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  • 4 TED talks on the power of a great conversation

    “How do I deal with an employee that is constantly late?” This question was posed at this month’s Management 3.0 Meetup in London. Jurgen, who was our guest speaker, said “Who cares?” because he shares the belief that people should be able to come in when they want. ...

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  • The Zone of Genius, Lists and the Art of Fixing Things

    We were shopping around for a mattress and came across the most intriguing marketing campaign I’ve maybe ever seen. A traditional bus stop ad led me to a pop-up “nap station” where I discovered a temporary, free coworking space in the center of London, with WiFi, free coffe...

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  • Should we measure everything?

    Human beings are naturally curious, forming questions, looking for answers, and experimenting — it’s all in our nature. Adaptation is key to evolution and survival — in both nature and in business. Usually, we are very good at pointing out if something does not work or needs to ...

    Tags: How to Increase Productivity, How To Motivate Employees, Project Management Tools & Techniques, agile analytics, agile coach, vanity metrics

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  • Are non-profits leading high performance culture leadership?

    Here at Happy Melly, we talk a lot about people making a difference at work — but what if your work makes a difference? We don’t talk enough about non-profits and we should. I spent this week at Spark the Change here in London, a conference for helping organizations reach th...

    Tags: Employee Engagement Exercises, How to Increase Productivity, How To Motivate Employees, culture leadership, housing association, housing authority, nonprofit management, Spark the Change, transparency

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  • Is EQ becoming the new IQ? The power of emotional intelligence

    This is the first blog in a two-part series about how to develop our emotional intelligence. I’m going to kick off this article with something I like to refer to as the Aristotle Challenge. The philosopher said: Anybody can become angry, that is easy. But to be angry with the right&nbs...

    Tags: Contests, How to Increase Productivity, How To Motivate Employees, Motivational, Uncategorized, communication, conflict resolution, Daniel Goleman, Emotional Intelligence, empathy, EQ, IQ, leadership success, motivation, Professional success, self-awareness, self-reflection

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  • Ten ways to adopt an Olympic growth mindset

    Dutifully watching the Olympics in the early hours I was inspired by the heroics of all the athletes on show in Rio. Andy Murray, Wayde van Niekerk and Usain Bolt are just a few that showcased on the big stage what hard work can do by breaking records and taking gold medals. And while there&rsquo...

    Tags: Entrepreneurial Skills & Small Business Resources, How To Become An Entrepreneur, How to Increase Productivity, Growth mindset, olympics 2016, rio olympics

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  • Eight ways to add value when communicating

    A few months ago I watched the documentary, The Making of a Murderer. For those who haven’t seen it – and I highly recommend you do – I won’t spoil the gut-wrenching plot. I’ll just say that it’s an extremely emotive true story about a family that is dealt one ...

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  • Will a job in management make you happy?

    Job satisfaction is so important when it comes to happiness at work. Some people, such as myself, are happiest in a worker bee position – happy to be part of the team and to do their part. Others, however, want a little bit more and this often means that they want to move up the […] ...

    Tags: About Happy Melly, Employee Engagement Exercises, Entrepreneurial Skills & Small Business Resources, How to Increase Productivity, Leadership, Motivational, change, communication, great managers, happiness at work, job satisfaction, management, millennial, transparent, work-life balance

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  • empathy challenge: seeing things from a different perspective

    I learned that “agile” was a thing around 2007. Before that, in the early 2000’s, the team I was working with was already following the values and principles, more or less, and we were using elements of Scrum and Kanban. We had ‘daily huddles’, we did weekly team mee...

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  • 14 daily motivation tips to break out of that slump and get sh*t done!

    As I already mentioned, I am part of a brilliant group of supportive and clever people, each who bring different skills to the table. Yesterday, I shared Steve Tallantyre’s explanation of how to leverage the science behind motivation. Today, I offer you Molly Sears-Piccavey‘s own pers...

    Tags: Entrepreneurial Skills & Small Business Resources, How To Become An Entrepreneur, How to Increase Productivity, How To Motivate Employees, daily motivation tips, How to be happy at work, how to find the job you love, Pomodoro Technique

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