Category Archives: happiness

Supply Your Own Sunshine and Happiness

We are on day 31 of 2018. Thus far, we have experienced 40 days of winter, with 50 days left to go. In Indiana that means too many gray days…

Happiness Study – Results Everyone Should Know

This TEDTalk is worth every minute it takes to watch. Below is a quick summary for those who don’t have 12 minutes to watch this fascinating video that explains the…

A Road Map for Employee Engagement

Do you know how to create employee engagement? What comes first? Happiness at work or engagement at work? In the world of organizational behavior, we know that happy workers are…

Are you a diamond in the rough?

Isn’t it remarkable that all diamonds start as coal? In their early days, diamonds are a far cry from the gleaming and glittery precious stones that we know them to…

Gain a Competitive Edge By Being POSITIVE!

Is the idea that positivity can change your life naive? Research shows that positivity can impact not only your health and wealth, but also your personal and professional happiness. Shawn Achor,…

TRUST Is Not A Four Letter Word

It’s true; trust is not a four letter word. In fact, trust is quite obviously a five letter word. However, in organizations, trust can be a profoundly off-limits word as…

STOP! Be Grateful . . . It’s the Key to Happiness!

During the post-Thanksgiving hustle of holiday shopping, end-of-year work deadlines, and increased social activities, we can easily forget to be grateful. While most of us make a conscious effort to…

Live From Your Heart – It Will Bring Happiness and Effectiveness

I read this beautiful poem today and wanted to pass it along.   Living from the heart brings authenticity and therefore leads to happiness with oneself and others. Living from the…

Weekend and Workday Wisdom from Steve Jobs

Steve Job's 2005 commencement address to Standford's graduating class is as relevant today as it was then. If you watched it a few years ago, it's worth a second viewing….

One Rule For Living (and Working) Without Regret

Regret is a downer – plan and simple. Most of us try to avoid it as best we can. We associate regret with disappointment, unhappiness, grief, and heartbreak. Bronnie Ware’s…