Jennifer Moss

Virtual Keynote Speaker

Virtual Burnout and Happiness Expert

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Jennifer Moss is the Cofounder of Plasticity Labs, researcher and bestselling author of “Unlocking Happiness at Work” and Virtual Keynote Speaker. She is considered a workplace culture expert and thought leader on the topic of happiness and emotional intelligence. Jennifer has appeared in Inc., Fortune, TechCrunch, Psychology Today and she regularly contributes to Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Huffington Post.

To acknowledge her contributions to business and public service, Jennifer was named a Canadian Innovator of the Year, an International Female Entrepreneur of the Year, and recipient of the Public Service Award from the Office of President Obama. Her next book, The Burnout Epidemic, will be published by Harvard Business Press, launching globally in January 2021.

Moss is also the Cofounder of The HERO Generation; a non–profit that works with schools to improve student and teacher mental health. The research outcomes of happiness and its impact on performance was presented at the World Happiness Summit in collaboration with the United Nations.

Moss’ groundbreaking work on the power of happiness is transforming hundreds of schools and companies. Moss speaks frequently to general audiences about how happiness in the workplace gives companies a competitive advantage. Most recently she has presented at SXSW, TEDXWomen and the Chatelaine’s W100. She is an expert Virtual Keynote speaker delivering hundreds of speeches from her Virtual Studio.

Prior to her focus on emotional intelligence, Moss spent ten years working in Silicon Valley with several tech giants.

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Preventing Burnout in the New Future of Work

As we begin to emerge from the pandemic, we’re pivoting to a return to work that carries a number of uncertainties and many unanswered questions. In this time of enormous change, we must prioritize workplace well-being to prevent employee burnout and increase motivation. We’re in a time, like no other in history, where organizations have been given an opportunity to redefine their workplace. 

Jennifer Moss, globally recognized as an expert in workplace wellness, and author of the book, The Burnout Epidemic, published by Harvard Business Press, can show leaders how to capture those lessons from the pandemic. She will walk us through our current realities and provide tangible solutions to increase psychological fitness for a healthier and happier today, and in the new future of work.

Takeaways include:

  • Building the psychological fitness skills – particularly efficacy and resilience – to protect our well-being during times of change
  • Current realities of working during the pandemic recovery, and how to handle the changes to our work and personal lives while maintaining positive mental health
  • The myths and facts about burnout 
  • The role of the organization and the individual in preventing burnout
  • Ensuring a healthy return to work experience

      Regaining Well-Being for a Healthier Return to Work

      While we look towards a return to work, we need to consider what’s next for well-being in the workplace. We all want to be happy, engaged and satisfied and yet, during this time of continued change, these emotional states are at risk. Despite feeling overwhelmed, there is an opportunity for growth. By developing psychological skills, we can take the lessons learned during the pandemic and carry them into our post-Covid-19 reality, and be well-prepared to handle current and future stress. ​

      Award-winning journalist and author of The Burnout Epidemic, Jennifer Moss, will share important strategies towards building a happier, healthier and higher-performing professional and personal life. She will help us to develop strategies to deal with stress and support our well-being as we move into the new future of work.

      Takeaways include:

      • Taking the lessons learned during the pandemic and applying them to our post-pandemic life
      • A deeper understanding of neuroplasticity and how to leverage it for a happier personal and professional life
      • How to practice “active listening” a tenet of empathy to increase trust and sense of community at work
      • How to turn positive actions into habits into permanent traits of wellbeing
      • The tools to reframe stressful experiences through cognitive resilience building
      • A set of easy-to-apply, five-minute daily habits that can increase psychological fitness

      Recent Publications by Jennifer Moss

      The Burnout EpidemicThe Burnout Epidemic

      "Jennifer came to speak at our Employment Services Team Day and she was incredible. With burnout and stress impacting our industry so negatively, it was great to learn new ways to combat that stress. I know our team left uplifted and ready to tackle some of the big challenges we face every day working in mental health services."
      Jenn Hesson, M.Sc | Director of Operations – Mental Health Services Canada

      "I have attended many motivational/business/etc. presentations over my career. I can honestly say you are one of the best speakers (and by far the most genuine) I have experienced."
      Rick Osuna, Senior Vice-President, Price Waterhouse Coopers

      "Thank you again for your amazing talk! I continue to get people stopping me telling how great your session was and I am seeing lots of comments on our internal social network. You really made an impact!"
      Maria Matesic, Senior Manager, Strategy & Chief of Staff, Office of the Chief Digital & Payments Officer, TD Bank Group

      "I wanted to let you know that Jen got a standing ovation today – the first in Quest’s history for a keynote! It has been an amazing day!! Thank you for sending her to me – the audience LOVED her!!!"
      Monika Bent; Chief Communications Officer, York School Board
      Quest National Education Conference

      "Your message truly resonated with me as I had a similar experience as your husband did, about 3 years ago. I was very grateful and wrote letters and expressed my gratitude so many times to so many people. I know that helped me stay strong in spirit. I do think your message was very powerful. Thank you again for your energy and enthusiasm and valuable message."
      Patricia Sheasby, Education Assistant

      "Thank you so so much for speaking at the conference yesterday morning! The team l.o.v.e.d. your message and you! I think your presentation and approach came at a time when staff needed to hear someone talk about why the HERO traits matter in one’s personal life, and the long-range impact of embracing ways to improve one’s happiness. One staff commented that she loved the way you spoke about the mindfulness actions and happiness traits in a non-threatening way. In our predominantly female workplace, I also heard people express delight in hearing from a woman’s perspective and voice"
      Mary Chevreau, President, OSLA