Basically we have gotten it all wrong!
We think that if we get everything working perfectly then we will be happy.
When scientifically over and over again what has been showing up as the Happiness Formula is that if you are happy, then everything goes perfectly!
Okay, maybe not perfectly but the secret to producing results, making changes and reaching our goals is to start out in a state of confidence and happiness.
Keeping a positive mind set in the present has shown to increase sales by 33%!
Not sure how this applies to you? Watch this short 12 minutes video:
Shawn Achor is the CEO of Good Think Inc., where he researches and teaches about positive psychology to better understand where human potential, success and happiness intersect.
How does this apply to your company?
According to Shawn’s research “75% of job success is predicted by your optimism levels, social support and your ability to see stress as a challenge instead of a threat”.
Pay particular attention to the video starting at 7:42 when Shawn explains why your external world is only a 10% indicator or your happiness levels (and therefore your results).
How can you use the Happiness Formula to increase your company’s success and profitability?
If you can raise someone’s level of positivity in the present then their brain experiences something now called a happiness advantage. Basically your brain at positive performs significantly better than your brain at neutral or stressed – your intelligence rises, your creativity rises, and your energy level rises. In fact it has been shown that every single measure of success improves.
Find a way to be positive in the present to engage the Happiness Advantage and look for simple ways to increase a positive outlook with your team to increase your company’s results.