Founder, Institute for Applied Positive Research. Author, Broadcasting Happiness: The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change.
Believes the news you consume first thing in the morning can have a huge impact on your day – if you read negative news, you’re 27% more likely to have a bad day.
Thinks the first few words you say in a meeting are crucial and that if you say something positive and meaningful you can take control of the conversation.
“The best use of social media is to deepen existing close relationships or create new ones.”
Believes broadcasting a positive mindset improves every business and educational outcome and suggests a goal of rational optimism.
Has found that consuming negative news can make you less effective at work and suggests three strategies to counter that.
“We’re all broadcasters. Our words create our experience of the world.”
Suggests six small shifts in the way you talk that can make you happier at work including to make new memories and express gratitude.
Recommends you start your day by sending somebody a two-minute email thanking or praising them.
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