A former Hollywood agent turned inspirational keynote speaker and best-selling author. Inspired by her own experiences and extensive research, Christine Hassler is committed to sharing best practices for personal fulfillment and professional success. For over a decade Christine has been a thought leader in the areas of productivity, communication, and overcoming adversity. She is recognized as an expert in personal development and generational diversity.
As the best-selling author of Twenty-Something, Twenty-Everything and The Twenty-Something Manifesto, she has unique insight and access into the minds and hearts of the Millennials (also called Gen Y), which inspires her passion for busting negative stereotypes about this influential, and often misunderstood, generation. Her newest book, Expectation Hangover: Overcoming Disappointment in Work, Love and Life is the guidebook for how to treat and leverage disappointment. She is also the co-founder of Elementum Coaching Institute - a premiere training and certification program for coaches.
Christine has spoken to over 100,000 people at colleges, conferences, events, and corporations. She has appeared as an expert on The Today Show, CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX, E!, Style, and PBS, as well as various local television and radio shows, speaking about life issues and "Expectation Hangovers®" Christine has also been featured as a positive psychology and generation expert in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Cosmo, The New York Times, and The Huffington Post.
Christine's most-requested keynotes include:
- Millennials Are From Mars, Boomers Are From Venus: Cultures That Bridge Generational Divides
- 90 Million Strong: How To Market to Millennials – The New Rules of Engagement
- Why Understanding and Aligning with Gen Z Is More Important Than Ever
- Stay Sane in a Tech Obsessed, Hyper Competitive & Stressed Out Manic World
- Leadership from the Inside Out
- Expectation Hangovers: Leveraging Change and Mastering Resilience
Christine grew up in Dallas, graduated cum laude from Northwestern University, and received her master’s degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica. Christine loves living a healthy lifestyle and is obsessed with human optimization. She currently resides in Austin, Texas with her husband and baby girl.