Mendoza School of Business

Arthur C. Brooks – “Moving from Strength to Strength in Work, Life & Happiness”

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November 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm


Arthur C. Brooks will present “Moving from Strength to Strength in Work, Life & Happiness” as part of the Dean’s Speaker Series. Blending the latest in behavioral social science research, ancient wisdom and historical analysis, Professor Arthur Brooks will reveal how effectiveness and well-being at all stages of life come not from holding on to past achievements, but from cultivating new habits and a different understanding of success and fulfillment.

Brooks is the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Public and Nonprofit Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School, and Professor of Management Practice at the Harvard Business School, where he teaches courses on leadership and happiness. He is also a columnist at The Atlantic, where he writes the popular “How to Build a Life” column. Brooks is the author of 13 books, including the 2022 #1 New York Times bestseller From Strength to Strength: Finding Success, Happiness, and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life and Build the Life You Want: The Art and Science of Getting Happier with co-author Oprah Winfrey available September 2023. He speaks to audiences all around the world about human happiness and works to raise well-being within private companies, universities, public agencies and community organizations.

The lecture is sponsored by the Mendoza College of Business and the Center for Citizenship and Constitutional Government.

Lecture is free and open to the public. No tickets or registration required.


November 6
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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Jean Meade


Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business