DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2019.08.005
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Keren Eldad

Abstract: Extraordinary success can make you rich and powerful. It can also leave you incurious, blinkered, invulnerable, deeply unhappy and ironically-mediocre. In my work, as an executive coach crisis-counselor, I have found that the ruthless pursuit of over-achievement towards success, power, and money is playing a major role in the erosion of people's happiness. That premise is supported by clear evidence of unhappiness and dissatisfaction seen across the board in western culture, limiting the phenomenon not only to…

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