In a world that thrives on competition and individual achievement, we are measuring and pursuing potential all wrong. By pursuing success in isolation — pushing others away as we push ourselves too hard — we are not just limiting our potential, we are becoming more stressed and disconnected than ever. In his highly anticipated follow-up to The Happiness Advantage, Achor reveals a better approach. Drawing on his work in 50 countries, he shows that success and happiness are not competitive sports. Rather, they depend almost entirely on how well we connect with, relate to, and learn from each other. So, when we help others become better, we reach new levels of potential as well.
Big Potential: How Transforming the Pursuit of Success Raises Our Achievement, Happiness, and Well-Being