Happy Working Resource Hub

Happiness at Work Matters. When we achieve greater job satisfaction it has a huge impact on the productivity of our workers. The Happy Melly Business Network brings together videos, podcast, blogs, work life balance tips, and other valuable resources for entrepreneurs, managers and individuals who want to inspire happiness in their organization. So hopefully “I love my job” will become the new normal.

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!” 

Podcast: Business from a Human Perspective

Podcast: Business from a Human Perspective

People have to know each other as people, says Margaret Hefffernan. In order to create strong bonds teams need to truly connect and know each other. Find out what author, Ted Talk speaker and guest lecturer, Margaret Heffernan says is the secret to creating strong, successful teams. She says the answers are obvious and don’t […]

Try this iterative drawing team activity

Try this iterative drawing team activity

Most team activities I know are either competitive, too darn didactic, or have nothing to do with work. This time I’d like to introduce you to a fun team activity that will get them out of their comfort zones, will tap on their creativity, and is bound to get some insights about the value of […]

Podcast: Choice of Happyness

Podcast: Choice of Happyness

Former senior executive at the Walt Disney Company, Mark Jaffe, says as adults we’ve forgotten how to play. In his new book, Suitcase of Happyness, Jaffe gives practical ways for us to choose to live happy 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 air. […]

Great Collaboration: The foundation for creative autonomous teams

Great Collaboration: The foundation for creative autonomous teams

The first value of the Agile Manifesto is “Individuals and interactions over processes and tools.” Defining this as the highest value of agile is recognition that people, with their abilities to communicate, collaborate, motivate, and inspire, are the most important component of the business ecosystem. The writers of the manifesto recognized that software development is […]

Happiness in a war zone

Happiness in a war zone

This is the second ‘happiness in a war zone‘ piece, meant to highlight the perseverance, grit and tenacity of people who are living under horrifying conditions. Gorong Jiech is a 30-year-old social worker. He works in South Sudan, in Juba’s protection of civilian site (PoC) — a camp for internally displaced people — giving psychosocial support to hundreds […]

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 […]

Podcast: Happy coworking spaces are all about the people

Podcast: Happy coworking spaces are all about the people

What’s the secret to creating a successful coworking space? Alex Hillman says it’s all about the people in it. Founder of Indy Hall, ten years ago Alex created one of the most reputable and longest standing coworking spaces around today. He says the secret is that everyone’s ultimately happier and more productive together, than trying […]

How to find a job you’ll be happy at

How to find a job you’ll be happy at

Being happy at work is the ultimate goal for all of us, but unfortunately, that’s not the reality for many. And knowing when it’s time to call it quits is vital to our well-being. In my last Happy Melly piece, I talked about ways you can tell it’s time to change jobs. Whatever reasons you […]

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