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Shawn Achor

Harvard-trained happiness researcher and Author | BetterUp Science Board Member

Shawn Achor is a best-selling author, speaker, and leading researcher on the subject of happiness. He began his career as a positive psychology researcher at Harvard. In 2010, Achor published his first book, "The Happiness Advantage" which became an instant best-seller and was followed by “Before Happiness" and "Big Potential." He’s a prolific writer and speaker, delivering TED talks, keynotes, and workshops all over the world. His work has been translated into more than 40 languages, and he has been featured in numerous media outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and CNN.

In addition to his work as a writer and speaker, Achor has also founded his own consulting firm, called Good Think. The firm helps businesses, schools, and other organizations to implement positive psychology strategies and practices in order to create happier, more productive, and more successful environments.

Throughout his career, Achor has remained dedicated to the study of happiness, success, and personal fulfillment and their impact on individuals and society as a whole.

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