Earlier today, I told you about the newly revamped Indie Business Book Club, now virtual, open to the public and set up to read and discuss even more books to help us grow as people and business leaders.
I am excited to announce that my choice for our book club this month is The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor.
About The Happiness Advantage
Did you know that you can improve your productivity at work by 30% simply by becoming happier? This book makes a strong case for that proposition, and I liked what I read so much that I wanted to share it with you. Here's more.
Optimistic sales people outsell negative ones by a whopping 37%
Positive students score better on standardized tests
Everyone from physicians to coal miners perform better when they are happy
A happy frame of mind increases your chances of enjoying life more
The book contains 7 principles the author says anyone can use to enhance their enjoyment of life and gain increased business leverage. Can you really train your brain to become more positive? Let's find out together this month as we go through the 7 principles together!
Read more about The Happiness Advantage here.
We will read and discuss this book according to this schedule, breaking things out based on the seven “happiness principles” discussed in the book.
- Today to January 14. Principle #1: The Happiness Advantage and Principle #2: The Fulcrum and The Lever
- January 15 to January 21. Principle #3: The Tetris Effect and Principle #4: Falling Up
- January 22 to January 28. Principle #5: The Zorro Circle and Principle #6: The 20-Second Rule
- January 29 to January 31. Principle #7: Social Investment and Part 3: The Ripple Effect.
You can purchase The Happiness Advantage at your local bookstore, or download it at these sites:
Barnes & Noble
Can't wait to get the happiness advantage with you!