Monica Seles is a famous tennis player, and she revolutionized
the world of tennis by grunting. When she won an amazing upset in
the 1990 French Open, the 16-year-old created a new trend that was
quickly adopted by other players.
What can we learn from this?
While Monica's guttural addition to tennis was unintentional,
your own actions can set a standard and revolutionize energy,
happiness, and productivity. When you make the 'game' your own by
personalizing it, you win.
Today's guest, Ron Friedman, is an award-winning psychologist
and contributor to Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and CNN.
He has some amazing insights on how to increase your energy and
productivity by building a better workplace in the office or at
home. And if you're a leader, you can cause that change to ripple
out into the culture of your company.
Find out more about Ron’s expert opinion on energy, happiness,
and productivity, as well as a few simple steps you can take to
improve them, on today’s Business Reimagined.
At 3:00 – Ron talks about why he wrote his book, ‘The Best Place
to Work,’ and the main ways you can make your workplace the ‘best
place to work.’
At 8:00 – There are always trade-offs when trying to improve
your productivity, and Ron explains how to prioritize your plan of
At 12:00 – Ron explains that culture can’t be mandated in the
workplace, but setting examples can affect culture, especially when
you’re a leader. He also explains how companies like BMW prevent
employees from being overworked at home and on vacation.
At 19:00 – Monica Seles accidentally changed how tennis players
play tennis, and Ron explains how you can use that same tactic to
change how your company and co-workers act.
At 24:00 – Ron closes out the interview with some practical ways
to improve your own energy, happiness, and productivity whether you
work for a company, or at home.