Samantha Clarke

Happiness Consultant, Global Changemaker, Ted X Speaker & Author Of Love It Or Leave It - How To Be Happy At Work
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Samantha’s mission is to build robust changemakers out of the next generation of leaders. Her philosophies and neuroscience, therapeutic and positive psychology led processes instill resilience, deep wellbeing and strength to give her clients the power, intentionality and courage to do important work in the world. Through the key drivers of happiness and purpose, she inspires everyone she meets to innovate their lives and be their best selves. She delivers this work via a portfolio career as a consultant, coach, podcaster, speaker and online educator.

Her company Samantha& liberates tired company cultures from unhappy work environments by providing coaching and advisory services to companies and individuals on how to navigate the impact of technology on happiness at work, elevate emotional intelligence and build company culture, relationships and environments that support, retain and attract happy employees and teams.

Trained in CTI; ORSC coaching methods, she has achieved big results working with an impressive list of clientele including Mediacom, Innocent, Shopify, Viacom, DADI, P&G, Dishoom and Harrods and many more. She has distilled over a decade of work experience, research and learning, instructing on personal and professional happiness, development and technology into founding the Growth and Happiness school. The School's goal is to help individuals discover, understand and implement tried and tested growth and happiness strategies that work for business and life. Elevating everyone and leaving no-one behind.

Her podcast series Conversations with Samantha& - sees Samantha geek out with philosophers, technologists, heads of people and talent, start up founders and communication experts on the impact of technology on our happiness in work, life and our cities. Guests have included Oliver Burkman, Pamela Pavliscak and Tim Lebretcht.

Samantha is at her happiest delivering talks and masterclasses - she is a faculty lecturer at The School of Life and often delivers talks for The Guardian, Soho House Group and Stylist Live. You'll walk out of a workshop with Samantha having gained an understanding of how what you're learning will fuel your happiness and success and practical knowledge and tools to transfer your learning into your own work and life.

You can learn:

How to build better (work) relationships
About the impact of technology on our happiness at work (and life)
How to achieve happiness at work
Leadership awareness - how are you perceived?
How to build a portfolio career
How to overcome fear and grow in confidence
How to build creative, motivated and resilient teams
About multi-generational workforces - how to make it work
About the future of work
About branding for successful talent attraction
How to seek harmony in life and work over balance
How to stop saying yes: Why no is your new power word
How to fail confidently
How to be a better you at work

You will feel more:

Confident in your own skills
Ready to tackle difficult challenges and change with gusto
Connected and in unison with your team
Able to build stronger relationships
Capable to lead your teams through adversity
Able to envision and action next steps


Business, Change, Entrepreneurs, Innovation, Leadership, Teamwork

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  • An absolutely flawless talk. Loved her presentation, so much food for thought.


  • 'Samantha’s personable manner, and honest informative presentations really engaged the crowd and we found that people were very willing to speak about themselves and pose questions in a relaxed setting.'

    Eleanor O’Leary
    UK PR Manager, Innocent