The Muses, daughters of Zeus, personified knowledge, science, literature, and the arts. Great poets invoked them at the beginning of their works so the Muses would give inspiration and speak their beautiful truths through the writers’ words. We at WorkJoy invoke the Muses so you will be enlightened, entertained, and – yes – inspired by our perspectives on humans at work.

Below are a few examples of our musings. Like you, we are busy. We often forget to update this page, preferring to post our ideas in the moment directly in LinkedIn and other social sites. So check us out there, too, if you want to know how the minds of WorkJoy work!

The Risks (and Rewards) of Authenticity

  I recently ended a five-month relationship. I wasn’t actively looking, but had started to explore, to spread the word of my availability – and was found. We had the slightly awkward, cautiously optimistic, “what do you think” first date via phone. There was a vibe – not a zing,...

The Power of Culture to Promote Healthy Power

  "Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.” - William Pitt the Elder, Earl of Chatham and British Prime Minister from 1766 to 1778   Harassment at work is about power. Who has it and who doesn't. How those who have it may wield...