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Alexander Kjerulf
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How should you deal with a bad boss? Here’s some EXCELLENT research-based advice from Stanford Professor Bob Sutton (51 mins into the video):. Related posts Bad bosses – why they’re bad and what to do about them Why every workplace should train employees…
How should you deal with a bad boss? Here’s some EXCELLENT research-based advice from Stanford Professor Bob Sutton (51 mins into the video):. Related posts Bad bosses – why they’…
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Complete this sentence: “When it rains, the price of umbrellas goes __.” If you guessed up you’d be right in most places. But at IKEA stores, you’d be wrong. Here’s how they price their umbrellas depending on the weather: Yes, on rainy days, umbrellas are…
Complete this sentence: “When it rains, the price of umbrellas goes __.” If you guessed up you’d be right in most places. But at IKEA stores, you’d be wrong. Here’s how they price their umbrellas d…
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On November 18+19 we are arranging the first ever conference about happiness at work in India. We have just announced the schedule with an amazing lineup of speakers and workshops, including critical themes like: Finding and using your strengths at work…
On November 18+19 we are arranging the first ever conference about happiness at work in India. We have just announced the schedule with an amazing lineup of speakers and workshops, including critic…
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This is just too cool: Every month, financial-services company Motley Fool selects a random employee who gets 2 weeks off and $1,000. Their mission is to spend those two weeks on whatever they want with zero contact with the office. They do this to show…
This is just too cool: Every month, financial-services company Motley Fool selects a random employee who gets 2 weeks off and $1,000. Their mission is to spend those two weeks on whatever they want…
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10 days ago I posted this picture of a memo from Joe Biden to his staff, saying that he never wants them “to miss or sacrifice important family obligations for work.” The image has since gone viral. It was retweeted by tons of people (including the…
10 days ago I posted this picture of a memo from Joe Biden to his staff, saying that he never wants them “to miss or sacrifice important family obligations for work.” The image has sinc…
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Michal Srajer, one of our Partners in Prague, is currently travelling the world and interviewing many different people for his podcast about happiness at work. His first interview was with me and you can hear it here. His second podcast features Søren…
Michal Srajer, one of our Partners in Prague, is currently travelling the world and interviewing many different people for his podcast about happiness at work. His first interview was with me …
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The economist Milton Friedman famously once said that “The business of business is business.” We respectfully disagree. Here’s why.
The economist Milton Friedman famously once said that “The business of business is business.” We respectfully disagree. Here’s why.
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A loooong while back we shared the idea of playing a game in the office, where you challenge coworkers to come up with ideas that combine two existing themes. You may even offer a small prize for the funniest or most creatives replies. Here are two…
A loooong while back we shared the idea of playing a game in the office, where you challenge coworkers to come up with ideas that combine two existing themes. You may even offer a small prize for t…
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My learning position Coursera is an AMAZING site that lets you take hundreds of university-level classes taught by highly respected people from different fields. It’s also my latest addiction. Seriously – I may have a problem. Yesterday I finished one…
My learning position Coursera is an AMAZING site that lets you take hundreds of university-level classes taught by highly respected people from different fields. It’s also my latest addiction…
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I just put out the call on social media to “ask me anything about happiness at work” and I would shoot a short video with a quick answer. I got some GREAT questions and here are the first 3 videos: You can see the rest here.
I just put out the call on social media to “ask me anything about happiness at work” and I would shoot a short video with a quick answer. I got some GREAT questions and here are the fir…
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  • Woohoo inc.
    Chief Happiness Officer, 2003 - present
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Alexander is the founder and Chief Happiness Officer of Woohoo inc and one of the world’s leading experts on happiness at work. He is a speaker, consultant and author, presenting and conducting workshops on happiness at work at businesses and conferences in over 30 countries. His clients include companies like Hilton, Microsoft, LEGO, IKEA, Shell, HP and IBM.

Alex has a masters degree in computer science from The University of Southern Denmark, and was a co-founder of the Danish IT company Enterprise Systems.

Alex is the author of 4 books including the international bestseller Happy Hour is 9 to 5 – How to Love Your Job, Love Your Life and Kick Butt at Work. The book has been extremely well received all over the world and is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Vietnamese, Farsi, Indonesian and Chinese.

And in case your wondering, his last name (Kjerulf) is pronounced a little like care-oolf.

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  • University of Southern Denmark
    M.Sc. Computer Science, 1987 - 1994
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