Episode 23 – Michelle Wax (Founder, American Happiness Project) on Happiness

Michelle Wax, the founder of the American Happiness Project, joined us on The Modern People Leader.

We talked about her journey across the USA to learn what brings everyday Americans happiness and fulfillment and much more.

Timestamps: why Michelle started the American Happiness Project (3:34), the 500 people that she interviewed on happiness (12:18), “you’re protected on this earth until you’ve served your purpose” (15:25), biggest lessons learned along her journey (19:32), consistent themes for creating happiness (25:04), why you should make the big life shift that your family doesn’t totally understand (32:01), the YOLO economy (33:42), & self-awareness will lead to a happier workforce (49:02).