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Tal Ben-Shahar

Tal Ben Shahar

Categories: Best-selling Authors | Professors from Leading Universities | HR & Organizational Culture | Happiness | Leadership | Motivation

Travels from New York, New York, USA

Tal Ben-Shahar is an expert on leadership and positive psychology, author and lecturer who taught the most popular course at Harvard University on "Positive Psychology," and the university's third most popular course on "The Psychology of Leadership"—with a total of more than 1,400 students. 

Tal Ben-Shahar is an author and lecturer. He taught two of the largest classes in Harvard University’s history, Positive Psychology and The Psychology of Leadership, teaching to over 1400 Harvard University students. Today, Ben-Shahar consults and lectures around the world to executives in multinational corporations, the general public, and at-risk populations.  

Tal Ben-Shahar is a serial entrepreneur and is the co-founder and chief learning officer of Happiness Studies Academy, Potentialife, Maytiv, and Happier.TV. He is the co-founder of the Happiness Studies Academy, as well as the creator and instructor of the Certificate in Happiness Studies and the Happier School programs.     

Tal Ben-Shahar is an international, best-selling author whose books have been translated into more than 25 languages. Ben-Shahar has written several bestselling books on psychology, including Choose The Life You Want: 101 Wasted Create Your Own Wrote to Happiness, Being Happy: You Don’t Have to be Perfect to Lead a Richer, Happier Life and Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfilment. His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages, and have appeared on best-sellers lists around the world. The topics he lectures on include leadership, happiness, education, innovation, ethics, self-esteem, resilience, goal setting, and mindfulness. 

After graduating from Harvard with a BA in Philosophy and Psychology and a PhD in Organizational Behavior, Tal Ben-Shahar taught two of the most popular courses in Harvard’s history: Positive Psychology and The Psychology of Leadership and taught Happiness Studies at Columbia University.  

Speaking Topics
Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness

In this session, Ben-Shahar discusses current research related to the science of happiness and introduces ideas and tools that can actually make you happier. He covers topics including giving ourselves the permission to be human, simplifying our lives, recognizing the mind-body connection, and re-focusing on the positive.

Positive Leadership: Strategies for Success

Ben-Shahar presents research and practices from the world of Appreciative Inquiry, and the Strengths-based Approach to Leadership and Organizational Development and illustrates how to blend them into an approach that underpins extraordinary rather than ordinary outcomes, and enables people to reach fulfillment, happiness, wellbeing, and success.

Leading in Uncertain Times

Ben-Shahar looks through the lens of his SHARP model, which focuses on Strengths, Health, Absorption, Relationships, and Purpose to guide the actions of an effective leader. This presentation provides practical tools that allow leaders to bring out the best in themselves, their colleagues, and manage change -- even in the most uncertain times.

Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness | Tal Ben-Shahar
V.O. Complete. Tal Ben-Shahar; The science of happiness
Tal Ben-Shahar: The Incredible Power of Positivity

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