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The happiness advantage research linking happiness and success

The Happiness Advantage:Research Linking Happiness and Success

Maritz Travel Company

April 16, 2014

Shawn Achor

Good Think Inc.


Researching the happiness advantage

Researching The Happiness Advantage


Escaping the cult of the average

Escaping the Cult of the Average


Ripple effects and mirror neurons

Ripple Effects and Mirror Neurons

Positive individual changes ripple to culture change


Case study of positive outliers

Case Study of Positive Outliers


Harvard university

Harvard University


The greatest predictors of success

Optimism, The Belief That Your Behavior Matters

Strong Social Connection

Perceive Stress as a Challenge

The Greatest Predictors of Success


The happiness advantage

The Happiness Advantage

  • 37% greater sales

  • 3x more creative

  • 31% more productive

  • 40% more likely to receive a promotion

  • 23% fewer fatigue symptoms

  • Up to 10x more engaged

  • 39% more likely to live to age 94

    (Achor, HBR, 2012)


The tetris effect re training your brain

The Tetris Effect: Re-training Your Brain


Creating sustainable positive change

Creating Sustainable Positive Change

  • 3 Gratitudes(Emmons & McCullough, 2003)

  • The Doubler(Slatcher & Pennebaker, 2006)

  • The Fun Fifteen (Babyak et al., 2000)

  • Meditation(Shapiro & Schwartz, 2005)

  • Conscious Act of Kindness(Achor, 2010)


Experiment commit to your habit

Experiment: Commit To Your Habit

  • Email:

  • 1 = Gratitudes

  • 2 = Doubler

  • 3 = Fun Fifteen

  • 4 = Meditation

  • 5 = Email

  • [email protected]


  • The 20 second rule

    The 20 Second Rule

    • Long emails and guitars

    • Activation Energy

    • Flow

      (Csikszentmihalyi, 1990)


    Happinessadvantage com

    For more information and links to research:

    HappinessAdvantage.com

    Next steps:

    Do your Habit

    Read The Happiness Advantage

    Share the TED talk


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