Top Performers realize that mindsets drive results. I’m going to say it one more time. Mindsets Drive Results. Can you say it with me? Mindsets Drive Results. Ok, so let’s talk about happiness now that we’ve got everybody happy, how happiness fuels your optimism and how happiness also fuels success. It’s really amazing and it’s also founded in biology.
So the question is, “How Do We Define Happiness?”
How we’re going to talk about it today is happiness is the joy that you are feeling on the way to your potential. The joy that you're feeling on the way to your potential.
So what does happiness do? It turns on all the learning centers of the brain. Our body is biologically designed with an incentive system.
Right? At work if you want your salespeople to do good then what do you do with them? You reward them! You give them a bonus, you take them out, you do things.
Our body has a built in bonus system that they do through hormones to get us to do actions. And that's what happiness helps to trigger, so we’re going to talk about that in a little bit greater detail.
So why does happiness matter? Happiness has a positive impact on really the three things that I promised you that you would increase - productivity, performance, and intelligence - it has an impact on it. We're going to talk about some of the research that supports that.