Jennifer Moss

Jennifer Moss

Workplace Expert | Author of Unlocking Happiness at Work

Jennifer Moss is an award-winning journalist, author and international public speaker specializing in happiness and wellness at work. Her book, Unlocking Happiness at Work, received the distinguished UK Business Book of the Year Award. Moss works with a wide range of organizations on how to develop and measure their happiness strategies for improved performance. Her inspiring and evidence-based presentations help leaders and their teams find joy and grow to become more resilient and successful.

Moss is a Harvard Business Review contributor and nationally syndicated radio columnist. She also sits on the Global Happiness Council—a small group of leading scientists and economists that support the UN’s sustainable goals related to global well-being and the Annual Global Happiness Policy Report. Prior to this, Moss worked in Silicon Valley, eventually joining Barack Obama’s California social team during his historic presidential campaign.

To acknowledge her contributions to business and public service, Moss 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 in September 2021.


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 walks audiences through our current realities and provides tangible solutions to increase psychological fitness for a healthier and happier today, and in the new future of work.

Takeaways include:

  • The myths and facts about burnout.
  • The role of the organization and the individual in preventing burnout.
  • Ensuring a healthy return to work experience.
  • 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.
  • Building the psychological fitness skills — particularly efficacy and resilience — to protect our well-being during times of change.

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 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 audiences develop strategies to deal with stress and support their 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 well-being.
  • 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.