a better world
needs better leaders

Leadership Coach, Keynote Speaker
Yale B.A., Columbia Business School Start Fellow

As a tech leader, 

how do you handle fear?

managing fear is one of the most important aspects of leadership.

—and the least talked about.

putting psychological tools

in the hands of entrepreneurs

Learn how to

Inspire people with your vision

not your money

Develop long-haul motivation

not flash-fad enthusiasm

Harness conflict for innovation

and reduce internal struggle

Recover from failures quickly

and don't fall into self-doubt


Yoga at Home

Put yourself in service of a cause
that's greater than yourself.

Harvard Humanist Community

Event Speaker 

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Columbia Business School Start Fellow

MBA-level certificate in Spiritual Entrepreneurship

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Open Div Summit

70+ thought leaders
on the future of

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Community Innovators Gathering - 2019

Presenter, Participant

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Yale University
Class of 2015

B.A. Sociology

what you get

powerful Keynotes

Motivational keynote presentations that engage, entertain, and educate


Simple yet effective psychological techniques that can be used by anyone.

Inspiring Vision

A vision of personal and global transformation that will allow us to meet the challenges of tomorrow.


Greg Epstein,
President of Harvard Chaplains

Daniel’s message is something that resonates with me personally. He is a brave speaker willing to speak from the heart.


Rae Karim,

Working with Daniel was a breath of fresh air.


Bob Faw,
Professional Speaker

A very deep thinker, yet lighthearted. … He got people engaged and thinking for themselves.


about daniel

Daniel Lev Shkolnik studied social dynamics and religion at Yale University. He has spoken at Harvard, MIT, and elsewhere on how to combine modern psychology and spirituality in a way that respects scientific data and fulfills our age-old need for meaning.

Over two-hundred people have participated in his workshops and secular rituals, which offer profound experiences centered on our common humanity and are accessible to all beliefs.

Daniel offers keynotes, workshops, and private sessions providing training in a toolkit of modern psycho-spiritual techniques.