Our experiences and interactions with people and situations give us the ability to further surround ourselves with positive influences and to also avoid potentially harmful or damaging circumstances. While every day is a continuous learning opportunity for how I live my own life in a more positive manner, there are a few things I'm certain facilitate a positive attitude and outlook.
With frequent travels to many different types of organizations, there's one thing I notice first when walking the hallways, presenting at meetings, or being greeted by the receptionist. That's the level of employee happiness and general satisfaction. I refer to this internal corporate barometer as an organization's "Happiness Index."