Michelle Gielan, Founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research, researches the science of positive communication and how to use it to fuel success. She works with Fortune 500 companies and schools to raise employee engagement, productivity and happiness at work. Michelle is a Partner at GoodThink, a positive psychology consulting firm, and is the author of the bestseller, Broadcasting Happiness: The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change. She holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Michelle is an Executive Producer of “The Happiness Advantage” Special on PBS, and she formerly served as the anchor of two national newscasts at CBS News. Her research and advice have received attention from Forbes, USA Today, CNN, FOX and NPR.
Dr. Coyte Cooper
Dr. Coyte Cooper is a bestselling author, coach, podcast host, and speaker committed to helping people perform to their full potential so they can achieve extraordinary things. He is the author of new #1 new release Make Your Mark book, the host of the Earn the Right to Live Your Dreams podcast, and a former NCAA Division I All-American. Dr. Cooper got his Ph.D. from Indiana University in Sport Marketing and was a college professor for 9 years where he established a line of research in the area of branding and social media marketing. He is married to his beautiful wife Brandy and they live in Anacortes, Washington with their two awesome kids, Carter and Mya.