A philanthropist since age 35, Nick Preddice speaks from the heart of his own personal continuous journey in giving. Through his real life stories, he explains the why, the how, and the when of giving according to one’s own life values and desire for happiness and fulfillment. He contends that one’s why for giving is not simply to “give back”. There is a bigger picture that emerges when someone recognizes and honors their core values and beliefs. Life fulfillment for most includes happiness, satisfaction, contentment and positively influencing others. The problem is that too often their behavior does not reflect those intentions. Your audience audience will learn about some of the leading studies about happiness and satisfaction; what is temporary and what can last your lifetime. Nick interacts with his audience to delve into this happiness quotient. Is happiness important? Why life fulfillment? How do your own values and priorities align what with what you do with money and the bigger vision of your life? They will also come away with a series of suggestions regarding a lifelong practice of giving. He dispels the myth that giving is for the very wealthy and/or seniors, and shares value based methods of determining where to give and how to make your contributions.