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LivE & Lead With Intention

Path of least regret®

Parul Somani is a global business leader and keynote speaker empowering people with the frameworks and tools needed to live and lead with intention. She has worked with Fortune 100 companies and Silicon Valley start-ups to health systems and universities to inspire their members to achieve greater fulfillment, wellbeing, and success.

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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, mindset expert Parul Somani inspires you with her proven M.O.V.E.™ framework, a step-by-step guide to embracing change and making the hard decisions with intentional actions. An MIT and Harvard Business School alumnae with over twenty years of leadership experience, Somani has helped people, teams, and organizations around the world get unstuck and achieve the change they need for greater fulfillment. Through curated research, compelling case studies (including her own inspiring story), and engaging self-reflective prompts, Somani will empower you to thrive in life, health, and career.

M.O.V.E. Talk




In this fast-paced and ever-changing world, do you ever feel like life is a series of hard decisions? We are forced to make decisions for situations for which we have never had a roadmap, and the uncertainty and difficulty of it all can be paralyzing. In this powerful talk, mindset expert Parul Somani introduces you to Path of Least Regret®, her powerful decision-making paradigm that has guided leaders around the world in life, health, and career. Through curated research, compelling case studies (including her own inspiring story), and engaging self-reflective prompts, Somani will empower you to transform your approach to decision-making in life and leadership and propel you towards a more fulfilling future.


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!

Bekki Early
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.

Neil Shah
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!

Parvez Ahmad
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
Human Resources
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!

Michelle Ranavat
Founder & CEO

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