Amy Blankson

Amy is dedicated to discovering how we can leverage the many technological advances, apps and gadgets, in a way that helps us be more productive while keeping our sanity and boosting our happiness.

Amy Blankson is the CEO Of Fearless Positivity, Co-Founder of the Digital Wellness Institute, and bestselling author of The Future of Happiness.  A graduate of Harvard and the Yale School of Management, she’s the only person to receive a Point of Light award from two US Presidents.  She is also a member of the UN Global Happiness Council, a Fellow of the World Innovation Organization, a featured professor in Oprah’s happiness e-course, and a regular contributor to Forbes.  Her current work focuses on how to cultivate happiness and well-being in the digital era.

Oh, and you might also know her as Amy the Unicorn, from her brother Shawn Achor’s infamous TEDx talk on the science of happiness.


Talk Descriptions

Fearless Positivity: Mastering Mindset in the Midst of Change
We all face fear, discomfort, and resistance to uncertainty and change, but our actions in the midst of these mindsets are what truly define us and provide the focus and strength to lead ourselves and our teams. Fearless positivity is not the absence of fear, but the audacious opportunity to move through it by focusing on what matters most. And, when we focus on what matters most great things can happen for our communities, organizations, teams, and ourselves. Learn how negative mindsets hold us back, why some fear is actually good for us, and strategies to reframe stress to better serve others and ourselves. In this inspiring keynote, speaker Amy Blankson will equip you with actionable skills for rethinking stress, applying the JGAME to optimize your mindset, and give you a new reason to lean into social support during this unique time.  The one thing we know for certain is that our personal and professional lives will continue to be challenged with uncertainty; however, with an optimistic mindset and a few actionable habits, we can use these opportunities to challenge our norms and accomplish what we otherwise think is not possible.
 
Digital Flourishing: Strategies for Fostering Wellness in an Era of Remote and Hybrid Work
Finding a sense of balance in our “always-on culture” was tricky before the pandemic; now employers and employees find themselves at a breaking point with zoom fatigue, information overload, and remote work challenges. Unplugging is no longer a realistic option, as literally everything has moved online.  It’s time to explore new strategies for creating a realistic sense of balance.  In this talk, happiness expert Amy Blankson will present a new model for digital flourishing that helps individuals self-assess and strategize how to create a dynamic sense of balance in an otherwise unpredictable world.