do you ever listen TED talks?
TED’s taglin is ideas worth spreading
and i found one i’d like to share
it’s a talk from shawn achor
(below is his bio i snagged from TED.com)
shawn achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at harvard university,
where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at harvard.
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.
a couple of quotes i love from shawn’s talk that really inspired
‘if we study what is merely average, we will remain merely average’
‘[it’s] the lens through which your brain views the world that shapes your reality.
and if we can change the lens, not only can we change your happiness,
we can change every single educational and business outcome at the same time.’
i really have no words to convey how much truth, humor and promise
shawn touches on in his talk
hope you enjoy it
hope your monday is filled with positivity
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