- Peak Performance
- Personal Growth and Achievement
- Fitness and Wellness
- Happiness and Mindfulness
- Mental Health
Audience & Industry
- Sales Professionals
- Senior Management Groups
Neil Pasricha shows that cultivating a positive mindset is key to personal and organization success.
A Harvard MBA, New York Times best-selling author, award-winning blogger and one of the most popular TED speakers in the world, Neil Pasricha is a “pied piper of happiness” (The Toronto Star) who dazzles audiences with ideas and frameworks that skyrocket organizational happiness and engagement.
Pasricha spent a decade inside Walmart, the world’s largest company, working for two CEOs directly and then as director of Leadership Development. He complements this “what’s worked” authority with infectious enthusiasm and heartfelt authenticity. He builds trust with audiences quickly and then challenges them to elevate expectations of themselves and commit to the habit of happiness every day.
Pasricha has spoken to royal families in the Middle East, Ivy League deans, and CEOs at organizations such as Audi, Microsoft and GE—all using research and models that enhance individual performance and create a more positive and productive workplace.
In his latest best seller The Happiness Equation (2016), Pasricha provides step-by-step guidelines to illustrate exactly how to apply a unique set of principles to improving and managing everything—your time, your career, your bottom line, your relationships and ultimately, of course, your happiness.
Neil’s writing and work has been featured in Harvard Business Review, CNN, BBC, The Guardian, The New Yorker, The Sunday Times, China Daily, The Jakarta Post, The Sydney Herald and Wired.
Keynote Speaker Neil Pasricha on Engagement, Change, & Mental Health
Neil Pasricha on Happiness, Leadership & Resilience
Neil Pasricha on Engagement, Change, & Mental Health
The Science of Positive Growth Mindset
Does great work lead to happiness? Or…does happiness lead to great work? Neil Pasricha shares counterintuitive research-based answers in this fun, fast-paced, research-grounded tour of the emerging neuroscience and positive psychology landscape. He challenges your audience by asking: “Would you press a button and have 31% higher productivity, 37% higher sales, and 300% greater creativity on Monday morning?” When heads start nodding, he shows how to get there. Based on fresh research Pasricha published in Harvard Business Review together with the latest in neuroscience and positive psychology, this speech is not true motivation – it’s application. Perfect for left-brained, analytical, or even skeptical audiences. Past clients include: Google (engineers), Kaiser Permanente (physicians), Citigroup (investment bankers).
The Subtle Art of Happiness
Lead Yourself First, Before You Lead Others.
Be Happy First: Resilience and Breakthrough Performance In Times Of Change
Neil is a rock star! He visited the Googleplex and you could hear a pin drop while he was speaking. Everybody loved his models for living happier lives. Many people commented that he was the best speaker we have had in some time!Google
When Neil Pasricha talks, leaders of all levels and backgrounds stop what they're doing...and listen.Starbucks
Neil Pasricha joined the Audi Executive Team across the United States and his happiness lessons were the highlight of the show. His is always on point, thought provoking, and receives near perfect ratings. Listen to him!Audi of America
Thank you for an outstanding key note at our Marketing Excellence event and it was such a pleasure to meet you in person. The buzz after you left was how and when we could get you back to share your message with an even broader group. You clearly struck a chord with our audience; it is rare to find a speaker that can ignite such passion and unify the audience on a common theme that transcends generation and function. Please keep writing books. Yours changed my life.3M
Neil Pasricha was the highlight of the day. From my perspective, the highlight of the year at Microsoft Canada! What a genuine, authentic, inspiring person. He was AWESOME (to steal his words!) He connected with the audience and made our themes come to life in the best possible way. He arrived early and stayed late – talking to everyone and inspiring all of us.Microsoft Canada
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