A Happiness Manifesto

December 04, 2015

“In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.” ~Brother David Steindl-Rast A short sea story: During midshipman cruise, one of my more ambitious peers asked the Commanding Officer (CO which jobs were best for promotion potential.  The CO's advice was to choose the job that sounded like the most enjoyable because it's easy to excel when you're having fun.   Fast forwarding twentysomething a few years, I've decided that staying happy and energized is my #1 business priority.  Why? I've spent a lot of time and money learning everyone else's "shortcuts to success" and "right ways" to do things.  The simple truth is that a genuine and thankful heart...

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