Michelle Gielan

Happiness researcher, author, speaker

Gielan, a former broadcast journalist, has a master’s degree in applied positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and is a founder and researcher at the Institute for Applied Positive Research. Gielan, the author of Broadcasting Happiness: The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change, studies the link between happiness and success.

Any time we make an investment in social connection, we not only combat loneliness, but we feed our success at the same time.”

Michelle Gielan
TOPICS: Happiness, success, employee well-being, stress reduction, company culture, innovation

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