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Shawn Achor
Born 1978
Waco, Texas, U.S.
Education BA, Harvard University
MA, Harvard Divinity School
Occupation happiness researcher, bestselling author, corporate speaker
Organization GoodThink, Institute of Applied Positive Research
Known for Positive Psychology, finding success through happiness “happiness is a choice, happiness is an advantage, happiness spreads”
Notable work The Happiness Advantage, The Orange Frog, Before Happiness

Research shows you get multiple tasks done faster if you do them one at a time. It also decreases stress and raises happiness.
Shawn Achor
You spend money on Internet connection for your employees. Why not spend money on the energy that fuels their brains?
Shawn Achor
We not only need to work happy, we need to work at being happy.
Our daily decisions and habits have a huge impact upon both our levels of happiness and success.
Shawn Achor
Scientifically, happiness is a choice. It is a choice about where your single processor brain will devote its finite resources as you process the world.
Shawn Achor
Success does not mean happiness. Check out any celebrity magazine to look for examples to disabuse you of thinking that being beautiful, successful or rich will make you happy.
Shawn Achor
You have to train your brain to be positive just like you work out your body.
Shawn Achor
The idea of investing in the positivity of employees is often low down on companies' priority lists.
Shawn Achor
Positivity is such a high predicator of success rates.