Happiness Expert and Author of The Book of Awesome
With infectious enthusiasm, heartfelt authenticity, and a “what’s worked” authority, Neil Pasricha connects with audiences and then challenges them to elevate expectations of themselves and commit to the habit of happiness every day. Today, Pasricha travels around the world sharing messages on happiness to Fortune 500 companies, schools, and non-profits. In the past few years he has spoken to over 200,000 people at hundreds of events, making him one of the world's most sought-after speakers. He has spoken to Royal Families in the Middle East, Ivy League Deans, and CEOs at organizations such as Audi, Abbot, and GE—all using research and models that enhance individual performance and create a more positive and productive workplace.
In dynamic, interactive keynotes, Pasricha delivers a blend of positive psychology trends, strategic frameworks, and contagious passion for workplace happiness. Pasricha possesses a unique perspective on happiness in the business context and draws on his background leading leadership development for Fortune 10 companies to provide your group with inspiration and tools to generate ideas, stimulate productivity, and unlock potential. His presentations on modeling happiness have received global praise and attention from CNN, BBC, The Today Show, Oprah Winfrey Network, The Guardian, and The Sunday Times.
Neil Pasricha earned his Masters from Harvard Business School focusing on Leadership and Organizational Behavior.
Happier People, Happier Organizations
The strongest companies in the world have the happiest people working at them. Coincidence? No. In Neil Pasricha’s groundbreaking and flagship talk he reveals their secrets to audiences leaving them with inspiring, put-it-in-your-pocket models to build support networks, manage energy and stress, and create lasting happiness. Through researching top leaders at Harvard, developing leaders inside Fortune 100 companies, and working with clients like Shell, Kraft, and Viacom, Pasricha developed unique frameworks to create happiness in individuals and drive engagement and high-performance results inside organizations.
Audi of America
Neil joined us on 16 Customer Immersion events throughout the United States. His energy and excitement never wavered during our trek across the continent and his talk was the highlight of the show, engaging the dealer associates in the discussion and invigorating the audience. The dealers told us at the post-event reception and event satisfaction surveys that his talk was the highlight of the meeting for them. His near-perfect ratings reflect this description. They found his talk to be on point and thought provoking. What more could we ask for in a speaker?
I've been thinking about your presentation at the Sharp assembly the other night and the discussions I've had with colleagues afterwards. Your overarching theme of finding and appreciating all things awesome is a theme sorely missing in healthcare. Much of our current dialogue centers around regulations, decreased reimbursement, reform, a whole litany of things perceived as being done to our profession. Frequently lost is the day-to-day appreciation of what it means to be a doctor. The interactions, trust, healing, laughter, camaraderie, sadness, and vulnerabilities that come with taking care of patients are gifts to be enjoyed and appreciated. Sadly, the prism that we start with where we can see these qualities clearly, rapidly becomes clouded. There is a real role for your work within healthcare; the more penetration your philosophies have, the more satisfaction, quality, and longevity we'll see. I hope that as your next book continues to evolve, elements germane to doctors, nurses, and medical students find their way in. If you have ideas or thoughts, please feel free to bounce them off me anytime.
Neil was great! Everyone was saying how approachable he is and how he was such an engaging speaker. Everything went off without a hitch and I hope Neil had fun too. Katie [a Lavin Event Coordinator] was great. I've already told my colleagues about the Lavin Agency and your great service so hopefully we'll be able to use you guys again.
Fallsview Casino Resort
Thank you for an inspiring, authentic session today. The feedback from our staff was great and we achieved what we wanted—a different way to look at the role that our supervisors and managers perform. The 3 A's was messaging our front line leaders can easily remember and hopefully put into action. Your energy and genuine approach is awesome!
University Of Ottawa
Neil's models for living life provide a clear window for seeing the world and making tough decisions. He made the University of Ottawa buzz with energy and positivity!
The Book of (Holiday) Awesome
There's nothing like the holidays. They bring out the best, and sometimes the worst, in everyone. Luckily, Neil Pasricha is here to remind us that not only are the holidays great but there's actually even more to celebrate than we realize. From Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa to such holidays as Mother's Day and Father's Day, Thanksgiving, and beyond, The Book of (Holiday) Awesome will show you why holidays are . . . AWESOME!
The Book of (Even More) Awesome
From the author of the #1 International Bestseller "The Book of Awesome" and the award-winning, multimillion-hit website 1000awesomethings.com comes...EVEN MORE of the little things that make us smile every day! Neil Pasricha is back with a collection of hundreds more awesome things that deserve celebration including:
-Coming back to your own bed after a long trip
-Sneaking cheaper candy into the movie theater -Stepping on dry crunchy leaves on the sidewalk
-Letting go of the gas pump perfectly so you end on a round number
-When a baby falls asleep on you
-Finally peeing after holding it forever
-Pulling a weed and getting all the roots with it
-Seeing old people holding hands
-When your pet notices you're in a bad mood and comes to see you
-When your windshield wipers match the beat of the song you're listening to
-The smooth feeling on your teeth after you get your braces off
-When the hiccups stop
-Driving from a rough road onto a smooth one
-When the houseguest leaves
-When the person you're meeting is even later than you are
-Getting the keys to your first apartment
There's even space for you to write your very own Awesome Things in the back. Because couldn't we all use (even more) AWESOME!?
The Book of Awesome
The author behind 1000awesomethings.com celebrates the good things in life—by the sheer power of their awesomeness. Based on the award-winning blog 1000awesomethings.com, The Book of Awesome is a high five for humanity and a big celebration of life's little moments and the underappreciated, simple things that make us happy, from popping bubble wrap to hitting a bunch of green lights in a row, to waking up thinking it's Monday and realizing it's Saturday. With wise, witty observations from writer Neil Pasricha, this treasure trove is filled with smile-inducing musings that make readers feel like kids looking at the world for the first time: AWESOME!
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