Boo! Is fear working for you, against you, or both? Today is Halloween in much of the western world. The holiday is a reminder that sometimes we enjoy ‘negative’ emotions such as fear. Sometimes, in fact, we pay good money to be scared, whether by a horror movie, haunted house, or dark video game. Can Fear read more…
Attitude, mood, and even behaviors are contagious at work. We are strongly influenced by each other. When you are around your colleagues, you’re influenced by their attitude and behavior.
Simply boosting mood can help to improve collaboration, resiliency, creativity, and even your pay at work. To boost your mood today, try one some of these tips.
Most of us think that success is will lead to happiness. We work hard to be successful so that we can be happy because of that success. However, science says this might not be the case.
In part one of this Productivity Series, I provided you an overview of how you can apply science to boost productivity at work by minimizing multitasking. This second installment, will feature the concept of “flow” and how you achieve more flow by diminishing distractions when you need to focus the most.
This series covers five interrelated strategies for boosting productivity and brain function at work. This is part 1 of 5, and covers minimizing multitasking.
Negativity bias is a term that scientists use to describe the fact that we give more weight to negative or threatening things than we do to positive or happy things. We are wired to pay attention to the negative, and give more emphasis and focus on the negative.
Use these 3 scientifically proven strategies to increase your happiness– and therefore productivity and success– at work.
“Information applied to a situation causes transformation.”
This book helps you do just that: apply information and strategies to real life that help to change your brain to be happier and more productive.
A leader creates clear, compelling goals with reports, and then facilitates the team’s progress without dictating how their tasks should be done; a micro-manager plans and controls all the project details and the progress of his or her team. Here are some tips on how you can transform into a leader from being a micro-manager, and how I now lead (rather than micro-manage) at Happy Brain Science: