What Makes Us Feel Good About Our Work?
by Dan Ariely, 20 min video on TED
What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn’t just money. But it’s not exactly joy either. Behavioural economist Dan Ariely presents two eye-opening experiments that reveal our unexpected and nuanced attitudes toward meaning in our work.
The Happy Secret To Better Work
by Shawn Achor, 12 min video on TED
We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that happiness inspires us to be more productive.