Sociologist. Senior Fellow, UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center. Author, The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work and Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents.
Believes we achieve more by doing less and that busyness is a sign you’re not fulfilling your potential.
Has five research-based ways to say no including to have concrete excuses and to visualize the future.
“The more we seek happiness in material things, the less likely we are to find it.”
Thinks parents should think of happiness as a set of skills to teach their kids as opposed to thinking of it as an inborn personality trait.
Suggests five steps to end your email addiction including to turn off your alerts and schedule specific times to check your email.
“You are always right where you need to be.”
Believes luck isn’t random and you can teach people to be lucky.
Has a system to help you set goals that work.
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