To be the best that you can be, you need to stretch. When you do, not only do you achieve more, you also feel better. In this module I will show you how and where to stretch. Many people believe that the starting point is having clear goals and while I agree that goals are important, I disagree with the approach to goal-setting that is generally advocated. SMART goals are often dumb.
A reminder of the 9 principles of the Happiness Checklist:
Principle 1: be Happy at work
Principle 2: seek Autonomy
Principle 3: live with Purpose
Principle 4: have a realistic Perspective
Principle 5: Interact
Principle 6: do Not focus on material things
Principle 7: stay true to your Ethics
Principle 8: Stretch and grow
Principle 9: Set action goals
We now consider the first of the Happiness Checklist principles: Happy At Work.