Category: Work

Want to Be More Productive at Work? Spend Time with Family.

Posted by davidjsinger - September 20, 2017 - Be Happy, Book Review, Family, Happiness, Well-Being, Work
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I recently read The Power of Having Fun, the brand-new book by Dave Crenshaw. I am a big believer in taking time off to make time for yourself and for your family. I’ve had the good fortune of having taken that time over most of the past 20 years. I took control of my own […]

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Happiness and Health at Work

Posted by davidjsinger - July 19, 2017 - Be Happy, Be Healthy, eating, Happiness, Health, Healthspan, Leadership, Well-Being, Wellness, Work
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Someone sent me an article about a company that purposely made some decisions they knew would make them less profitable. The goal was to impact the environment in a more sustainable way, and the author wrote about the various ways to define success. The person who sent me the article asked what I thought and […]

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Bouncing Back from a Low Point

Posted by davidjsinger - November 9, 2016 - Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Happy, Celebrate Your Progress, confidence, Habits, Happiness, Learning, Well-Being, Work
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This is a guest post by Frank Lavine. We’ve all been there – I know I have. The majority of my friends and family have, too. The “all-time low” that we can find ourselves dealing with is a stressful, challenging part of life. There is no shame in hitting a point in your life where […]

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How Happiness Impacts our Work

Posted by davidjsinger - September 7, 2016 - Be Happy, Happiness, Leadership, Work
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This is a guest post by Austin Farewell. Many companies value productivity over employee satisfaction. This type of thinking is understandable—the companies are doing what they think will help them maximize profits. But what if there was a way to achieve both? Because the satisfaction and general happiness of employees has a positive impact on their […]

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James Key Lim on Happiness at Work

Posted by davidjsinger - October 28, 2015 - Be Happy, contentment, Happiness, Leadership, Well-Being, Work
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I’m a big advocate of doing what you love and loving what you do. Sometimes that’s easier said than done. If nothing else, it can take some time before you make a transition to a better situation. I recently had the opportunity to hear James Key Lim speak. James was one of the first employees […]

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Smile to Start Your Day

Posted by davidjsinger - October 21, 2015 - Be Happy, Family, Habits, Happiness, Mindfulness, Work
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After a recent speaking engagement, the COO of the office where I presented sent out the following note to everyone in the office: Earlier this month, David Singer visited our office and spoke about his book, Six Simple Rules for a Better Life. There was terrific feedback from so many of you and it was good […]

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Happiness Leads to Success, Loving Your Job

Posted by davidjsinger - August 7, 2013 - Be Happy, Happiness, Work
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We all spend so much time working—every day, every week, every month, every year, our whole lives—that it’s a shame if we don’t enjoy what we do. I’ve always talked in my speaking engagements about the importance of loving what you do. After I read The Happiness Advantage, by Shawn Achor, I started talking about […]

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The Six Simple Rules for Uncovering Your Life Passion

Posted by davidjsinger - July 31, 2013 - Be a Leader, Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Happy, Be Healthy, Be Nice, Be Organized, Happiness, Health, Leadership, Learning, Six Simple Rules, Work
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I’m excited to publish this guest post by Barrie Davenport. Barrie is a life passion coach, author, and founder of BarrieDavenport.com, a site devoted to helping people uncover and live their life passions. She is the creator of The Path to Passion Course (more on the course at the end of this post, affiliate link.) […]

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Leadership: Doing What You Say

Posted by davidjsinger - July 10, 2013 - Be a Leader, Be Nice, Be Organized, Habits, Leadership, Work
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I want to tell you a brief story about something super nice that someone said to me recently. More than 18 years ago, Dan Sullivan, founder of Strategic Coach, told me about four “Referability” habits—behaviors that help you to be referable, as in a person who other people would recommend doing business, or anything else, […]

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Smile and Be Friendly, For Happiness

Posted by davidjsinger - April 10, 2013 - Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Happy, Be Nice, Empathy, Family, Habits, Happiness, Kindness, Learning, Mindfulness, Work
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This is a guest post by Chelsea Carr “You did not listen to me!” The woman pointed at me from across the counter. “See? She listened… You did not listen to me.” Well, what can you say to that? Not much. Anyone working in retail knows that, to many customers, once you step foot behind […]

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