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!” 

064 HappyMelly Alan Willett

How can you lead the unleadable? Author and speaker, Alan Willett says, if there’s a problem with an employee it’s your fault — even if it’s not your fault. Find out what it takes to turn problem personalities into productive team players. For more happiness, visit www.happymelly.com.   Check out this podcast episode!

Podcast: Zappos Lives Its Culture

Podcast: Zappos Lives Its Culture

Renowned for its unprecedented culture and philosophy, Zappos speaks with Happy Melly about how to properly hire for culture fit and the challenges of implementing holocracy. Head of Insights, Christa Foley, says employee authenticity is key to creating happiness at work. Have a listen to more of our more insightful podcasts and subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher so you get the latest […]

Benefits of a Portfolio Career

Benefits of a Portfolio Career

In my 35 years, I’ve worked as a DJ, radio host, podcaster, communications writer, journalist, life and executive coach, tour business marketing director and owner, apartment rental operator and ski instructor. Oh and I can’t forget the job I had where I got to write about steel and portable buildings. My friends never know exactly […]

Podcast: Crowdfunding Agility Scales (with Jurgen Appelo)

Podcast: Crowdfunding Agility Scales (with Jurgen Appelo)

Founder and creator of Happy Melly, and Management 3.0, Jurgen Appelo is back with his latest, most innovative project, Agility Scales. A company to help organizations innovate at scale. In this special episode, we kick off the crowdfunding campaign to raise money for what some have said is the most innovative idea since scrum. Have […]

Podcast: Portfolio Careers Challenge Month Episode

Podcast: Portfolio Careers Challenge Month Episode

A special episode with a twist. Happy Melly’s, Lisette Sutherland, interviews podcast host Sam about what it means to have a portfolio career and why it can be beneficial to keep switching things up. Have a listen to more of our more insightful podcasts and subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher so you get the latest shows as they air. Check out this […]

Podcast: An Injection of Optimism

Podcast: An Injection of Optimism

This year’s Meaning Conference is focusing on disruptive innovation, the future of work and putting some more humour and optimism back into the workplace. Finding meaning in work is no longer the exception, it’s become mainstream and Louise Ash, director of the conference, says the more we live in alignment the happier we’ll be. Have […]

Living the Coach Approach

Living the Coach Approach

When I decided to become a coach I thought the transition would be easy. I’d been giving advice to people my entire life and it seemed liked a natural transition to start doing it for a living. I wanted to help people be happier at work, more productive and live more fulfilling lives. I assumed […]

Podcast: Removing B.S.from the Corporate World

Podcast: Removing B.S.from the Corporate World

A hilariously refreshing take on how companies can stop forcing fun and start embracing it naturally. In their candid book, B.S. Incorporated, Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss explain how a few cocktails changed the course of their lives. Have a listen to more of our more insightful podcasts and subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher so you get the latest shows as they […]

Podcast: The Best Version of Yourself

Podcast: The Best Version of Yourself

What does it take to become the best version of yourself? Founder and CEO of, Happiness Lab, David Bellamy, says the key to happier work places is unlocking the benefits and not making engagement conditional. Have a listen to more of our more insightful podcasts and subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher so you get the latest shows as they air. Check out […]

Podcast, Challenge Week: Combatting Burnout & Workaholism

Podcast, Challenge Week: Combatting Burnout & Workaholism

For this month’s special Happy Melly Challenge episode we’re talking about how to detect and combat workaholism and how to avoid burnout. Have a listen to more of our more insightful podcasts and subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher so you get the latest shows as they air. Check out this podcast episode!

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