Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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We All Need Role Models to Motivate and Inspire Us

We All Need Role Models to Motivate and Inspire Us

Positive leadership is a core concept that CCT strives to promote. We tend to give little thought to the idea of having a “role model,” but just because we’ve become adults doesn’t mean that we’re impervious to ethical influences. Managers serve as role models in the workplace and learn to be ethical or not from someplace, but the question is where and how?

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Have Researchers Discovered the Secret of Happiness?

Have Researchers Discovered the Secret of Happiness?

Researchers have long considered happiness too complex an emotion to control. Our keynote speaker for the Leading to Well Being Conference 2014, psychologist Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky, may have discovered the hidden origins of contentment—and a way to harness them for our own good. Learn more about her proven strategies to maximize happiness!

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How to Build a Happier Brain

How to Build a Happier Brain

Dr. Rick Hanson is a New York Times best-selling author and previous keynote speaker at our Leading to Well-Being Conference. Learn about his new neuropsychological approach to happiness from his recent book Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence.

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