Tal Ben Shahar

Tal Ben-Shahar

Global thought leader on positive psychology and leadership

An expert on leadership and positive psychology, Tal Ben-Shahar combines scientific studies, scholarly research, self-help advice, and spiritual principles to teach people how to optimise their success and happiness. His class at Harvard University on Positive Psychology was the most popular at the university. Today he consults and lectures around the world to executives in multinational corporations, Fortune 500 companies and educational institutions.

Ben-Shahar is the author of the international best sellers Happier and Being Happy, which have been translated into 25 languages. His latest book is Choosing the Life You Want: The Mindful Way to Happiness. He is also the Chief Learning Officer of the Wholebeing Institute, an educational organisation committed to spreading ideas and practices that help individuals and groups live life to its fullest. Ben-Shahar received his PhD in Organisational Behaviour from Harvard University.

Positive Leadership
  • The role of individual leadership in driving organisational performance and strategy
  • Why the lessons emerging from positive psychology research are so powerful for leaders
  • Strengths, Health, Absorption, Relationships and Purpose: Identifying the leadership behaviours that really make a difference to performance
  • Comparing conventional leadership approaches to what the very best performers do on a daily basis
  • What it takes for people to adopt differential leadership on a long-term basis