HAPPINESS EXPERT KIM HODOUS…

…is an award-winning entrepreneur, a best-selling author, a sought-after speaker and one of the happiest people you’ll ever meet. For more than 15 years, Kim has been on a mission to help people all over the world BE HAPPY and WORK HAPPY – because most of us will spend more than 30% of our life at work. Kim’s real-life stories, practical strategies and energetic style will inspire your audience to take charge of their happiness so they can make good things happen at work – and at home.

KIM IS THE AUTHOR OF THE AWARD-WINNING BOOK…

… Show Up, Be Bold, Play Big: 33 Strategies for Outrageous Success and Lasting Happiness, which was a Finalist for the Indie Next Generation Book Award of Excellence. Her innovative ideas on health and happiness, productivity and success, and how to balance work, family and fun have been shared in a wide array of publications and have been cited on numerous national networks including ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox. Kim holds a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University and is a member of the National Speakers Association. She is also an inductee into the Arkansas Small Business Hall of Fame.

KIM IS MOM TO 5 KIDS…

…ranging from ages 17 – 30 which is her real training ground for learning about communication, leadership and how to get things done!  She’s happily married to her hottie husband, is a yoga instructor, a biking fanatic and is addicted to Mint Milanos!

KIM IS THE REAL DEAL…

…and she genuinely wants the world to be happier. Kim has shared her laugh out loud funny but powerful message with thousands of associations, corporations, government agencies and women’s groups across the country.  She gently guides others to take a REAL look at their lives and discover where small changes can net big results.  With humor and insight, she provides the tools and strategies than allow anyone to get happier!

KIM BUILT A MILLION DOLLAR BUSINESS FROM HER KITCHEN TABLE…

…even though her previous careers were as a high school history teacher and a stay-at-home mom. Starting a jewelry business at her kitchen table, she learned the hard way that mindset trumps skillset and anyone, even a stressed-out mother of 5 with zero business experience, can achieve the extraordinary!

KIM IS BEST KNOWN FOR HER ABILITY TO CONNECT…

…to each and every member of the audience. Her stories range from the business world to the home-front and will carry you from laughter to tears. The heart of her work is teaching people how small changes in their thoughts, habits and actions can bring about big changes in their lives.

KIM LEARNED HER LESSONS IN THE REAL WORLD, NOT THE CLASSROOM…

… Kim Hodous is an expert on happiness, not because she’s researched it in a lab or received a psychology degree from a prestigious university. She’s an expert in happiness because she’s experienced one of life’s greatest tragedies and lived to smile again. It was in navigating her way back to finding some semblance of joy after the death of her two-year-old daughter, that she personally discovered the ways in which we can find happiness – regardless of circumstance.

“I’m on a mission! A mission to teach people how to be happy! It’s the heart and soul of my message. Everyone wants to be happy right? So why is happiness such an elusive goal? I want to share with you how you can bring happiness into every facet of your life from home and family to your personal wellness and even to the workplace.”

Come on, LET’S GET HAPPY!