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Ted Leonsis - The Business Of Happiness @ Sixth and I Historic Synagogue
Feb 24 2010 7:00 pm
Feb 24 2010 8:00 pm
After surviving an emergency plane landing at age 28, Leonsis (now the owner of the Washington Capitals), already a successful entrepreneur, realized he wasn’t happy. Applying his analytical skills to the question of personal fulfillment, he studied satisfaction in fellow business executives, successful entertainers, and professional athletes, as well as typical Americans.
According to Albert Schweitzer, "Happiness is the key to success." Here, Leonsis, a business, sports, and media mogul, proves Schweitzer's point, explaining that success may or may not make one happy, but happiness will almost always make one more successful.
About the Author
Leonsis is an Internet industry pioneer who helped build AOL into a
global phenomenon. He is a serial entrepreneur who has built and sold
multiple successful businesses over three decades, culminating with the
recent sale of Revolution Money to American Express. He owns the NHL’s
Washington Capitals and other sports properties. He is an award-winning
producer of documentaries, and the founder and chairman of SnagFilms.
Originally from Brooklyn, New York, and later, Lowell, Massachusetts,
he now lives in McLean, Virginia, and Vero Beach, Florida, with his
wife and two children.
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