Did you know that the researcher who coined the term flow, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, was not even on the hunt for flow? He was looking for something bigger: Happiness.
What he found, however, was that the people with the most flow in their lives are the happiest people.
Today, we are going super deep on the topic of flow and happiness with our guest, Tal Ben-Shahar.
Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar is an American and Israeli teacher, author and entrepreneur in the areas of positive psychology and leadership.
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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.