PaperCon 2019 Keynote
May 6, 2019 • 9:15 - 10:15 am
Indiana Convention Center
500 Ballroom & Prefunction
Co-Founder and Author
The goal of GoodThink is to make you happier. We do that by bridging the gap between academic research and the real world, so that our message is not only instructive and inspirational, but evidence-based. Now you can learn the science of happiness with practical strategies for positive leadership and improved engagement.
Combining the research of positive psychology with stories of real-world application, Amy will help you and your organization gain fresh perspective on how to raise your level of well-being and performance. You will be challenged, inspired, and entertained as Amy guides you through a series of fun experiments and empowers you with actionable strategies for positive sustainable change.
These research-based strategies are designed with the ultimate goal of helping you and your organization raise every outcome you seek to improve, including higher levels of productivity, creativity, engagement, happiness and success.
Amy Blankson is a co-founder of GoodThink, bringing the science of happiness to life for organizations and individuals, and an award-winning author of Ripple’s Effect and The Future of Happiness: 5 Modern Strategies to Balance Productivity and Well-being in the Digital Era. She is the only person to be named a Point of Light by two Presidents (President Bush and President Clinton). Amy received a Presidential appointment to serve a five-year term on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National Service, and was one of the youngest delegates to the Presidents’ Summit for America’s Future. She is currently doing research in partnership with Google to determine how to make positive psychology strategies stick and create sustainable positive change.
Amy received her BA from Harvard and MBA from Yale School of Management. She serves as a Visioneer for the Xprize Foundation for Personal Health, and was a featured professor in Oprah’s Happiness course.
Amy Blankson's appearance arranged through Gotham Artists