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Dave Caperton is "The Joy Strategist." As an author and funny motivational speaker, Dave teaches joy as the result of a process that boosts workplace engagement and success in the same way that exercise increases health and strength. Dave's background as a teacher and stand-up comedian means he works with clients to customize programs that fuse research with comic delivery of clean humor to provide solutions to your group's specific challenges. Dave's keynotes and seminars are the perfect choice for energetic and interactive conference keynotes for your next corporate meeting, education in-service and healthcare audience event.

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Speaking of Joy Blog

The Happiness/Success Connection

by Dave Caperton - on Tuesday, November 15, 2016
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Here’s the happiness and success formula you’ve probably been taught: 1. Work really hard 2.Succeed 3.Be Happy 4.Raise the bar 5. Repeat (until you die). But there are two things wrong with this formula. First, it’s, well, nuts! And second, it’s wrong! No, not just wrong, it’s 180 degrees wrong. It’s the opposite of right. It’s the equivalent of confusing day and night, the sun with the moon, chickens and eggs, Kardashians for talent, cause for effect. Especially that last. You’ve probably been indoctrinated from childhood that hard work would make you successful in ways that would allow you to be happy, right? Your parents, your teachers, your coaches, your bosses, the movies and TV shows you watched all reinforced that formula. If you bought in, you studied to make the grade and the next class got harder. You worked to meet your goals and the goals got bigger. You hit your targets and they pushed them farther away. What you ended up with were celebration moments in which you briefly felt happy before the game reset to the next level and you started over again except with slightly more stress and slightly less chance for success.  Read More...

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