Dr. Michelle McQuaid is a best-selling author, workplace wellbeing teacher and change activator. With more than a decade of senior leadership experience in large organisations around the world, she’s passionate about translating cutting-edge research from positive psychology and neuroscience, into practical strategies for health, happiness, and business success.
An honorary fellow at Melbourne University’s Graduate School of Education, she blogs for Psychology Today, hosts the top-rated weekly podcast Making Positive Psychology Work, and her work has been featured in Forbes, the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, Boss Magazine, The Age and more.
She holds a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and has completed a PhD in Appreciative Inquiry under the supervision of David Cooperrider. Michelle helps companies globally mitigate human capital risks and lives to help people discover their strengths, move beyond their fears, and finally discover what it truly takes to flourish with confidence.