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!” 

Change your job. Keep your why.

Change your job. Keep your why.

Remember when you were a kid and you knew exactly what you wanted to do? You were going to be an astronaut and fly among the stars with your trusty helmet on. No, you were going to be a police officer and keep everyone safe. Ah, what you were really going to be was an […]

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 […]

How to Hire Great People

How to Hire Great People

At one moment in my career, I really got involved in recruitment. Not just doing a few interviews, but the whole recruitment process. We were growing in three locations, two in Europe and one in the U.S. As I recall, certain people in the organization such as HR and higher management got stressed on progress […]

The Importance of Sleep and Meditation for Happiness at Work

The Importance of Sleep and Meditation for Happiness at Work

Everyone needs sleep to feel and perform their best. Without enough sleep, you’re just not as sharp as you could be, and your work and happiness can suffer as a result. But with adequate sleep and meditation, you lay a good foundation for happiness at work. What Happens When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep When you […]

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 […]

Jurgen Appelo’s Newest Venture: Crowdfunding Agility Scales

Jurgen Appelo’s Newest Venture: Crowdfunding Agility Scales

If you know Jurgen Appelo, you know he is never sitting down. Often quite literally as he runs 30 kilometers a week and travels the world round for work. So for his newest project, we went a different route with an old-fashioned QnA. Jurgen, for those who don’t know you, tell us about you in […]

An Attitude of Gratitude: Say #ThankYou this November (and always!)

An Attitude of Gratitude: Say #ThankYou this November (and always!)

We are taught by our parents and then our teachers to say thank you. So it becomes an automatic thing. But is that a good thing? Nowadays, “thanks” is in our automatic email signatures. We say thanks without even making eye contact with cashiers or even those that hold doors for us. It’s become like […]

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 […]

The Work-Life Blend

The Work-Life Blend

When it comes to work-life balance, there is an old cliché: “It’s not a balance, it’s a juggling act.” So it’s either a balance or a juggling act? It seems to me that the premise here is flawed. The premise is that there is a demarcation between work and life. I don’t believe that there […]

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