This week was unusually long and stressful which is why I really enjoyed a recent article from the Wall Street Journal, Thinking Happy Thoughts at Work. In one of my recent blog posts, Are You Happy at Work?, I explored reasons why only 45% of U.S. workers are satisfied with their jobs. How do we not only keep ourselves happy in the workplace but also keep our employees satisfied?
I tend to get so busy with my work and deadlines that I forget what time it is and I usually forget to take a break. Here is what I learned from Shawn Achor, a former Harvard University researcher.