Average happiness in Nailsworth, Stroud and UK – December 2018

How happy do we want to be? Hopefully we all want 100% happiness for ourselves, our loved ones and, even more hopefully, for everyone else as well. And hopefully we’ll want it for the rest of our lives. It may seem difficult to express happiness or wellbeing in numbers, but it can be done and … Continue reading Average happiness in Nailsworth, Stroud and UK – December 2018

Average happiness in Nailsworth, Stroud and UK – September 2018

Hopefully we all want 100% happiness for ourselves, our loved ones and, even more hopefully, for everyone else as well. So it’s good news that average happiness in Nailsworth, Stroud and the UK, has seen a very slight increase compared with last quarter. Before going into the detail of the trend and just to let … Continue reading Average happiness in Nailsworth, Stroud and UK – September 2018

UK and Nailsworth average happiness June 2018

Hopefully we all want 100% happiness for ourselves, for our loved ones and, even more hopefully, for everyone else. Even though average happiness level in Nailsworth and UK have seen a slight downward trend in the last 3 months, it’s good to know which aspects have got worse so we can tackle them. Before going … Continue reading UK and Nailsworth average happiness June 2018

Profits from environmental credentials – how to make the business case

Establishing “green credentials” for an organisation can involve a little burden.  But is it worth it? Of course, the real worth is a protected environment where we and our loved ones can all live, breathe and thrive happily.  However, happiness is not enough of a business case at the moment, so this blog is about … Continue reading Profits from environmental credentials – how to make the business case

Eco-friendly glazing – windows to happiness

Who’d have thought that windows could bring happiness? This blog is about how glazing with good environmental credentials can lead to wellbeing improvements. By way of background, I recently helped a window manufacturer to collate the environmental information about their products in readiness for a BREEAM assessment. There was quite a lot of work involved … Continue reading Eco-friendly glazing – windows to happiness

“Cut out and keep” company wellbeing strategy

A friend recently asked me to draft a wellbeing strategy that they could suggest to their company. I thought readers would find it useful too, so here it is. Suggestion summary My suggestion is for the company to take a strategic approach to employee wellbeing.  The strategy should include a kpi for measuring wellbeing, an … Continue reading “Cut out and keep” company wellbeing strategy

“Good work” if you can get it – snippets from the Government’s new Industrial Strategy

Measuring how “good” work is for people is an innovative little aspect of the Government’s “Building a Britain fit for the future” strategy. More on that later. First it’s important to note that one of the key factors for success of any strategy is that all stakeholders will benefit from it. The danger with this … Continue reading “Good work” if you can get it – snippets from the Government’s new Industrial Strategy