In The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor, who spent over a decade living, researching, and lecturing at Harvard University, draws on his own research—including one of the largest studies of happiness and potential at Harvard and others at companies like UBS and KPMG—to fix this broken formula. Using stories and case studies from his work with thousands of Fortune 500 executives in 42 countries, Achor explains how we can reprogram our brains to become more positive in order to gain a competitive edge at work.
A must-read for everyone trying to excel in a world of increasing workloads, stress, and negativity, The HappinessAdvantage isn’t only about how to become happier at work. It’s about how to reap the benefits of a happier and more positive mind-set to achieve the extraordinary in our work and in our lives.
The Happiness Advantage
Shawn Achor, co-founder of the Institute of Applied Positive Research and GoodThinkInc., is one of the world’s leading experts on human potential. Author of The Happiness Advantage, Shawn’s research on happiness and human potential have received attention from the Harvard Business Review, New York Times, Forbes, CNN, and NPR.