FORBES: The Secret to Being Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings

The Secret to Being Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings Forbes, Amy Blankson October 29, 2018 Why do women struggle to advance in their careers? Clearly, it’s because women don’t use enough emojis, answers comedian Sarah Cooper. In her new book How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings, Cooper explores the double standards women face in the…

FORBES: Three Inspiring Role Models Embrace Modern Media To Close The STEM Gender Gap

Three Inspiring Role Models Embrace Modern Media To Close The STEM Gender Gap Forbes, Amy Blankson October 9, 2018 This article is written in honor of Ada Lovelace Day (October 9), a day founded to remember the first female computer programmer in history and to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM careers (science, technology,…

FORBES: 4 Ingenious Technologies to Help Aging Adults Stay Connected + Engaged

4 Ingenious Technologies to Help Aging Adults Stay Connected + Engaged Forbes, Amy Blankson September 7, 2018 Every time I get annoyed with my husband for playing chess on his phone, I remind myself that he’s actually engaging my 71-year-old father in an epic, but friendly battle online.  Through ongoing connection and affectionate trash talk,…

HBR: Why You Should Put a Little More Thought into Your Out-of-Office Message

Why You Should Put a Little More Thought into Your Out-of-Office Message Harvard Business Review, Michelle Gielan August 20, 2018 We all need time to unplug and recharge. Research shows that disconnecting — especially from email — can make us significantly less stressed and more productive. And yet, many of us are often hesitant to take the…

THRIVE GLOBAL: How to Increase Empathy in the Digital Era

How to Increase Empathy in the Digital Era Thrive Global, Amy Blankson August 20, 2018 In the last five years, cyber-bullying has seen a drastic increase, leaving parents, teachers, and communities concerned. Online communication has created a space for people to openly speak their minds, which means they can vent anonymously with little fear of repercussion. Without…

FORBES: How The Maker Movement Is Using EdTech Toys To Inspire The Next Generation Of Innovators

How The Maker Movement Is Using EdTech Toys To Inspire The Next Generation Of Innovators Forbes, Amy Blankson July 9, 2018 For all that we hear about technology causing greater disconnection in society today, a growing movement of “makers” is offering a different twist on this narrative, instead using technology to unite people around making the…

FORBES: A New Vision For The Future: An IoT Solution To Assist Blind People With Sighted Support

A New Vision For The Future: An IoT Solution To Assist Blind People With Sighted Support Forbes, Amy Blankson May 31, 2018 Imagine waking up one morning to find yourself blind after a lifetime of seeing. This scenario became the reality of 35-year-old Eric Burton, an active and ambitious individual who was in the throes…

FORBES: The Secret Reason Why Venture Capital Investments Often Fail

The Secret Reason Why Venture Capital Investments Often Fail Forbes, Amy Blankson May 8, 2018 Failure is not an option. This is the mantra that many entrepreneurs cling to as they fight their way through the bowels of startup hell. And yet, 90% of entrepreneurs wind up doing just that: failing. Sobering statistics like this…

FORBES: A New Approach for Making Work More Human

A New Approach for Making Work More Human Forbes, Amy Blankson April 4, 2018 Have you ever caught yourself saying, “If I can just finish this project, then I’ll be human again”? All too often, we let our work interfere with our humanity, mistakenly assuming that if we can simply hit the pause button on…

FORBES: How To Leverage The Power Of The Pack To Create Gender Equality

How To Leverage The Power Of The Pack To Create Gender Equality Forbes, Amy Blankson March 1, 2018 This January, I made my inaugural trip to the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas to interview women for my series on Women Execs in Tech. Although I knew crowds in excess of 180,000 were expected, I…

Today, we have a unique opportunity to become digitally-enhanced optimists, using technology to fuel greater levels of happiness and meaning within our lives. HAPPY TECH focuses on how we can not just survive—but to actually thrive—in the Digital Age.

By rethinking when, where, why and how we use technology, not only are we able to influence our own wellbeing but we’re also able to help proactively shape the future of our communities.

Amy Blankson is co-founder of GoodThink and author ofThe Future of Happiness, to be released spring 2017.

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,…

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