Happiness During Unemployment

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Is it possible to find happiness during unemployment? Science can help us answer this tough question. For most of us, unemployment is not fun at all. I recently found myself out of a full-time job because of “business reasons.” Don’t get me wrong, I understood why I had to be let go–but it still didn’t read more…

3 Ways Brad Stevens’ Coaching Style Works–and Can Help You Too!

Brad Stevens' Coaching Style works.

Brad Stevens’ coaching style works. As I type this, my beloved Celtics are up 2-0 against the Cleveland Caveliers in the NBA Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. Virtually nobody predicted this, especially after Boston lost not one, but two of their top stars (and suffered other injuries) before the playoffs. How does Stevens do it? Can the read more…

The Science of Autonomy at Work

Autonomy at Work: A Story Kim assigned a crucial project to Juan, and really wanted it to go well. So she asked him to prepare 24 milestones along the way, starting with an extremely detailed concept approval document. She scheduled a two hour meeting to review the concept approval, and was asking about–and then changing–many read more…

Happy Brain Science is hiring a Happiness Coordinator!

We are hiring! I’m delighted to announce that we are hiring a full time (or almost full time) Happiness Coordinator to work in our Portland, Oregon office. Some information is below, but for all the details and to apply, please visit http://bit.ly/ApplyHappy. (Please do not contact us via other means; you will hurt, not help your chances read more…

3 Ways to Choose Misery at Work

Woman experiencing unhappiness.

3 ways to make yourself unhappy at work. We accidentally choose unhappiness because we don’t know any better. This article aims to help you know better.