The Real Secret to Achieving Goals | Wednesday Wisdom

by | Leadership, Purpose & Impact, Uncategorized, Video

In this week’s Wednesday Wisdom video, Laura expands on last week’s 10X Impact Conversations episode with Caroline Adams Miller about achieving goals with good grit.

At the end of the day, there is a precursor that dramatically increases your likelihood of achieving goals. Research shows that it has nothing to do with structure or presentation, but with your state of being. When we are happier and enthusiastic around a goal we are much more likely to be innovative, motivated, and take the risks that drive us toward achieving those goals.

Laura also reviews the 5 pillars of positive psychology—Positive Emotion, Engagement or Flow, Relationships, Meaning & Impact, and Achievement—and their role in supporting happiness.

* You may notice a timing lapse in the middle of this video. We apologize for any distraction it may cause and hope you enjoy today’s message.

To learn more about the connection between happiness and goal achievement be sure to read this fabulous research, “The Benefits of Frequent Positive Effect: Does Happiness Lead to Success?” by Sonja Lyubomirsky, Laura King, and Ed Diener.

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