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Crossposting: Managing for Happiness

Event Details

Crossposting: Managing for Happiness

Time: August 8, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: Science Center Quorom Event Space
Street: 3711 Market Street 8th Floor
City/Town: Philadelphia
Website or Map: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/…
Event Type: crossposting, ctoschoolphilly, happiness
Latest Activity: Aug 10, 2016

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Event Description

Managing for Happiness: A talk by Jurgen Appelo. Click here for the details on EventBrite.

CTO School Philly  is proud to present an evening with JURGEN APPELO, the inventor of Management 3.0 workshops and CEO of the global business network Happy Melly.

Inc.com has called Jurgen a Top 50 Leadership Expert, a Top 50 Leadership Innovator, and a Top 100 Great Leadership Speaker.

Jurgen will discuss topics from his latest book Managing for Happiness which continues his pioneering approach to help creative organizations survive and thrive in the twenty-first century.

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Comment by Greg Mester on August 10, 2016 at 1:40am

I went to the event and it was very interesting.  A couple of good points that make people happy:  giving people credit on the work  it reminded me of when Apply had the designers sign their computer; no metric is perfect and you may need a combination with goals for what would make one happy; celebrating success, and the rewards system based on team feedback.  Thanks to @leanLeff for the link to the https://bonus.ly/ site where a team of 8 people can do the awards thing for free.

Comment by Greg Mester on August 8, 2016 at 1:20pm
I'm going to this tonight and I will let you know how it goes.

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