How Much Do Your Friends Affect Your Future? (NSQ Ep. 31)

Also: which professions have the happiest people?

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Relevant Research & References

Here’s where you can learn more about the people and ideas in this episode:

SOURCES

  • Nicholas Christakis, professor of social and natural science, internal medicine and biomedical engineering at Yale University.
  • Sigal Barsade, professor of management at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • John Steinbeck, Nobel Prize-winning author.
  • Marty Seligman, professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Amy Wrzesniewski, professor of management at Yale University.
  • Tom W. Smith, director of NORC’s Center for the Study of Politics and Society.

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EXTRAS

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