Butler Institute to Host Bestselling Author Dr. Arthur Brooks on April 19

Dr. Arthur Brooks—author, social scientist, former president of the American Enterprise Institute, and Harvard professor—will speak at Babson College in a special event hosted by the Butler Institute for Free Enterprise Through Entrepreneurship.

The presentation, “Finding Success, Happiness, and Deep Purpose with Dr. Arthur Brooks,” will be held at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 19 at Knight Auditorium. The event is free, and all attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Brooks’ newest book, From Strength to Strength.


Register today to attend the Dr. Arthur Brooks presentation.


Dr. Arthur Brooks
Dr. Arthur Brooks

The event will include a one-hour talk, plus a question-and-answer session, in which Brooks will share his life experiences and discuss how to form new habits and refocus priorities for cultivating meaning and a different kind of success in the second half of our lives.

Brooks has authored numerous books that highlight why free enterprise and entrepreneurship are core to overcoming poverty. In his most recent book, From Strength to Strength: Finding Success, Happiness and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life, a No. 1 New York Times Bestseller, Brooks creates a road map for finding purpose, meaning, and success as people age.

The subject of the documentary The Pursuit, Brooks also writes the popular “How to Build a Life” column for The Atlantic and hosts “The Art of Happiness” podcast.

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