|Amazon Price||New from||Used from|
Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard. Shawn has become one of the world's leading expert on the connection between happiness and success. His research on happiness made the cover of Harvard Business Review, his TED talk is one of the most popular all time with over 4 million views, and his lecture airing on PBS has been seen by millions. Shawn teaches for the Advanced Management Program at Wharton Business School, and collaborates on research with Yale and Columbia University.
In 2007, Shawn founded Good Think to share his research with the world. Subsequently, Shawn has lectured or researched in 51 countries, speaking to CEOs in China, school children in South Africa, doctors in Dubai, and farmers in Zimbabwe. He has spoken to the Royal Family in Abu Dhabi, doctors at St. Jude Children's Hospital, and worked with the U.S. Department of Health to promote happiness. In 2012, Shawn helped lead the Everyday Matters campaign with the National MS Society and Genzyme to show how happiness remains a choice for those struggling with a chronic illness.
Shawn graduated magna cum laude from Harvard and earned a Masters degree from Harvard Divinity School in Christian and Buddhist ethics. For seven years, Shawn also served as an Officer of Harvard, living in Harvard Yard and counseling students through the stresses of their first year. Though he now travels extensively for his work, Shawn continues to conduct original psychology research on happiness and organizational achievement in collaboration with Yale University and the Institute for Applied Positive Research.
This book has been very well written and researched.
If you like or love the Ted Talk, the book is worth your time, just will not grab you the same way the Ted Talk did the first time you watched it.
When our brains are at "happy" that positivity will ripple out to others and can raise the productivity.
Excellent reinforcement of good strategies to support others (and pursue for oneself!)
Helping peers and your coworkers achieve their potential makes good business... Read more
Shawn A. really inspires. Watch his TED talk. I'm glad I bought this book and I'm going to bet back to finish it. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Ben V Hoff
This book has a lot of helpful information and it's entertaining. I have been reading motivational books for 25 years, and through the years I have read hundreds of books. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Eddie Coronado
I haven't finished the book yet but so far it has been a great read.Published 12 days ago by Grant Nelson
Awesome book! Great application assignments that are instant help. I highly recommend it.Published 12 days ago by Ken