29 Feb Happiness at work
I was lucky enough to spend some one-on-one time with Marty Seligman a few weeks ago and enjoyed hearing that what we’re doing here at The Happiness Institute is pretty much cutting-edge. The article below refers to his happiness at work presentations so if you’re interested in reading more…
Thinking positive boosts bottom line
BUSINESS LIFE: Ruth Ostrow | February 29, 2008
They have come as members of the Australian Institute of Management to hear advice on how to be more effective in business, but not from a sales guru. They’re here to listen to one of the great thought leaders of our time; father of the positive psychology movement; Mr Happiness himself, author of the best-seller, Learned Optimism, Dr Martin Seligman PhD.
“I am a recovering pessimist,” the avuncular Seligman announces to a packed house, to chuckles and applause. “Through learned optimism I have worked out that I can be measurably more successful than I would ordinarily be. Positive thinking and happiness is not simply New Age, it is good for the bottom line.”
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