Free Webinar: Conversations in Leadership with Shawn Achor

Conversations in Leadership - Complimentary webinar Featuring Shawn Achor Discussing his book: The Happiness AdvantageWednesday, June 6, 201210:00-11:00 am MDT (12-1 p.m. EDT)

Register to participate in a free Skillsoft webinar with innovative thought-leader, Shawn Achor as he discusses his book The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work. During the webinar, Shawn will discuss how we can reprogram our brains to become more positive in order to gain a competitive edge, improve our performance, maximize our potential, and create positive transformations that ripple into more successful organizations and cultures. 

  1. The Happiness Advantage – Priming the brain with positive thoughts improves performance.
  2. The Fulcrum and the Lever – Changing your mindset, lengthens the lever of possibility.
  3. The Tetris Effect – Looking for positive patterns improves happiness and performance.
  4. Falling Up – Finding the opportunity in any setback, rather than settling into despair.
  5. The Zorro Circle – Channeling efforts on small, manageable goals, to gradually conquer bigger and bigger ones.
  6. The 20-Second Rule – Redirecting our path to focus on the productive uses of our time.
  7. Social Investment – Reaping the dividends of our social support network.

Shawn Achor has won over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University. His research and lectures on happiness and human potential have received attention in The New York Times, Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, as well as on NPR and CNN Radio, and travels around the world giving talks on positive psychology to Fortune 500 corporations, schools, and non-profit organizations.  Achor graduated magna cum laude from Harvard with a BA in English and Religion and earned a Masters degree from Harvard Divinity School.  He is the CEO of Aspirant, a consulting firm which researches positive outliers-people who are well above average-to understand where human potential, success and happiness intersect.

Will this event be webcast to the public by NCAR|UCAR?: 
Announcement Timing: 
May 16, 2012 to May 23, 2012