LivE & Lead With Intention
Path of least regret™
Parul Somani is a global keynote speaker empowering people with the mindsets and tools needed to act with intention. She has worked with leading organizations, spanning Fortune 500 companies and Silicon Valley start-ups to health systems and universities, to inspire their members to craft their own fulfillment, wellbeing, and success.
All topics are available as keynotes, interactive keynotes, or facilitated workshops for in-person or virtual events.
HOW TO NAVIGATE UNCERTAINTY AND MOVE FORWARD WITH CLARITY
As individuals, teams, or organizations, our only constant is change. We are continually navigating successes and setbacks, and an evolving sense of identity, so how we respond to change is critical to our mental wellbeing and performance. In this powerful talk, Life Leadership expert Parul Somani empowers us to embrace change with intentional actions. She will help us understand our emotional reactions, teach us proven coping techniques, and guide us in developing responses to change that honor our intentions and aspirations. Somani combines compelling research curated from psychology and neuroscience, insights from case studies (including her own inspiring story), and interactive prompts, to transform our approach to change in life and leadership.
PROVEN STRATEGIES TO TURN STRESS TO YOUR ADVANTAGE
We are constantly faced with pressures that impact our performance and fulfillment, and while some stressors may be inevitable, we have choice in how we respond to them. In this powerful talk, Life Leadership expert Parul Somani empowers us to manage stress with intentional actions. She will discuss the impact of pressure on performance, share five proven strategies to manage stress, and guide us in applying these techniques to our current lives as we pursue our intentions and aspirations. Somani combines compelling research curated from psychology and neuroscience, insights from case studies (including her own inspiring story), and interactive prompts, to inspire us to turn stress into an advantage.
OVERCOME MENTAL TRAPS AND ACT WITH INTENTION
How do we get unstuck and move forward when we feel paralyzed by uncertainty and indecision? Imagine the impact on our personal and professional lives if we felt better equipped to make difficult choices. In this powerful talk, Life Leadership expert Parul Somani empowers us to get unstuck with intentional actions. She will introduce her proven, four-step process for overcoming mental traps, pursuing our intentions and aspirations, and thriving in life and leadership. Combining compelling research curated from psychology and neuroscience, insights from case studies (including her own inspiring story), and interactive prompts, Somani will guide us on a journey that will transform our approach to life, health, career, and more.
You are a force and an inspiration. Your session was powerful, moving, timely, engaging, reflection-provoking, and highly relevant. I have no doubt that participants derived a great deal of value, perspective, and food for thought. Thank you for sharing your wisdom, frameworks, and profound perspective with us. I will be carrying these key takeaways with me for years to come! You are a gift!
Global Wellbeing Program Manager
Parul is an articulate, courageous, and giving professional, mother, and cancer survivor with the gift of expressing what she has learned in a way that inevitably helps others in a similar situation. She distills hard lessons into invigorating life directions. She is clear-eyed about the challenges, but positive about the directions needed to deal with them. She encourages and inspires.
David Spiegel, M.D.
Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Director of the Center on Stress & Health
Stanford University School of Medicine
Informed through research and real-life experiences, Parul's talk with our team changed the shape of our conversations. Beyond critical topics that we discussed like building resilience and navigating uncertainty, her framing of our locus of control really resonated with the audience. We highly recommend Parul for leaders that are looking to inspire their teams and engage in these important dialogues.
VP of Product & Engineering, Biz Ops
The positive feedback from the session is overwhelming - on the impact of your thoughts and your own story as an inspiration. I was unable to take the multitude of calls I was getting from around the world post your session!
Head of Global Solutions Marketing
Oracle Financial Services
I can’t thank you enough! Your presentation was so endearing and just what our employees needed to hear. Your courage in sharing your story and all your challenges is heartwarming! I think many felt truly connected to you and grateful to know they aren’t alone, as well as how to navigate through such trying times. You are a gift to us all.
Stephanie R. Downs
Iowa State University
Parul shared valuable insights and tactical solutions that were tailored to us individually. The lessons on stress and resilience were the perfect balance between personal / emotional connection and the science and studies to back it up. I wholeheartedly recommend Parul for your next team meeting or leadership summit. She is an incredible asset and we will be working with her every single year!