The Joy of Work written by Bruce Daisley synthesises years of academic research into practical ways to improve your own experience (recharge) and the team you are in (or run).


Hailed as a must-read book for anyone who values their daily 9 to 5 happiness, our short summary of The Joy of Work outlines the key insights of workplace psychology research to give you practical ways to transform your work experience into a fulfilling, fun, and joyful one.

The Joy of Work

  • Additional Course Information

    Our short book summary courses of non-fiction bestsellers and the latest research have been created to give you the widest range of ideas in the shortest time.

    We know teachers are busy so we’ve abridged various expertise so you can apply it right away. Each course will equip you with the key insights, essential knowledge, and skills that will make the biggest difference in your role.


    Our suite of school development courses all count as Continuing Professional Development and can be used as evidence in your personnel record.

  • Course Chapters

    Introduction: The Joy of Work

    Part 1 - We Bring Back Joy if We Learn to Recharge

    Part 2 - More on Recharge

    Part 3 - Final Thoughts on Recharge

    Part 4 - We Bring Back Joy if We Learn to Build Sync

    Part 5 - More on Sync

    Part 6 - We Bring Back Joy if We Learn to Build Buzz

    Part 7 - More on Buzz

  • Course Length

    8 videos - 25 minutes

  • Guided Learning Hours

    4 hours


    What is GLH or ‘guided learning hours’?


    This number represents the approximate total combined study time required from each user to make the course truly effective. The metric is based on hundreds of thousands of cumulative study hours undertaken by the 15,000 school staff around the world that Guide has developed since 2019. 


    It includes:

    - Length of the videos 

    - Time taken to complete the in-video questions

    - Time taken to read the additional resources

    - Time taken to put items into practice

    - Time taken to ensure teachers are well versed in methodologies and ideas presented within the course

All courses included in
school-wide subscriptions