Happiness Hacking 2 – 30 Happiness Strategies To Try in the Workplace

Give people a smile by showing them your appreciation and recognition. Try to stay off from generic emails or general praise cards. They will cheapen the gesture and feel more like an obligation than proper recognition. There are several approaches and strategies to support and achieve people happiness at the workplace level.

Happy People are Productive People — Productivity, Team Happiness, and Team Morale

Team happiness, mindfulness, and mental sustainability are vital topics in current software management and product development. Happier people are more productive, is the mantra. Is this a reasonable way to follow?

Happiness Door — An Alternate Feedback Tool for Events, Workshops, and Retrospectives

The Happiness Door is one of the Management 3.0 practices. It is a tool to give feedback continuously in workshops, events, or meetings in three categories: things that make attendees happy, things they feel neutral about and things they didn’t like. Usually, it is either an empty flipchart or a collection of post-its.

Happiness Index — How to Measure Something So Difficult To Catch

Employes, team members, rate frequently their (daily) happiness on a numeric scale (1–5). This rating is tracked on team or department level to visualize a team’s mood over time and to help teams and management to improve their happiness (Jeff Sutherland, ScrumInc; Hendriek Kniberg, Crisp).