Michelle McQuaid is a best-selling author, workplace wellbeing teacher and playful change activator. She fuses the latest science from positive psychology and neurobiology with over a decade of business leadership experience to bring you simple, tested actions to reduce stress and anxiety, cultivate a lasting sense of wellbeing and happiness, and become an exceptional leader.
Michelle’s work has been featured in Forbes, the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Boss Magazine, The Age, Women’s Agenda, Wellbeing Magazine and more. She holds a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied alongside the field's founder Professor Martin Seligman, and is currently completing her PhD in Appreciative Inquiry under the supervision of Professor David Cooperrider.
What Others Are Saying About Michelle
"Michelle is one of the world's leaders in designing and implementing positive psychology interventions to workplaces."
- Professor Martin Seligman, Founder of Positive Psychology
"Michelle is a global leader in using the VIA Survey to boost growth and productivity."
- Neal Mayerson, Founder, VIA Institute
"Michelle McQuaid is a master at using her strengths to help you discover and apply yours."
- SHANE LOPEZ, SENIOR SCIENTIST AT GALLUP AND RESEARCH DIRECTOR OF THE CLIFTON STRENGTHS INSTITUTE
"Michelle offers great insights into how your mindset can turn even the most challenging situations into opportunities."
- Professor Carol Dweck, Stanford University