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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Success by University of Pennsylvania

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About the Course

Do you want to be more successful? This course was designed to help you define what success means to you, and to develop a plan for achieving it. Wharton Professor G. Richard Shell, an award-winning author and the creator of the popular Wharton School course on the meaning of success, created this course to help you answer the questions that arise when you consider how best to use your life. Drawing on his decades of research and mentoring, Shell offers personalized assessments to help you probe your past, imagine your future, and measure your strengths. He then combines these with the latest scientific insights on everything from self-confidence and happiness to relationships and careers. Throughout, he shares inspiring examples of people who found what they were meant to do by embracing their own true measure of success. Get ready for the journey of a lifetime—one that will help you reevaluate your future and envision success on your own terms. Students and executives say that Richard Shell’s courses and executive training programs have changed their lives. Let this course change yours....

Top reviews


Apr 13, 2023

This course was fantastic! I highly recommended this to everyone. I felt that I have grown due to this course, and I wish it had been required in either my undergraduate or graduate schools.


Jun 8, 2020

Excellent course gives you the tools and ideas to think deeply about how you define success and set you on a solid path to achieving your greatest professional and personal success possible.

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By Vonnet E

Jul 20, 2020

I've learned a lot. Very enlightening.

By Jay N

Apr 13, 2020

i have learned a lot from this course!

By Abdettawab H

Nov 13, 2019

Amazing teacher ! Thank you so much

By Yi Z

Mar 5, 2019

Very meaningful and inspiring course

By Belen A

Jun 6, 2018

Excellent course! Excellent teacher!


Sep 17, 2016

I would just like to say thank you.

By Zoltán R P

May 12, 2020

Top quality professor and material.

By Deleted A

Dec 8, 2018

Great Instructor, Wonderful Course.

By Eleni L

Dec 28, 2022

excellent course

thought provoking

By C.B. K

Oct 12, 2017

nice learning and video was superb

By Cristina A

Jun 27, 2020

LOVED the course!!! Great teacher

By Lucio D C

Aug 8, 2019

Great course and great professor

By Canuto, J S

Jan 15, 2020

A simple yet eye opener course.

By Alejandro G

Mar 6, 2018

Good content, great instructor!

By Duong T H C

Dec 25, 2021

Outstanding course! Thank you.

By Jason A

Apr 29, 2020

Very thoughtful and insightful

By Negar S

Jun 19, 2017

This course is a game changer.

By Luiz F

Jun 12, 2017

excellent, I love this course.

By Habiba M

Jun 10, 2020

This course is an eye opener.

By veena k w

Feb 9, 2021

very good and holistic views

By R G

Mar 22, 2020

Very thoughtful and through.


May 17, 2020

Wharton School is the best.


Jun 20, 2017

amazing course for everyone

By Life L

Apr 9, 2023

ساعدني في الفكير بإيجابيه

By Giovana X A

Feb 27, 2020