Sean M. HACKETT, Ph.D.

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”

– Marcus Aurelius

 “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.”

– Lao Tzu

We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are”

– Anaïs Nin

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”

– Benjamin Franklin

Portfolio of Activities


At HACKETT LABS my focus is on teaching, research, advising/coaching, and service activities in higher education.


At MDI.TOKYO my focus is on delivering world-class Executive Education and Learning & Development experiences to Companies and Groups.