Psychologist Shawn Achor links feelings of happiness with success, recalling humorous childhood games and life lessons. Achor argues that human happiness is not measured by reality but by the lens through which we view ourselves and our circumstances.
This humorous keynote explores how changing our formula of happiness and success leads to feelings of content and personal satisfaction. 90% of our long-term happiness is based on our view of ourselves. Changing our views can change the way that we ultimately affect our reality.
Anchor takes his theory to the workforce, proving that 75% of job successes are based on positive attitudes, social support, enthusiasm and the ability to view stress as a welcoming challenge instead of as a threat.