Tia Graham is an Inspirationist and the Founder of Arrive At Happy, the first-ever Los Angeles-based company with a mission of inspiring transformation through the science of happiness.
Tia partners with organizations and individuals to increase their daily happiness and, in turn, increase success in all areas of their lives. She has a Certificate in Happiness Studies & a Certificate in Facilitating Happiness from Harvard’s Tal Ben-Shahar at The Happiness Studies Academy, is a Group Facilitator & Speaker at the Annual World Happiness Summit, and has been a highly positive and happy leader of teams globally.
Relying on science-backed empirical data, she has gained the insight needed to prove and teach that happiness indeed leads to success.With a passion for travel, luxury hospitality, and culture, Tia has successfully led sales, marketing and public relations efforts at unique hotels in destinations around the world including Istanbul, Honolulu, Kauai, New York and Los Angeles.
Tia is a master motivator, executor, communicator, recruiter and business development professional. She has mentored, coached, and promoted sales professionals for more than fourteen years. Tia is a certified leadership and life coach and studied at The Institute for Life Coaching.
Mike Klein is an internal and social communication consultant with an interest in developing the field of communication leadership through his #WeLeadComms initiative. Mike is Iceland-based, with additional experience in Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands and the US.
Mike has worked in a broad range of editorial, communication planning and research roles. Key activities include editorial planning, writing, qualitative research, and event content for senior leaders, organizational change initiatives, M&A programs and internal communication functions in major companies.
Mike authored "From Lincoln to LinkedIn, the 55 Minute Guide to Social Communication," a manual for mobilizing peer-to-peer communication in communities and organisations. He has also spoken at the University of Belgrade, Reykjavik University, Quadriga University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, and at IABC World Conferences in Washington, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.
Specialties: Campaign planning, social network analysis, content development, qualitative research, native English copywriting for international audiences, thought leadership in internal communication and engagement.
His email is [email protected]
Eliza Goh is the owner of the Happiness Firm and believes Happiness at Work is the new paradigm in modern management and that the future of work is people focused.
💠 What makes you happy and unhappy at work?
💠 Why you do what you do?
💠 Do you find your work meaningful?
💠 Does your work spark joy for you?
💠 Do you have friends at work?
💠 How do companies keep staff engaged, motivated and productive at work?
💠 How do companies attract people to join them?
Eliza strongly believes that a Happy Workplace is a Productive Workplace, and she is dedicated to helping individuals and organisations, by using simple scientifically proven tips and tools, to achieve happiness at work, and to flourish in life.
For more information, visit the companies website: www.thehappinessfirm.com
As the Chief Happiness Officer and founder of The Happiness Consulting Company, Brooklyn creates deeply curated keynotes, workshops, and coaching programs to help improve bottom line results. Happier employees is good for business. Infuse your organization with positivity and joy and watch how problems are resolve when people are fully engaged.
Employee disengagement costs American companies over $5 billion dollars a year! It's time to make happiness a corporate strategy. Happiness at work is not only a world-wide movement, it's a personal mission. Learning how to cultivate happiness and joy at work is a competitive advantage.
Business problems that Happiness at work helps to solve:
*Low job performance
*Poor customer service
*Lack of engagement
*Lack of innovation
*Lack of team collaboration
*Lack of trust
And so much more.
Brooklyn focuses on professional training in positive psychology, neuroscience of happiness, and is certified as transformational life and business coach.
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang studies people, technologies, and the worlds they make. Since 2000 he´s worked as a technology forecaster and futurist, helping companies understand new technologies and global trends, and their strategic and business implications. Alex is also a writer. His newest book, SHORTER: WORK BETTER, SMARTER AND LESS-- HERE'S HOW uses design thinking to explain how companies in a variety of industries and countries are moving to 4-day weeks. It’s a sequel to his 2016 book REST: WHY YOU GET MORE DONE WHEN YOU WORK LESS, which explores the hidden role rest plays in the success of super-creative and -productive people.
