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our mission...

Everything we do is about being a driver of meaningful work.

If we love what we do, our work is the driver for happiness in every other aspect of life. But -- for far too many of us -- it is the driver of depression. It is the driver of declining overall health. It is the driver of the teardown of once great relationships inside and outside of the workplace. 

At Canvita, we are attacking this big WHY from a number of angles...

The Canvita Life is starting as a daily blog but will soon grow to include podcasts, news, book reviews, case studies, events and much, much more... All focused on the rapidly evolving post-workerbot era.

The WHY Chart - our first product - is all about re-thinking the way we measure success in the new era of work...

The WHY Chart

The new way for organizations with big inspiring missions to measure their work around the creative cycle & the team's happiness.

The opposite of a widget production or hours worked tracker. The WHAT + the HOW + the tough part of work that the workerbot era left out ... the WHY. 

How are you tracking your day to day happiness at work? How are you tracking your team's overall happiness for a week, a month, a year? Is your creative team working around the creative cycle or the output style of the industrial, workerbot era? How can we apply the important lessons of the quantified self era (which is just beginning) to drive and improve happiness with our work? 

Not easy questions but we can help great organizations find the answers. Please check out our first product which attacks Canvita's mission at its core.

inspiration from our professors

Check out this post from our Co-Founder/CEO about the reasons to launch the WHY Chart and The Canvita Life after years of living in the gray areas of work and life himself. Those struggles and failures led to falling in love with the work of the many leaders on the science of optimum experience and the sources of happiness at work -- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Daniel Khaneman, Abraham Maslow, Viktor Frankl, Martin Seligman, Tal Ben-Shahar, Tony Hsieh, Chip Conley, Herb Kelleher, Susan Cain, Brené Brown, Simon Sinek, Seth Godin (and many, many more). Their work inspired the WHY Chart key metrics and our own culture and business model at Canvita. 

Their work inspired our WHY.

We have a big WHY at Canvita, want to join us?

We don't have any specific openings right now but will be growing soon and always looking for great people that believe in the same things we believe in. When we are ready to add to the team, we will be looking for amazing writers, designers and engineers. 

We are not fans of the résumé, so please don't send us a bullet point version of who you are. But we'd absolutely love to chat with you, say hi here

If you are in NYC, we'd love to grab coffee. And of course, please check out our core values. They drive our WHY!