Mike Robbins believes that appreciation and authenticity are fundamental to the success and fulfillment of individuals, teams, and organizations. Whether speaking to corporations about building strong teams, to athletes about important life and success skills, or to individuals about being real and focusing on the “good stuff,” Mike’s keynotes, workshops, and seminars are insightful, funny and achieve results.
His best-selling book, Focus on the Good Stuff (Hardcover, Jossey-Bass/Wiley, August 2007), reached #4 on the Amazon bestseller list and the San Francisco Chronicle’s bestseller list. His new book, Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken (Hardcover, Jossey-Bass/Wiley, April 2009) has met with universal appeal. Mike and his work have been featured on ABC News, the Oprah and Friends radio network, in Forbes and the Washington Post, and on more than 150 radio and TV stations in North America.
As a former pro baseball player in the Kansas City Royals organization, Mike’s sports career was flying high, until he suffered an injury that ended his playing days abruptly. Through the healing power of appreciation and his own personal journey of self discovery, Mike was able to move beyond the injury to find happiness and build stronger relationships.
Today, Mike Robbins is a dynamic motivational speaker, author, and coach who travels around the country, touching the lives of thousands by reminding people to focus more of their attention on what IS working, what they appreciate about themselves and those around them, and on being true and authentic in their work and their life.
With his warm and entertaining approach, Mike shows people how they can unleash greatness within themselves and bring out the very best in others.