Want to be more productive? Focus on happiness. - The Week
Eric Barker stashed this in Diabolical Plans For World Domination
Happiness increases productivity
If we're really going to be motivated, we need to feel something. Having a rational goal in mind or thinking you want something isn't enough.
Chip and Dan Heath say that the emotional mind is key in their book Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard:
Focus on emotions. Knowing something isn't enough to cause change. Make people (or yourself) feel something.
Helping to create an environment of positive reciprocity at work simply by being accommodating is what I see in action where I work. And it works!
Being accommodating how?