Let's get happy

Conversation with Hussein Baalbaki, International Business Consultant in HR and Happiness & Development (H&D), Coach, Doctorate of Business Administration candidate on the subject of Happiness at Work, More about Hussein on his LinkedIn profile

Hussein's Nuggets of Wisdom

  • 00:48 Intro to Hussein’s doctoral work on happiness

  • 3:40 Shifting tradition of human resources towards greater happiness at work through employee support 

  • 4:20 Google’s Chief Happiness Officer leads the way for smaller enterprises

  • 6:52 Lebanese upbringing to happiness research, making the shift

  • 7:41 The universal language: Smile

  • 8:50 Laura and Hussein share the same favourite quote by Maya Angelou...

  • 10:39 Happiness doesn’t mean everything is perfect.

  • 11:41 Shift any conversation with this genuine question

  • 14:13 While growing up Hussein’s “Google” was his grandfather, here is why.

  • 15:59 Simplicity and connection into the workplace

  • 16:17 Story of JFK and how the guy mopping the floor contributed to putting a man on the moon

  • 17:26 Supervisors will have more impact when they find out what makes employees happy. Caring matters.

  • 21.17 The value of personality tests and making mistakes.

  • 25:02 Put yourself in someone else’s shoes, show empathy.

  • 27:11 Boost happiness to boost creativity

  • 28:50 What Hussein admires about the PM of New Zealand and her approach towards humanity

  • 31:01 Hussein’s message to his kids about positivity and the pathway to happiness

About the Author

Laura Warf is the founder of the School of Happiness holistic wellness center whose methods are based on tools from ancient teachings to today’s current research to inspire others to take charge of their complete well-being by following her 8 essential elements to health and happiness. She is a healthy living advocate, passionate wellness educator and mind-body specialist offering services in corporate wellness, yoga, meditation, energetic balancing, and fitness conditioning. Laura is also co-founder of the Mend My Back at MendMyBackProgram.com
For more about Laura visit: LauraWarf.com

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