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Jacob Sokol

Jacob Sokol

Founder of www.Sensophy.com and the author of Living On Purpose.

Jacob Sokol is a life-coach from NYC who helps young adults find their purpose and create extraordinary lives. He is the founder of www.Sensophy.com and the author of Living On Purpose.

Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson

Philosopher + CEO of en*theos

Brian Johnson is the Philosopher + CEO of en*theos. He also created PhilosophersNotes, taught Optimal Living 101, wrote a little book called A Philosopher’s Notes, is featured in the documentary Finding Joe and has a monthly “Big Ideas” column in Experience Life magazine.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How to deal with crazy thoughts in your head
  • Figuring out WHO YOU ARE and WHAT TO DO with your life
  • Knowing there’s something more in life but not knowing how to explain it to your fam, friends, and self
  • Figuring out if you’re good enough to follow your heart and be successful

Pilar Gerasimo

Pilar Gerasimo

Founding editor of Experience Life

Pilar Gerasimo is the founding editor ofExperience Life, the award-winning healthy-living magazine that reaches more than 3.2 million people nationwide. An engaging public speaker and vibrant media presence, Pilar writes, speaks and presents widely on topics related to healthy, happy, authentic living.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How we figure out what to do with our lives
  • How to find mentors and people who care about the same stuff as we do
  • Why being healthy is a revolutionary act
  • What insights she can offer us about success, integrity, and authenticity
  • Why the future is better than we’re made to believe in our 20′s

Alan Cohen

Alan Cohen

Contributing writer for the New York Times #1 bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul

Alan Cohen, M.A., is the author of 24 popular inspirational books and CD’s. He is a contributing writer for the New York Times #1 bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul, and his books have been translated into 24 foreign languages. His work has been featured on Oprah.com and in USA TodayThe Washington Post and 101 Top Experts. Alan’s radio program Get Real is broadcast weekly on Hay House Radio, and his monthly column From the Heart is featured in magazines internationally.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • Why being scared and having deep doubts is normal
  • The universal process that *everyone* goes through
  • How to deal w/ figuring out “who you are” and “what to do” with your life
  • The role that society plays in us understanding ourselves

Scott Dinsmore

Scott Dinsmore

Founder of Live Your Legend

Scott Dinsmore is the founder of Live Your Legend and is on a mission to help people find passion and build a career around work they love. He is the creator of How to Connect with Anyone – an interactive guide to surrounding yourself with the people who make all the difference.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How to find work you’re passionate about
  • How to build relationships with people you admire
  • What Scott’s REAL definition of success is
  • Where most people get trapped

Dr. Heidi grant Halvorson

Dr. Heidi grant Halvorson

Associate Director of the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia Business School

Heidi Grant Halvorson is a social psychologist who researches, writes, and speaks about the science of motivation. She is currently the Associate Director of the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia Business School. Heidi is also an expert blogger for 99uFast Company, WSJ.com, ForbesThe Huffington Post, and Psychology Today.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • What makes some people reach their goals and others fail
  • Why keeping your options open is a bad thing
  • Which goals are worth setting (and which will make you happy)
  • Why happiness leads to success (and not the other way around!)

Sonja Lyubomirsky

Sonja Lyubomirsky

professor of psychology at the University of California

Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D., is professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside. She received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Harvard University and her Ph.D. in social psychology from Stanford University. Her research – on the possibility of permanently increasing happiness — has been honored with a Science of Generosity grant, a John Templeton Foundation grant, a Templeton Positive Psychology Prize, and a million-dollar grant from NIMH.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How to obtain real + lasting happiness
  • How to avoid over-thinking + social comparison
  • How happiness boosts your levels of success
  • Some HUGE misconceptions about happiness that we all have

Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

author of the #1 New York Times and international bestseller, The Happiness Project

