Book Recommendation – “Broadcasting Happiness: The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change” by Michelle Gielan
“What we broadcast predicts success.” @MichelleGielan
As leaders, we’re responsible for change management and communication in our organizations and communities. Michelle shares why it’s important to broadcast happiness and describes how we can be happiness broadcaster’s #4Change!
About the book –
We are all broadcasters. As managers, colleagues, parents and friends, we are constantly transmitting information to the people around us, and the messages we choose to broadcast create success or hold us back.
New research from the fields of positive psychology and neuroscience shows that small shifts in the way we communicate can create big ripple effects on business and educational outcomes, including 31 percent higher productivity, 25 percent better performance ratings, 37 percent higher sales, and 23 percent lower levels of stress.
In Broadcasting Happiness, Michelle Gielan, former national CBS News anchor turned positive psychology researcher, shows you how changing your broadcast changes your power by sharing jaw-dropping stories and incredible research.
About the Author –
Michelle Gielan, national CBS News anchor turned positive psychology researcher, is the bestselling author of Broadcasting Happiness. She is the Founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research and is partnered with Arianna Huffington to study how transformative stories fuel success.
Michelle is an Executive Producer of “The Happiness Advantage” Special on PBS. At CBS News, Michelle anchored two national newscasts and produced “Happy Week,” a series focusing on fostering happiness in the midst of the recession. She holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, and her research and advice have received attention from The New York Times, Washington Post, FORBES, CNN, FOX, and Harvard Business Review.
Source: Broadcasting Happiness website at http://broadcastinghappiness.com/