15.10.17

What makes you happy at work?

Hi everyone,
We will be dealing with the topic of work in class next week, so start doing this listening activity. Check your anwers in comments.

















Alexander Kjerulf is a leading expert on happiness at work. He’s a speaker and _________________________(1) working with many companies. He’s also the author of several books including the best seller called “Happy Hour _________________________(2). How to Love your Job”. He’s _________________________(3) speaking for more than 50,000 people about happiness at work.

After a successful conference in Istanbul for 100 business leaders, a lady told him she used to be a _________________________(4) at a company in Istanbul. She had a great salary, a great _________________________(5), a huge _________________________(6) with a view of all of the city and even a _________________________(7). However she cried every morning on her _________________________(8) because she hated her job and the company.

Being happy at work is not about the salary, the perks, the _________________________(9) or your _________________________(10) or the _________________________(11). It’s about results and relationships.

Results is about being good at _________________________(12) and knowing that you _________________________(13).
Relationships is about liking the people you work with, which is the most fundamental _________________________(14) we human beings have.
Liking your _________________________(15), your boss, having a _________________________(16) in the work place.
A study by Gallup shows that, having one good friend at work, the chance that you are _________________________(17) is three times as big.



A simple thing to do is you can _________________________(18). For example, they do this is Lego at the beginning of meetings and it makes the meeting more _________________________(19).


2 comentarios:

  1. 1. consultant
    2. Nine to Five
    3. travelled the world
    4. top executive
    5. perks
    6. corner office
    7. red sports car
    8. way to work
    9. bonus
    10. promotions
    11. titles
    12. what you do
    13. make a difference
    14. psychological need
    15. co-workers
    16. good mood
    17. engaged in your job
    18. celebrate your victories
    19. efficient

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    1. Hi,
      I have just finished the exercise. It´s interesting.
      See you soon.
      Camila.

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