The happy secret to better work – TED video

In one of the most popular TED talks in recent years, Shawn Achor shares a belief of many :


If I work harder, I’ll be successful and if I’m more successful, I’ll be happier.

Shawn Achor TED talk on happiness at work - how to rewire brain (smaller)


Shawn thinks we have this idea of happiness around the WRONG WAY!


Instead he says ‘if you can raise someone’s level of positivity in the present – their brain experiences a ‘happiness advantage’ which results in increased creativity, increased energy, increased intelligence…and increased success!’


In this TED talk, Shawn explains this thinking further and shares his tips for the ‘happiness advantage’ :


Shawn Achor TED talk on happiness at work

Our info graphic / visual captures some of the key points in this very powerful TED talk.


Click here to view the Ted talk transcript