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Marilyn Tam

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Best-Selling Author, Consultant, Board Certified Executive/Corporate Coach, CEO of Marilyn Tam & Co., Founder & Executive Director of Us Foundation

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 Marilyn Tam Biography

Marilyn Tam, Ph.D. is a Speaker, Author, Consultant, Board Certified Executive/Corporate Coach, CEO of Marilyn Tam & Co. and Founder and Executive Director of Us Foundation. She was formerly the CEO of Aveda Corp., President of Reebok Apparel and Retail Group; Vice President of Nike Inc. and is also a successful entrepreneur who has built four companies.

Tam was an advisor to the country of Bhutan, working with the Ministers and government officials to transition the country into the 21st Century while retaining their cultural and environmental heritage.

Tam is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Us Foundation, whose mission is to facilitate global action plans and dialogue to address social, economic and environmental issues. Us Foundation is one of the partners for United Nations Habitat-II, and was nominated as a candidate for the “Best Practice Award” from the United Nations’ Habitat II. She was a two terms (maximum) director on the national board of SCORE Association, a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, (SBA). SCORE provides entrepreneurial education and helps in the development, growth and success of over 500,000 small businesses nationwide.

Inc Magazine ranks her as one of the top 100 Leadership Speakers in the world. Brand Channel lists her as one of the four most prominent names in Ethical Business globally. Tam is a contributing writer to Huffington Post on how to live a happy, healthy, successful, and dynamically balanced life.

Her life is an inspiring example of what can be achieved if one followed their dreams. She grew up as an abused and neglected child in Hong Kong. She left home as a teen to begin her meteoric rise through the executive ranks of the international business world to become an influential corporate leader, speaker, author, corporate consultant, leadership coach, and respected humanitarian. Tam was recognized as one of the Top 30 Female Entrepreneurs in the USA by Fempreneur magazine.

Tam's book, “The Happiness Choice”, was the top 3 most read book by businesses according to the leading business book supplier. The book won the Silver Medal of the Global eBook Awards. The book shows how and why happiness is crucial for business productivity and success, and for your physical, emotional, spiritual and financial health. Her book, “How to Use What You’ve Got to Get What You Want”, is in six languages. Her book, “Living the Life of Your Dreams” was eBook of the Year in the Inspirational/Visionary category.

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The Happiness Choice: The Five Decisions That Will Take You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

The Happiness Choice: The Five Decisions That Will Take You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

Living the Life of Your Dreams: The Secrets to Turning Your Dreams into Reality

Living the Life of Your Dreams: The Secrets to Turning Your Dreams into Reality

How to Use What You've Got to Get What You Want

How to Use What You've Got to Get What You Want

Speaking Topics
  • The Happiness Choice: 5 Decisions that Take You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

    Happiness is a choice. In 2013 Gallup research showed that in the USA, $550 billion worth of productivity was lost due to unhappiness and poor wellbeing at work. People want contentment, love, and happiness derived from meaningful work. They want healthy personal relationships, a healthy mind and body, a spiritual core, and a reason for living. But with only 24 hours in a day and the competing demands of modern life, how can you achieve all of this? The author of The Happiness Choice, speaker Marilyn Tam shares what she learned from being an unwanted, neglected, and abused child in Hong Kong to becoming an international business success and humanitarian who is happy, healthy, and at peace with herself. In this presentation, you will learn the principles, tools, and philosophies Tam and others have used to achieve a productive, healthy, and joyful life. You’ll learn what will help power your organization, employees and yourself to greater creativity, productivity and happiness. * Marilyn’s new book, “The Happiness Choice”, was the top 3 most read book by businesses and won the Silver Medal of the Global eBook Awards.

  • Lean In – Is that the Magic? The Choices and Challenges of Attaining Happiness and Success

    Having achieved the fabled professional success the popular concept, “lean in” alludes to, Marilyn Tam shares the insight on what it really means. “Having it all” is a fallacy; we cannot have it all at the same time. The multiple roles and expectations for a woman in the 21 st century is impossible for any single person to achieve and maintain. The conflicting and demanding expectations have resulted in a measureable global decrease in women’s happiness over the past 40 years and also in comparison to men’s in all the 35 developed nations. Hear stories, learn the tools and the skills each person needs to attain the happiness and success as they personally define it.

  • How to Use What You’ve Got to Get What You Want -- Leadership and Personal Excellence: How You Can Achieve It

    What seemed to be disadvantages in Marilyn Tam's life ended up being the keys to her personal and professional success. In this engaging presentation, she will show you how to use what you've got to achieve your dreams, just like she did. As someone who has broken the glass ceiling, Tam will share the leadership skills and character traits that really work to get to the top. You will hear motivational real-life stories, learn the four success principles, and how to maintain life balance and personal peace and happiness while achieving professional success. Her best selling book, “How to Use What You’ve Got to Get What You Want is available globally in several languages.

