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Penny Locaso

Founder, HackingHappy.co
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    Exponential Thinking, Communities, Leadership, Wellbeing, Transformation
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Voted among Australia's most influential female entrepreneurs, Penny Locaso is a pioneer as the world's first Happiness Hacker. Her mission is to guide 10 million individuals by 2025 in intentionally adapting to future-proof their happiness. With her innovative pedagogy and measurement tool, Penny aims to humanize the future by enhancing the Intentional Adaptability Quotient™ for individuals and organizations.Penny serves as a guest lecturer at Singularity University within Silicon Valley's NASA Research Centre, collaborating with leading tech and AI innovators. Her partnerships include Google, Microsoft, Booking.com, Salesforce, Deloitte, KPMG, Lululemon Athletica and Coca-Cola, where she's driving transformation by humanizing processes.In recent years, Penny transformed her life: leaving a 16-year executive career, relocating her family, ending an 18-year relationship and founding BKindred. Unable to find global education on future-proofing happiness, she created it herself. Penny advocates fearlessness and embodies her teachings, going viral on LinkedIn and sparking a global movement by delivering a keynote in her bathing suit to illustrate embracing discomfort.A sought-after TEDx and keynote speaker, Penny has shared stages with renowned figures like Dorie Clark, Gail Kelly and Bernard Salt. Her insights have been featured in prestigious publications worldwide, including the Huffington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Daily Mail UK, Thrive Global and more.


Fear Is Your Future
Flourishing is Not a Luxury It’s a Necessity
The Busy Shall Inherit the Future: The Intentionally Adaptable Will Shape It
The Fear(less) Masterclass
The Intentionally Adaptable Leader
Work-Life Boundaries for Energy, Presence and Calm