Happier @ Work Keynote: The 5 Science-Backed Skills That Transform Team Culture and Help Employees Thrive
Emotional health and happiness aren’t some touchy-feely nice to have ideas. They are your and your organization’s greatest unrealized assets, that will help you thrive and lead a human-centered workplace culture where your employees and teams are dramatically more engaged, productive, and innovative.
In this practical and inspiring session, Nataly Kogan shares science-backed techniques to help you and your employees improve emotional health, increase resilience through challenges and change, and reconnect to a sense of purpose at work — and life!
Resilience During Change and Disruption: Increase Psychological Safety and Resilience to Help You Thrive During Change
Nataly reveals what individuals and organizations can do to not just cope but excel during times of change. Taking audiences through her research-backed 5 Core Happier Skills, Nataly shares practical strategies and easy-to-implement practices that will help leaders and employees adapt to change, manage stress and uncertainty, and find new opportunities to thrive.
Optimize Performance with the Science of Gratitude: Cultivate a Culture Rooted in Gratitude to Boost Team Cohesion, Engagement, and Results
In this practical and inspiring talk, Nataly shares techniques to help employees improve their emotional health, increase resilience, and reconnect to their sense of purpose at work. Research has shown that improving employee happiness and cultivating a culture of gratitude, kindness, and trust, has a dramatic impact on the performance of the organization as a whole.
Women at Work: Fire Up the Awesome and Unlock Your True Potential
In this powerful and honest talk, Nataly encourages women to cultivate their true purpose, learn how to deal with fear, and connect to their best self to move from a position of strength to achieve significant growth and fulfillment in their careers, regardless of the obstacles. In the wake of #MeToo and #TimesUp, Nataly sheds light on what it takes to build equitable, inclusive work environments where every voice is heard and every person empowered to succeed. Having spent her career in male-dominated industries of venture capital, finance, and technology, Nataly acknowledges the significant challenges women face and the frustrations of trying to meet extremely high personal expectations. In offering frank stories and paradigm shifts in thinking, she reveals practical strategies to help women cultivate a personal sense of well-being and insights into transforming workplace culture. Nataly shows that by connecting to their best self, leaning into fear, and dealing with bias, women can unlock more of their potential to thrive in today’s workplace....
Nataly Kogan in the news
A sampling of NATALY KOGAN's recent media appearances:
Nataly Kogan's Happier Now named #1 on Fast Company's Beach Reads
Nataly Kogan's highly-anticipated new book Happier Now: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Embrace Everyday Moments (Even the Difficult Ones) was named #1 to Fast Company's list of "5 summer beach reads that can make you happier at work". A game-changing book that helps people re-frame their thinking, Happier Now reveals the power in embracing the rich fabric of many human emotions, including the difficult ones, and learning how to use scientifically proven practices to live fully in good times and bad. Full of tangible, actionable tools and strategies, Kogan’s book teaches volumes about compassion, resilience, and yes, happiness. The CEO and Founder of Happier--a global technology and learning platform enabling users to discover new methods of pursuing emotional wellbeing-- NATALY KOGAN has dedicated her career to helping individuals and organizations better understand and achieve happiness. Happier Now shares Kogan's extensive experience and research, and has been making headlines in The Washington Post, Forbes, Popsugar, and more as Kogan breaks down the tips and strategies illuminated in her book with refreshing honesty. Kogan brings the same tangible advice to each of her keynotes, earning overwhelming praise such as: "Nataly’s background and experience on what really drives a happier existence at work & home was very well received. She brings a lot of credibility to the topic as she is very honest about her own experiences. It was refreshing to hear..." (Gillette); "As the keynote speaker at our biggest event of the year, Nataly immediately captivated our audience... Her witty sense of humor, genuine passion for her work, and real world stories gave us inspiration (and many head nods and laughs!). Her positive energy is infectious, and our audience left feeling ready to take their careers to the next level thanks to her unique advice and words of wisdom." (Young Women in Digital).
Nataly Kogan’s new book is a roadmap on understanding and cultivating happiness
CEO and Founder of Happier NATALY KOGAN has dedicated her career to helping individuals and organizations better understand and achieve happiness. Her new book Happier Now: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Embrace Everyday Moments (Even the Difficult Ones) brings her lifetime of lessons to a wider audience, illuminating how we can stop searching for the elusive “big happy” in the future and start cultivating our happier skills now, today, in this moment. Not a book about positive thinking or always looking for the silver lining, Happier Now reveals the power in embracing the rich fabric of many human emotions, including the difficult ones, and learning how to use scientifically proven practices to live fully in good times and bad. Full of tangible, actionable tools and strategies, Kogan’s book teaches volumes about compassion, resilience, and yes, happiness. Just look at some of the praise Happier Now is already receiving: “By synthesizing a treasure trove of psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics research, Nataly has created an immensely practical approach of what we can do every day to create more joy, feel more gratitude, and be happier. This is a book we can all learn from…” (Bob Kocher, former Special Assistant for Healthcare and Economic Policy for President Obama); “This book can be a guide to a life of genuine happiness,” (Daniel H.Pink, Bestselling Author of Drive); “With a skillful blend of scientific research and inspiring stories, Nataly teaches us that the keys to happiness are right in our hands.” (Bert Jacobs, co-founder of Life is Good).
