About the class
If you aren’t excited and motivated about the possibilities today holds for you, if you want more out of life, then explore how social scientists have discovered what does make human flourish and how you can create that wellbeing for yourself.
This workshop will show you the science behind wellbeing, why it works and how you can focus on what really matters and discard goals that don’t create lasting fulfillment. You will leave the workshop with practical tools you can apply immediately in your life and uncover new possibilities for your future.
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.