provides emotional support, motivates individuals to achieve goals, and creates
a sense of belonging and connection to others.
All which can have a positive impact on
both physical and mental health.
“We’ve observed that certain relationships within those networks are extraordinarily life-enhancing and uplifting.
The result is extraordinary performance.
In particular, there’s usually one person at the center of these networks
who’s responsible for most of the forward motion
— not to mention well-being —
of all the rest.
We call them positive energizers.
Emma Seppälä - Faculty Director, Yale School of Management