Splash Biography

DAVIS NGUYEN, Yalie since 2011; Life Hacker since 1992

Major: Economics

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2015

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Past Classes

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X1516: The Happiness of Pursuit: What a year of traveling taught me about happiness in Splash Spring 15 (Apr. 04, 2015)
Learn in 1 hour what took me 365 days, 12 psychology books, 3 days without water and electricity, walking on fire, and traveling over 20,000 miles to find out about what REALLY makes people happy in life. Focus will be on the philosophy of happiness, the psychology of happiness, and the practice of happiness from researchers and philosophers who asked, "what makes us happy?"

X656: How to Win Friends and Influence People (a guide to connecting with anyone) in Splash Fall 13 (Nov. 09, 2013)
Jim Rohn said that you are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. Who are your five? Who would you like to get to know better? Who would you like to add? In this one-hour interactive workshop, Davis will teach you how to grow the relationships you already have as well as connect with people you haven't met. You will learn a technique for overcoming shyness about approaching new people, 2 questions that will turn any small conversation into a deep one and discover the other person's passions, and 3 ways you can add value to anyone's lives even if they seem to have everything. You will have plenty of chances to practice. You will leave the workshop with a better understanding being able to have conversations and connect with people on a deeper level.