Values Survey – Next Steps

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What Next?There is a great deal of science and research showing that acts of altruism increase our happiness.  Put simply, doing something for someone else increases our own sense of self esteem and gives us a feeling of connection and worth regarding our community.So go ahead, use the data from your Values survey to volunteer [...]

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Values Survey – Getting Insights from Your Data

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Introduction The information in this post is directed towards people who have taken the H(app)athon Values Survey.  If you haven’t taken the survey, however, please feel free to read the following information to see the types of insights we’re creating for people participating in this research.  The Email You Received If you’ve completed the Values [...]

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We’re Building our App and moving forward!

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It’s been a while since we’ve posted.  Thanks for your patience!  We’ve been focusing our efforts on doing workshops as well as research into how to best build our App.  Along those lines, any programmer or hacker types – we’d welcome your help!  Here are two opportunities:An in-person hackathon is happening this weekend in the [...]

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What is the Measure of Your Life?

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What is the measure of your life?What if there was a way to actually measure your well-being; a way to analyze trends in your behaviors and emotions and actually convey what makes you happy? While it may seem like a loaded question, it’s one that may not be too out of reach in the near [...]

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H(app)athon Indianapolis – The Idea and The Enjoyment

By Brandon Cockrum, H(app)athon IndyWhen I was first invited to participate in the H(app)athon project I thought that it would be an opportunity to work with friends on an event that would bring more happiness to the world. I had little idea what to expect but I was intrigued by the prospect of Indianapolis (or [...]

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IMAGINE Videos and Photos from Bogota, Colombia

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Here are a series of presentations and photos from the Bogota, Colombia H(app)athon Workshop: Presentation One (en Espanol) Presentation Two (en Espanol)Presentation Three (coming soon!) Presentation Four (en Espanol)Presentation Five (en Espanol)  Photos From the Event!

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H(app)athon Oslo!

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H(app)athon Oslo! from John Havens HUGE thanks to Kristine and Julie at Brainwells in Oslo for producing the FIRST Oslo H(app)athon Workshop! Woo-hoo! They also put together this amazing report which says much more (and much better) than I can about their infectiously joyful and creative spirits and ideas. Check it out! And thanks again [...]

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Insights from the H(app)athon in San Francisco – March 20, 2013

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Is happiness a better indicator of economic prosperity than GDP? It may surprise you that many economists, governments and business leaders believe it is. Bringing this concept to life is the goal of the H(app)athon Project, started by my friend and colleague John Havens. John has kindly included me in his incredibly rich Advisory Committee [...]

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Claiming Your Value

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By John. A lot of the work of the H(app)athon Project is about measuring and analyzing things.  We’re creating a survey with an amazing team of Data Science and Positive Psychology experts to understand what well-being means to people and how that relates to happiness.  We’re taking data from those surveys to Data Scientists at hackathons [...]

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