Marci Shimoff

Expert on Happiness, Success & Unconditional Love

Marci Shimoff is a #1 NY Times bestselling author, a celebrated transformational leader, and one of the nation's leading experts on happiness, success, and unconditional love. She is the author of the runaway bestsellers Love for No Reason and Happy for No Reason, which offer revolutionary approaches to experiencing deep and lasting love and happiness. These books soared to the top of many national bestseller lists including The New York Times, Amazon, and the Wall Street Journal and have been translated into 31 languages.

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, including Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul and Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul, have met with stunning success. Combined, all of her books have sold more than 14 million copies worldwide and have been on the New York Times bestseller list for a total of 118 weeks. Marci is one of the bestselling female nonfiction authors of all time. In addition, she’s the host of the national PBS television show called Happy for No Reason and she’s a featured teacher in the international film and book sensation, The Secret.
 
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. She’s been a top-rated trainer for numerous Fortune 500 companies, including AT&T, GM, Sears, Kaiser Permanente, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Marci inspires people with her breakthrough methods for personal fulfillment and professional success.

As an acclaimed authority on success and happiness, Marci is often approached by media for her insights and advice. She has been on more than 500 national and regional television and radio shows and has been interviewed for over 100 newspaper articles worldwide. Her writing has appeared in major magazines, including Ladies Home Journal, SELF, and Woman's World.
 
Marci earned her MBA from UCLA and holds an advanced certificate as a stress management consultant. She is a founding member and on the board of directors of the Transformational Leadership Council, a group of 100 top leaders serving over ten million people in the self-development market. Through her books and her presentations, Marci's message has touched the hearts and rekindled the spirits of millions of people throughout the world. She is dedicated to fulfilling her life’s purpose of helping people live more empowered and joy-filled lives.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Attitude, Life Balance, Peak Performance, Personal Growth, Vision, Women's Issues

  • Travels From:

    California

  • Price:

    $10,000 - $15,000

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Marci Shimoff

Marci Shimoff is a #1 NY Times bestselling author, a celebrated transformational leader, and one of the nation's leading experts on happiness, success, and unconditional love. She is the author of the runaway bestsellers Love for No Reason and Happy for No Reason, which offer revolutionary approaches to experiencing deep and lasting love and happiness. These books soared to the top of many national bestseller lists including The New York Times, Amazon, and the Wall Street Journal and have been translated into 31 languages.

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, including Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul and Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul, have met with stunning success. Combined, all of her books have sold more than 14 million copies worldwide and have been on the New York Times bestseller list for a total of 118 weeks. Marci is one of the bestselling female nonfiction authors of all time. In addition, she’s the host of the national PBS television show called Happy for No Reason and she’s a featured teacher in the international film and book sensation, The Secret.
 
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. She’s been a top-rated trainer for numerous Fortune 500 companies, including AT&T, GM, Sears, Kaiser Permanente, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Marci inspires people with her breakthrough methods for personal fulfillment and professional success.

As an acclaimed authority on success and happiness, Marci is often approached by media for her insights and advice. She has been on more than 500 national and regional television and radio shows and has been interviewed for over 100 newspaper articles worldwide. Her writing has appeared in major magazines, including Ladies Home Journal, SELF, and Woman's World.
 
Marci earned her MBA from UCLA and holds an advanced certificate as a stress management consultant. She is a founding member and on the board of directors of the Transformational Leadership Council, a group of 100 top leaders serving over ten million people in the self-development market. Through her books and her presentations, Marci's message has touched the hearts and rekindled the spirits of millions of people throughout the world. She is dedicated to fulfilling her life’s purpose of helping people live more empowered and joy-filled lives.

Happy For No Reason
Overview of the Presentation
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.

Major Topics
• A new definition of happy
• Raising your current happiness set point
• Keys to cultivating happiness in your life right now
• How to create good Happiness Habits
• A 7-step holistic program to building your Home for Happiness


The Heart of the Secret
Overview of the Presentation
Whatever we think, feel, say 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 and book, The Secret, featuring one of its celebrated teachers, Marci Shimoff, 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 magnetize your highest good, this program inspires you to transform your unconscious habits into conscious actions that will create the life of your dreams.

Major Topics
• Understand the heart of the Law of Attraction
• Learn a 3-step formula for applying the Law of Attraction: Attention, Intention, No Tension
• Realign your thoughts and beliefs with your highest intentions
• Free your mind, open your heart, and be happy in the moment
• Apply the Law of Attraction to every aspect of your life: Work, Play, Relationships, Health, Money and more!

Chicken Soup for the Soul
Overview of the Presentation
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.

Major Topics
• Living your dreams
• Realigning your attitude and raising your self-esteem
• Overcoming fears and obstacles and persevering in the face of challenges
• 3 keys to balance your life and experience greater happiness
• Setting bigger goals and taking the right steps to fulfill them
• 4 powerful ways to make a difference in the world

Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul
Overview of the Presentation
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.

Major Topics
• Living your dreams
• Realigning your attitude and raising your self-esteem
• Overcoming fears and obstacles and persevering in the face of challenges
• 3 keys to balance your life and experience greater happiness
• Setting bigger goals and taking the right steps to fulfill them
• 4 powerful ways to make a difference in the world

Living with Esteem: Becoming a Peak Performer
Overview of the Presentation
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.

Major Topics
• Why self-esteem is so important
• Six keys to build your self-esteem
• How to increase your job satisfaction
• The 7 secrets of being a peak performer
• The value of humor in the workplace
• How to nourish your mind, body and spirit
• How to create balance in your life
• Living the life you were meant to live

Shamrock Foods Company

You have once again been a big success! We have never had such an overwhelmingly positive and enthusiastic response to any presenter.

NEA Clinic Charitable Foundation

You were so dynamic! I have never, in all my years of fund raising, heard so many positive comments from sponsors and attendees at an event. You still have the town talking about your program.

Mercy Health Partners

A sold out conference and the standing ovation you received from the audience said it all. Thank you for giving such a spectacular presentation at our annual Women's Wellness Conference.
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