Tal Ben-Shahar is an 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.
Ben-Shahar consults and lectures around the world to executives in multi-national corporations, the general public and at-risk populations. Topics include leadership, ethics, happiness, self-esteem, resilience, goal setting and mindfulness. He is the author of the new book Choose the Life You Want: 101 Ways to Create Your Own Road to Happiness. He is also the author of Being Happy: You Don’t Have to Be Perfect to Lead a Richer, Happier Life and The New York Times best seller Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment.
An avid sportsman, Ben-Shahar won the U.S. Intercollegiate and Israeli National squash championships. He earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and B.A. in Philosophy and Psychology from Harvard.