8 ways to become the go-to expert in your industry

8 ways to become the go-to expert in your industry

When you’re starting out in business. No matter how long you’ve been in that business. Doubt creeps in about your capacity to make it work. Do you know your sector as well as your competitors? How will customers respond to your proposition? And first and foremost, how will you attract clients? Let me give you […]

Gratitude is the best attitude

Gratitude is the best attitude

So, you know what Happy Melly is all about right? There’s a giveaway in the title. We want to make people happy. Especially Melly and everyone like her, who want to be happier in their jobs. The other day, Melly came across #InternationalDayOfHappiness and she thought, now there’s a cause worth being happy about. Today […]

Kudo for coworkers: You rock and I want you to know it!

Kudo for coworkers: You rock and I want you to know it!

At Happy Melly we believe feedback in the workplace is key to bringing out the best in your coworkers. We also believe in rewarding employees who do great things. What we don’t believe is traditional bonus schemes i.e. paying for results, are the best way to reward someone.   How many of you strive to […]

The Fascinating ‘You’, WILL fascinate them

The Fascinating ‘You’, WILL fascinate them

At Happy Melly, our flexible working team is pretty much up for any kind of experiment that improves skills and productivity. So when we first came together, in December 2014, and Jurgen Appelo talked enthusiastically about a test he had undertaken, the ‘How to Fascinate’ test, I was intrigued and went straight off to try […]

Melly Can Make You Happy. Join Her Today!

Melly Can Make You Happy. Join Her Today!

It has been proven time and time again: generosity makes you happy. When you help someone out, you’ll be happier. When you give something away, you’ll be happier. When you share good fortune with peers, you’ll be happier! And starting today, you can really help Melly! In the past, we’ve frequently been asked questions like… […]

How to get paid as an entrepreneur

How to get paid as an entrepreneur

Maybe it’s just me, but I find the biggest challenge of being an entrepreneur is the necessary evil bit: Getting Paid. But let’s be real, it’s kind of an important thing and when we aren’t hardcore about getting down payments and at chasing that money afterwards, we’re risking our livelihood. And I’ve known quite a […]

10 ways NOT to fail as a startup

10 ways NOT to fail as a startup

There’s nothing more satisfying than being able to take control of your career. Taking the leap from employee to business owner is one of the best decisions you’ll make, but as tempting as it most certainly is, it’s not a decision to be taken lightly. When you do decide to go it alone, you’ll also […]

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