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Happiness at work: Is positive thinking overrated?

Last updated on: July 7, 2010 16:13 IST

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The last decade has seen the emergence of the 'Positive Thinking' movement, which tells happiness-seekers to focus only on the good and block out the bad. But, according to Dr Srikumar Rao, favorite work-place happiness guru of the Ivy League, this method is misguided.

Rao, who was in Mumbai recently for the launch of his new book, Happiness at Work, holds a PhD in Marketing from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and an MBA from IIM - Ahmedabad.

Here, he discusses the downsides of so-called 'Positive Thinking'.

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Image: Dr Srikumar talks about Positive Thinking
Video: Hitesh Harisinghani