Nataly Kogan shares the Five Core Practices that help us build and maintain our happier skills
NATALY KOGAN’s new book, Happier Now: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Embrace Everyday Moments (Even the Difficult Ones), introduces her Five Core Practices that help us build and maintain our happier skills. Backed by research in psychology and sociology, and inspired by Nataly’s personal experiences, these Five Core Practices are proven, actionable steps that Nataly has taught to thousands of people, including at her Happier at Work(tm) workshops, and witnessed them benefit by becoming more present, energized and resilient when dealing with stress or change. Elegantly simple and accessible, the Five Core Practices are: acceptance, gratitude, intentional kindness, the bigger why, and self-care. In her compelling, transformative talks, Kogan breaks down the Five Core Practices, revealing how and why they work. Providing tangible actions and small, doable steps audiences can incorporate into their everyday lives, Nataly’s Five Core Practices serve as an impressive powerhouse that help audience members get through tough challenges – at work and at home -- and allow them to truly savor the many good moments that are already in our lives.
Nataly Kogan shares how to be happier and more productive in work and life
NATALY KOGAN visited the Harry Walker Agency to share her compelling research and proven insight into how to become happier and more productive in any work environment. Her three key steps-- of actively practicing gratitude, kindness, and mindfulness-- can transform not just office's dynamics and business' success, but also personal perspectives. Kogan cited studies that found that 80% of Americans are disengaged from their jobs, and demonstrated how building connectivity and practicing mindfulness, kindness, and gratitude produces more engaged, happy, and productive employees. Further, when Google conducted a study to figure out what distinguished their most successful teams from the rest of the pack, they found that psychological safety was the #1 factor that made teams perform better. Achieving this kind of psychological safety and an engaged workforce is at the core of what Kogan does. As the founder of Happier, an organization that uses scientific research and statistical evidence to allow people and organizations to build happier foundations, Nataly has impacted nearly one million people, transforming personal and professional lives the nation over.Learn more about Kogan's work >>
Nataly Kogan Event Recap: Media Math brings the concept of Happier to work
Nataly Kogan spoke to Media Math, a global technology and service provider for marketers. They have more than 750 employees across 16 offices around the world, and their technology analyzes over 200 billion customer opportunities our technology analyzes every day – more volume than the top 10 stock exchanges in the world, combined. Nataly brought her message of how being happier at work helps employees, shareholders and customers. Here are a few post-event reviews:
"Some great things in her presentation that every single person in the room should think about, and reflect upon, in their daily interactions here."
"Great philosophy and application to real-life use"
"Fantastic addition to the onsite - would love to have more outside speakers like this as a change of pace. I think this was a huge highlight for everyone, which is good to know."
"Best presentation of the whole summit!"
"Really loved this. Bettering ourselves means better output means bigger wins"
"Loved it. This is what we needed. I wish it had been longer."
"This was an amazing addition, definitely a highlight of the whole 2 days! And very much needed content for this crew."
"Please have more presentations like this one!"Read more about Nataly Kogan's message of happiness at work >>
Nataly Kogan and her company Happier in the business press
The business press is picking up on Nataly's concept of happiness and productivity. From in-depth profiles to practical tips for their business readers, these articles showcase the business application's of Nataly's speeches.Read what the business press have to say about Nataly >>
Happiness Expert Nataly Kogan has developed an app which actually leads to happiness
Happier creates bite-sized, daily lessons that help members learn the tips, tricks, and habits that are scientifically proven to make us happier. The coaching is inspired by scientific research that shows how gratitude, mindfulness, and staying connected to people you care about create the foundation for a happier and healthier life.Read more about Nataly Kogan's Happier >>
Nataly Kogan is one of the leading global experts in optimizing your emotional health and elevating your leadership.
She’s the creator of the Happier Method™, founder and CEO of Happier, and author of Happier Now, which was published in 2018.
By age of 37, Nataly held top positions at McKinsey and Microsoft, was a Managing Director at a venture capital fund, and started or was a member of the senior team at 5 startups.
But all of this overachievement came at a huge cost of stress and overwhelm, which was the catalyst for Nataly to give it all up to start her company, Happier, with this mission:
To help millions of people thrive in work and life by improving their emotional health with science-backed skills and practices.
Today, hundreds of thousands of people cultivate their emotional health and leadership skills through Happier @ Work programs, online courses, and other learning tools.
Nataly is a highly sought-after international keynote speaker and has been featured in hundreds of media outlets, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall
Nataly came to the US as a refugee with her family when she was 13 years old, and one of her greatest accomplishments was learning how to speak English by watching Alyssa Milano on the classic 80s sitcom, Who’s The Boss?
Nataly lives outside of Boston with her husband and daughter, and when she isn’t speaking or teaching, can be found painting colorful abstract art and cooking up a storm in her kitchen.