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The CEO of Happier, Nataly Kogan is one of the leading global experts in optimizing your emotional health and elevating your leadership. She demonstrates that happiness is not just a feeling, but a skill that can be learned and improved through practice, which in turn boosts creativity, productivity, and profits. She has helped more than a million people dramatically improve their emotional health by making science-backed 5 Core Happier Skills part of their daily life.

A sought-after keynote and TEDx speaker, Nataly has received countless standing ovations thanks to her inspiring story and instantly implementable takeaways that transform how people work and live. She’s given memorable talks at leading conferences and events, including Workhuman, SXSW, Pendulum Leadership Summit, Conferences for Women, Million Dollar Round Table, Girls in Tech, and MIT, Harvard, and Wesleyan Universities, and premier fundraising events.

Nataly workhumanNataly's keynotes and workshops have elevated team culture and engagement at leading companies such as SAP Concur, Sleep Number, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GE Capital, Louis Vuitton, and Comcast, and for women’s and diversity initiatives at Facebook, Workhuman, Cisco, Johnson & Johnson, and Fidelity

Happier and Nataly have been featured in hundreds of media outlets, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Time Magazine

In addition to her life-changing talks, the 5 Core Happier Skills and daily practices are available in online courses, Happier @ Work training programs, and Nataly’s book, Happier Now: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Embrace Everyday Moments (Even the Difficult Ones), published in May of 2018.

Nataly's most popular talks

Nataly MDRT stageHAPPIER @ WORK KEYNOTE: 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 greatest unrealized assets that research has shown to dramatically improve performance and increase productivity, engagement, innovation, and resilience, while cultivating a  people-embracing workplace culture that helps you be at your best.

In this practical and inspiring talk, Nataly Kogan shares science-backed skills and daily practices to help you and your team improve your emotional health, increase resilience through challenges and change, and reconnect to a sense of purpose at work — and life!

Download a PDF with our Happier @ Work Talks and Workshops

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Happiness is a skill

Strengthen your emotional health skills with science-backed practices for more joy and greater resilience!

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Challenge is Constant, Struggle is Optional

Avoid burnout, manage stress, and achieve long-term growth and success!

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Elevating Women Leaders

How women can connect to their best selves, lean into fear, and unlock their true potential!

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The Science of Gratitude

Cultivate a people-embracing culture of gratitude to boost engagement and performance

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The Power of Resilience

Science and skills to help you thrive during change, challenge, or disruption

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Becoming an Elevated Leader

Practical emotional health skills to help you and people you lead be at their best! 

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Watch Nataly's TEDx Talk

How a Russian refugee in the U.S. climbed to the top of the corporate ladder, burned out, and changed her life by founding Happier.

Bring Happier @ Work to Your Company

Our innovative Happier @ Work program can help your team members develop practical skills backed by science in order to improve resilience, gain a greater sense of meaning and self-awareness, and become happier and more energized to contribute at work.

Our relevant Happier @ Work Talks and Workshops can be delivered in different formats, based on your needs:

  • 60 to 90-minute talks with Q&A
  • 2-hour interactive workshops
  • Diversity initiatives, off-site meetings, and leadership retreats 

Teams, leaders, and group participants walk away with easy-to-implement, science-backed practices that improve emotional health, strengthen company culture, and boost every aspect of performance.

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Nataly's recent and upcoming keynotes


  • For All Seasons: Easton, MD, November

    For All Seasons's annual fundraising event for the non-profit Behavioral Health and Rape Crisis Center serving the five counties of Maryland’s Mid Shore. 

  • Texas Conference for Women: Austin, October

    The Texas Conference for Women provides connection, motivation, networking, inspiration and skill building for thousands of Texas women each year. The one-day conference offers incredible opportunities for business networking, professional development and personal growth.

  • Workhuman Live: San Antonio, May

    One of the fastest-growing HR conferences in the orld, WorkHuman, is a one-of-a-kind event dedicated to helping educate, energize, and engage thousands of business and HR leaders to build a more human-focused work culture.

  • Boston Medical Center Integrative Nursing Conference: Boston, May

    The 10th Annual Integrative Nursing Conference is Boston Medical Center's featured event for 300 nurses during National Nurses Week 2020.

  • Haworth: Boca Grande, April

    Best In Class incentive trip for 100 top dealers of the year and Haworth executives for the privately held, global office furnishings company..

  • Lotus Network Annual Event: Denver, April

    Lotus Network's vision is to empower women to find their unique purpose by providing the 500 women members an event with social and educational resources that support meaningful connection, personal growth and purposeful living at the Denver Center for Performing Arts. 

  • National Security Agency: Fort Meade, April

    The NSA's Leader Development: Community of Practice Summit is for practitioners who develop leaders across the global NSA footprint.

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital: Boston, March

    As part of National Social Work Month, this BWH event honors all of their social workers, who bring compassion and clinical expertise to patients, families, and interprofessional teams.

  • Facebook International Women's Day event: Menlo Park, March

    The Women of Facebook's celebrate International Women's Day with this special event.

  • Touchstone Women’s Collective Annual Conference: Santa Maria, March

    Touchstone, a consultant non-profit organization serving organizations and individuals, will host the 'Leading with Love' Conference for 270 women of all ages and stages, 17–70+.

  • Bernstein: Park City, March

    Bernstein's National Family Engagement Summit for high net worth individuals and families.

  • Vodafone Americas Women's Network: New York, March

    Live streamed event for Vodafone Americas Women's Network in celebration of International Women's Day.

  • Watermark Conference for Women: San Jose, February

    The Watermark Conference for Women: Silicon Valley is the largest gathering of its kind in California, providing one full day of connection, motivation, networking, inspiration and skill building for thousands of women.

