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Dr. Shelley Sykes

The Happiness Guru

The Happiness Guru

Travels From Travels From:
Malibu, CA, USA
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Dr. Shelley Sykes Biography

Dr Shelley Sykes Biography BSc IT MBA Dip Psych Dip Journo BIBTAC CIBTAC NLP Reiki CSP

Shelley Sykes is a powerhouse of energy, optimism and laughter. Her charisma and inspirational stories are infectious. She’s the only author to win 5 USA Best Book Awards for 5 Popular Lifestyle books in one year! She is certainly prolific. Dr Edward de Bono says "Shelley is one of the creative geniuses of our time” and nick named her 'the Happiness Guru'.

As a sought after international speaker, she inspires and empowers her audiences to think more creatively and become more passionate and productive. How? By ‘Syking them Up’ to engage, lead, overcome procrastination & maximise their potential, whilst having fun building their communication skills.

Her background in business IT, Travel, Fashion & Health are the source of her expertise and content for her Get Syked Seminars, Award Winning Books, TV Shows and Music she produces. Her first music single debuted on Australian Idol, proving anything is possible!

As a qualified Journalist & Linguist with an MBA, a BSc IT degree, diplomas in Psychology, Journalism, Design and Beauty it has been a natural progression for her to move from the Travel Industry, Corporate World, to United Nations Hostess in Greece to News Anchor, Successful Spa Owner and a successful Travel & Lifestyle TV Presenter in 3 continents, whilst still producing the most credible and emotive books. Her stories and words of inspiration are published in newspapers and magazines around the world and she has produced work for several magazines including Conde Nast.

Dr Shelley Sykes is a born entrepreneur hired by Event Companies, United Nations, Universities & Governments to help them increase understanding of mental health and its relationship to productivity & profits. She was awarded an honorary doctorate on her research papers and in 2006 she received a CSP - the highest international Professional Speaking Award by her peers. Shelley has shared the stage with Anthony Robbins & Edward de Bono. Been International MC at Celebrity and Fashion Awards, Spoken to audiences of 20,000 people at conferences for Global Network Marketing Companies and the Fortune 500 companies, who invariably invite her back, to consult and workshop with their executives.

Her charisma and charm are a draw card to audiences, clients, colleagues and supporters. Her energy is contagious and will boost moral, whilst her edutainment is sustainable, life changing and fun. In her career to date, she managed small & large teams in a variety of Travel, IT and Media industries, acted with stars such as Catherine Zeta Jones, interviewed Dream Achievers such as Nelson Mandela, Prime Ministers, Famous Artists, Billionaire Moguls, Olympic Champions, Philosophers such as John Demartini, Edward de Bono and Patch Adams. Shelley has also been interviewed worldwide on Radio and TV to discuss her inspirational fun books on Creative Thinking, Empowerment and Lifestyle.

Mother of a special needs child; she began the Global Happiness Day Campaign in 2006, in Sydney, which is now celebrated in 216 countries. An awesome networker, Shelley Sykes loves people and their cultures, speaking 5 languages. Her passion to help, resulted in her Happiness Foundation Charity (, which is helping those that are hurting to heal and learn how to ‘catch the happiness bug’, despite their circumstances. Shelley was nominated for Australian of the Year in 2009 for her charity work.

Shelley continues to celebrate life, educating people around the world with all forms of media in entertaining & empowering ways. ‘Syking People Up’!

Get Syked with Shelley Sykes

Award Winning Best Selling BOOKS by Dr Shelley Sykes

Callum’s Cure – USA Indie Book of Excellence 2008 Positive Parenting

Hats to Heels – Winner USA Best Book Awards – Fashion and Beauty

Words of Inspiration – Best Books Awards – Inspiration

The Happiness Bug – USA Best Book Award – Positive Psychology

Sexy Single & Ready to Mingle – USA Best Book Award – Relationships

Other Books to be released in 2010 include:

Happy Workers, Happy Hive, Happy Customers

A to Z of Business Travel Etiquette

The Road to Wealth

Get Syked Series of Lifestyle books

Shelley’s Sexy Salad Book

Happy Sexy Richâ„¢

Gift and Promotion Ideas

Clients are invited to sponsor the books and have them personalized with their logos and adverts inside for their own clients as gifts or as incentives, training materials to keep their connections Syked Up!

Dr Shelley Sykes’ CD Series on Health Wealth and Happiness are used as tools for sales motivators and personal training. These too can be branded with the company logos.

Shelley’s Boomerang of Happiness™ With one of her many quotes, signed…what happiness you throw out comes back to you ten fold.

Shelley Sykes Bags of Happiness Clients love these happy gift bags of books, cards, happy sprays, T-shirts, boomerangs…wine and chocolates

Dr Shelley Sykes TOPICS:

  1. Get Syked Travel

Helping companies to lead more creatively, by inspiring their employees and customers, resulting in increased productivity and profits. Tourism Hospitality Service Culture - Dialog & Mutual Understanding

  1. Get Syked Fashion & Beauty

Helping people to think creatively, to pursue their passions, expand their potential and increase their personal brand, productivity and personal income, whilst having fun.

Style & the Media     Empowerment     Environment     Personal & Property Styling     Anti-Aging & Image 
  1. Get Syked for Fame

Helping celebrities and sports icons cope with their fame issues, so that they can sustain their high social graces, expand their leadership ambassador roles effortlessly and succeed in all areas of life.

  1. Get Syked Educational Services

Helping educators to teach more creatively, to stay inspired and inspiring, making edutainment empowering, effective and sustainable. Empowerment & Philosophy Communication Skills Media Creative Thinking Skills Culture - Dialog & Mutual Understanding

  1. Get Syked for Happy Health

Helping Health Authorities, Health Insurance Companies, Pharmaceutical Companies spread the message about the power of creative thinking and its effects on mental health our bodies and our emotions. Shelley received an honorary doctorate for her research papers on this subject, which now are being used by governments and universities around the world. It also includes: Juvenile Criminality Issues - Helping children and teens with troubled track records to reapply their creativity, manage their emotions, expand their potential and develop leadership qualities, whilst gaining social acceptance and experiencing more fun.

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Dr. Shelley Sykes is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Shelley Sykes for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Dr. Shelley Sykes generally travels from Malibu, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Amanda Gore, Mimi Donaldson, Christine Cashen, Loretta LaRoche and Kathy Ireland. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Shelley Sykes for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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