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The secret to happiness - it's complicated

The secret to happiness - it's complicated | Mindset | Scoop.it
After a few days of sunshine here in the UK people are looking markedly happier.  Does it only take a few rays of sunshine to lift our mood or is happiness more complicated than that.
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It is complicated, and not easy to distill down to a simple cause and effect. However, there are clearly things we can do.

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The Film vs. the Filmmaker | The Drucker Exchange | Daily Blog by The Drucker Institute

The Film vs. the Filmmaker | The Drucker Exchange | Daily Blog by The Drucker Institute | Mindset | Scoop.it
"How good are you at separating personal feelings from the task at hand in the workplace?" asks this blog post based on the ideas of Peter Drucker.
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Great points about Pixar's success looking at the importance of (1) forming diverse teams of smart, passionate people (2) not taking things personally by focusing on 'what' is right rather than 'who' is right.

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Advanced #3GoodThings

Advanced #3GoodThings | Mindset | Scoop.it
The habit of identifying 3 Good Things each day is a powerful habit from Positive Psychology and can be impactful. This post details a simple way to extend the habit into something that has much greater impact.
Ian Pettigrew's insight:

The research paper 'Pursuing Happiness: The Architecture of Sustainable Change' suggests that our happiness comes from our genetic predisposition, our circumstances, and from intentional happiness-related habits. This article explores one of those intentional habits.

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