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!” 

Searching for work-life balance in the gig economy

Searching for work-life balance in the gig economy

In February 2017 I got confirmation that I would leave the corporation I worked at after a bit more than 20 years. October 1, 2017 became my #whentojump moment. A leap into a world not completely defined by boundaries set by others like I had grown used to in my corporate career. I’ve been playing […]

How emotional intelligence (EQ) makes for happier workplaces

We need happier workplaces and we need emotionally intelligent leaders to help foster an environment where everyone feels motivated and engaged. It’s been said that 90 percent of leadership success today is attributed to EQ — your emotional quotient — over IQ. And that’s because it’s our ability and responsibility as people and especially as […]

How the Happiness Door became a lesson in asking for feedback

It’s been said by some of our members that our community is “easier and better than Google to find answers to their questions.” A recently question from Magdalena Ziemer is a perfect example of how this works in our community. But before we get started, this is what you get when typing ‘Happiness Door for […]

The power of a pre employment engagement day

The power of a pre employment engagement day

There are a lot of articles about the importance of designing employee engagement experiences. Many suggest that a good employee engagement starts way before somebody starts working for your company. Many companies may believe this is true, though few are acting on it. One of the reasons could be that companies find it hard to […]

The art of giving and learning to give back

The art of giving and learning to give back

“Money is not the only commodity that is fun to give. We can give time, we can give our expertise, we can give our love or simply give a smile. What does that cost? The point is, none of us can ever run out of something worthwhile to give.” ― Steve Goodier If you were […]

Getting To Know You

Who are the people that make up Happy Melly’s Global Business Network? What types of people support our increasingly growing community that’s dedicated to making happiness the future of work? At Happy Melly, we have a strong, inspiring, intelligent and invested community of members who share, discuss, learn, practice, collaborate and experiment with practices that […]

Happy Melly Reorganization Part Two: A Tale of Two Companies

Happy Melly Reorganization Part Two: A Tale of Two Companies

Once upon a time, not long ago, a company created a 240 plus slide document, which explained to 100.000 contracted employees how the company worked and was organized. The document explained the Operating Model (at a high level…) very thoroughly. For those employees who wanted to know who to talk about a certain topic, they […]

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