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How to be happy

In this NPR interview (text & audio here), Jane McGonigal talks about how the expertise in making games can apply to many situations. In this case, museum design.

Jane talks about what we all need to be happy:

  1. Satisfying work
  2. The experience of being good at something
  3. Time spent with people we like
  4. The chance to be a part of something bigger

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  1. Sam Karow January 23, 2009 at 11:39 am #

    Great post – very thought provoking. Thanks.

  2. michael cardus January 24, 2009 at 8:22 am #

    Such simple advice that is often overlooked or seen as “touchy feely” by most managers.
    Managers must remember that behaviors are part of the job, and managing them is what make people stay.
    Know your team
    Help them determine relevence
    Help them to create measureable goals.

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