“Do worry. Be happy. There is something going wrong in the world, but that doesn’t mean we can’t be happy.” Speaker Leo Bormans is a Distinguished Lecturer in Happiness Economics Research at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. As a successful speaker and adviser, he is in contact with governments, managers, universities, welfare workers, teachers and organizations all over the world. Positive thinking is a science. Leo has drawn on the insights of 100 researchers in 50 countries on happiness, producing an evidence-based perspective on what truly makes us happier as a society and individuals.
The major themes of his keynotes are based on the international bestsellers in which every hundred top professors from fifty countries share their insights (The World Book of Happiness, The World Book of Love, and the World Book of Hope) and the large-scale university research into the feasibility of happiness.
Spreading Hope & Happiness
Happiness speaker Leo Bormans gives workshops, lectures and master classes for groups of every size. Unveiling the power of hope and happiness in our own lives and for our society. Even in uncertain times, both happiness and hope are possible. Leo aims to give hope to vulnerable groups in society through his speaking. He provides talks at prisons and institutions for special youth care, as well as citizenship training for imams in Belgium.
The world book of Happiness
See keynotes with Leo Bormans
Keynote speaker Leo Bormans is the author of the international bestsellers “The World Book of Happiness”, “The World Book of Love”, and “The World Book of Hope”. “The World Book of Happiness” put happiness and quality of life on the political agenda when it was gifted to 200 world leaders by the first European Council President Herman Van Rompuy. Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan received a copy while he addressed, together with Leo Bormans, the international youth conference Hope XXL, which was inspired by the book.