Educational Programs, Workshops, Seminars, New Idea Session, and Small Group Discussions
Learning Focus: Teaching and Learning
The CEO and Founder of Happier—an award-winning global technology and learning platform enabling users to discover new methods of pursuing emotional well-being—Ms. Kogan is a leading expert on how people and organizations can transform their individual and team cultures to thrive. Having helped more than a million people and employees dramatically improve their emotional health and resilience by cultivating her Five Core Happier Skills, Ms. Kogan demonstrates that happiness is not just a feeling, but a skill that can be learned and improved through practice, which boosts creativity, productivity and profits. Eighty percent of American employees report being stressed at work and more than 50% say they are close to burnout. Beyond the human costs, this results in more than $400 billion in lost productivity, missed work and health care costs. While the future offers an endless stream of fast-paced innovation and excitement, change can also be overwhelming. But there is room for optimism: Research shows that empowering employees with simple, scientifically based skills to improve their emotional health and resilience, and cultivating a culture of collaboration and trust, has a dramatic impact not just on employee well-being, but on the organization. In this engaging and practical talk, Ms. Kogan shares techniques to help employees improve their emotional health, increase resilience and fuel positive energy and the sense of meaning they find through their work. She will highlight the data-driven research that reveals how employee well-being and resilience creates innovative, productive and profitable workplaces.