Michael Kim, Habit Design Founder

Event date: 
April 30, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
3900 Adobe Way
Lehi, UT
United States
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Event description: 

NOTE: This event does cost $9. To purchase a ticket and RSVP, please go to our Meetup site.


In collaboration with Adobe, please join us as we welcome Habit Design CEO & Founder Michael Kim. Featured by The New York Times, CNN, ABC News, Bloomberg TV, Harvard Business School, Stanford D.School, and many others, Habit Design™ is the largest behavior-change research cooperative, encompassing over 500 companies, universities, and non-profits crowdsourcing best practices in the design and training of positive daily habits. Through “Open Science”, over 10,000 employees across organizations such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, GE, Mars, and even The White House have successfully applied Habit Design towards improving their organization’s performance, productivity, and Wellbeing. Jim Collins - the New York Times bestselling author of “Good to Great” & “Built to Last” - has called Habit Design “a breakthrough in how organizations create sustainable behavior-change.”


Some of the topics that Michael will discuss include:

• What leading behavioral scientists agree are the key ingredients of successful sustainable behavior-change, for individuals and organizations.

• Why self-tracking isn’t sufficient for training lasting, sustainable habits

• Why willpower and motivation pale in efficacy compared to conditioned reinforcement, the neuroscience of automaticity, and the “science of small wins”

• How Habit Design has dramatically transformed organizational performance, individual performance & engagement in areas such as corporate Wellness and corporate learning & development

• RSVP now to attend what's sure to be an incredibly informative and inspirational event!


About Michael Kim:

Previously, Michael served as an executive and innovation consultant for Microsoft, Google, Apple, Nike, McKinsey & Co, and others. His portfolio includes designing and launching over 20 new ventures, some of which - such as Xbox LIVE - have reached over 50 Million users and $600 Million in revenue. Prior to Microsoft, Michael served as Science & Technology Advisor to The White House and Technical Assistant to the Chief Scientist of IBM. He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees from Yale and Harvard universities respectively.

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