Gretchen Rubin is the author of several books, including the #1 New York Times and international bestseller, The Happiness Project—an account of the year she spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, the current scientific studies, and the lessons from popular culture about how to be happier.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • What the different types of happiness are (and how you can apply them)
  • How you can start to wake up excited in the morning
  • How to hack any crappy situation and “make the positive argument”
  • The importance of creating strong relationships in your life (and how to start now)

Kelly Mcgonigal

Kelly Mcgonigal

health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University

Kelly McGonigal, PhD, is a health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University, and a leading expert on the mind-body relationship. She teaches for the School of Medicine’s Health Improvement Program and is a senior teacher/consultant for the Stanford Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • Why willpower is an *incredible* predictor of your success in life
  • Everything you need to know to build your willpower muscle right now
  • A trick you can use in literally *one* minute to *tremendously* improve your willpower and focus
  • How to deal with unhealthy technology habits (we’ve all got those!)

Rick Hanson

Rick Hanson

neuropsychologist, author and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist, author and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom and Affiliate of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, he’s taught at Oxford, Stanford, and Harvard, and in meditation centers worldwide.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How to get into alignment with your dreams (this is coming from a scientist)
  • How to consciously retrain your brain to work FOR you (and literally change your genetic expression)
  • The difference between being reactive and being responsive (and how you can get your “fight or flight” reflex in check)
  • A grab-bag of authentic goodness that Rick shares about his wild times as a young adult

Tal ben Shahar

Tal ben Shahar

Author and lecturer, teaching at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya

Tal Ben-Shahar is an author and lecturer, teaching at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. He taught the largest course at Harvard on “Positive Psychology” and the third largest on “The Psychology of Leadership”—with a total of over 1,400 students.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • What the #1 component of your well-being is (and specific actions you can take to rock this!)
  • Why you *need* to give yourself the permission to be human (and how to do exactly that)
  • What *actually* brings us happiness (hint: it’s not the bling-bling or the celebrity status)
  • A better understanding of how growing up in a culture of privilege has shaped us (and what to do)

Jonathan Heidt

Jonathan Heidt

Professor at New York University Stern School of Business

Jonathan Haidt is is a professor at New York University Stern School of Business. For 16 years he taught psychology at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on the psychological bases of morality across different cultures and political ideologies. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1992. He was awarded the Templeton Prize in Positive Psychology in 2001.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • The 3 relationships you’ll need to be happy + fulfilled
  • The only 2 things that will ensure *lasting* change in your life (and why everything else is kinda a waste of time)
  • The biggest mistake young adults make when it comes to passionate love
  • What true love is, where it comes from and why it’s important

Jenny Blake

Jenny Blake

Author, blogger, life coach and sought-after speaker

Jenny Blake is an author, blogger, life coach and sought-after speaker who helps others “Wake up, live big! and love the journey.” She has been featured on Forbes.com, US News & World Report, CNN.com and was recognized by Suze Orman as a leader among Gen Y.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How to find work you love
  • How to deal with family relationships (and know when to move out)
  • How to develop friendships with people who have the same values and passions as you
  • Cheap + easy ways to be healthy

Christine Hassler

Christine Hassler

Former Hollywood agent

Christine Hassler is a former Hollywood agent and achievement addict turned best-selling author, life coach and speaker known for offering radical reflection with practical direction. She teaches people how to overcome their Expectation Hangovers®and answer the questions: who am I, what do I want and how do I get it.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • What an “Expectation Hangover” is (and how you can deal with it)
  • How to make TOUGH decisions when it comes to picking a path in life
  • Some of the biggest universal challenges faced by our generation (and how we can rock those)

Molly Mahar

Molly Mahar

Coach, Teacher, Writer, Mama and Community Builder for Gutsy Women

Molly Mahar is a Coach, Teacher, Writer, Mama and Community Builder for Gutsy Women. She believes in going big, that honesty is the best policy, and in the undeniable fact that we are all deserving of fulfilling right fit lives.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • What a Quarter-Life Crisis is (and how to tell if you’re going through one)
  • What kind of “personal work” is most rewarding for us to engage in
  • How to deal with social comparison
  • How to get a good idea of your *big* picture vision

