't want to have to do myself!
 

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There was a research in Oxford University that when a worker is happy in work, that worker is more productive! A very good hint to any leader or boss for a group!


No worries. I'll save some of your posts for an emergency.

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Doing stuff that makes you cry is the path to success.
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It's just in the interest of business to keep production or running costs down, which includes wages. Individual workers don't have much leverage unless their skill set is in demand...to state the obvious.
 
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