Louisa brings together leading-edge researchers and practitioners from around the world to study and understand where human potential, success and happiness intersect. Her hugely successful national conferences draws an international audience of leaders in this field.
As a leading world expert on positive organizations and founder of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association, Louisa has spoken to thousands of people including (Fortune 500 companies) to help them create positive cultures that propel success. In her own humorous style, Louisa teaches organizations how to increase happiness, resilience, and meaningful work.
Louisa teaches positive psychology at the University of Toronto and the University of Texas-Dallas and regularly delivers webinars and workshops to audiences around the world. Her work has been featured in Forbes, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Huffington Post, Canadian Living Magazine, Chatelaine, Psychology Today, the Toronto Sun, and many more publications.
Wire Your Brain for Confidence
In this funny and engaging talk, Louisa explores the scientific foundations of self-doubt and how it kills learning and innovation in any organization. Louisa offers real-life practical stories and evidence-based tools that come from 16 years of working with organizations in all sectors. People walk away from this talk with actionable advice that leads to powerful organizational change.
The Science of Happiness and Well-Being
To succeed at work, it is not enough to just “smile” and think positive thoughts when you are challenged. You need real strategies and techniques that will allow you to bounce back from any situation. This talk is an introduction to the science of happiness. You will learn how to transform a crisis mindset into a positive mindset.