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Happiness Speakers


Is happiness as elusive as we believe? The following happiness keynote speakers place happiness within the realm of what can be learned and earned. Whether you want to be happier at home, at work, or in school, these experts offer strategies you can use straight out of the box.

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Drew Dudley

Founder of Day One Leadership

What if, says Drew Dudley, we believed that leadership wasn’t just for those in charge? What if we trained ourselves to lead, no matter our school grades or pay-grade? As he describes in his fortifyin...

Daniel Lerner

Instructor of NYU’s “The Science of Happiness” | Author of U Thrive

Can happiness and success co-exist? It depends how you define them, says speaker Daniel Lerner. Author of U Thrive, the practical guide to navigating life’s fluctuations, Lerner uses positive psycholo...

Emily Esfahani Smith

Author of The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters

Meaning, not happiness, is the key to a good life. That’s the vital message at the core of Emily Esfahani Smith’s book, The Power of Meaning, which outlines four pillars essential to living a life tha...

Candy Chang

Urban Space Artist Behind the "Before I Die" Walls

World-renowned artist and urban designer Candy Chang engages communities to share everything from their greatest hopes to their deepest anxieties in public. The Atlantic calls her artwork Before I Die

Charles Montgomery

Urban Design Consultant, Award-Winning Journalist, & Author of Happy City

How can we be happier in cities? Charles Montgomery looks for answers at the intersection of urban design and the new science of happiness. In psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics, and i...

Jonathan Fader

Director of Mental Conditioning for the New York Giants | Author of Life as Sport

When NFL superstars, Major League Baseball players, firefighters, and success-driven workers want to improve their work performance, they turn to Dr. Jonathan Fader. The psychologist for the New York ...

Mark Manson

Motivational Speaker | Author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Mark Manson isn’t your typical motivational speaker. For one, he gives advice that doesn’t suck. He focuses on the hard stuff in life, because, as he says, these are the moments that define who we are...