Nebraska Authors

Dan Baker

Dan Baker, Ph.D., is founding director of the Canyon Ranch Life Enhancement Program. Since 1988, his mission has been to engage guests of Canyon Ranch–some of the world’s highest-achieving people–in emotionally connecting with their well being. He often coaches and consults with CEOs, corporate officers, and their organizations.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Tucson, AZ

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Happiness; Health; Self-Help


Medical psychologist

Places Worked

Canyon Ranch
University of Arizona Medical College
Harvard Business School


What Happy People Know: How the New Science of Happiness Can Change Your Life for the Better. 2003.
What Happy Companies Know. 2006.
What Happy Women Know. 2008.

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