Happiness How To's: Set Goals, Reduce Stress, and Be Grateful

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Event

Happiness How To's: Set Goals, Reduce Stress, and Be Grateful

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Event

About this event

Would you like to boost your career success, lower your stress, and increase your happiness? Well...you've come to the right place. In this 90-minute talk, Jim McCarthy presents some of the most popular techniques and teachings from his internationally acclaimed "Happiness Workshop: Find Your Pleasure, Purpose and Peace", as well as his "Goal Setting Workshop: Keep Calm and Get Stuff Done".

Jim has presented his workshops at General Assembly more than 20 times in the past year, from New York to San Francisco, from Washington DC to LA. This talk will include scientific research, anecdotes, and plenty of opportunity for participants to think, write, interact, discuss, learn and laugh.

Some Praise:

  • Heidi Roizen – Venture Capitalist, Corporate Director, Educator: “Tremendous experience. I am very glad I did it and highly recommend to others that they do this!”

  • Miriam Rivera — Former Trustee – Stanford University; Co-Founder Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs: “The work we did in Jim’s workshop was an unexpected joy. It helped me to feel renewed gratitude for the life I’ve been able to live and that I’m living now.”

  • Jorge Morgan — Educational Chair, YPO Panama: “I very much liked the content of Jim McCarthy’s presentation. Simple, yet powerful. I am very grateful as it was the perfect closing for our Panama Young Presidents’ Organization presidential retreat.”

  • When Jim presented his Goal Setting Workshop at GA in SF on January 15, 2016: Average Feedback Score 9.3 (1 = "Absolutely Worthless". 10 = "Incredible").

Takeaways

  • Learn a simple process to help you define, write out and achieve your key goals
  • Understand three best practices which will greatly improve your chances for achieving your goals
  • Develop a method to consistently savor the present, reduce stress, and improve your relationship with others
  • Gain scientifically proven insights on what makes people happy, and how to apply these to your daily life

Prereqs & Preparation

The topics are both fun and serious, and your active participation is expected. This event addresses work / life balance, and participants are welcomed to bring partners, significant others, or colleagues.

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