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How to Design a Life Worth Smiling About: Developing Success in Business and in Life by Darryl Davis

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CHAPTER 15

CREATE A POSITIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT AND LOVE YOUR JOB

A man at work, making something which he feels will exist because he is working at it and wills it, is exercising the energies of his mind and soul as well as his body.

—William Morris

In this chapter, I want to tell you why smiling is so important in any profession or job, and also give you some strategies for creating a career worth smiling about.

As you’ve seen throughout this book, smiling can have a positive impact on every area of your life. And the “smile cycle”—smiling more helps us get what we want, and, in turn, getting what we want helps us to smile more, setting up a wonderful, self-reinforcing pattern—is alive and well in the workplace. Smiling in your job is therefore ...

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