Arthur Brooks

Arthur Brooks

Arthur Brooks is a Havard academic, bestselling author and popular journalist. He is the leading figure on the science of happiness and provides a practical framework for achieving greater well-being.

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Arthur Brooks is the world's leading expert onhe science of happiness. He is a journalist, author and academic. He is currently the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Public and Nonprofit Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School. Brooks is also a Professor of Management Practice at the Harvard Business School.

Brooks writes the hugely popular How to Build a Life column for The Atlantic. There, he explores the complexities of human happiness and fulfillment. He also writes in much longer form as the author of 13 published books. Notable works incude the 2023 #1 New York Times bestseller Build the Life You Want: The Art and Science of Getting Happier. His co-author was Oprah Winfrey. Just a year earlier he released From Strength to Strength: Finding Success, Happiness, and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life. The books cemented Brooks as the authoritative voice on achieving happiness and finding purpose at any stage of life.

A charismatic speaker, Brooks engagements draw global audiences. He delves into the science of happiness and strategies for enhancing well-being. Audiences include corporations, academic institutions, public agencies and community organisations. He presents habits and practices that elevate personal and collective happiness.

Beyond the written and spoken word, Arthur Brooks dedicates his time to various well-being intiatives that impact lives and foster a greater sense of purpose and satisfaction across societies.

Academic rigour, practical application and an ability to break down complex ideas make Arthur Brooks one of the most compelling speakers for any audience focused on well-being or purpose.

Speaking topics include: 

  1. - How to get happier in an unhappy world
  2. - The science of love and how to use it
  3. - The secrets of self-management
  4. - Moving from strength to strength in work, life and happiness


Build the Life You Want

The Art and Science of Getting Happier

From Strength to Strength

Finding Success, Happiness and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life

Love Your Enemies

How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt

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