We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires us to be more productive.
Watch his talk here: The Happy Secret To Better Work
More about Shawn Achor
He is the CEO of Good Think Inc., a Cambridge-based consulting firm which researches positive outliers (people who are well above average), to understand where human potential, success and happiness intersect.
Based on his research and 12 years of experience at Harvard, he clearly and humorously describes to organizations how to increase happiness and meaning, raise success rates and profitability, and create positive transformations that ripple into more successful cultures. He is also the author of The Happiness Advantage.