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motivational | Jun 6th, 2018

Advance Praise for Drew Dudley’s New Book This Is Day One (Plus How to Get a Free Copy!)

Drew Dudley’s TED talk “Everyday Leadership (The Lollipop Moment)” has almost 5 million views, and was voted one of the most inspiring TED talks of all time. His forthcoming book This Is Day One turns that inspiration into a practical, how-to guide for developing a leadership action plan,... Continue Reading →
motivational | Apr 20th, 2018

Mark Manson: The Motivational Speaker for People Who Hate Motivational Speakers

Mark Manson’s The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck sold nearly 2 million copies in its first year alone. It was #1 on the NYT bestseller list and has been translated into 25 languages. Why did it take the world by storm? Because people are tired of the cult of positivity; what they want is Manson’s... Continue Reading →
motivational | Mar 14th, 2018

So You Work 120 Hours a Week—Daniel Lerner Tells You How to Find Meaning Beyond the Minutes

You change every day, so your sense of success does too, says speaker and positive psychologist Daniel Lerner. Lerner, author of U Thrive—a guide to prospering through the college years and beyond—teaches audiences of all ages to find success (and the more elusive measure: meaning) in daily work... Continue Reading →
motivational | Oct 11th, 2017

Dialogue, Empathy, and the Hard Work of Indigenous Reconciliation: Icon, Olympian, and Activist Waneek Horn-Miller

At 14, Waneek Horn-Miller was stabbed by a Canadian soldier for protesting developments on Mohawk land. Ten years later, she rebounded, becoming the first Canadian Mohawk woman to compete in the Olympics—and grace the cover of TIME. Today, she shows how reconciliation is possible: through listening... Continue Reading →
motivational | Oct 10th, 2017

“Practice Matters More Than Games”: Karl Subban Raised Three NHL Players. His New Book Tells Us How.

Former school principal Karl Subban understands success in life (and on the ice), with three NHL-drafted sons—including famed player P.K. Subban—to prove it. The newly-released How We Did It is a must-read motivational, grit, and parenting primer from a sports-loving educator with a gift for... Continue Reading →
motivational | Aug 29th, 2017

Watch These Videos on Getting—and Staying—Motivated from These 5 Uplifting Speakers

Momentum is easy to keep up when the coast is clear and the slope inclined in your favor. But what about when good fortune flags and fatigue sets in? As the summer holidays yield to first days of school and fiscal planning, we’ve put together a sampler of speakers who each approach the question of... Continue Reading →
motivational | Aug 23rd, 2017

Everyday Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Mental Climate with Dr. Jonathan Fader of The New York Giants

In his role as the Director of Mental Conditioning for the New York Giants, Dr. Jonathan Fader teaches already high-performing individuals to transcend their inhibitions. In Part II of his exclusive interview with Lavin, Dr. Fader shares some of the everyday mental conditioning tips that we can all... Continue Reading →
motivational | Jun 19th, 2017

The Four Pillars of Wellbeing: New Speaker Emily Esfahani Smith on the Search for Meaning in a Happiness-Driven World

When Emily Esfahani Smith was in college, she began to see a curious pattern. Our “single-minded obsession with happiness” is leading people astray. As featured in her hit TED2017 keynote and new book, The Power of Meaning, Smith provides readers with four pillars of wisdom that are not about... Continue Reading →
motivational | Nov 30th, 2016

Be Better — and Happier — in Business, Sports, and Life. Read Ryan Holiday’s New Bestseller, The Daily Stoic

Motivational speaker Ryan Holiday’s newest book is The Daily Stoic, a collection of 366 stoic insights and exercises geared at helping you be better in all domains. An instant Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller, Stoic distills the teachings of Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, Epictetus, and... Continue Reading →
motivational | Nov 22nd, 2016

Want to Be Happy? You Don’t Have to Be So Positive All the Time. How This Refreshing Advice Worked for Mark Manson.

MARK MANSON’s approach to happiness and motivation is refreshingly direct: Focus on what truly matters; ignore the noise; and learn what to actually care about. He’s the author of the NYT bestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, a blogger on a mission, and a hilarious, iconoclastic speaker.... Continue Reading →
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