Connection is even more crucial now in the ‘time of COVID’! This guide is for leaders or parents or any human! Humans not only die when they feel lonely, isolated, alone or that they don’t belong, but those conditions are the source of almost every mental health problem we experience. It is imperative we stay…

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Here are a few photos of fabulous Joy Buddy activities from past events…   And some creative things people have done!  People have taken the little yellow Joy Buddies I throw out at events and done all manner of wonderful things with them.   Such amazing creativity!   Like that which is exploding now as people are posting…

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Joyful workplaces are buzzing with people bursting with energy, vitality and enthusiasm! They love what they do and feel they are important at work – and do important work! Here are five ways to make your your workplace a fun place to be! 1. Give others permission to be joyful! Our first step to creating…

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Last month I was very grateful to be invited to speak to a large group of Orthodontists who were innovative and exciting! They had brought a dynamic and incredibly creative group from Spain – who are setting up a base in the USA.  It wasn’t until I returned home that I received the above-compiled video from the…

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In the last couple of years, I have had the great honour of working with many leaders who are seeing the value of fostering joy at work.  Recently another article from Harvard with some research on areas at work that increase joy.  Add these findings to Shawn Achor’s research on happiness at work and its…

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Amanda Gore is one of Australia’s and the USA’s favourite conference keynote speaker. Amanda is CEO of The Joy Project, an author, speaker, Huffington Post columnist and business woman. She is one of 4 Australians inducted into the USA Speaker Hall of Fame. She works with small and large organisations like Flight Centre, Google, McDonalds,…

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No matter what business you are in, there will be a time when you have to present some ideas to a group, your boss or colleagues – it’s your time to influence others. Or maybe you are presenting at a wedding or personal event – these secrets apply to any presentation you have to do…

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Feelings in Business

Ask yourself this question…how much have humans really fundamentally changed in the last 1000 years? What still really matters when all the trappings of the western world are taken away? What are the most current problems for people at work? Who was the best boss you ever had – and why? More and more science…

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This week I was listening to a presentation on WHY clients would book a speaker – or any consultant. And of course it was for the BENEFITS that person or service can bring and the RESULTS. Happiness is now definitively seen as beneficial to the bottom line – with improvements in sales of 37%; productivity of 43%; reduction in…

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