Deborah Hartung helps Business & HR Leaders to transform organizations and improve workplace culture, employee engagement and work performance in as little as 90 days.
She wears these labels with pride; Rebel, Misfit, Maverick, Outlaw and Revolutionary.
Deborah has spent her entire life not fitting in and it’s the superpower that helps her see promise and possibilities that change the world of work.
If you want ‘beige’ and compliant, she is not your type!
Bold? Brilliant? Innovative? Groundbreaking?
Deborah is your girl!
Deborah specializes in delivering powerful human change and organizational transformation through innovative people, culture and tech solutions that engage employees, unleash human potential, improve productivity and build employer bands.
Through a combination of transparent communication and leveraging networks and change agents in your business, sustainable change is embedded and the use of HR Tech, People Data & Analytics, Leadership Development Coaching and Sustainable Capacity Building Initiatives, ensures that, as an employer, you’re able to retain and develop top talent by improving culture, engagement and overall productivity and work performance. Lower staff turnover. Less absenteeism. Big impact on your bottom line.
⚡️SPARK ideas INFLUENCE change ⚡️
Nathan Farrugia is an Entrepreneur, Business Coach, CEO, Author, Record-breaking Athlete, TEDx Speaker, Vistage owner, NED, Philanthropist, Husband & Father
He helps CEOs lead, companies grow, executives shift mindsets and employees find their mojo.
And...he runs a lot! A LOT!!!
Gethin Nadin is an MBPsS Psychologist and Fellow at the RSA, who has worked in HR Tech for 20 years. He is a frequent speaker and writer on the subjects of global employee engagement, HR, the employee experience, employee benefits and financial wellbeing. Gethin is also a member of the BPsS Division of Occupational Psychology and Chair of the Engage for Success Thought Action Group on Wellbeing. He is a key stakeholder for cross-industry wellbeing KPI’s for rail and transport alongside the RSSB and the DfT.
As well as the most well known HR and People Management magazines, Gethin has been published in Forbes, LinkedIn News, The Financial Times, Unleash, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post and The Guardian. He is the author of the Amazon bestseller ‘A World of Good: Lessons From Around the World in Improving the Employee Experience’ and co-author of 'Das menschliche Büro - The human(e) office'.
Gethin has been featured in these HR books:
- Conscious Leadership, Natasha Wallace
- Transformational HR, Perry Timms
- Personalization at Work, Rob Baker
- Closer Apart, John Monks & Lizzie Shupak
- Your Second Phase, Kate Usher
- Employee Engagement - HR Fundamentals, Emma Bridger
Vicki is passionate about people - she has been bent towards being a JoySeeker. She´s interested in what motivates human behavior (including her own) and is a licensed Cytogeneticist - genetics 🧬 wows her! SHE love´s studying the DNA of JOY! Her goals are to never be at the end of her growth curve - to read & learn daily - knowing that she may be the only Bible someone ever reads - Vicki loves to fail forward - She loves KNOWing people - She´s an ENFJ and her strength finders say she´s a Learner/Input/woo/Communication/Intellection kinda gal - as well as an Enneagram 2.... all that ‘stuff’ just helps her know ‘how’ to be bet...
ENFJ = The Giver (Extraverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging)
JAGG = Joy, Abundance, Gratitude and Grace
Rich Gassen has spent his adult life working in print, prepress and design environments, focusing on supervision and empowerment, marketing, graphic design, prepress, customer service, consulting, and project management. Rich started supervising at UW-Madison in 2012; before then, he was in lead production roles.
What happens when you are confronted with a health scare and you need to revaluate everything in your life?
Vicky Poole is a Coach and Ancestral Healer. She had her wake-up call in 2013 where she knew that something wasn’t right. Vicky invested in some personal development and what she learned was that all of her values and beliefs that she was living by, no longer served her in today’s world. So she changed them.
Vicky broke the bonds of her past and with it, she smashed her limiting beliefs. Your past does NOT define your future!
