Which Way is Life
Which Way is Life? is designed to help busy, overworked, stressed out people find their way to a more balanced, healthier, inspired life. Two times a week host Bill Klaproth will interview trendsetting doctors, fitness professionals, life coaches, meditation experts and more in a quest for transformational discovery and positive change.

Ep56 - Solve for Happy: Mo Gawdat

From the Show: Which Way is Life
Summary: The ultimate guide to finding happiness with the author of Solve for Happy, Mo Gawdat.
Air Date: 4/27/17
Duration: 35:28
Host: Bill Klaproth
Guest Bio: Mo Gawdat, Chief Business Officer at Google [X]
Mo GawdatMo Gawdat is the Chief Business Officer at Google’s [X], an elite team of engineers that comprise Google’s futuristic “dream factory.”

In the past ten years, he has made happiness his primary topic of research, diving deeply into literature and conversing on the topic with thousands of people in more than a hundred countries.

He is also a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded more than 20 businesses. He speaks Arabic, English, and German.

In 2014, motivated by the tragic loss of his son Ali, Mo began pouring his findings into his first book, Solve for Happy.
  • Book Title: Solve for Happy
  • Guest Facebook Account: www.facebook.com/solveforhappy
  • Guest Twitter Account: #10millionhappy #SolveForHappy

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

  • How you can solve for happiness.
  • The underlying reasons for unhappiness and what expectations have to do with them.
  • The steps to achieving lifelong happiness.
  • The six grand illusions.
  • Why achieving happiness is like trying to get fit.
  • What the present moment has to do with happiness.
  • More from his book Solve for Happy: Engineer Your Path to Joy.

High Five Highlights:

  • What is the one immediate thing you want us to do or change in our life to become sustainably happy the moment this interview is over? Stop listening to your brain. It is just a biological function; you don’t have to obey.
  • Tell me about something that makes you happy today? I feel happy when I see other people happy.
  • For someone who is skeptical of your formula, what would you say to that person? Knowledge is an illusion. Be open to a new perspective.
  • Do you have a favorite quote or book you can share? “The gravity of the battle means nothing to those at peace.”
  • Finish this sentence: “Throughout my life the most important thing I’ve learned is...” Your purpose comes to you. You don’t search for your purpose.

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Transcription:

The ultimate guide to finding happiness with the author of “Solve for Happy” Mo Gawdat.

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