GREAT LEADERSHIP: When “Fluff Triples Revenues

When “Fluff” Triples Revenues: Why Leaders Can’t Overlook Happiness Great Leadership, Michelle Gielan March 9, 2017 The first time Gary Baker, president of Nationwide Brokerage Solutions heard about the research on happiness and how it affects the workplace, he referred to it as “fluff.” And why wouldn’t he? Our culture has long viewed happiness in the workplace as…

SUCCESS MAGAZINE: How to Not Be Miserable at Work

How to Not Be Miserable at Work Success Magazine, Shawn Achor March 2, 2017 Yale psychologist Amy Wrzesniewski has made a living out of studying how the mental conceptions we have of our jobs affect performance. After many years and hundreds of interviews with workers in every conceivable profession, she has found that employees have one of three…

SUCCESS MAGAZINE: You Have to See Your Happiness to Believe It

You Have to See Your Happiness to Believe It Success Magazine, Shawn Achor January 13, 2017 Psychologists have long known that negative emotions narrow our thoughts and range of actions, which has served an important evolutionary purpose. In prehistoric times, if a saber-toothed tiger was running at you, fear and stress helped release chemicals that either prepared you…