How Great Leaders Create Great Places to Work

Join us for a rare Chicago appearance of Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar, AB'96 AM'03 PhD'04, the lecturer Harvard students lined up to hear.

How Great Leaders Create Great Places to Work

Tal Ben-Shahar will share groundbreaking research and trailblazing insights on how employers and employees can significantly improve workplace satisfaction and performance. He will highlight best practices from institutions that have successfully helped staff find purpose in their work and have established lasting patterns of personal and organizational growth.

Theory to Practice: Making Your Own Workplace Great

After an intermission, Dr. Ben-Shahar will transition from the philosophy of positive workplaces to the real-world steps you can take to make your business, organization, start-up, or agency a great place to work.

Tal Ben-Shahar is a teacher, author, organizational psychologist, and serial entrepreneur. He taught the most popular class at Harvard, Positive Psychology, as well as the hugely successful The Psychology of Leadership. Today, he consults and lectures around the world to executives, at-risk populations, and the public on topics including leadership, happiness, education, innovation, ethics, self-esteem, and resilience. His passions are improving lives, workplaces, and communities.

HappierHis books — The Pursuit of Perfect, Being Happy, Happier, and Choose the Life You Want — have been translated into more than 25 languages and have appeared on bestseller lists around the world.

Dr. Ben-Shahar has his PhD in Organizational Behavior and BA in Philosophy and Psychology from Harvard University. He lives with his family in Israel.


How Great Leaders Create Great Places to Work

Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

$18 | $10 for Spertus members 
$8 for students and Spertus alumni

Groups of ten or more get the member price,
so bring your colleagues, trustees, partners, and employees.

Purchase your tickets online at SPERTUS or call 312.322.1773.