Think Big

Hosted by the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science

Online public event


Dr Grace Lordan

Dr Grace Lordan


Professor Paul Dolan

Professor Paul Dolan

In this event, Paul Dolan will be in conversation with Grace Lordan about her new book, Think Big: Take Small Steps and Build the Future You Want.

In this book, drawing on cutting-edge research from behavioural science, Grace offers immediate actionable solutions and tips that will help you get closer to your dream future. Focusing on six key areas - time, goal planning, self-narratives, other people, your environment, and resilience - Dr Lordan reveals practical, science-backed life hacks that will help you get ahead. Join us in this special event, to mark the launch of Think Big where Grace will be talking about her practical framework that will keep you moving in the right direction towards any goal, even during a pandemic.

You can order the book, Think Big: Take Small Steps and Build the Future You Want, (UK delivery only) from our official LSE Events independent book shop, Pages of Hackney.

Meet our speaker and chair

Grace Lordan (@GraceLordan_) is an associate professor in behavioural science at LSE. Her research focuses on why some people have successful lives as compared to others because of factors beyond their own control.  She is the founder and director of The Inclusion Initiative, a research centre at LSE and the author of Think Big: Take Small Steps and Build the Future You Want.

Paul Dolan (@profpauldolan) is Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is author of the Sunday Times best-selling book Happiness by Design, and Happy Ever After. 

More about this event

The Department of Psychological & Behavioural Science (@LSE_PBS) is a growing community of researchers, intellectuals, and students who investigate the human mind and behaviour in a societal context. Our department conducts cutting-edge psychological and behavioural research that is both based in and applied to the real world.

This event forms part of LSE’s Shaping the Post-COVID World initiative, a series of debates about the direction the world could and should be taking after the crisis.

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Podcast & Video

A podcast of this event is available to download from Think Big.

A video of this event is available to watch at Think Big.

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