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We all want to be happy, but why does happiness seem to come more naturally to some people? Shawn Achor, New York Times best-selling author and HR Redefined 2019 keynote speaker, says there’s hope for even the most negative-minded pessimists to find happiness.

Our Favorite Moments From HR Redefined 2019

That’s a wrap! Earlier this week, over 500 HR professionals painted the town blue for Namely’s third annual conference, HR Redefined. The two day event featured 18 content-rich sessions and panels, over 30 speakers, and even a client boot camp for Namely "power users."

Whether you missed the conference or simply want to relive it, we’ve included some of our favorite moments from HR Redefined 2019 below. For even more coverage, subscribe to the Namely Blog, as we’ll be recapping some of the event’s most inspiring sessions in the weeks to come.

Meet HR Redefined Speakers: Ashley V.-R., Khalilah O., and Jacqueline L.

We’re so excited to host an all-star lineup of motivational speakers, thought leaders, and industry experts at HR Redefined 2019. With the conference right around the corner, we wanted to showcase a few of the HR experts you’ll soon see on the HR Redefined stage.

Meet HR Redefined Speaker Mai Ton

We’re excited to host an all-star lineup of motivational speakers, thought leaders, and industry experts at HR Redefined 2019. With the conference just a few short weeks away, we wanted to highlight some of the talented speakers you’ll soon see on the HRR stage.

We sat down with Mai Ton, VP of humans at White Ops, to learn more about her background and session, How to Build an HR Metrics Dashboard. At the session, Mai will share how you can build and iterate on your first-ever HR metrics dashboard. She’ll touch on what to measure, how to measure it, and perhaps most importantly, how to share it with the rest of company leadership.

Here’s how Mai got her start in HR—and her recommendation on what to do if you're visiting New York City for the conference. 

Small HR Team? Don’t Miss These HR Redefined Sessions

Never judge an HR team by its size—small teams can still yield big results. Regardless of headcount, lean HR teams are uniquely positioned to leave a lasting impact on their organizations. These HR Redefined 2019 sessions will show you how to leverage your team’s talent and resources and drive business results. Here are must-see HRR sessions for small but mighty HR teams:

Meet HR Redefined Speaker Kellie Wagner

We’re excited to host an all-star lineup of motivational speakers, thought leaders, and industry experts at HR Redefined 2019. With the conference just a few short weeks away, we wanted to highlight some of the talented speakers you’ll soon see on the HRR stage.

We sat down with Kellie Wagner, founder and CEO of Collective — A DEI Lab, to learn more about her background and session, Why Celebrating Team Diversity Should Be an Everyday Event. At the session, Kellie will share some of the most impactful ways companies can go beyond one-off events and instead weave inclusion into their overall employee experience,

Here’s how Kellie got her start in the industry—and her recommendation on where to grab a bite to eat when visiting New York. 

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6 Can't-Miss D&I Sessions at HR Redefined 2019

Don’t miss these sessions designed to help take your diversity and inclusion efforts to the next level.

Meet HR Redefined Speaker Eric Knudsen

With over a decade of experience in people and data analytics, Eric Knudsen, Ph.D. is Namely’s resident data expert. As a manager of people analytics, Eric loves using data to build a happier and healthier workplace at Namely. When Eric’s not busy crunching numbers, you can find him spending time with his wife, exercising on his Peloton bike, enjoying fine bourbon, and speaking at HR Redefined.

Meet HR Redefined Speakers: Rebecca Liebman, Rob LaHayne, and Juli Insigner

We’re so excited to host an all-star lineup of motivational speakers, thought leaders, and industry experts at HR Redefined 2019. With the conference just a few short weeks away, we wanted to highlight a few of the talented speakers you’ll soon see on the HRR stage.

What Gymnastics Coach ‘Miss Val’ Can Teach HR

After switching careers from being a dancer to the head gymnastics coach at UCLA, Valorie Kondos Field, affectionately known to her gymnasts as “Miss Val,” has learned her fair share of leadership lessons. After two major life events—becoming the head coach of a sport she had never played and receiving a breast cancer diagnosis—Miss Val dug deep into her sense of self to become one of today’s most inspiring leadership figures.