I've caught myself saying, "Once I ______ (insert goal here), I'll be happy." What if being happy now was the fuel to my success, allowing me to reach my goals faster?
Working and working for something, thinking that, in the end, we'll be happy, is the reality our culture has created. But will doing something that you hate, over and over again, really make us happy?
Happiness can come first. And, in the end, happiness fuels better work...and success.
Check out this video below that talks about reversing the formula - be happy to work well.