Zorro Circle Happiness Advantage Principle #5

Principle #5 The Zorro Circle author: Shawn Achor; these are my notes to get a quicker read of the amazing book “The Happiness Advantage” How limiting your focus to small, manageable goals can expand your sphere of power. Zorro first gets to master his small circle before allowed to greater feats, which one by one, he achieves. But none of these achievements would ever have been possible had he not first learned to master...

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Happiness Advantage Principle #4 Falling Up
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Happiness Advantage Principle #4 Falling Up

Principal #4 Falling Up author: Shawn Achor; these are my notes to get a quicker read of the amazing book “The Happiness Advantage” Capitalizing on the downs to build upward momentum. Study after study shows that if we are able to conceive of a failure as an opportunity for growth. We are all the more likely to experience that growth. Conversely, if we conceive of a fall as the worst thing in the world, it becomes just...

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Happiness Advantage Principle #3 Tetris Effect

Principle #3 The Tetris Effect author: Shawn Achor; these are my notes to get a quicker read of the amazing book “The Happiness Advantage” Training your brain to capitalize on possibility via the Tetris Effect. The Tetris effect stems from a very normal physical process that repeated playing triggers in their brains. They become stuck in something called a “cognitive afterimage”. You know those blue or green...

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Happiness Advantage Principle #2

Happiness Advantage Principle #2 The Fulcrum and the lever author: Shawn Achor; these are my notes to get a quicker read of the amazing book “The Happiness Advantage” Changing your performance by changing your mindset. Our power to maximize our potential is based on two important things: (1) the length of our lever-how much potential power and possibility we believe we have, and (2) the position of our fulcrum-the mindset...

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The Happiness Advantage

Part Two- The Seven Principles author: Shawn Achor; these are my notes to get a quicker read of the amazing book “The Happiness Advantage” Principle #1 – The Happiness Advantage Traditionally it was believed that if we work hard enough, we will be successful. And only if we are successful will we become happy. Now, thanks to breakthroughs in the field of positive psychology, we are learning the opposite is true. When...

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The Happiness Advantage – Review

The Happiness Advantage author: Shawn Achor, here my notes to speed up reading and understanding of this amazing book called “The Happiness Advantage”. Part One-Positive Psychology at Work The traditional belief is work and you will become successful. And once you become successful then you will be happy. In short success first and happiness second. The only thing is, this does not work. If this held true everyone who ever...

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