Shawn Achor, Oprah's happiness guru, will speak on Oct. 23 at the Gaylord.[/caption]
Achor is endorsed by Oprah, and is a primary advisor and teacher for the Oprah Winfrey Network. Achor is also CEO of Good Think Inc., a Cambridge-based consulting firm, where he conducts research to understand where human potential, success and happiness intersect.
Presentations at the event will include:
- Shawn Achor, keynote speaker, on “The Happiness Advantage: Linking Positive Brains to Performance”
- Grace Losada, EdD, Fusion Academy, on “Navigating Transitions into the ‘Real World’”
- Beach Pace, Roadtrip Nation, on “Aligning Passions to Careers”
Achor’s keynote address will take place from 2-3:30 p.m.
Tickets for the general public are available for $40 at www.achoratfusion.com, while nonFusion students can purchase tickets for $10 with valid school or college identification.
The event is part of Fusion Academy’s Annual EPIC Summit (Excellence, Passion, Innovation, Courage – EPIC) for Fusion teachers and students. Fusion Academy, an accredited private school with a campus in Southlake, provides one-to-one classrooms for kids from grades 6-12. Fusion’s nontraditional school model allows complete customization for each student, wherever they are in their educational path, and creates a real emotional connection.
Fusion Academy Southlake campus, located at 301 State Street, is the sixth Fusion Academy in Texas, joining schools in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Plano, The Woodlands and 27 other locations across the country that have opened or will be opened soon in California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey and New York.