TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 06, 2016) - WXN announces that Neil Pasricha, author of The Happiness Equation and The Book of Awesome, will be taking the podium at their upcoming Speaker Series breakfast event at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto on September 16.
Type "How to be" into any search engine and one of the first suggestions that pops up is "How to be happy." Whether it's for their careers, relationships and lives, so many people are searching for the answer to the happiness equation-including Corporate Canada. Neil will speak about some of the key happiness principles from his book, The Happiness Equation, and share practical ways for the audience to integrate these principles into their lives and leadership styles across a variety of different professions and industries.
What: Big Impact Breakfast featuring New York Times Best-Selling Author Neil Pasricha
When: September 16, 7:15-9:00 a.m.
Where: The Ritz-Carlton - 181 Wellington St W, Toronto
Cost: Member rate, $115; Non-member, $135
"How many of us have earned that award, promotion or milestone, only to realize it didn't make us as happy as we expected?" said Sherri Stevens, CEO of WXN. "Sometimes we just need help reframing our perspective on work and success-not so we can have more but to do more with what we have. So, it's our pleasure to bring Neil Pasricha to the WXN podium, for our guests and members to gain insight to reframe, refresh and start the fall season with happiness habits that will make a real difference in their careers."
The "Big Impact Breakfast" featuring Neil Pasricha is part of the 2016 Speaker Series season for WXN, which provides members and guests with inspiring professional development and networking opportunities in a room of 200 to 300 professional women and men. Past speakers include Robyn Doolittle, best-selling author of Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story; the Right Honourable Paul Martin, 21st Prime Minister of Canada and founder of the Martin Aboriginal Education Initiative; Ziauddin Yousafzai, co-founder & chairman of the board for The Malala Fund and United Nations special advisor on global education; and Jeanne Beker, 2012 WXN Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner and multi-media fashion entrepreneur.
For more information about the event, visit the WXN event page.
About Neil Pasricha
Neil Pasricha is the New York Times best-selling author of The Happiness Equation and The Book of Awesome. His books have been published in over a dozen languages, spent seven years and counting on bestseller lists, and sold millions of copies. His first book, The Book of Awesome, was based on his blog, 1000 Awesome Things, which has scored over 50 million hits and twice won the Webby Award for "Best Blog in the World."
Neil is a Harvard MBA, one of the most popular TED speakers of all time, and spent a decade running Leadership Development inside Walmart, the world's largest company. He has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people around the world, and had his work featured by CNN, BBC, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fast Company, The Today Show, The Oprah Winfrey Network, and The Sunday Times.
About the Women's Executive Network (WXN)
At WXN, we inspire smart women to lead. WXN delivers innovative networking, mentoring, professional and personal development to inform, inspire, connect and recognize our community of more than 22,000 smart women, men and their organizations. WXN enables our partners and corporate members to become and to be recognized as employers of choice and leaders in the advancement of women.
Founded in 1997, WXN is Canada's leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive, professional and board roles. WXN is held by SRGXi and championed by Sherri Stevens, owner of the award-winning Workforce Management Company SRGhr, which she established in 1990. As a founding member of the Canadian Board Diversity Council, WXN is also dedicated to increasing the diversity of Canada's corporate boards. In 2008, WXN launched in Ireland, followed by London, UK in 2015, creating an international community of female leaders.