Happiness at Work: Basic Needs

Taught by Dr. Raj Raghunathan

Infuse a little happiness into your workplace to boost growth and success.

In this course, author, speaker, and professor Raj Raghunathan illustrates how something as simple–yet elusive–as happiness, can have a radical impact on the way we do business.

With his distinctive experience as a coach and advocate for happier, healthier living, Raj highlights the importance of happiness in every aspect of our lives. He expands on the first letter in the B.A.M.B.A. model–Basic Needs–and teaches you about the three main categories your basic needs fall into. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to identify which of your basic needs are being met and which of them aren’t, as well as what you can do to start improving your happiness at work.

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Learn how basic needs form the first step in promotion happiness.


This course will take 2- 3 hours to complete while offering concepts and strategies that can be applied over months and years to afford lifelong benefits. In addition to interactive lectures, this course also includes reviews, assessments, transcripts, and self-reflection activities.


Learn actionable strategies for satisfying basic needs that aren’t being adequately met in your organization in order to promote the happiness, well-being, and productivity of all its members.

Course Journey

The Secret to Happiness

Fulfilling basic needs is a prerequisite for happiness at work. Ensuring that each of the domains of basic needs below are fully satisfied should be highly prioritized in any organization.

Boosting Your Happiness at Work

Learn about how low-cost and high-impact activities in conjunction with the right environmental nudges can significantly improve workplace happiness.

The Three Basic Needs

Assess how well your own basic needs are being satisfied in your organization develop actionable strategies for satisfying basic needs that aren’t fully met.

Cultivating Happiness on Your Team

Formulate strategies for making healthier living easier, encouraging the best possible work-life balance and improving on role clarity that can have a large and lasting impact in your organization.

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