Consider Jason Meucci as Chief Possibilities Officer. Jason has spent his entire career in the communications field: from broadcast and digital news production to nonprofit storytelling to employee engagement. Across all those roles, sectors and years, the most consistent and meaningful success Jason experienced has come as a people, program or project leader, facilitating the learning, development and success of others.
It may not have been Jason´s job title or description, he was always recognized as a catalyst for a culture of Care, Connection and Contribution. His greatest gifts and biggest passions are about creating an environment where people find meaning in their work, feel a connection to their colleagues and a commitment to a shared purpose.
"By scaling a culture where everyone feels valued, is empowered to use their unique strengths and has clarity on why their work matters, we can provide an employee experience that ensures work helps people feel and be better, not broken." That's Jason´s why as he wants to equip the next generation of leaders to design the future of work with these principles in mind, unlocking and investing in the potential of others along the way. It's about best possibilities, not just best practices.
Steve Browne is Chief People Officer (CPO) at LaRosa's, Inc., a regional Pizzeria restaurant chain in Southwest Ohio with 13 locations and more than 1,200 Team Members. Steve has devoted 30+ years of his career to human resources and in his current role as CPO his aim is to provide strategic leadership to foster and ensure a people-first culture across the organisation.
Steve is taking a much different approach to HR than many other opportunities he´s had, or that he sees in most companies. He is working with the Executives to truly integrate HR across the LaRosa's, Inc. so that it is a true Business Partner that can work with the Team Members they have to improve their Company.
Steve´s specialities are expertise in the areas of Employee Relations, Networking, and Company Culture. He's also very active on Social Media, has a nationally recognised HR blog – Everyday People. (http://sbrownehr.com) – and often ranks among the 100 most influential HR voices on social media.
Rusty Gaillard is a former Worldwide Director of Finance at Apple, who lived the standard path of success:
> top schools
> hard work
> pushing hard
Only problem? Rusty´s groove became a rut.
Rusty now helps other ambitious tech professionals avoid the pain he experienced and live based on what matters to THEM, not just what they are supposed to do. No one is saying that you should quit your job. But Rusty can tell you there are better things waiting than your parents, your spouse, or even you can imagine right now.
Griet Deca is a Chief Happiness Officer, Keynote Speaker, Author, Trainer and Coach. As a seasoned professional when it comes to company training, Griet is a provocative and coaching trainer who is able to clarify the underlying theory in her own unique way. By using a touch of humour, telling examples and practical exercises, participants are immersed in the areas of resilience, well-being and happiness at work.
Griet founded with Kim Hilgert a company focused on well-being interventions called Tryangle. Together with their team, they provide well-being interventions in companies and work on happiness at work under the motto “Try a different angle!”.
Dr. Oleg Konovalov is a thought leader, author, business educator, consultant, and coach with over 25 years of experience operating businesses and consulting Fortune 500 companies both in the UK and internationally.
Having been named as ‘the da Vinci of Visionary Leadership’ by many leading authorities of our time, Oleg Konovalov is helping companies to create and execute their vision, diagnose and treat organizational diseases, maintain a strong productive corporate culture and achieve superior business performance
He is the author of The Vision Code (2021), LEADEROLOGY (2019), Corporate Superpower (2018), Organisational Anatomy (2016), and Hidden Russia (2014).
His research identifies entrepreneurs’ and managers’ strategic needs in the areas of corporate culture, leadership, and he uses corporate diagnostics, in order to enable them to drive their companies to success.
Arlette Bentzen is a Chief Happiness Officer and certified in Positive Psychology, at the WBI in the United States, with Tal Ben-Shahar as her head teacher. She is the owner of "Arbejdsglæde nu" (arbejdsglaedenu.dk) a company which is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Arlette helps organisations to become happier and more successful and as a Chief Happiness Officer she does training's and workshops about happiness at work. And guess what? She love´s her job…
Arletts´s specialties: Happiness at work, event planning, public speaking, teaching...
Keep calm and have arbejdsglæde!