My Settings


This section is where you can configure your individual Betterworks account. 

  • Add your phone number
  • Add a blurb
  • Add a profile picture
  • Update your password
    Note: If your organization is using Single Sign-On (SSO), you will not be able to update your password through Betterworks. Instead, you'll need to loop in a member of your organization's IT Team.
  • Change your starting page
  • Change your time zone
  • Change the language
  • Access the Preview environment
  • Set notifications


You can decide which notifications you'd like to receive via email. If your administrator has enabled Slack and/or Microsoft Teams, you'll have the option to select push notifications to those applications as well.

Note: If your administrator has made certain notifications mandatory, the checkboxes will be grayed out.

Goal Calendar Events: Receive calendar events for goals based on their due date.

  • Calendar Invites
  • Overdue goals

Social Notifications: Receive a notification when someone cheers, nudges, and comments on a goal.

  • Cheers
  • Nudges

Comment Notifications: Receive a notification when someone comments or @mentions you in a goal.

  • Comments
  • @mentions

Activity on Goals and Teams: Receive notifications about modifications to goals, milestones, and metrics.

  • A manager modifies a direct report's goal
  • A user edits a goal
  • A user deletes a contributing goal
  • Manager digest
  • Managers receive emails when their direct report is deactivated
  • Add or remove users as a contributor

Contributor Activity on Goals: Receive notifications about activity on contributing goals, milestones, and metrics.

  • Adding a contributor to a goal
  • A contributor completes a contributing goal, milestone, or metric
  • Deleting a goal that contributes to another

Activity on Followed Goals: Receive notifications about activity on followed goals.

  • Completes a goal
  • Updates a goal

Activity on Goals owned by Teams: Team members will receive notifications about activity on goals owned by their team.

  • @mentions
  • Comments
  • Cheers
  • Nudges
  • Updates
  • Goal completions

Note: If a department or team owns a goal, Betterworks will send notifications to all members of that department or team for comments, cheers, nudges, and progress updates.

Weekly Digests: Receive weekly planning digests.

Impersonation Notifications: For organizations with the Admin Proxy feature enabled, users will receive a notification if an administrator impersonates them to make changes on their behalf. 

1:1 Notifications: For organizations with the 1:1s feature enabled, users will receive a notification approximately one hour before a 1:1 is scheduled to begin.

Batch Emails: Enabling "Batch emails sent in quick succession" will batch notifications together and minimize the number of emails received.