Solve for Happy, GOOGLE X
"Let's make 1+ billion people happy.
At GoogleX we have done everything in the billions. This goal is very much achievable!"
- Mo Gawdat
Mo Gawdat is a man on a mission - to help 1 billion people and companies become happier. He has discovered that happiness follows a predictable equation and has distilled this into practical actions which are relevant to all of us.
Mo is the Chief Business Officer at Google X - the innovation arm of Google focused on developing “moonshot” technologies to make the world a radically better place.
Mo brought his groundbreaking happiness ideas to the world in his recent best-selling book “Solve for Happy: Engineering Your Path to Joy” which he dedicated to his son Ali, who tragically died in 2014.
Mo is a highly sought-after keynote speaker who has shared the stage with speakers such as Steve Wozniak, Sir Ken Robinson, Jimmy Wales, and many others.
1- Solve for Happy (Talk)
The talk discusses the biggest myth we believe about happiness in the modern world and how to overcome the reasons for unhappiness. It offers a solid model to work with, the 6-7-5 In this short 30 - 75 minute talk, Mo aims to offer an Engineering approach to happiness based on his International Best Seller - Solve for Happy. model, and takes the audience through practical actions they can take there and then to start their journey on a path to uninterrupted happiness.
2- Solve for Happy - The Ten Rules of Happiness at Work (Talk)
In this short 40 - 75 minute talk, Mo offers solid research on how happiness affects productivity and performance at work, distinguish between employee happiness vs. satisfaction, and offer clear tips to managers and HR managers on how to build an environment that promotes employee happiness based on his International Best Seller - Solve for Happy and his 11 years experience at Google. This talk is targeted Senior Executives, Managers of People and HR managers in small group or large conferences. At the end of the talk the attendees will be left with a much clearer understanding of the value employee happiness bring to their company performance and clear steps to create a work environment that promotes happiness. The talk can be complemented with short consulting assignments to help specific companies build the action plans needed to build a happiness plan specific to their own company environment.
3- Solve for Happy (Executive Workshop)
Typically lasts 4 hours but can be longer or shorter. It dives into the frameworks outlined in the book to help participants apply it directly to their situation.
"A powerful personal story woven with a rich analysis of what we all seek in a way we can act upon."
- Sergey Brin, Google Co-Founder