Mel Robbins

  • Award-winning CNN Contributor
  • Syndicated Radio Show Host
  • "America's Outstanding News Talk show Host" -Gracie Awards

Mel doesn't give speeches, she designs and delivers custom motivational experiences that engage your audience with soul-stirring videos, interactive leadership exercises, peer-to-peer coaching, surprising research, actionable advice, hilarious stories and moving tributes.  It's one thing to talk about innovation and behavior change, Mel will make it happen live.

Mel is best known for delivering one of the most popular TEDxTalk’s in the world: “How To Stop Screwing Yourself Over”. Her provocative and compelling views on leadership, courage and human potential have earned her international attention and invitations to train executive teams at some of the world’s leading brands such as The PGA Tour, Million Dollar Roundtable, PwC, CISCO Systems, YPO, Johnson & Johnson, and Chase Business.  Mel’s latest book, The 5 Second Rule, is a fixture on Amazon’s “Top Ten Most Read List” and one of the most successful audio books ever published.

Mel’s an award-­winning on-­air analyst for CNN and drives millions of page views for CNN.com as one of their most prolific opinion writers. She’s been named “America’s Outstanding Talk Show Host” by The Gracie Awards and has hosted original shows for A&E, Fox and Cox Media. 

 
  

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The 5 Second Rule: Achieve Break Through Performance In Your Career & Life

Imagine if you had a secret weapon that instantly turned you into your most powerful and productive self. What if you could spot opportunity and have the courage and the discipline to trust your instincts, take action and share your ideas with conviction? You’d be unstoppable. In her globally praise ...

Imagine if you had a secret weapon that instantly turned you into your most powerful and productive self. What if you could spot opportunity and have the courage and the discipline to trust your instincts, take action and share your ideas with conviction? You’d be unstoppable.

In her globally praised TEDx talk, best-selling author and entrepreneur Mel Robbins introduced the world to the science-backed secret to change–The 5 Second Rule. Over ten million views later, the 5 Second Rule has become a best-selling book and a life- changing movement inspiring people around the world to quit procrastinating, become more courageous, accomplish goals, and change for the better.

Mel has used The 5 Second Rule to transform her own life. Since discovering and implementing The 5 Second Rule eight years ago, Mel has become the most booked female speaker in the world, an award-winning legal analyst for CNN, a Contributing Editor to Success Magazine, an internationally acclaimed best- selling author, and the CEO of a media company that inspires more than 20 million people each month.

With riveting videos, case studies, compelling research, and hilarious personal stories, Mel will recount the deeply relatable and remarkable story of The 5 Second Rule and the power of five second decisions. She will demonstrate how this rule has helped people, teams, and businesses around the world change for the better. And, through audience interaction, she’ll show you how to use the Rule so you can also achieve your goals.

This is a life-altering speech filled with groundbreaking insights and a tool for action that is critical for selling, leadership development, innovation, and success. Mel will present the secret to HOW we change behavior, HOW to take smart risks, HOW you bring out the best in your team, and HOW to create the results that we covet at work and in life.

You’ll walk out of this experience with tools you can bring to back to your team, your family, and your life–and you’ll leave feeling inspired, empowered, and ready to take action.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover the secret to increasing productivity, confidence and courage.
  • Master The 5 Second Rule.
  • Leverage the science of habits to create immediate behavior change.
  • Practice higher brain function that enables breakthrough performance.
  • Understand how five second decisions change your life and business.
  • Be inspired and uplifted to reach your potential.

 

Mel also creates customized speeches and multi-event leadership series for clients.

Past series have included: 

  • 19 city event tour with a Fortune 50 financial services client

o Audience: Entrepreneurs and small business owners

o Topic: Disruption

  • 8 series tour for a Fortune 10 client telecommunications client

o   Audience: Managers

o   Topic: The Power of You

  • 11 city event tour with a Fortune 50 financial services client

o   Audience: Female CEOs

o   Topic: The Science of Productivity and the Art of Focus

 

 

These are just a few examples from 2017. If you are interested in customized keynotes or multi-date series on the topics of Leadership, Confidence, Women and Business, and Management/Influence–let’s talk!

From Successful to Satisfied: How To Become The Leader You Want To Be

Leaders at every level have to deal with a sobering reality: the world has changed more in the last five years than in the last fifty. What worked in the past, will often fail with customers and colleagues today and you must achieve more with less time, less resources and higher stakes. Plus, the mo ...

Leaders at every level have to deal with a sobering reality: the world has changed more in the last five years than in the last fifty. What worked in the past, will often fail with customers and colleagues today and you must achieve more with less time, less resources and higher stakes. Plus, the more successful you become, the harder it is to change.

In this motivational experience, Mel will explain how rapid change has impacted your role as a leader and guide your audience through the process of identifying key areas and opportunities to raise their professional game.

Mel utilizes social science research, peer-to-peer coaching exercises, audience interaction and captivating videos to teach your audience what it takes to move from being merely successful to being deeply satisfied with work, life and the impact you make in the world. 

You’ll leave this motivational experience with key objectives for professional and personal growth, and the knowledge and inspiration to become the leader you want to be.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify key areas to raise your leadership game.
  • Practice peer-to-peer coaching.
  • Discover the three traps every leader faces.
  • Examine the true power of feedback.
  • Learn the secret to driving engagement and satisfaction with your team.
  • Takeaway the action steps necessary to create lasting behavior change.

INFLUENCE – The New Rules Of Coaching High Performance Teams

What does the rise of the “selfie” have to do with developing and managing teams? A lot. The world has changed profoundly and so has the psyche of your teams. To be an effective leader, you have to master and understand the powerful new drivers of human behavior. Armed with the most recent research ...

