Shawn Achor: Changing the Myth & Mysticism of Happiness

“Wealth doesn’t make you happy, but happiness increases your likelihood of becoming wealthy… it seems like successful people– of course they’d be happy! But we found that the greatest predictor of entrepreneurial success is optimism… they have that belief that their behavior matters and that optimism made them more successful.” The Happiness Advantage author and Harvard professor Shawn Achor takes easy-to-understand science and research to flip the age-old thinking of happiness on its head.


Journalist, podcaster and southpaw Shelby Skrhak is the former director of digital content and social media for Before joining SUCCESS magazine, Shelby launched the weekly suburban newspaper Plano Insider, and covered topics ranging from cops and courts to transportation and fashion. Her handwriting should be a font.

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