Jullien Gordon

Jullien Gordon

Founding Partner at New Higher

Jullien “The Innerviewer” Gordon is a high performance coach and consultant for organizations, individuals, and teams that want to increase employee performance, motivation, engagement, and retention. As a Founding Partner at New Higher, his consulting work has helped Fortune 100 companies align their human capital strategies to retain an engage high performers and his speeches and trainings have helped over 10,000 professionals discover more ways to create value, be present, and make meaning at work.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • Whether or not it makes sense for young adults to go to college
  • How to find mentors + groups of peeps who share your interests and can support you
  • How to move beyond taking jobs purely motivated by money and start engaging in more purposeful work
  • Daily practices to put into place which will enable you to perform at a high level

Elena Browser

Elena Browser

Mama, founder and co-owner of VIRAYOGA in New York City

Mama, founder and co-owner of VIRAYOGA in New York City, Elena in internationally acknowledged for her potent teaching and coaching, offering her students ways to approach our world with realistic reverence and gratitude. Author of Art of Attention, and coach for the Handel Group, Elena’s been featured in Yoga Journal, the New York Timesand Origin Magazine.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How to develop a deep sense of passionate community in your life
  • What to do when your parents are playa-hating on your dreams
  • How to rock your goals by using a system of promises + consequences

Mark Manson

Mark Manson

Dating coach, writer and world traveler

Mark Manson is a dating coach, writer and world traveler. He writes on how men can improve their emotional and dating lives, as well as social commentary and various life experiences at PostMasculine.com

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • What mascunlinity really is, and why we guys try to prove it
  • Whether guys should be emotional, sensitive, vulnerable, etc.
  • The biggest challenges young guys face today (and what to do about them)
  • How to create healthy relationships with women
  • How to improve our sex lives

Michael Down

Michael Down

One of the most dynamic speakers in America today

Michael Dowd is one of the most dynamic speakers in America today. Since April 2002, he and his wife Connie Barlow, an acclaimed science writer, have continually traveled North America sharing about the practical benefits of an inspiring view of mainstream evolutionary sciences with secular and religious audiences of all backgrounds. Michael’s book Thank GOD for EVOLUTION and his deeply inspired speaking have been featured in media ranging from The New York Times Magazine and The Washington Post to the National Catholic Reporter, NPR, and the BBC.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • Whether marriage still makes sense (after all, the divorce rate in America is over 50%)
  • The pros + cons of non-monogamous relationships
  • How to deal with *jealousy* and move beyond the feeling that your partner “belongs” to you
  • What a healthy relationship is (and how to achieve it)
  • How your *sexual orientation* works and why there’s so much social stigma attached to homosexuality for men

Mastin Kipp

Mastin Kipp

Founder of www.TheDailyLove.com

Mastin Kipp is a 30 year-old entrepreneur and writer from Los Angeles, CA. He is the founder of www.TheDailyLove.com which is a website, daily email and Twitter account that’s merging pop culture with inspiration. The Daily Love inspires almost 500,000 people a day.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How to find the balance between having a good relationship with your family and doing things they don’t approve of or think are realistic
  • How to go about figuring out what you should REALLY do with your life
  • How to deal with doubts when they creep up (because they will!)
  • How to know when it’s time to break up with your partner
  • How to deal with break-ups effectively and healthily

Nicole Daedone

Nicole Daedone

Speaker, teacher, and author

Nicole Daedone is a sought-after speaker, teacher, and author who has spent her groundbreaking career redefining orgasm from a woman’s point of view. Starting with her fundamental belief that a woman’s sex is her power, she treats supposedly taboo subjects with unparalleled humor, intelligence, and insight.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How women can claim their rights to sexual freedom + health while living in a culture of sexual shame + double standards
  • What female orgasms do for women (AND what they do for men!)
  • How women can deal with the pressure to fulfill society’s unattainable definitions of beauty (and how guys can help)
  • The role men play in women’s lives
  • How to deal with the identity crisis of the western man
  • A 15-minute technique for men to help women orgasm

Chip Conley

Chip Conley

Founder and former CEO of Joie de Vivre

Hotelier. Author. Speaker. Traveler.

