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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


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.


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.

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By Usama E

Dec 4, 2018

Great course which contains wonderful content and also great mentor.

By Anna E

Sep 19, 2016

5-star pending on me passing the course - of course! :) great stuff!

By Rebekah E

Feb 14, 2023

This really made me think and feel. Very thought provoking for me.

By Jose O

Jul 25, 2019

Everyone should do this. Provides great resources for reflection.

By Alice B

Sep 18, 2019

Very interesting and inspiring class, a lot of food for thought!

By Kenneth W

Apr 12, 2019

Great Course, very informational and definitely makes you think.

By amir f

Sep 3, 2017

its great instructor is really awesome. thanks to richard shell.

By Don V

Nov 21, 2018

The professor was incredible. I enjoyed the course, thoroughly.

By Bethany N M

Sep 15, 2020

Highly recommend! You will remember who you authentically are.

By Hanna N

Jun 5, 2020

i loved this course thank you for letting me be a part of this

By Nitin S

Sep 23, 2017

Really enjoyed this course - simple but some powerful insights

By James O

Aug 18, 2017

Very solid; good use of materials, exercises and peer grading

By Nattawat B

Apr 25, 2020

I love this couse so much. This course will chang your life.

By Arman P

Dec 29, 2019

The skill of recognizing living a happy and successful life!

By Pamela F

Nov 10, 2019

I have a new understanding of success thanks to this course.

By Rajib S

Mar 22, 2018

Excellent course to understand the real meaning of success..

By Grace N

Mar 30, 2020

Eye-opening experience that can guide you to a happier life


Apr 7, 2018

This was a course helping me to understand who I really am.

By Sanjeev S

Sep 13, 2018

My views on life and success is changed now. I am awaken.

By Vishal P

May 4, 2020

Great Course. I would recommend everyone should take it.

By dongliyi

May 12, 2019

it is very close to my life and i can understand quickly

By María d C O R

Mar 11, 2019

Excelente, claro, explícito.

Muchas gracias Richard Shell

By Pavitheran A R

Apr 30, 2018

I think everyone must take and experience this course :)

By Chen C C

Apr 10, 2020

You would better take this course. It totally worth it.

By John B O C (

Dec 16, 2017

This is very helpful for a young professional like me.