Shawn Achor

Happiness Expert Who Graduated From Harvard & The Author Of Several Acclaimed Books

Big Potential: Five Secrets of Reaching Higher by Powering Those Around You

Big Potential: Five Secrets of Reaching Higher by Powering Those Around You

The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology that Fuel Success and Performance at Work

The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology that Fuel Success and Performance at Work

Before Happiness: Five Actionable Strategies to Create a Positive Path to Success

Before Happiness: Five Actionable Strategies to Create a Positive Path to Success

How to Make a Shark Smile

How to Make a Shark Smile

How to hire Shawn Achor

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Shawn's official speaking topics are listed below.

  • The happiness advantage: linking positive brains to performance
  • The ripple effect: how to make positive change easier
  • Resilient optimism: restoring a culture of confidence
  • Rethinking the formula for success: the power of positive education
  • Positive genius: the key to raising success, spreading happiness and sustaining positive change
  • 2014 - Published How to Be a Positive Leader: Small Actions, Big Impact
  • 2014 - Named as CEO of BetterUp
  • 2013 - Published Before Happiness 
  • 2013 - Published Rethinking Stress: The Role of Mindsets in Determining the Stress Response
  • 2012 - Wrote Ripple's Effect
  • 2010 - Published The Happiness Advantage
  • 2007 - Founded GoodThinkInc
  • Graduated from Harvard with a degree in English Language and Literature 
  • Graduated from Harvard with a master's in Christian and Buddhist ethics 
  • Given a TED Talk