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MIT Sloan Alumni Online: Grace Ueng, SB '87

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12:00PM - 1:00PM ET

Join MIT Sloan Alumni Online this season for a series of interviews with principled, innovative leaders who improve the world. Jackie Selby, EMBA '21, hosts a conversation with Grace Ueng, SB '87, on happiness being the key to successful leadership. 

Mental health is a growing concern of companies. Two-thirds of employees report mental health as a top challenge. 80% of executives report mental health issues. Happiness is elusive to many today.

And yet, success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. To be a successful leader, you need to understand happiness and nurture it – yours and others.

Happy employees yield higher productivity and better results: stay in their jobs 4x longer, are 12% more productive, commit 2x more time to tasks, and have 65% more energy.

We are thrilled to have noted leadership coach and CEO of Savvy Growth, Grace Ueng, SB ’87, join us on March 15. Grace is the author of a weekly column on Leadership & Happiness, and serves as a thinking and accountability partner for leaders around the world. She is a longtime student of Tal Ben-Shahar, the creator of Harvard’s most popular course ever on Happiness, as well as Arthur Brooks, Professor of Happiness & Leadership at HBS, where she earned her MBA over three decades ago. Grace is an undergraduate alumna of MIT Sloan.

Jackie Selby, EMBA '21

Jackie Selby, EMBA '21

Moderator and Host

Grace Ueng, SB '87

Grace Ueng, SB '87

Founder and CEO, Savvy Growth

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