Steve Jobs taught us much about destiny, design and connecting the dots. ("You can't connect the dots moving forward, you can only connect them looking backward.") I remember reading the commencement speech he made in 2005 at Stamford and went back to read again what he said, describing his own life and his own learning. I was struck with his wisdom and the secrets to his success. He said, "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary."

Looking Back to Connect the Dots

Steve Jobs taught us much about destiny, design and why connect the dots. (“You can’t connect the dots moving forward, you can only connect them looking backward.”)   I remember reading the commencement speech he made in 2005 at Stamford and went back to read again what he said, describing his own life and his…

Happiness

Happiness Happens

All day yesterday I had been meaning to write this post, but one thing after another kept me from it. I wanted to call it “Oh Happy Day” but thought better of it after I saw the news last night.

The news hasn’t been very good, in fact it’s downright bad.

So how do I have the nerve to talk about happiness?

Because learning how to create it and sustain it (and all the other positive emotions) can help to increase productivity, creativity, health and well-being at work and at home.