Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya

Tal Ben-Shahar: Positive Psychology - CrossKnowledge Faculty

Tal Ben-Shahar is an author and lecturer, teaching at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya

He taught the largest one class at Harvard positive psychology and the third largest on the psychology of leadership – with a total of over 1,400 students. 23% of Harvard students claim that he changed their life.

Tal consults and lectures around the world to executives in multi-national corporations, Fortune 500 companies, educational institutions, and the general public.

His topics include leadership, education, ethics, happiness, self-esteem, resilience, goal setting, and mindfulness. He is the author of the international bestseller “Happier Being Happy who has-been translated into 25 languages.

An avid sportsman, Tal won the US Intercollegiate Squash Both Israeli and National championships. He obtained his PhD in organizational behavior and his bachelors in philosophy and psychology from Harvard University.