Neil Pasricha: From Awesome Hunter to Happiness Crusader


Today’s conversation features Neil Pasricha, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Awesome series, three-time Webby Award winner, Harvard MBA grad, former Director of Leadership Development at Walmart, and husband, father, son, and brother.

He is the author of a new book, The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything = Have Everything, which started as a letter to his unborn child on how to live a happy life, after his wife told him she was pregnant on the flight home from their honeymoon!

In This episode, You’ll Learn:

  • How Neil divides his time into 3 buckets for optimal happiness (and how they are different from the 3 buckets Jonathan offers).
  • Why wanting can often lead to the exact opposite of happiness.
  • Why he advocates for a ‘home contract’ as a key to happiness, in addition to a business or employment contract.
  • How action leads to motivation, not the other way around.
  • Why he’s loving the word practice these days.

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