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In its 12th year, this show is a series of expertly facilitated conversations with world experts in a variety of disciplines. These conversations illuminate problems, issues and solutions faced and considered by leaders and other professionals.

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International keynote speaker, research scientist, and author of the The Happiness Track (HarperOne, 2016), Emma Seppälä, Ph.D., joins us to share her work on harnessing the mind and success. She is currently a Lecturer at the Yale School of Management and Faculty Director of the Yale School of Management's Women's Leadership Program. She is also the Science Director of Stanford University's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. Seppälä's expertise is positive leadership, emotional intelligence, positive psychology, and social connection. Her research has been published in top academic journals and featured in major news outlets like The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, and CBSNews. Seppälä speaks and consults internationally for Fortune 500 companies like Google and Facebook and contributes to Harvard Business Review, The Washington Post, Psychology Today, and TIME among others. She has also spoken at several TEDx events. A repeat guest on Good Morning America, her research on breathing for military veterans with trauma was highlighted in the documentary Free the Mind. She is also featured in documentaries like The Altruism Revolution, What You Do Matters, and Bullied. She graduated from Yale (BA), Columbia (MA), and Stanford (Ph.D.). Originally from Paris, France, she is a native speaker of French, English, and German and conversant in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. Tune in for this broadcast on Wednesday, February 28 @ 6pm EST!
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