Happy Working Resource Hub

Happy Melly is a collection of people hands-on resources to help you learn how to be happy at work and to empower you to help others achieve job satisfaction.  The Happy Melly blog is where our Funders, Supporters and an occasional guest sound off on this topic. It’s filled with work-life balance tips, small business resources, how to motivate employees and find out what makes people happy, and how social entrepreneurship is allowing people finally to say “I Love My Job!” 

Five TED Talks on happiness at parenting

Five TED Talks on happiness at parenting

At Happy Melly, we spend a lot of time focused on work-life balance tips. Or, as juggling it all is often impossible, maybe we mean work-life fusion? Whatever you wanna call it, it’s hard. And, as I’ve learned over the last six months, it’s even harder once you have kids. This month, our challenges have […]

4 TED Talks on why labels don’t matter (or do they?)

4 TED Talks on why labels don’t matter (or do they?)

Maybe it’s the so-called imposter syndrome, but — even though people are searching for specific job titles — much of our members are really reticent to refer to themselves simply. Mainly, so many members are hesitant and even resistant to calling themselves agile coaches. Even though that’s what they are. So, with this in mind — and […]

How to Master the Art of Public Speaking

How to Master the Art of Public Speaking

The idea for this Weekly Happiness Challenge was sparked back in May when member Paul was planning to give a talk for the first time. He had recorded himself doing it, but was struggling to keep it within the time limits. He also wanted to find the right balance between reading and improvising. “Can anyone share any good […]

Agile’s answer to extremism and terrorism

Agile’s answer to extremism and terrorism

We are all, in part, to blame for the extremism that causes terrorism. Extremism most often happens to people without options. When we allow a generation to become hopeless, we make it easier for them to become vulnerable to false promises of a better life. Unemployment and underemployment combined with racism, isolation and hatred can lead to a […]

Four Ted Talks on ultimate bootstrapping and working with what you have

Four Ted Talks on ultimate bootstrapping and working with what you have

This month’s Weekly Happiness Challenge is about startup bootstrapping, making do with what you have, getting creative with limited resources. So this month’s TED Talk countdown offers you inspiration, not from startups that have coders doing guerrilla marketing, but how people with truly limited resources not only make do, they succeed. Hopefully it’ll remind you […]

How to learn how to play at work

How to learn how to play at work

The School of Play’s Founder Portia Tung started her talk at the AgiNext Meetup by getting us up singing and acting out the infamous “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes.” Yes, this was a room full of adults. Not only was Portia trying to wake us up after a long day, she was doing the absurd […]

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