The Future Employee in 7 Principles

The Future Employee in 7 Principles

The future is a great thing. We will celebrate our holidays on Mars, there will be a pill that instantly cures hangovers and we will all live to be a hundred twenty. Oh, and we will still have to work. But what will we look like as employees? (I won’t be an employee of course, […]

Happy Melly’s New Global Water Cooler

Happy Melly’s New Global Water Cooler

Communication is the key to successful communities. At Happy Melly, we’ve struggled for a long time with communication between our community members. Sometimes it seems that this is actually the hardest problem for us to solve! How can we get people to collaborate toward a shared purpose when they all prioritize their own projects and […]

Content Marketer Wanted for Happy Melly One

Content Marketer Wanted for Happy Melly One

Happy Melly One is growing and that means we need some help. And since our purpose as a business is ‘the pursuit of happiness of workers’, we are trying to do our part. At Happy Melly we think a static job description is perfect for dinosaurs (T-Rex: deadly, flesh-eating chicken avant la lettre) but not […]

What You Can Learn About Being a Manager by Quitting Your Job

What You Can Learn About Being a Manager by Quitting Your Job

Every now and then I receive an e-mail that both makes my day and makes me think. Charles-Louis de Maere sent me one just like that when he had ‘an amazing moment of introspection’.  He wanted to share his ‘inverted delegation poker experience’ with me, and I liked it so much, I want to share […]

Happy Melly 2.0

Happy Melly 2.0

In Melbourne, Australia, Gendry Morales showed me a photo of Melly Shum, who hates her job. She remembered taking the photo ten years ago when she visited Rotterdam, and she brought it to my workshop, having learned about Happy Melly and our goal to make Melly happier in her job. Isn’t that awesome? Has a customer ever shown you […]

About Happy Melly; this is what we do

About Happy Melly; this is what we do

The question I get most is: Melly, what the heck are you? I wrote about that last week and explained that Happy Melly is a network of businesses focused on a common goal: the pursuit of happiness of workers. I also told about the difference between a Happy Melly legal entity (you can own Happy […]

Web Developer Wanted for Happy Melly One

Web Developer Wanted for Happy Melly One

It’s time to put our money where our mouth is. As you can read in this blog post, Happy Melly One is growing. That means we need some help. And when your purpose as a business is ‘the pursuit of happiness of workers’, you better make it good. At Happy Melly we don’t believe in […]

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