we’re more successful, then we’ll be happier. Well that just may not be the case at all.
That’s where Shawn Achor comes in. In his book, The Happiness Advantage, he refers to “rigorous research in psychology and neuroscience, management studies, and the bottom lines of organizations around the globe” when he says that “happiness fuels success, not the other way around”.
Happiness is contagious, just as a bad attitude is. Try it. Walk into a room of your peers or staff with a big smile and just be basically courteous. With few exceptions, very soon everyone will have a smile.
- better quality of work
- better customer service
- conscious acts of kindness
- fewer sick days
- higher motivation
- achieving potential