A New Break Is Not a Waste of Time!

When was the last time someone gave you a break? How about the last time you gave yourself a break? And how recently have you done something new with a hiatus? The answers may be affecting your happiness, and therefore your success. That’s right: you can become more successful by taking frequent and effective downtime. read more…

5 Powerful Communication Tips from Professional Coaching

[Kim Menig joined the Happy Brain Science team in 2018. She brings 15+ years of experience in nonprofit program management. She’s an International Coach Federation (ICF) member & she has flexible availability to provide Happy Brain Science coaching services.] Coaching: Crossover Thrills & Skills Have you ever met with a personal, professional, or executive coach (or read more…

How To Update Your Performance Review Methods

This guest post about updating performance review methods is by David Mizne, Chief Contributor and Editor of the15Five blog. It ties in nicely with the “Self-Review” solution card from our Choose Happiness @ Work card game and facilitation tool. Everyone — from employees to HR professionals — has realized traditional performance management techniques aren’t delivering the results read more…

Boost Your Emotional Intelligence at Work

How to Work Better with People: Emotional Intelligence Come play with us! Join Scott Crabtree, CEO of Happy Brain Science, on a journey through 100+ science-based solutions from our Choose Happiness @ Work card game! In this episode, discover why boosting emotional intelligence can help you work more effectively with others. ***Continue reading or skip to the read more…

Describing Progress for Success

Describing Progress Can Make You Happier: Come play with us! Join Scott Crabtree, CEO of Happy Brain Science, on a journey through 100+ science-based solutions from our Choose Happiness @ Work card game! ***Continue reading or skip to the bottom to watch this post as a video*** This Choose Happiness @ Work card says, “Describe read more…

[Book Review] Not Everyone Gets a Trophy: How to Manage the Millennials by Bruce Tulgan

Book Review Managing Millennials

Have you had a chance to manage millennials? With millennials quickly becoming the largest segment of the workforce, you’ve probably worked with one, whether you’re a millennial yourself or part of an older generation. Especially if you belong to an older generation, I’d bet several months of income that, like GenX me, you’ve found it read more…

Learn and Grow: The Science of Growth

Learn and Grow

Learn and Grow: A Story Chris knew Adam was pretty happy working on his current project. But she also knew that Adam’s career history was filled with jobs that lasted 1-2 years. And she knew that Adam was approaching his 1-year anniversary. She really wanted to retain Adam as long as possible; he was becoming read more…