Last weekend my wife and I watched the charming comedy Hector and the Search for Happiness. Hector is a not terribly happy psychiatrist who undertakes a global search to uncover what truly makes people happy. Here are a few of the things he discovers along the way, all of which echo findings in numerous studies on happiness. And all of them apply as much to work as they do to life!
There’s no getting around the fact that attitude drives success at work, starting with how you view your job. Yale researcher Amy Wrzesniewski studies how our mental conceptions of work impacts performance.