ENTREPRENEUR: Four Ways to Get Into a Positive Mindset for the New Year

Lisa Evans | Entrepreneur.com December 18, 2013 With the New Year in sight, you may be starting to think about making resolutions. While entrepreneurs often think success will bring happiness, happiness expert Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage (2010: Crown Business) and Before Happiness (2013: Crown Business) says it’s actually the other way around. Having a sunny outlook can help…

EVERY WOMAN: Success brings happiness, right? Shawn Achor author of ‘The Happiness Advantage’ on why that might not be the case.

December, 2013 Success brings happiness, right? In fact there is evidence that it’s the other way round: be happy and you are more likely to be successful. The ‘happiness first’ philosophy undermines everything the well-brought-up leader has been trained to believe: eat your dinner before you can have your dessert, work hard and then you…

LONDON TIMES: Why You Should Be a Dolphin Parent

Barbara McMahon | September 21, 2013 Playful parents make for smarter, happier children, according to new research.   Amy Chua’s provocative memoir described a strict method of raising children known as  Tiger parenting. The Yale law professor recalled how she rejected her 4yearold daughter Lulu’s homemade birthday card for being carelessly drawn, threatened to burn her older daughter Sophia’s stuffed animals if she did not improve her piano playing, and never accepted grades…