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Millennial Workplace expert and the Bestselling Author of "The Quarter-Life Breakthrough"

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Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky is a millennial workplace expert, keynote speaker, and bestselling author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough (TarcherPerigee/Penguin Random House) and The Breakthrough Speaker.

Smiley helps companies attract, retain, and empower millennial talent, and he has inspired thousands of professionals to be more engaged at work, through speaking at companies like Unilever, IDEO, Salesforce, Genentech, Deloitte, SAP, Pinterest, and MailChimp.

An internationally renowned motivational speaker, Smiley speaks about millennials, employee engagement, and intergenerational collaboration at Fortune 500 companies, business conferences, leadership trainings, and universities. His TEDx talk has been viewed 400,000 times, and he has done hundreds of speaking engagements, reaching over 50,000 people in ten countries.

Smiley’s writing has been published in The Washington Post, Fast Company, Quartz, Time, and Business Insider, and his work has been featured in USA Today, Inc., Mashable, Forbes, VICE, CNN, CNBC, Cosmopolitan, MarketWatch and the World Economic Forum, among others.

Smiley is the former director of community engagement for Hive, former director of the Bold Academy, mentor for StartingBloc, and a teacher at Esalen Institute and General Assembly. He is also a counselor for Camp Grounded, a summer camp where grown ups go to unplug and be kids again. He previously worked as special assistant to the director of global operations at the U.S. Peace Corps.

In 2017, Smiley launched The Women Speaker Initiative, a community that aims to increase the number of women and people of color speaking at conferences and companies, as well as ensure that women and POC speakers are paid competitively as compared to their colleagues. The group now has over 1,000 members.

Smiley is a proud graduate of Wesleyan University, and can usually be found dancing in San Francisco, California (or in an airport en route to a speaking gig).

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The Quarter-Life Breakthrough: Invent Your Own Path, Find Meaningful Work, and Build a Life That Matters

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The Quarter-Life Breakthrough

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Millennial Workplace expert and the Bestselling Author of "The Quarter-Life Breakthrough"

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Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky Biography

Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky is a millennial workplace expert, keynote speaker, and bestselling author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough (TarcherPerigee/Penguin Random House) and The Breakthrough Speaker.

Smiley helps companies attract, retain, and empower millennial talent, and he has inspired thousands of professionals to be more engaged at work, through speaking at companies like Unilever, IDEO, Salesforce, Genentech, Deloitte, SAP, Pinterest, and MailChimp.

An internationally renowned motivational speaker, Smiley speaks about millennials, employee engagement, and intergenerational collaboration at Fortune 500 companies, business conferences, leadership trainings, and universities. His TEDx talk has been viewed 400,000 times, and he has done hundreds of speaking engagements, reaching over 50,000 people in ten countries.

Smiley’s writing has been published in The Washington Post, Fast Company, Quartz, Time, and Business Insider, and his work has been featured in USA Today, Inc., Mashable, Forbes, VICE, CNN, CNBC, Cosmopolitan, MarketWatch and the World Economic Forum, among others.

Smiley is the former director of community engagement for Hive, former director of the Bold Academy, mentor for StartingBloc, and a teacher at Esalen Institute and General Assembly. He is also a counselor for Camp Grounded, a summer camp where grown ups go to unplug and be kids again. He previously worked as special assistant to the director of global operations at the U.S. Peace Corps.

In 2017, Smiley launched The Women Speaker Initiative, a community that aims to increase the number of women and people of color speaking at conferences and companies, as well as ensure that women and POC speakers are paid competitively as compared to their colleagues. The group now has over 1,000 members.

Smiley is a proud graduate of Wesleyan University, and can usually be found dancing in San Francisco, California (or in an airport en route to a speaking gig).

Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky Videos

  • Refusing to Settle: The Quarter-Life Crisis
    What is a quarter-life crisis, and how do you break through it? In this engaging and funny talk, the author of an Amazon bestseller on finding...

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  • How to book Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky?

    Booking fees for Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Timothy Bartik, Aron Ain, Cara Silletto, Kathleen Quinn Votaw and Alison Hodgson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky for an upcoming event.

Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky Speaker Videos

  • Refusing to Settle: The Quarter-Life Crisis
    What is a quarter-life crisis, and how do you break through it? In this engaging and funny talk, the author of an Amazon bestseller on finding meaningful work shares the takeaways from his and other...

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