  • Young Presidents' Organization: San Diego, February

    YPO (Young Presidents' Organization) connects successful, young chief executives in a global network around a shared mission: better leaders through education and idea exchange.

  • New York Public Library: New York, January

    In her talk, Elevated Leadership: Practical skills to help you and people you lead be at their best! Nataly shares the mindset shifts, research, and emotionally healthy leadership skills to help you and your team thrive at the Science, Industry and Business Library.


  • AAFCPAs Offsite: Natick, MA, January

    AAFCPAs' company-wide offsite for all employees of this Westborough, Massachusetts-based CPA firm.

  • Thankful4Women Event: New York, February

    Thankful.org and Girl Brands Do It Better (Berlin Cameron) host a brunch for 150 women sponsored which focus on gratitude towards self and the women around you who do extraordinary things.

  • Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Annual Conference: Las Vegas, February

    750 residential real estate professionals from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World's global real estate network – comprised of over 565 of the best-known local and regional real estate firms – gather with 100 corporate mobility directors for this annual conference.

  • Cisco Women of Impact Conference: San Jose, March

    Cisco connects 15,000 employees, customers, and partners for a 21 hour global celebration and day of dedication for the advancement of professional women. San Jose will host America’s broadcast of the event.

  • Johnson & Johnson International Women's Day Event: Skillman Campus, March

    International National Women's Day event for 200 employees in Johnson & Johnson's Women's Leadership Initiative, with keynote broadcast throughout J&J's women's network.

  • WorkHuman Conference: Nashville, March

    One of the fastest-growing HR conferences in the world, WorkHuman, pioneered by Globoforce, is dedicated to helping educate, energize, and engage thousands of business and HR leaders to build a more human-focused work culture.

  • Women Fighting Hunger for River Bend Foodbank: Davenport, IA, March

    Fundraising Gala to support River Bend Foodbank's goal of ending childhood hunger in eastern Iowa and western Illinois.

  • The League of Leading Ladies Conference: Interlaken, Switzerland, April

    The League of Leading Ladies business club hosts this annual, global summit for female business owners and c-level ladies of global enterprises.

  • Cigna Women’s Leadership Event: West Hartford, April

    Event for 50 women leaders from Cigna, a worldwide health services company, held at The Delamar in West Harford, CT.

  • Capital One Financial Services: Naples, April

    Captial One's 2019 incentive trip for sales, call center, customer service, loss mitigation, associates and managers.

  • Sleep Number President's Circle: Cancun, April

    Sleep Number's award meeting for 170 top performers, including front-line and executive level sales leaders, sales professionals, delivery technicians, and customer service agents.

  • TAI User Group Annual Meeting: Miami, May

    TAI's annual meeting for companies and users of it's suite of life reinsurance software programs.

  • NECCF Conference & Expo: Foxboro, MA, June

    The 18th Annual Conference for NorthEast Contact Center Forum for 350 customer service and contact center leaders.

  • SAP Concur connectX: Minneapolis, August

    Live and simulcast keynote as part of SAP Concur's five-week engagement program focused on helping all 8000 employees run at their best.

  • Million Dollar Round Table Global Conference: Australia, September

    MDRT is the premier international association for the world's leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 450 companies in 74 countries. Their global conference will host approximately 9000 top performers from around the world.

  • MTIX InfluenceHER: Happier @ Work: Cambridge, September

    InfluenceHER is a diverse community of professional women defining the next generation workplace. Powered by MITX, the catalyst uniting a dynamic community of professionals who drive how technology is shaping the future of customer experiences, ensuring organizations stay relevant and businesses stay vital.

  • CardWorks Annual Leadership Conference: Scottsdale, September

    CardWorks' annual leadership conference for the top 120 executives from the financial services company.

  • Pennsylvania Conference for Women: Philadelphia, October

    The Pennsylvania Conference for Women is a non-profit, non-partisan, one-day professional and personal development event for 10,000+ women that features more than 100 renowned speakers sharing inspirational stories and leading seminars on the issues that matter most to women

  • University of Massachusetts: Dartmouth, October

    UMass Dartmouth’s Robert Lawrence Lecture series for staff, faculty, students, and community, designed to promote civic engagement and community building.

  • GE Capital Connections Week: Norwalk, October

    This live and simulcast keynote as part of a GE Capital's weeklong, company-wide event brings together the company's 35,000+ employees operating in more than 40 countries to learn, connect, and energize around the company's plans and goals.

  • Ceridian INSIGHTS Customer Conference: Las Vegas, October

    INSIGHTS is Ceridian’s annual customer forum that brings together HR, Payroll, Operations, IT, and Finance professionals from around the globe to test drive the latest technology and learn about the fast changing Human Capital Management market.

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb - Global Diversity and Inclusion Event: Princeton, November

    Bristol-Myers Squibb's Global Diversity and Inclusion Event. Thriving @Work: The Tipping Point for Workplace Mental Health & Wellness that brings together 500 employees in their Differently Abled Workplace Net.

  • SheLeads Conference: New York, November

    She Leads™ 2019: A Different Lens - New Models of Global Leadership and Business is day-long conference and VIP event for global women leaders and entrepreneurs. 

  • Comcast Cable TPX: Philadelphia, December

    Each year, Tony Werner, President of Technology, Product, Xperience (TPX), and his Senior Leadership Team bring together about 500 individuals, including senior leaders within TPX and internal partners from other parts of the company, to educate and energize the team about the year ahead.

Watch Nataly's Keynote at Workhuman '19

Happier @ Work: The 5 Science-Backed Skills That Transform Team Culture and Help Employees Thrive

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