Tal Ben-Shahar is an author and lecturer. He taught two of the largest classes in Harvard University’s history, Positive Psychology and The Psychology of Leadership. Today, Tal consults and lectures around the world to executives in multi-national corporations, the general public, and at-risk populations. The topics he lectures on include leadership, happiness, education, innovation, ethics, self-esteem, resilience, goal setting, and mindfulness. His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages, and have appeared on best-sellers lists around the world. Tal is a serial entrepreneur, and is the co-founder and chief learning officer of Happiness Studies Academy, Potentialife, Maytiv, and Happier.TV. An avid sportsman, Tal won the U.S. Intercollegiate and Israeli National squash championships. Find out more about Tal at talbenshahar.com
In this episode we discuss:
Perfectionism - what it is, how it works, and how to work with this tendency more skillfully in one's lifeHow Tal works with perfectionism in his own lifeThe power of acceptance and why this is such a powerful approach to working with perfectionism and finding happinessDetails on Tal's approach to teaching and speaking. How he prepares, and thinks about connecting with his audienceWhy reminders are so critical to a happier and more optimal way of living and workingStrategies and approaches for increasing gratitude, and for working with difficult emotionsAnd more!Please rate the show on iTunes!
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