ABOUT THE AUTHOR
David J. Pollay, M.A.P.P., is on a mission to increase happiness, success, and civility in life and business—and he knows how to do it. David's The Law of the Garbage Truck is an international phenomenon that's revolutionizing the way people relate to each other. “The Law” has been endorsed by psychologists, educators, business and spiritual leaders. Translated into forty-eight languages, David's No Garbage Trucks! Pledge has been taken by people from more than one hundred countries.
He is an internationally sought-after speaker and seminar leader whose work has been featured on NPR, Sirius Satellite Radio, ABC television, Univision, and in Crain's New York Business, BusinessWeek Small Biz magazine, and newspapers around the world. He is a founding associate executive director of the International Positive Psychology Association, and a visiting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania.
David' syndicated column is published in newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and online news sites worldwide. Each week he writes a column, “The Happiness Answer”; a blog, “PollayBlog.com”; and a newsletter, “The Law of the Garbage Truck Minutes.”
He is president of The Momentum Project, LLC, a consulting organization focused on applying the Law of the Garbage Truck and the science of positive psychology to becoming happier and more successful in business and life. He has held leadership positions at Yahoo!, MasterCard, Global Payments, and AIESEC.
David holds a master's degree of applied positive psychology (M.A.P.P.) from the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Yale University. He lives in Florida, with his wife and their two daughters.