Liz Fosslien & Mollie West Duffy Keynote Speaker

  • Co-Authors of the Wall Street Journal best-selling book, "No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotion at Work"
  • Their work has been featured by TED, NPR, The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, and The Economist
  • Their book, "Big Feelings," is a toolkit for dealing with uncomfortable emotions in life and work

Liz Fosslien & Mollie West Duffy's Biography

Liz Fosslien is the co-author and illustrator of the Wall Street Journal bestseller No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotions at Work and an expert on how to make work better. As the head of content at Humu, she uses behavioral science to help Fortune 500 leaders make the small changes that lead to profound improvement. Prior to Humu, Liz was the Creative Director at Parliament, an executive learning and development company, and an analyst at the economic consulting firm Analysis Group. Her work has been featured by TED, Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, The Economist, The Financial Times,and NPR.

Mollie West Duffy is the co-author of the WSJ bestseller No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotion at Work, and Big Feelings: How To Be Okay When Things Are Not Okay (April 2022).   She was previously an Organizational Design Lead at global innovation firm IDEO, and a research associate for the Dean of Harvard Business School. She has worked with companies of all sizes to develop good workplace culture. Her writing has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Quartz, and Entrepreneur, and she’s taught design courses at Stanford and USC.

Corporate Events and Workshops:

Liz + Mollie speak frequently at conferences and events, delivering keynotes and workshops and sitting for fireside chats and panels.  They’ve spoken at a wide variety of companies and events, including SXSW, TED, Viacom, LinkedIn, Google, Amazon, NPR, WeWork, Spotify, NPR, Dropbox, Adobe, The American Gas Association, and others.

They’re best known for their hands-on interactive, actionable and entertaining workshops that incorporate the latest research on emotions and relatable illustrations.

 In addition to their regular offerings, Liz + Mollie have created sessions focused on preparing for hybrid work and addressing the challenges of remote work.

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Liz Fosslien & Mollie West Duffy's Speaking Topics

How to build a culture of belonging

How introverts and extroverts can flourish at work

Understanding differences in work styles

How to be an emotionally fluent leader

How to create and lead the best team

10 ways to jumpstart your culture

How to communicate better in a digital world

Planning for a return to offices

Combating burnout and building resilience

Improving digital communication

Leading through uncertainty

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Videos of Liz Fosslien & Mollie West Duffy

How to embrace emotions at work | The Way We Work, a TED series
How to embrace emotions at work | The Way We Work, a TED series
Emotions at Work and How They Help Us Succeed | Mollie West Duffy | Talks at Google
Emotions at Work and How They Help Us Succeed | Mollie West Duffy | Talks at Google
How to Support Your Workforce in Critical Times
How to Support Your Workforce in Critical Times
How Leaders can Open Up to Their Teams Without Oversharing
How Leaders can Open Up to Their Teams Without Oversharing

Books by Liz Fosslien & Mollie West Duffy

"No Hard Feelings"
Big Feelings Book Cover
"Big Feelings"

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