How to be happy at work? Found tips and share experience in this “Ask Me Anything” session where SSW’s Adam Cogan discusses with Kylie Hunt about happiness in the workplace.

They cover many different aspects such as dealing with a bad boss (what we mean by “bad boss” and how to help them improve), what it involves to be a people manager, how to help new employees or even 360 degrees reviews. They also answer attendees’ questions about concerns or more pieces of advice to share.
There is definitely food for thought for everyone whether you have a managerial role or not!

Do you have any tips to share on how to improve workplace happiness? Any story to tell? Let us know in the comments below!

This video was recorded during the 2017 NDC Sydney. As usual, there were a host of top industry pros talking about various subjects related to software development. SSW TV was there to run the ‘Ask Me Anything’ booth, where we grabbed some of those speakers after their sessions and talked about a number of topics.

About the speakers

About the speakers

Workplace Happiness Guru

Adam Cogan is the Chief Architect at SSW, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner specializing in custom .NET, SharePoint, Business Intelligence, and CRM solutions. At SSW, Adam has been developing custom solutions for businesses across a range of industries such as Government, engineering, banking, insurance and manufacturing since 1990 for clients such as Microsoft, Worley Parsons and Aurecon.

Kylie Hunt is a Workplace Happiness Guru, Pluralsight author and International Speaker. Her passion is boosting happiness and productivity in the workplace.

Kylie has nearly 20 years experience in the corporate property industry in various fields including Workplace Strategy, Client Relationship Management, Development Management and Strategic Consulting.

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