Idea Teardowns: How to start earning more money on the side

Idea Teardowns: How to start earning more money on the side

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Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work

We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity. (Filmed at TEDxBloomington.)

Shawn Achor is the CEO of Good Think Inc., where he researches and teaches about positive psychology.

2014: The Year of Unapologetic Mastery

2014: The Year of Unapologetic Mastery

“Money is a side effect of achieving mastery. Derek Jeter didn’t say, “I’m going to be rich” when he was a kid. He said, “I’m going to practice for three hours a day hitting a tiny ball that is coming at me at 100 miles an hour.” Mozart was certainly anguished about money. But his true happiness came when he freed himself from his father’s clutches and was able to compose and perform the music he loved.” -J.A.