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The Business of Happiness
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The Business of Happiness

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by Ted Leonsis
 

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Albert Schweitzer said, “Happiness is the key to success.” In The Business of Happiness, Ted Leonsis—business, sports, and media mogul—proves Schweitzer’s point, explaining that success may or may not make you happy, but happiness will almost always make you more successful. Through research studies, personal stories, and

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Albert Schweitzer said, “Happiness is the key to success.” In The Business of Happiness, Ted Leonsis—business, sports, and media mogul—proves Schweitzer’s point, explaining that success may or may not make you happy, but happiness will almost always make you more successful. Through research studies, personal stories, and anecdotal evidence from celebrities, famous athletes, and influential businessmen, Ted reveals the six secrets to achieving true happiness—and how they make success almost inevitable. Showing people exactly how they can apply the six secrets to their work, at home, and in their personal lives, Leonsis also reveals how some of the most successful and happy people today—Bono, Michael Jordan, Steve Case—have put these secrets into practice for themselves. Dynamic, inspiring, and unique, The Business of Happiness proves that anyone can be more successful and happier, including you.

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“As Ted shows, the happier the company, the more successful it can become.”
—Maria Shriver, author, journalist, First Lady of California

“A happy team can be a winning team. It is all about following Ted’s belief in happiness and success. I buy into it completely, and it really works; I believe Ted’s book can help you become MVP in your life, at work, and at home.”
—Alex Ovechkin, two-time NHL Most Valuable Player—Washington Capitals

“Ted Leonsis has one of the most creative minds in business. His insights on business, career planning, and how to succeed in today’s 24/7 environment reflect the wisdom of a renaissance man. . . and in The Business of Happiness, he is your personal guide.”
—Ken Chenault, CEO and Chairman, American Express Company

“Ted’s successful path to happiness in life, from the mean streets of Brooklyn to AOL executive to philanthropist, moved him to share his story and his way. Do yourself a favor: read it and be inspired.”
—Mitch Kapor, founder of Lotus Development Corporation and the Mozilla Foundation, which created the Firefox browser

“This wonderful book is as bouncy, ebullient, energetic, and likeable as its author.”
—Don Graham, CEO and chairman of the board, The Washington Post Company

“Read this book. You may not end up with his life. But there’s a good chance you’ll get something even more valuable—his outlook on life.”
—Chris Wallace, FOX News

“Ted Leonsis is absolutely correct that money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you Ted’s book, which will bring you happiness—and success.”
—LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596981140
Publisher:
Regnery Publishing
Publication date:
02/09/2010
Pages:
307
Sales rank:
262,775
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

What People are Saying About This

Alex Ovechkin
"A happy team can be a winning team. It is all about following Ted's belief in happiness and success. I buy into it completely, and it really works; I believe Ted's book can help you become MVP in your life, at work, and at home."--(Alex Ovechkin, two-time NHL Most Valuable Player-Washington Capitals)
Ken Chenault
"Ted Leonsis has one of the most creative minds in business. His insights on business, career planning, and how to succeed in today's 24/7 environment reflect the wisdom of a renaissance man. . . and in The Business of Happiness, he is your personal guide."--(Ken Chenault, CEO and Chairman, American Express Company)
LeBron James
"Ted Leonsis is absolutely correct that money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you Ted's book, which will bring you happiness-and success."--(LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers)
Don Graham
"This wonderful book is as bouncy, ebullient, energetic, and likeable as its author."--(Don Graham, CEO and chairman of the board, The Washington Post Company)
Chris Wallace
"Read this book. You may not end up with his life. But there's a good chance you'll get something even more valuable-his outlook on life."--(Chris Wallace, FOX News)
Mitch Kapor
"Ted's successful path to happiness in life, from the mean streets of Brooklyn to AOL executive to philanthropist, moved him to share his story and his way. Do yourself a favor: read it and be inspired."--(Mitch Kapor, founder of Lotus Development Corporation and the Mozilla Foundation, which created the Firefox browser)
Maria Shriver
"As Ted shows, the happier the company, the more successful it can become."--(Maria Shriver, author, journalist, First Lady of California)

Meet the Author


Ted Leonsis is an Internet industry pioneer who helped build AOL into a global phenomenon. He is a serial entrepreneur who has built and sold multiple successful businesses over three decades, culminating with the recent sale of Revolution Money to American Express. He owns the NHL’s Washington Capitals and other sports properties. He is an award-winning producer of documentaries, and the founder and chairman of SnagFilms. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, and later, Lowell, Massachusetts, he now lives in McLean, Virginia, and Vero Beach, Florida, with his wife and two children.

John Buckley is the author of the novels Family Politics and Statute of Limitations. He has held senior positions in three U.S. presidential campaigns, and has been the top communications executive at companies including AOL, where for six years he worked closely with Ted Leonsis. He is currently managing director of The Harbour Group, a strategic communications firm, and lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and son.

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