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Claire Booth ~ The Achiever Fever Cure: How I Learned to Stop Striving Myself Crazy

Thursday, June 13, 2019
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Are you striving yourself crazy? Discover how to find peace and joy alongside your achievements.

Market researcher and CEO Claire Booth had built a life filled with achievements, including traveling the world and building a successful market research firm. Yet in spite of her success, she was constantly hounded by her relentless inner critic and feelings of self-doubt. Determined to find the cause of her unhappiness, she turned her lens inward, making herself the subject of a very personal research project. Her quest to find a remedy for her “achiever fever” took her on illuminating excursions into philosophy, psychology, behavioral economics, neuroscience, mindfulness, meditation, and Buddhism. After almost twenty years of chasing insights in consumers, she realized that she’d overlooked the only insights that really mattered—those that lie within. In The Achiever Fever Cure, she shares her journey of self-transformation, and explains how you, too, can find joy and peace of mind, without losing your edge.

Claire Booth is an entrepreneur, market researcher, speaker, facilitator and university professor. She has 18-plus years’ experience capturing insights for companies across North America both as an executive with market research giant Ipsos, and as founder and president of Lux Insights (Vancouver and Seattle), with clients such as Amazon, Fitbit and

She has been recognized as a top-three finalist for business person of the year in her home city of North Vancouver. Claire is an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business where she teaches Market Research and she was also a sessional instructor at Capilano University. She chairs the Senior Executive Program for BC’s Marketing Association (BCAMA), sits on the board for cutting-edge theatre, The Cultch, and is a Big Sister to a teenage girl. She swims with North Vancouver’s Masters Team.