New York Times Best-Selling Author and one of the Nation's Leading Experts on Happiness, Success, and Unconditional Love
Marci Shimoff is a #1 NY Times bestselling author and one of the nation’s leading experts on happiness, success, and unconditional love. She is the author of the Love for No Reason and Happy for No Reason, which offer revolutionary approaches to experiencing deep and lasting love and happiness. Marci is also the woman’s face…
Marci Shimoff is a #1 NY Times bestselling author and one of the nation’s leading experts on happiness, success, and unconditional love. She is the author of the Love for No Reason and Happy for No Reason, which offer revolutionary approaches to experiencing deep and lasting love and happiness. Marci is also the woman’s face of the biggest self-help book phenomenon in history, Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Her six bestselling titles in the series have sold more than 14 million copies worldwide. In addition, she’s the host of the PBS television show called Happy for No Reason and is a featured teacher in the international film and book sensation, The Secret. As president and co-founder of the Esteem Group, she delivers keynote addresses and seminars on self-esteem, self-empowerment, and peak performance to corporations, professional and non-profit organizations, and women’s associations.
Marci has been named by USA Today as the top female author of the year.President and co-founder of the Esteem Group, Marci is a professional speaker who has inspired thousands of people around the world with her message of personal and professional transformation. Over the last 18 years she has delivered seminars and keynote addresses on self-esteem, stress management, communication skills and peak performance to numerous corporations, professional and charitable organizations, and women’s associations. She has been a top-rated trainer for such industry giants as AT&T, General Motors, Sears, Amoco, and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
From the stage, Marci presents moving, real-life stories from the Chicken Soup for the Soul books that reveal powerful and profound messages. Known for her lively sense of humor and dynamic delivery, she transforms the hearts of all who hear her. Specializing in the unique struggles and opportunities that women face in a new millennium, Marci addresses issues of self-esteem and empowerment, sharing powerful techniques for how to overcome challenges and persevere in the face of adversity.
Marci combines her energetic style with a strong knowledge base. She earned her MBA from UCLA; she also studied for one year in the U.S. and Europe to earn an advanced certificate as a stress management consultant. She co-authored a highly acclaimed study of the 50 top businesswomen in America and is a member of the National Council for Self-Esteem (NCSE) and the National Speakers Association (NSA). Marci has also worked closely with Jack Canfield and his self-esteem training programs.
Over the last eight years, Marci has been delivering keynote addresses based on the Chicken Soup for the Soul message. Marci’s presentations have touched the hearts and rekindled the spirits of millions of people throughout the world.
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Happy for No Reason
Having things and circumstances – money, success, relationships, health – brings a certain kind of happiness, but this temporary experience of satisfaction or joy soon fades and we have to hurry up and fulfill the next desire to feel happy again. To experience true and lasting happiness, we can learn to access the deep state of peace and well-being that already exists within us—beyond the reach of external circumstances. Then, no matter what is happening in life we are Happy for No Reason. In this powerful presentation you will hear moving, real-life stories of people who are Happy for No Reason, as well as the latest scientific findings about how to raise your happiness set point . This program will inspire and motivate you to create a life that is full of genuine happiness every day.
The Heart of the Secret
Whatever we think, feel and put our energy into, whether positive or negative, we magnetize to us. This is the Law of Attraction, and we see it at work in our lives every day.
Based on the best selling movie, The Secret, this life-changing presentation shares insights and strategies for working with the Law of Attraction more fully in your life. Designed to give you practical tools to understand how and what you are magnetizing, this program inspires and motivates you to transform your unconscious habits into conscious actions that will create the life of your dreams.
Chicken Soup for the Soul
In this powerful presentation you will hear moving, real-life stories that reveal simple truths and profound messages we’ve all learned—yet sometimes forget. Based on the best-selling book series, Chicken Soup for the Soul, this program will inspire and motivate you—and show you what is possible in your life.
This universally uplifting talk has inspired tens of thousands of people around the world.
Chicken Soup for the Women’s Soul
In this powerful presentation you will hear moving, real-life stories that reveal simple truths and profound messages we’ve all learned—yet sometimes forget. Based on the best-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul books, this presentation will inspire and motivate you—and show you what is possible in your life. Specifically geared towards a women’s audience, this talk will share include the most remarkable stories from Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul.
This universally uplifting talk has inspired tens of thousands of women around the world.
Living with Esteem: Becoming a Peak Performer
Two-thirds of all adults in America suffer from low self-esteem. During this presentation, we’ll look at why low self-esteem has become a national epidemic, and how it affects our personal fulfillment, our family harmony and our job performance. We’ll also outline powerful steps to develop greater self-esteem and increase effectiveness in all areas of your life.
Marci Shimoff Speech Clip (on Self-Esteem)
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