A One-Page Summary Of
Chief Joy Officer
How Great Leaders Elevate Human Energy and Eliminate Fear
The Main Idea
The real challenge of leadership is to build an organization that people enjoy working for. If you can build a company which invigorates your people rather than draining or frustrating them, you've achieved something great. At first glance, you might dismiss the concept of joy as being esoteric and impossible to quantify but the reality is when your people love being at work, they will be more innovative and energized. Not only will they serve customers better but that positive energy will lead to higher revenues, better profits and enhancements in pretty much every business metric there is.
About the Author
Richard Sheridan is cofounder and CEO of Menlo Innovations, a custom software design and development business which focuses on technology, teamwork and organizational design. Richard Sheridan is the author of Joy, Inc. and a passionate advocate for the power of human joy in business. In addition to serving as the CEO of Menlo, Sheridan is also the company's Chief Storyteller and a popular keynote speaker. He has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies. Richard Sheridan is a graduate of the University of Michigan.