Resurgence Talks: Intelligent Happiness with Nic Marks - 42 Acres

Resurgence Talks: Intelligent Happiness with Nic Marks

Wed 29th May 2019 —
7.30PM TO 9.00PM

This talk will focus on how happiness can help create a world we all want.

Nic Marks is the founder and CEO of Friday. Friday asks employees every week about their experience of work and helps teams work better together as well as simultaneously gathering insightful organization-wide data on how individuals and teams are really doing.

Nic was described by one client as a “statistician with a soul” due to his unusual combination of ‘hard’ statistical skills and ‘soft’ people skills. He has been working in the field of happiness, wellbeing and quality of life for over 20 years with a particular emphasis on measurement and how to create positive change.

In 2010 Nic gave a TED talk on his previous work in public policy, which has now been watched over a million and a half times. He was named as one of the Top Ten Original Thinkers by the UK’s Institute of Directors magazine and his work was also hailed as one of Forbes Magazine’s Seven Most Powerful Ideas in 2011.

Nic is an in-demand public speaker, giving talks at a wide range of events from keynotes at HR conferences to an exclusive Virgin gathering on Necker – Richard Branson’s private island – though undoubtedly his favourite talk of last year was in a circus tent at the Wilderness music festival.

He has been applying his creative thinking to the world of work since 2012 and Friday’s launch in 2018 has been the culmination of working with over 1,000 clients on measuring and improving happiness at work.


Time: Arrivals from 7.15pm (7.30pm start)

Location: 42 ACRES Shoreditch, 66 Leonard Street***

Tickets: £12 General Admission

***Please note unfortunately 42 ACRES currently doesn’t have disabled access. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

About Resurgence Talks:

An exciting series of Resurgence events in London in association with 42 Acres Shoreditch. The monthly programme, inspired by the ideas of Resurgence covers a range of issues including the environment, arts, meditation and ethical living. All welcome.

This event is one of a series of monthly #Resurgencetalks programmed by The Resurgence Trust. To find out more about the Resurgence Talks, please visit:

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