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HBR@Work: How to Be Happy at Work

Monday, September 25, 2017

6:30 PM

So many of us are feeling fed up, burned out and unhappy at work: the constant pressure and stress, the unending changes, the politics — people feel as though they can't give much more, and performance is suffering.

And while organizations and their leaders are increasingly aware of the importance of workplace engagement and happiness, these goals remain elusive to many. Should we even expect to be happy at work anymore?

Join bestselling author and University of Pennsylvania scholar Annie McKee in conversation with Harvard Business Review editor Amy Gallo as they discuss what it means to be truly fulfilled and effective at work and provide practical advice for how to get there — no matter what job you have.


About the Speakers

Annie McKee is an advisor to leaders of Fortune 500 companies, governments, and NGOs around the globe. She is a Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education and a coauthor of the bestseller Primal Leadership with Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatzis. Her most recent book is How to Be Happy at Work.

Amy Gallo is a contributing editor at Harvard Business Review and author of the HBR Guide to Managing Conflict.