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The Business Over Breakfast Podcast is expressly for Small Business owners, predominantly the 20,000 people in the CCIQ database. The aim of the podcast is to create more current and energetic engagement with the membership base.
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Apr 29, 2017

It’s easy to underestimate and not think too much of it, but creating a happy workplace can benefit your business greatly on so many different levels. There’s a huge amount of research to prove that a happy workplace is a productive, healthy and profitable workplace. Who doesn’t want a financially successful business where you, your staff and your customers are all thriving? In this episode, Bree and Andrew discuss the many advantages you can reap from a happier business environment, and it starts with you, the leader. Have a listen to learn tips on what you can do to cultivate a culture of positivity and success in your business.

The featured guest this episode, Andrea Tunjic, the founder of People Strong & the Work Happy Movement, shares her insight from her 20+ year career on why some people are more fulfilled at work while others feel the best part of the job is taking a sickie. She discusses how to influence people to change how they feel about work for the better.

Plus, Bree and Andrew also get into today...

  • The concept of a happy workplace
  • Why it’s important, as a business owner, to be happy
  • How a happy workplace can benefit a business’s productivity and profitability
  • The danger of unhappy staff members negatively impacting the business
  • Setting the tone for a positive environment and workplace culture
  • Reasons why a workplace may be miserable
  • The best thing you can do to make sure an individual employee is happy
  • A simple question you can ask to create a happier workplace
  • How we feel about work affects every part of our lives
  • Removing frustrations that disable people from being happy
  • Cultivating a hopeful sense of the future for individuals and the business
  • 5 tips to create a happy workplace
  • A few amazingly wacky business ideas from around the world


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