The Happiness Advantage

The Happiness Advantage

Audiobook CD - 2010 | Unabridged
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Shawn Achor, a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, presents a seven-step guide to achieving true happiness and gratification in the workplace. Here, listeners will discover that happiness is one of the biggest factors in becoming successful and that with Achor's advice, they will easily be able to find that happiness.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, c2010
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780307749345
Branch Call Number: 158.7 ACH
Characteristics: 6 compact discs (7 1/2 hr.)


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Staff Book Review: The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor

The Happiness Advantage would be an excellent companion for those who love personal development and want to discover their potential. Although, as the title mentions, the book’s focus is geared towards success and work performance, the essence of the book is all about happiness. Shawn Achor, former Harvard graduate and advocate of positive psychology, has studied for many years the ideas... (more)

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AL_SUMMER Jul 09, 2017

Shawn Achor uses research studies from his positive psychology background and several other fields to demonstrate the impact of our beliefs on success. Simple exercises to reframe our thinking are mixed in with entertaining studies and personal experiences. Although the title suggests this is a business book, several of the anecdotes relate to health, learning, and family life.

Apr 14, 2012

Loved it. Though framed for business, it applies anywhere. Useful, interesting, research-based, occasionally brings really useful "ah ha!"s.

werblow Aug 06, 2011

An elaboration on Positive Mental Attitude but through Harvard studies. I guess that makes it real. I knew that all along. Happiness leads to success not the other way around. You create it by deciding to be positive deep into your every action and then you become successful.

Apr 26, 2011

Good summary of Positive Psychology techniques. Very practical approach. Good summary but not really anything new beyond what the other Positive Psychology books / audiobooks describe.

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