The Happiness Advantage – Linking Positive Brains To Performance

Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard.

Based on his research and 12 years of experience at Harvard, he clearly and humorously describes to organizations how to increase happiness and meaning, raise success rates and profitability, and create positive transformations that ripple into more successful cultures.

** on Comfort, Community & Well-being **
Watch 12 min video, published by TED

Seven Culture Mistakes That Startups Make

Common mistakes entrepreneurs make in regards to culture are: You think culture just happens; You only hire your friends; You think hiring more people means success; You spend too much money on perks to compete with other startups; You overwork people in pursuit of the product; You don’t fire jerks because they’re smart; You believe the rules don’t apply to you. Mistakes happen to the best, but it’s certainly worth trying to mitigate and learn from what others have already learned the hard way before you.

https://medium.com/startupsco/the-seven-culture-mistakes-that-startups-make-b4a65ebdda1#.v9p5g6tl2

Article by NOBL Collective

Systems Thinking And The Gap Between Aspirations And Performance

Leading organizational thinker Peter Senge offers a distillation of his insights into the most important factors in achieving meaningful change for the environment or in any sphere of life.