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Shawn Achor

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 experts 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 Universities. Shawn graduated magna... Read More

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Before Happiness
Written by Shawn Achor
Crown Business | Hardcover | September 2013
$27.00/36.00(Canada) | 978-0-7704-3673-5 (0-7704-3673-0)

Why are some people able to make positive change while others remain the same? 

In his international bestseller, The Happiness Advantage, Harvard trained researcher Shawn Achor described why happiness is the precursor to greater success. This book is about what comes before both. Because before we can be happy or... Read more






Big Potential
Written by Shawn Achor
Currency | Hardcover | January 2018
$28.00/37.00(Canada) | 978-1-5247-6153-0 (1-5247-6153-2)

Bestselling author Shawn Achor shows how to unlock hidden sources of potential in ourselves and others.

In a world that thrives on competition and individual achievement, we are measuring and pursuing potential all wrong. By pursuing success in isolation - pushing others away as we push ourselves too hard - we are... Read more






The Happiness Advantage
Written by Shawn Achor
Currency | Trade Paperback | June 2018
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-59155-5 (0-307-59155-7)

Our most commonly held formula for success is broken.
 
Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, then we’ll be happy. If we can just find that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will follow. But... Read more






The Happiness Advantage
Written by Shawn Achor
Currency | Hardcover | September 2010
$27.00/36.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-59154-8 (0-307-59154-9)

Our most commonly held formula for success is broken.
 
Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, then we’ll be happy. If we can just find that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will follow. But... Read more





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