Shawn Achor
International best-selling author Shawn Achor is one of the world’s leading experts on happiness, success, and potential. His research has graced the cover of Harvard Business Review, and his TED Talk is one of the most popular of all time, with more than 17 million views. Shawn spent twelve years at Harvard before bringing his research to neary half the Fortune 100, as well as places like the Pentagon, impoverished schools in Africa, and the White House. His research has also been published in top psychology journals and featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Fortune. His interview with Oprah Winfrey and his PBS program have been seen by millions. He now serves on the World Happiness Council and continues his research.

Achor also partners with the nternational Thought Leader Network. For over two decades, ITLN have worked on the forefront of organizational advancement in collaboration with the world’s most distinguished thought leaders to deliver big ideas and best practices to a global workforce. ITLN, in partnership with Shawn Achor, assists organizations around the world in bringing happiness research to life at work and in education . . . through research partnerships, training, and large-scale interventions. The Happiness Advantage │Orange Frog Workshop™ and its accompanying parable by Shawn Achor, The Orange Frog, are designed to deliver key lessons from The Happiness Advantage while also serving as a rallying language for teams, organizations, and individuals to provide the foundation for sustained positive behavioral change. This change is linked to core work routines and best culture practices, supporting desired business results and educational outcomes.

Today, ITLN and Achor have created the largest and most successful positive psychology training for organizations and educators in the world. Their work impacts every dimension of human potential performance, intelligence, creativity, leadership ability and health – in an increasingly interconnected world where our biggest potential lies in our ability to influence others.