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What Does Being Happy Have To Do With Work?

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We've all been told that if we work hard, we'll be successful. And if we're successful, we'll be happy. What if that formula is wrong? What if the opposite were true and happiness is the secret to success - at work and at home?

Recently, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation released this feature story on happiness – featuring bestselling author Shawn Achor, and seen by thousands of viewers. If you haven't seen it yet, you can watch it here:



shawnachor.png Shawn Achor is a New York Times bestselling author of Before Happiness and The Happiness Advantage. He is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard. Shawn has become one of the world's leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. 

"My research shows that our level of happiness and positive outlook is directly correlated to predictable levels of sustainable success... and further, that this success ripples out to those around us in group environments, especially the workplace. Best of all, these strategies can be learned." – Shawn Achor

Get The Advantage – Happy People Experience:

    • Reduction in Stress – 23 %
    • Better Health – 39 %
    • Productivity – 31 %
    • Positive Social Interaction – 34 % 
The Happiness Advantage Training Program with Shawn Achor

Did you know that optimistic salespeople outsell their pessimistic colleagues by 56%? According to bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor, happy employees have higher levels of productivity. Happy employees also perform better in leadership roles and receive higher pay! You might even find that happiness can be your single most important competitive advantage.


The Happiness Advantage training video gives you a formula for improving productivity, overcoming challenges, increasing cognitive abilities, and improving teamwork – all while improving your mindset. This comprehensive training program is based on Shawn Achor's book, Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work.



In the Happiness Advantage video, you'll learn:

Download The Happiness Advantage Training Program flyer.

The Happiness Advantage Training Program is available from International Tele-Film and can be ordered online -
or call 1-800-561-4300 - or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

View an excerpt from The Happiness Advantage Training Video:


Shawn Achor brings the science of happiness to life, and teaches how to use positive psychology to promote and develop an optimistic mindset to positively influence your colleagues and family and create more happiness and success in your life. Order your training program today.

The Happiness Advantage Workshop* is in development. If you would like to reserve a fall workshop for your organization, just email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with Happiness Workshop in the subject line.


Want more Shawn Achor? Enjoy!

Shawn Achor on TED.com "The Happiness Advantage: Linking Positive Brains to Performance"
This TEDTalks video is the most popular TEDTalk with more than six million views! In the clip, Shawn talks about The Happiness Advantage and backs it up with scientific research.


Shawn on re:Work with Google "Happiness as a Competitive Advantage"


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*Not to be confused with the Orange Frog Workshop.

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