Nic Marks: Friday Pulse

In this episode of the Championship Leadership podcast Nic Marks talks about his experience as an statistician, measuring employee experience, Friday Pulse and improving employee happiness, the importance of talking time to reflect on yourself and so much more.

In This Episode:

[3:24] What does championship leadership mean to Nic?
[5:34] Who is Nic Marks and what brought him to where he is today?
[7:26] Leaders that have influenced him.
[11:09] His vision, future plans and impact he wants to make.
[20:19] A turning point inside of his life.
[26:46] Episode takeaways.

Important Quotes:

“Happiness is about feeling more confident you can cope.”

About The Guest:

Nic Marks’ work in happiness and wellbeing research methodology is world-renowned. His love of using applied statistics to ground well-being and happiness in hard evidence has led to international acclaim and the realization that “happiness is a serious business.”

Nic is perhaps best known for his trailblazing work on the Happy Planet Index, National Accounts of Well-being, and the Five Ways to Well-being, which is used extensively within health and education institutions as well as within governmental policy. He is the founder of Happiness Works, an organization that changes the world of work for the better through online tools and services. Additionally, Nic is a fellow of nef (new new economics foundation) and serves on the board for Action for Happiness.

Having written over 20 publications and authored one of the three original TEDbooks, A Happiness Manifesto, Nic’s accolades include Director Magazine’s Top 10 Original Thinker and Forbes’ 7 Most Powerful Ideas 2011. Nic has also been featured in publications including the Wall Street JournalThe GuardianThe IndependentWIRED, and The Huffington Post.




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