About the class
Research shows happy and engaged employees are the most productive and profitable types of workers yet only 1 out of 5 employees in the world are satisfied with their job. Workers are flocking to employers who maintain well being at the workplace. Lead the competition by learning how, as a manager, entrepreneur, you can create a culture that will attract the top talent and thus increase your own chances of success.
Professor Michael McCarthy
Michael McCarthy is a serial entrepreneur. He started his first business at the age of 16 and his first three weeks of sales financed his freshman year at New York University.
From 1994–2004, he was the #1 Stock Market Timer in the United States and raised $100 million in client assets with an inbound marketing referral program he developed. After a brief period of early retirement, Michael founded Budi Products in 2010, a food company designing brain-healthy gourmet snacks which was acquired in 2015.
McCarthy now focuses on teaching entrepreneurship, sales, leadership, and public speaking. He developed the Leadership Sailing Program for MIT Sloan Executive Education in 2016 and is the founder of Power Speaking Coach, a Boston based consulting firm. He recently authored Harnessing the Power of Fear, a book to help reduce the fear of public speaking.