ATD: Talent, Obama and Interconnected Success

Talent, Obama and Interconnected Success ATD, Shawn Achor May 30, 2018 Have you scanned the business magazine headlines lately? The scarcity of top talent may be the biggest issue on the minds of executives today in the quest to turn individual potential into organizational success. The data explains why. For instance, according to research from…

Live Happy: The Power of Others

The Power of Others Live Happy, Shawn Achor May 25, 2018 What is big potential? Author and happiness expert Shawn Achor explains in this excerpt from his latest book. When George Lucas originally wrote the script to the billion-dollar Star Warsfranchise, the most iconic line in movie history—“May the Force be with you”—was not in it. Instead,…

HBR: America’s Loneliest Workers, According to Research

America’s Loneliest Workers, According to Research Harvard Business Review, Shawn Achor, Gabriella Rosen Kellerman, Andrew Reece, and Alexi Robichaux March 19, 2018 A hundred fifty years ago, poet Emily Dickinson described loneliness as “the horror not to be surveyed, but skirted in the dark.” Had she been running a modern company, she might have felt differently. Loneliness…

MIND BODY GREEN: Why You Might Be Thinking About Success All Wrong

Why You Might Be Thinking About Success All Wrong Mind Body Green, Shawn Achor February 13, 2018 In Big Potential: How Transforming the Pursuit of Success Raises Our Achievement, Happiness, and Well-Being, positive psychology expert Shawn Achor reveals his top strategies for achieving success in your career and personal life. His secret? Build other people up first.…

LIVE HAPPY: We’re Better Together

We’re Better Together Live Happy, Michelle Gielan + Shawn Achor January 22, 2018 Connect with others to transform your happiness. Michelle Gielan: Shawn, what led you to write your new book, Big Potential?Shawn Achor: Since writing The Happiness Advantage, I had a huge discovery. I became a father as you know [Note: Shawn and Michelle are married happiness researchers], and…