Most of us believe that if we just work a little harder and actually achieve our goals, then we can be happy. But could that be backwards? In this TEDxBloomington talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity. Research shows happy employees have higher levels of productivity, perform better in leadership roles and receive higher pay. Happiness could be your single most important competitive advantage to achieving success. Shawn Achor is the CEO of Good Think Inc., where he researches and teaches about positive psychology.
If we study what is merely average, we will remain merely average.” (Shawn Achor)