We’ve all created our own personal histories, marked by highs and lows, that we share with the world — and we can shape them to live with more meaning and purpose.

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Positive psychologist advocate Shawn Achor thinks that the key to success is being happy, not the other way around. Dig into his must-reads books and articles.

Like any human performance metric — IQ, LSAT scores, batting averages — the new Imagination Quotient is intended to predict a competitive advantage. But does it work?

Shawn Achor helps people apply positive psychology to be happier and more effective at work.┬áHis latest line of enquiry: why can some people make positive change, and others can’t? We asked him to tell us more.