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Workplace trends: 4 myths about how work gets done and what we should be doing instead

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Dr. Anna Akbari, a sociologist contests that not all workplace trends improve performance. From co-working spaces to collaboration, the “best work” environment is contested, along with the eight-hour workday, the 9-to-5 time frame, the one-hour lunch, the 15-minute break — these being merely social constructs, and not “natural” operational modes …

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12 DOs and 6 DONT’s to increase your Success and Happiness

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Happiness entails focused work! So does success. According to Marc Chernoff, happiness is not something you postpone for the future;
it is something you design into the present. Happy people do a lot of things.  They spend time expressing gratitude, cultivating optimism, practicing kindness, nurturing loving relationships, committing to meaningful goals, savoring …

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Research & Real-Life Social Experiment | What is the optimal income for happiness?

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According to  Jasper Bergink, money seems to be the central topic for happiness researchers worldwide. Only last week I wondered how money affects me. This week, coverage from various international newspapers on a great new real-life experiment left me no choice but to discuss it again. New York Times reported that …

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RESEARCH: The Happiness make up |The famous 50-10-40 formula

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The famous 50-10-40 formula is prominent in work done by positive psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky. 50% of happiness is determined by your genes. 10% of happiness is determined by the circumstances in which you live. 40% of happiness is determined by your actions, your attitude or optimism, and the way you handle situations.   Source: …

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VIDEO & Research: The Happy Secret to Better Work | The Happiness Advantage: Accomplishment & Gratitude

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The Happy Secret to Better Work Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, then we’ll be happy. But recent discoveries in the field of positive psychology have shown that this formula is actually backward: Happiness fuels success, not …

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VIDEO & Research: How will you buy your happiness? | If you think that money can’t buy happiness, you’re just not spending it right

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TEDx speaker Michael Norton offers his advice on buying your happiness. Spend money on experiences: According to Jasper Bergink, commenting on the five principles on happy money, it’s not material goods, but rather, the special moments in our lives that we cherish. No matter what we buy, we adapt to material …

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