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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 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.

We are obviously excited for the impact that the WHY Chart can have, driving a new way to think about our work and a new way to measure and drive success. But we are equally excited about telling the stories of the post-workerbot era...

Coming Soon - The Canvita Life

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

The future of work is a blank canvas of possibilities. We even named our parent company after this mindset - Canvita, the Canvas of Life.

We obviously don't have all the answers about where our economy and our work is headed --- we all are learning this new rapidly evolving game as we go. That doesn't mean we aren't ready to start asking the tough questions. 

We will explore the many topics related to the new era of work with the smartest business leaders, psychologists, scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, artists, writers, builders, etc.

We will talk about the hidden struggles and explore the new paths that the most ambitious of entrepreneurs and artists are undertaking. We will talk about their innovation and the resulting opportunities that suddenly open up from that innovation.

Creative solutions will build upon each other. That is the home of where the majority of us can find true happiness with our work and our craft.

Yes, the bots are going to eat many - maybe even the majority - of the jobs that we know today. We are determined to find the solutions during this transition. Why? 

Because -- at our core -- we are not workerbots. None of us are.

the inspiration from our best professors

Please check out our Co-Founder/CEO's post about our reasons to launch the WHY Chart and The Canvita Life after years of living in the grey 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 (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!