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[Video] Is Attitude Contagious?

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.

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3 Ways Brad Stevens’ Coaching Style Works–and Can Help You Too!

Brad Stevens' Coaching Style works.

Brad Stevens’ coaching style works. As I type this, my beloved Celtics are up 2-0 against the Cleveland Caveliers in the NBA Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. Virtually nobody predicted this, especially after Boston lost not one, but two of their top stars (and suffered other injuries) before the playoffs. How does Stevens do it? Can the read more…

Book Review: Transitions by William Bridges

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The world is in constant change, and the pace of change is getting faster. What’s a person–or group of people in an organization–to do? Cope effectively with all the change. Reading either of two books on transitions by William Bridges is a great place to start! Two great books on transitions by William Bridges, both read more…

The Science of Autonomy at Work

Autonomy at Work: A Story Kim assigned a crucial project to Juan, and really wanted it to go well. So she asked him to prepare 24 milestones along the way, starting with an extremely detailed concept approval document. She scheduled a two hour meeting to review the concept approval, and was asking about–and then changing–many read more…

The Science of Happiness Walking: Gross National Happiness USA visits Happy Brain Science

Gross National Happiness USA walker Paula Francis, center, with two walk interviewees in northern California.

This Wednesday’s blog is actually from a guest author: the president of Gross National Happiness USA (GNHUSA),  Ginny Sassaman,. GNHUSA strives to make happiness our new bottom line in America. They work to increase personal happiness and our collective wellbeing by changing how we measure progress and success. At Happy Brain Science we are delighted to read more…

[Video] How to Nurture a Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset

A growth mindset means that you are focused on learning and growth throughout your life, as opposed to a fixed mindset, where you think more about proving your innate capabilities to others.

Happy Brain Science is hiring a Happiness Coordinator!

We are hiring! I’m delighted to announce that we are hiring a full time (or almost full time) Happiness Coordinator to work in our Portland, Oregon office. Some information is below, but for all the details and to apply, please visit http://bit.ly/ApplyHappy. (Please do not contact us via other means; you will hurt, not help your chances read more…