What does the rise of the “selfie” have to do with developing and managing teams? A lot. The world has changed profoundly and so has the psyche of your teams. To be an effective leader, you have to master and understand the powerful new drivers of human behavior.

Armed with the most recent research in the field of human behavior and technological advancements, Mel will explain how the “democratization of information” has changed the rules of influence. She’ll guide your audience through these new rules to help them become more effective leaders. 

Mel will leverage your audience to demonstrate coaching exercises and breakthroughs, live. She’ll use videos and breaking news as a device to teach leaders how to use coaching to increase employee engagement, performance and satisfaction. Your audience will leave this experience excited to hit the ground running and empowered to be a better coach and more effective leader of their teams.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore The Difference Between Being the MVP and the Coach.
  • Learn the new rules of influence.
  • Introduce 3 Behaviors Every Manager Must Eliminate.
  • The Importance Of “what” not “how”.
  • Discover the power of “being a fan”.
  • Practice peer-to-peer coaching exercises. 

HOW WOMEN LEAD – The Exciting New Science Behind Women, Success and Work

Women may outnumber men in college, graduate schools and the workforce, but we continue to make critical mistakes that hamper our success in business. Companies across the world recognize the need to empower women leaders, but will we seize the opportunity and be able to change?  Armed with surprisi ...

Women may outnumber men in college, graduate schools and the workforce, but we continue to make critical mistakes that hamper our success in business. Companies across the world recognize the need to empower women leaders, but will we seize the opportunity and be able to change? 

Armed with surprising new research, original videos and tactical advice, Mel Robbins will teach women executives what they need to know to raise their hand and participate, raise their voice and be heard, and raise their professional game and be rewarded. 

Yes, bias is real, but the greatest forces stopping women today are often self-imposed. This enlightening and highly interactive speech will help women raise their professional games and compete for their dreams.

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate how to adopt a “Contender Mindset”.
  • Explore Visible vs. Invisible Work.
  • Introduce the 3 Essential Questions Women Leaders Must Ask.
  • Illustrate the Importance of Half-baked Ideas, Failure and Imperfection.
  • Discover the power of “being a fan”.
  • Learn the New Principles of Success.

SELLING – The New Science On Selling In The Information Economy

In this fascinating talk, Mel reveals how the “Information Economy” has fundamentally changed the rules of selling in three significant ways. With the latest sociological research and case studies specific to your industry, Mel will teach your audience how living in a multi-screen world, with the we ...

In this fascinating talk, Mel reveals how the “Information Economy” has fundamentally changed the rules of selling in three significant ways. With the latest sociological research and case studies specific to your industry, Mel will teach your audience how living in a multi-screen world, with the web at our fingertips has completely shifted the selling cycle, the customer psyche and the role of a salesperson.  To sell big your audience must understand how the democratization and accessibility of information has changed the rules of influencing behavior. Mel uses custom videos and real-time breaking news as essential educational tools and leverages audience participation to reveal how power and fear play a crucial role in guiding a customers’ journey from consideration to close. Mel will teach your audience how to exploit the changing sales environment to accelerate effectiveness – instantly.

In today’s world, we are all responsible for influencing behavior and this eye-opening motivational experience will help all audiences become more masterful at influencing people in all aspects of life.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover how the democratization of information has fundamentally changed sales.
  • Explore the shifting dynamic of power in selling.
  • Examine the new research on the buying cycle in your industry.
  • Learn how to influence the new mindset of customers.
  • Practice peer-to-peer selling exercises.

COMMUNICATION – The Secret To Getting People To Listen, Care and Take Action

We live in a very distracted world where it gets harder every day to get other people to pay attention and take action. You’ll only cut through the noise if you understand the secret to getting people’s attention and inspiring them to care and take action. As one of CNN’s most popular On-Air Comment ...

We live in a very distracted world where it gets harder every day to get other people to pay attention and take action. You’ll only cut through the noise if you understand the secret to getting people’s attention and inspiring them to care and take action. As one of CNN’s most popular On-Air Commentators and Opinion Writers, Mel has mastered the art of attention grabbing and how to make someone care and influence what actions they take. In this provocative talk, Mel reveals the relevant drivers of human behavior, intriguing research and data outlining what people pay attention to online, and the new power dynamic at play. She’ll give you the surprising insights and strategies you need to become effective influencing the different personalities on your team, your customers, your spouse and your kids.  

This is an eye-opening motivational experience that will help every type of audience become more effective and masterful communicators.

Learning Objectives:

  • The powerful role listening plays in effective communication.
  • Peer-to-peer communication exercises.
  • How the selfie has changed psychology and influence.
  • Discover how online behavior can improve your offline communication.
  • Learn how to package your ideas to break through the noise.
  • Explore the rise of “click baiting” online and what it means for offline communication.

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Mel Robbins is a serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, internationally recognized social media influencer, and one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in the world.

Her digital platform inspires more than 20 million people a month with transformative videos, articles, positive psychology research, and inspiring content. Mel’s latest book, The 5 Second Rule, is a fixture on Amazon’s “Top Ten Most Read List” and one of the most successful audio books ever published. Her TEDx talk about change has more than ten million views.

Mel’s media company, The Confidence Project, Inc. produces personal development programming and online courses for her global student body and corporate partners. On stage, Mel is a riveting, fun, and unforgettable speaker, teaching audiences a wide range of science-backed strategies with life-changing impact. Mel has spoken to executives at some of the world’s leading brands, including Microsoft, JP Morgan Chase, Optum, Cisco, and AT&T. She is also an award-winning opinion columnist and legal analyst for CNN, a Dr. Oz Healthline Expert, and a Contributing Editor for SUCCESS Magazine.

A graduate of Dartmouth College and Boston College Law School, Mel is married mother of three and lives in the Boston area, but remains a Midwesterner at heart.