The Gruffalo Kudo - The Appreciation Challenge Cup

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Gruffalo is a metaphor for fear, dauntlessness, and the luck of the tiny ones when getting great by using their phantasy only. Use a soft toy as challenge cup to show your appreciation.

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Happiness Hacking 1 – Tools To Track Happiness On Project And Team Level

Reading Time: < 1 minute There are several tools available to facilitate, measure and visualize happiness on the project and team level.

Tools To Show Your Appreciation

Reading Time: < 1 minute There are several tools available to give or facilitate appreciation. The range spans from techniques to moderate or facilitate workshops, to online services and physical objects to show recognition at the business place.

Six Rules To Give Rewards

Reading Time: 2 minutes In most organisations, recognition and financial reward go one for the other. This approach misses the point of recognition: people are motivated by more than money. Six rules by With Jurgen Appelo to give rewards and to increase people’s performance and enjoyment.

Give Your Colleagues Their Daily Dose Of Appreciation — Bonus, Rewards, and Feedback

Reading Time: 6 minutes Everybody becomes happy when getting a "Thank you", or be rewarded and be encouraged by a job well done. In the century business world financial bonus systems do not work anymore to motivate people properly. Instead, by following a few simple rules, you can reward and recognise employees effectively.

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

Reading Time: 6 minutes 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.

Psychological Safety — Why Employees Need It

Reading Time: 4 minutes Psychological safety is a shared belief that the team is safe for interpersonal risk-taking. In psychologically safe teams, team members feel accepted and respected. The team members share the belief that they are enabled to give voice to their ideas without fearing reprisal or rebuke.
Psychological safety is one crucial prerequisite for innovation and high-performance teams.

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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).

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