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Wisdom for a Happy Life: Get Up & Dance!

Dancing is an activity that has served many purposes throughout human history. It has been done as part of communication, religious rituals, and performing arts. These days, dancing is often a leisure activity where people move freely to music they love. Interestingly, it’s more than just a fun activity. It’s a healthy activity. According to […]

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An Experiment in Limiting “I’m Sorry”

A few months ago, I embarked on a personal experiment to eliminate my excess use of “I’m sorry.”  I started because I saw a big discrepancy when asking myself the questions below: When was the last time I truly felt apologetic? When was the last time I said the words, “I’m sorry”? The Starting Point […]

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Great Managers “ASK” Powerful Questions

Dear employees from my beginning days as a manager, I’m sorry for yelling and telling. I didn’t know any better at the time. Sincerely, Gary As a new manager, I dreaded giving feedback.  It felt like confrontation, so I’d avoid it until my frustration boiled over.  Then I’d “yell and tell” my employees  I wasn’t […]

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Our First “Connect! on Culture!”

87% of employees worldwide report feeling disengaged from their job. This statistic is shocking, and the community that came together last Thursday at WeWork Golden Gate was ready to do something about it! In partnership with Silicon Valley Bank and WeWork Golden Gate, Delivering Happiness was honored to facilitate what turned out to be an […]

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Change Starts Here: Create Your Happiness Action Plan

Change Starts Here is a six-month journey of personal and professional development, designed with the goal of making YOU happier at work. We’ve partnered with Nic Marks [creator of the Happy Planet Index] and the team at Happiness Works to provide exclusive access to the Happiness at Work Survey, which we’ll use to design an […]

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6,000 Miles in the Pursuit of Happiness

In January of this year, I made a life-changing decision. After 6 years spent living in the U.S., I realised that that chapter had come to a close: I no longer saw a future for myself there. The signs had been there for quite some time, signs that I’d chosen to distract myself from rather […]

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