Chapter 10

Pursuing the happiness path

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.’

ALBERT SCHWEITZER, GERMAN THEOLOGIAN, PHILOSOPHER AND PHYSICIAN

Leaders are lost. In spite of their achievements and material wealth, many top-level CEOs, entrepreneurs and professionals are floundering because they’re not having any fun. It’s a common trap. All our lives we work hard to reach the pinnacle of success and buy all the flashy material stuff we think will bring us happiness – supposing that by changing the outward picture of our lives, we can change how we feel inside. We’re relying on success to make us happy, but our focus is in the wrong place. By pursuing the ...

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