Shawn Achor

Positive Psychology Researcher, NYTimes Best Selling Author

Considered one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success, Shawn Achor is the?New York Times?bestselling author of?The Happiness Advantage,?Big Potential, and?The Orange Frog. His research on mindset made the cover of?Harvard Business Review, his TED Talk is one of the most popular of all time with more than 25 million views, and he has lectured or worked with nearly half of the Fortune 100 companies as well as the NFL, the NBA, the Pentagon, and the White House. Having spent over a decade living, researching, and lecturing at Harvard University (and during that time winning over a dozen distinguished teaching awards), Shawn draws on his own research — including one of the largest studies of happiness and potential at Harvard — and more recently on the effects of positivity in organizations facing crisis, to show how our potential can be unleashed, and our people re-energized when we focus on pursuing happiness now, especially during times of challenge and uncertainty.