Founder and former CEO of Joie de Vivre, Chip’s mission was to “create joy” while he grew his business into the second largest boutique hotel company in America.

Chip shared his prescription for success in PEAK. In his New York Times bestseller,EMOTIONAL EQUATIONS: Simple Truths for Creating Happiness + Success in Business + Life, he takes us from emotional intelligence to emotional fluency – placing meaning at the top of the balance sheet. You can find him cultivating cultural curiosity at FEST300.com.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How to have your emotions represent the best IN you, as opposed to letting them get the best OF you
  • Where emotions like Anxiety, Happiness + Authenticity come from (and how to deal with them)
  • The importance of becoming emotionally intelligent
  • How to be simultaneously “strong” + emotional (yes, it’s possible!)

Jeff Klein

Jeff Klein

Jeff Klein is a trustee and executive team member of Conscious Capitalism, Inc.

Jeff Klein is a trustee and executive team member of Conscious Capitalism, Inc. and producer of Conscious Capitalism 2013 and the 2013 Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit. He authored the award-winning book Working for Good : Making a Difference While Making a Living, and hosts a weekly radio program called It’s Just Good Business on en*theos radio.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • The philosophy behind the idea of ‘Conscious Capitalism’ (think companies like Google, Amazon, Trader Joes, Whole Foods…)
  • How to go about finding careers in companies that embrace this philosophy (or starting your own)
  • How to start looking at “work” as something that’s as fun and fulfilling as “play”

Michael Bungay Stainer

Michael Bungay Stainer

Senior Partner of Box of Crayons and author of Do More Great Work.

Michael Bungay Stanier is the Senior Partner of Box of Crayons and author of Do More Great Work. He’s also the curator of the Your Great Work MBA, a FREE ent*theos virtual conference featuring 25 extraordinary speakers sharing tactics and strategies to do more Great Work that starts on November 10th.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • What *great* work is (and how you can do more of it!)
  • How to do great work while honoring your financial responsibilities
  • The inevitable challenges you’ll face along the *great work* way (and how to deal with them)
  • An action step you can take right now to do more great work

Daniel Coyle

Daniel Coyle

New York Times bestselling author of The Little Book of Talent, The Talent Code, Lance Armstrong’s War, and Hardball: A Season in Projects

Daniel Coyle is the New York Times bestselling author of The Little Book of Talent, The Talent Code, Lance Armstrong’s War, and Hardball: A Season in Projects.  A contributing editor forOutside Magazine, he is a two-time National Magazine Award finalist.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • That genius is MADE, not born!
  • The 3 elements to becoming *phenomenally* talented (and how you can apply them)
  • The role passion + persistence play when it comes to talent (especially when starting at the bottom)
  • How to understand if it’s realistic (or not) to pursue your passion
  • What “Master Coaching” is, why you need it and where to get some!

Jonathan Fields

Jonathan Fields

A dad, husband, New Yorker, author and speaker, serial wellness-industry entrepreneur, recovering S.E.C./mega-firm hedge-fund lawyer

Jonathan Fields is…a dad, husband, New Yorker, author and speaker, serial wellness-industry entrepreneur, recovering S.E.C./mega-firm hedge-fund lawyer, slightly-warped, unusually-stretchy, spiritually-inclined, obsessed with creation, marketing and innovation consultant, venture partner and book-marketing educator.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • Why ‘uncertainty’ holds the key to you being your most brilliant self
  • How/why you should give yourself permission to fail
  • The 2 components that most commonly comprise failure
  • Specific actions you can take to find certainty *in* uncertainty
  • The importance of vulnerability + authenticity

