Monika Hilm about Happiness at work, T-Rex leaders and importance of leading with the heart
By Mats and Ariel Andersson
In this episode Mats sits down and talks with Monika Hilm.Monika is a Swedish international hotel manager, book author and driving force in the happiness at work movement. They talk about Monika's book, "PUT YOUR PEOPLE FIRST and the rest will follow" that she wrote while taking a year "off" and where she outlines her management ideas and how to create a Happy Hotel environment. Monika talks about the journey that took her from Sweden where she is native to all over the world working and managing different hotels. She talks about things close to her heart, how to keep people happy at the workplace, how it is to be a woman amongst many men in the higher management and what has to change to attract the new generation. Mats and Monika also discuss the T Rex dinosaur leaders and how detrimental their management style is. They talk about cultural differences and Scandinavian leadership style which is close to the heart of these two Swedes.