5 Steps to Happiness

Australian positive psychologist Timothy Sharp otherwise known as ‘Dr. Happy’ asked 50 people just a simple question: “What do you consider to be the top three contributors to happiness at work?” Their answers provide food for thought to managers and employees alike.   For the last six years, I am running the Happiness Institute in…

CEOs TO BE AUCTIONED

Over 20 Indian CEOs will soon be auctioned online. Through an initiative called ‘Shadow a CEO’, the Hyderabad based Indian School of Business (ISB) will allow its students to bid in an online auction to connect them with their favorite CEO. The objective of this auction is not just to provide an opportunity to the…

SPOKE FROM THE HEART

As a child, Chris Peterson absolutely hated writing thank-you notes. His aversion continued right into his 40s, until one day he knew he had to face it. A psychology professor at the University of Michigan, Peterson regularly gave his students an unusual homework assignment. He asked them to write a “gratitude letter,” a kind of…