The idea that happiness at work is the antidote to stress and burn-out challenges is becoming more and more widespread and accepted. Every day, we meet new companies who are willing to invest in […]
Jen Fisher, Chief Well-Being Officer at Deloitte, wonders why people suffering from burnout are often less empathetic, understanding and feel judged.
We assume that every manager does his or her utmost best and wants to be a good boss, but where exactly are things going wrong?
Are you also convinced that self-development is only possible if you take a training or find a coach? Wrong! To give yourself real opportunities for growth, you need something completely different and unexpected: vacation […]
Have you ever experienced suddenly reaching the bottom of a bag of chips or wanting to snack on a bar of chocolate and being surprised to find that you already finished the whole thing? […]
The French say “reculer pour mieux sauter”: taking a few steps back to better jump forward. And there is definitely a lot of value in this statement.
Our lives are made up of a combination of things that happen to us and the choices we make. Once you realize that, our experience can become more peaceful. At least for many, but […]
In June 2021, an interesting article by Lucy McBride, a physician in Washington, appeared in The Atlantic with the telling title “By now, burnout is a given”. In it, she describes how the pandemic […]
Agility is about the interaction between humans and animals. The dog is the follower who, thanks to the human, tackles a predetermined sequence of obstacles. In agility terms, that person is called the “handler”. […]
In the summer of 2018, I wrote a book entitled “From prosperity to happiness at work”. It examines what causes the stress and burn-out epidemic that we are seeing across the world today. Many issues […]
Do you know the feeling when you seem to be racing against the clock? And no matter how hard you run, you rarely if ever seem to win? Your to-do list is too long […]
Like so many other companies, Google is trying to get a handle on how employees will react to so-called hybrid work. The majority of employees are in no hurry to return to the physical […]
“Gratitude is a flower that grows in too few gardens”. Quite a truthful statement, especially in some of the regions with Flemish Clay. Aren’t we used to talk about what goes wrong and not […]
Franz Kafka wrote: “One sees the sun slowly set, yet one is surprised when it suddenly becomes dark.” This sentence captures the essence of those who are “suddenly” confronted with a burn-out. Many of them […]
“What’s a telephone?” asks a 6-year-old boy. “It’s a mobile phone with a wire attached to it!” his slightly older sister proudly answers. “Grandma has one of those” she adds for clarification. I chuckle […]
Under pressure from the burn-out epidemic, we must urgently dare to work on happiness at work. The first cautious steps are now being taken in Belgium – it is high time to deal with […]
On a windy Wednesday evening, Tryangle’s WOW van took me from assertive Antwerp to Limburg’s Leopoldsburg. The drive filled my heart with hope and anticipation. I was looking forward to talking to a dear […]
From safety and well-being at work to happiness at work As Belgians, we are world record holders in imposing administrative formalities. This is not a Tryangle statement, but a statement made by Prof. Jan Van […]
In February 2019, the same headline made the news twice in quick succession: house burned down due to charging a battery at night. My attention was immediately drawn, because, just like the radio DJ […]
“In our day, burn-out didn’t exist”. Do your (grand)parents say that too? And are they right? Today, everyone knows at least someone who suffers or has suffered burn-out. Or maybe you have experienced first-hand […]
The road to success is not only paved with talents and skills, but also our mindset plays a predominant role. American psychologist Carol S. Dweck discovered that there are two styles of thinking: the static […]
‘Happiness at work’, truly a blissful word. At Tryangle, we are downright excited to be able to work on our clients’ happiness at work. But what does the term actually mean? It is not […]
Did you know that in the Middle Ages a person processed as many information stimuli during his lifetime as we do today in the course of one day? Over the years, this (r)evolution has manifested […]