Creating Individual Happiness

Building Habits That Boost Your Mood

Created in partnership with: Shawn Achor

What You Will Learn

  • Achieve a more positive mindset
  • Create a 21-day action plan to build positive habits
  • Develop a framework to improve energy, emotional and physical health, job performance, and optimism levels

What You Will Do

  • Explore the importance of happiness and its relationship to success
  • Understand the research and science behind using happiness as an advantage
  • Put theory to practice and increase individual happiness and productivity


Shawn Achor’s research indicates that when employees provide positive social support to others, they:

  • Are 40% more likely to receive a promotion in the following year.
  • Report significantly higher job satisfaction.
  • Feel 10 times more engaged by their jobs than people who score in the lowest quartile.

These numbers show us that happiness can fuel success. You can learn to boost and sustain your happiness through researched strategies, helping you raise your levels of happiness and success in every aspect of your life.

In this Learning Sprint, you will:

  • Assess your current level of happiness.
  • Train your brain to think differently about challenges.
  • Practice happiness strategies that you can implement daily.
  • Create an action plan to increase your level of optimism.

Course Outline

Expert Faculty

Shawn Achor
International bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage

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