Happiness and Success at Work with Michelle Gielan
On this episode, our guest is Michelle Gielan. After a successful career as a national CBS news anchor, Michelle decided to head back to school to receive her Master of Applied Positive Psychology. Michelle was tired of telling people negative news stories. So, during the height of the recession, she focused her interviews on what people can do to foster greater levels of happiness within uncertainty.
Michelle Gielan is a Founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research and the Bestselling author of Broadcasting Happiness and works with GoodThink. She works with companies to help realize that small changes and consistency can greatly improve workplace happiness. She knows through her research that a happier workplace equates to a successful workplace.
More info about GoodThink: GoodThink was created from a curiosity of how happiness and success were linked in the workplace. Michelle and Co-Founder Shawn Achor have worked with many Fortune 500 companies and Universities like Intel and Microsoft, Stanford and Yale University. Michelle and Shawn are featured professors on Oprah Winfrey’s Happiness course.
- What the links are between happiness and success.
- Why there are benefits to cultivating a more positive mindset in your business.
- The importance of moving your team through uncertainty.
- Why it is all about the words you use with your team and self.
- How to retrain your brain at any age to create happiness and less stress.
Interview Links & Other Resources
Check out the Happiness E-Course
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