Tony Schwartz

Tony Schwartz

President, founder, and CEO of The Energy Project

Tony Schwartz is the president, founder, and CEO of The Energy Project. Schwartz is also a best-selling author and professional speaker with more than 30 years of experience in writing about and working with leaders and organizations to effect change.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • Why energy management (not time management!) is the key to your productivity (and how to rock it!)
  • How to deal with the times when you need that cup of coffee or are fiending for a sugar high
  • Why RECOVERY is the most important thing you should schedule
  • How to master your emotional, mental, physical + spiritual energy

Bassam Tarazi

Bassam Tarazi

Creator of a motivational framework called Colipera

Bassam Tarazi is the creator of a motivational framework called Colipera, which utilizes the notion of collective inspiration and personal accountability: together, be better. He conducts goal-setting classes, corporate, and group Colipera sessions, and one on one coaching through his 5-9 Maximization program.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How a 27-year-old audaciously built himself a $50,000 hole of debt – and then climbed out of it
  • The role travel can play in helping you figure out ‘who you are’ and ‘what you’re here to do’
  • How to deal with the guilt of being born into a life of privileges
  • Some bad-ass wisdom for intentionally rocking a life with purpose

Andy Drish

Andy Drish

Entrepreneur, speaker and traveler

Andy Drish is an entrepreneur, speaker and traveler. After dropping out of Corporate America, he built his company from scratch with no outside funding. He’s the owner of the Referral Squirrel and has spoken to thousands of people all over the nation about personal branding, building a business and connecting with talented, like-minded people.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How to best transition from traditional employment to self-employment (and why that option is NEW and important)
  • How to “reframe” and overcome your limiting beliefs (like, “I’m not good enough to do X” or “But I won’t be successful because X”)
  • How to deal with that voice in your head (and know when to trust it and when to dismiss it)

Ishita Gupta

Ishita Gupta

Founder and publisher of Fear.less Magazine

Ishita Gupta is founder and publisher ofFear.less Magazine, the popular online magazine that talks to entrepreneurs, CEO’s, artists, writers, and creators about how they overcome fear. She created the magazine in Seth Godin’s Six Month MBA, an alternative MBA focused on entrepreneurship, marketing, and new media.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How to acquire some of the vital skills you never learned during your traditional education (such as courage, confidence, self-trust, etc.)
  • How to tune into YOURSELF and tap into your innate wisdom (while living in a world that bombards us with toxicity for the mind)
  • How to move through fear and find the courage to rock your most authentic life (while keepin’ the love with your parents)

Michael Eisen

Michael Eisen

Creator the Youth Wellness Network

Michael Eisen is a passionate, authentic, and charismatic inspirational speaker, author and social entrepreneur. He created the Youth Wellness Network at the age of 25, in order to provide more extensive support programs and resources for struggling youth. Michael provides a fresh, young and authentic voice to the field of wellness and is rapidly becoming a youth wellness expert.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • How to deal with self-doubt
  • Where self-worth comes from and what you can do about it
  • The importance of your belief system (and how it may be harming you)
  • How to deal with your parents when they’re driving you nuts (and they don’t think you’re making realistic choices)

John Carey

John Carey

works with en*theos

John Carey works with en*theos and has worn many hats within the organization. He is affectionately known as “John-of-all-trades” due to his wide-ranging interests and abilities. John is a heart-centered leader, and is passionate about building an incubator for self and team-actualization in the context of business.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • What it means to be an adult (and what the unspoken advantages are)
  • What it’s like to work in a culture that’s in alignment with your values
  • Some daily practices and *blissiplines* that are vital if you’re committed to being successful

Philippe Drolet

Philippe Drolet

Founder of TheFeelGoodLifestyle.com

Phillippe Drolet is the founder of TheFeelGoodLifestyle.com. He offers coaching services to help you establish the daily habits and mental models that energize and inspire you to create a life you love while bringing your greatest contribution to the world.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

  • An unconventional + non-traditional way to get the job of your dreams
  • What success REALLY is (+ how Phil’s old definition of it used to trap him)
  • How to get over your fear of failure and take *massive* action
  • How to overcome self-doubt + insecurity while earning your confidence