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Exploring the Role of Happiness in Innovation with Amy Blankson '06

Wednesday, Apr 12 2017 at 11:45 am - 12:45 pm EDT

165 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
United States

Join the Design + Innovation Club at Yale SOM on Wednesday, April 12th for a presentation by Amy Blankson ‘06 titled “Exploring the Role of Happiness in Innovation” drawn from her newly released book The Future of Happiness: 5 Modern Strategies for Balancing Productivity and Well-Being in the Digital Era. Lunch will be served prior to the event, and copies of The Future of Happiness will be available for purchase.

About the book:

In The Future of Happiness, author Amy Blankson, co-founder of the global positive psychology consulting firm GoodThink, unveils five strategies that successful individuals can use to not just survive—but to actually thrive—in the Digital Age:

Stay grounded to focus and channel your energy with intention
Know thyself through app-driven data to strive toward your potential
Train your brain to develop and sustain an optimistic mindset
Create a habitat for happiness to maximize the spaces and places in which you live, work, and learn
Be a conscious innovator to actively shape your future

By rethinking when, where, why and how you use technology, you will not only able to influence your own well being but also help shape the future of your community. Discover how futuristic technologies can transform the idea of “I’ll be happy when . . .” to your way of being now.

Event Details: When: Wednesday, April 12th,  11:45am–12:45pm Where: Evans Hall (165 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT 06511), 2410 Bewkes Classroom