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ERS Walk & Talk Podcast

Lacy Wolff

Join us on a 20-30 minute walk while we talk about health, wellness, and life in general. From the Employees Retirement System of Texas, podcast host Lacy Wolff walks and talks with her mentors, friends, experts and leaders about health and wellness.

How Happy are You? Part 2 with Raj Raghunathan, Ph.D.
May 6 2022
How Happy are You? Part 2 with Raj Raghunathan, Ph.D.
This short episode is Part 2 of a 3-part series on happiness and why it matters in the workplace with Raj Raghunathan, Ph.D. Following up on our April 29 episode on the research around workplace happiness, Lacy walks you through a few questions to measure your happiness at work and how that connects to productivity. Get ready with your calculators to tabulate your score.Resources:Happiness at Work Webinar for ERS Raj's book: “If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy?”Raj's online course links (available at no cost): A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment | CourseraHappier Employees and Return-On-Investment Course | edX Happiness at work scale 1-  Strongly disagree 2- Disagree 3- Probably disagree 4- Neutral 5-Probably agree 6- Agree 7 – Strongly Agree In most ways, my work life is close to my ideal I am satisfied with my work life. The conditions of m work life are excellent. So far, I have gotten the important things I want in my work life.  If I could live my work life (career) all over again, I would change almost nothing. Productivity at work scale 1-  Strongly disagree 2- Disagree 3- Probably disagree 4- Neutral 5-Probably agree 6- Agree 7 –Strongly Agree My organization gets good work out of me for the salary they pay me In the past year, I took very little sick leaveMy contributions to my organization are significantIn the past month, I’ve spent very little time not working (e.g., surfing the Internet or engaging in idle chat(  In the past year, I have rarely felt like quitting my job