Shawn Achor, CEO of GoodThink has traveled the globe teaching the simple steps to happiness and documented amazing improvements in performance when we change our attitudes. Then he teaches the simple steps to Start by being happy.
Our current paradigm is
- Work Hard
- so you can Be Successful
- and then you will Be Happy
Research shows our brains don’t work that way.
Only 10% of our happiness can be predicted by our physical surroundings (the stuff we have accumulated).
This is a fascinating video from an excellent (and funny) presenter.