Tal Ben-Shahar

Tal Ben-Shahar

Freelance speaker and writer; Formerly Lecturer in Psychology, Harvard University
Tal Ben-Shahar is a freelance writer and lecturer. At Harvard University, he taught the largest course at Harvard on "Positive Psychology" and the third largest on "The Psychology of Leadership" - with a total of over 1,400 students.<

Ben-Shahar consults and lectures around the world to executives in multi-national corporation, the general public, and at-risk populations. Topics include ethics, happiness, self-esteem, resilience, goal setting, mindfulness, and leadership. He is the author of three books, most recently The Question of Happiness: On Finding Meaning, Pleasure, and the Ultimate Currency.

An avid sportsman, he won the U.S. Intercollegiate and Israeli National squash championships. He obtained his PhD in Organizational Behavior and BA in Philosophy and Psychology from Harvard.

Graduate Fellow