By Jennifer Byrne

Nobody is perfect—but everybody can faux it

Let's get actual. At one aspect or one other, each girl has needed to pretend it—how else could we get every little thing performed in an insignificant twenty-four hours? Fake It makes all these time-sucking tasks—such as doing the laundry, baking a selfmade dessert for a faculty fundraiser, and preserving a socially applicable point of private hygiene—seem easy. With greater than a hundred shortcuts and fantastically built white lies, you'll have the capacity to pretend all of it, including:

• An immaculate rest room whilst the in-laws visit
• perfect dermis for that giant evening out
• Liking a crappy dinner at a friend's house
• A tidy automobile on carpool day
• realizing the reply for your client's question
• And convinced, after all, faking an orgasm

So even if you're requested on your opinion a few stomach-turning outfit, relatively now not feeling it in mattress, or simply too drained to wash the home, Fake It offers you the foolproof recommendation you want to get via all of life's occasions.

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Reasons I Am Not Happier Today Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Taking Responsibility for Your Team’s Attitudes When we talk about choosing happiness and owning attitudes, we’re talking about an area where leaders truly need to lead. One of the most common problems is having associates who are “stuck” in a negative attitude or resistant to change. indd 39 12/8/09 12:08:58 PM 40 ╇ • ╇ POWERED BY HAPPY of it and want it as part of your culture. You could be losing superstars if your company is infested by bad attitudes.

Don’t rush negative feelings. Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt This book discusses the genetic side of happiness, what heredity implies for happiness, and how important it is for your happiness. What do you think about the author’s points? indd 42 12/8/09 12:08:59 PM CHOOSE HAPPINESS AND MAKE IT HAPPEN╇ • ╇ 43 • • • • • • People are biologically wired for success but not necessarily for happiness. People may have a genetic “set point” for their level of happiness. You can change this set point through meditation, cognitive psychology, or medication.

If you can’t get along with people, help others succeed for the greater good of the company, and be a team player, I have no place for you in my business. The companies that do an exceptional job in weeding these people out perform well. The companies that fight a losing battle are the ones that have the reputation for a difficult work environment and that allow this environment to persist. American Eagle Outfitters, for example, works hard at taking care of its people. The company is very protective of its caring culture.

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