  • Diversity: How to Reap the Rich Harvest of Culture, Creativity and Community

    Learning how to benefit from diversity and be a leader in this diverse world is a challenge and an opportunity. Embracing and leveraging diversity, however, is the only way to prosper and grow in the 21st century. As a self-made immigrant woman of color, Marilyn Tam understands the importance of diversity in the work place. Tam helps leaders and employees understand how to adapt and grow their unique leadership styles to foster a multicultural workplace, engaging employees from across the cultural spectrum. In this interactive presentation, you will learn the necessary actionable steps towards becoming a more effective global leader.

  • Women in the Workplace and Marketplace

    In today's highly competitive and interconnected world, women are invaluable to any enterprise. Yet cultural biases and structural obstacles hinder women's progress. This is a loss for the company as much as it is for women. For a company to succeed and continue to thrive today, it needs to fully utilize all the resources available. In this presentation, Marilyn Tam uses her personal experience as a corporate leader, woman, consultant, and humanitarian to share the key factors that helped her become a star in the business world. She shares not only the elements needed to attain success and joy as a professional woman, but also how to support and foster the development of all women in business.

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Marilyn Tam?

    Booking fees for Marilyn Tam, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Marilyn Tam, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Marilyn Tam?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Marilyn Tam for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Marilyn Tam for your next private or corporate function.
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Marilyn Tam

5 out of 5

Best-Selling Author, Consultant, Board Certified Executive/Corporate Coach, CEO of Marilyn Tam & Co., Founder & Executive Director of Us Foundation

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Marilyn Tam Biography

Marilyn Tam, Ph.D. is a Speaker, Author, Consultant, Board Certified Executive/Corporate Coach, CEO of Marilyn Tam & Co. and Founder and Executive Director of Us Foundation. She was formerly the CEO of Aveda Corp., President of Reebok Apparel and Retail Group; Vice President of Nike Inc. and is also a successful entrepreneur who has built four companies.

Tam was an advisor to the country of Bhutan, working with the Ministers and government officials to transition the country into the 21st Century while retaining their cultural and environmental heritage.

Tam is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Us Foundation, whose mission is to facilitate global action plans and dialogue to address social, economic and environmental issues. Us Foundation is one of the partners for United Nations Habitat-II, and was nominated as a candidate for the “Best Practice Award” from the United Nations’ Habitat II. She was a two terms (maximum) director on the national board of SCORE Association, a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, (SBA). SCORE provides entrepreneurial education and helps in the development, growth and success of over 500,000 small businesses nationwide.

Inc Magazine ranks her as one of the top 100 Leadership Speakers in the world. Brand Channel lists her as one of the four most prominent names in Ethical Business globally. Tam is a contributing writer to Huffington Post on how to live a happy, healthy, successful, and dynamically balanced life.

Her life is an inspiring example of what can be achieved if one followed their dreams. She grew up as an abused and neglected child in Hong Kong. She left home as a teen to begin her meteoric rise through the executive ranks of the international business world to become an influential corporate leader, speaker, author, corporate consultant, leadership coach, and respected humanitarian. Tam was recognized as one of the Top 30 Female Entrepreneurs in the USA by Fempreneur magazine.

Tam's book, “The Happiness Choice”, was the top 3 most read book by businesses according to the leading business book supplier. The book won the Silver Medal of the Global eBook Awards. The book shows how and why happiness is crucial for business productivity and success, and for your physical, emotional, spiritual and financial health. Her book, “How to Use What You’ve Got to Get What You Want”, is in six languages. Her book, “Living the Life of Your Dreams” was eBook of the Year in the Inspirational/Visionary category.

Marilyn Tam Videos

  • Marilyn Tam - Former CEO of Aveda, President of Reebok, & VP of Nike
  • Marilyn Tam On Soul Over Matter
  • Marilyn Tam Talks "Happiness Choice" at Norwich University

Marilyn Tam Books

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Marilyn Tam Speaking Topics

  • The Happiness Choice: 5 Decisions that Take You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

    Happiness is a choice. In 2013 Gallup research showed that in the USA, $550 billion worth of productivity was lost due to unhappiness and poor wellbeing at work. People want contentment, love, and happiness derived from meaningful work. They want healthy personal relationships, a healthy mind and body, a spiritual core, and a reason for living. But with only 24 hours in a day and the competing demands of modern life, how can you achieve all of this? The author of The Happiness Choice, speaker Marilyn Tam shares what she learned from being an unwanted, neglected, and abused child in Hong Kong to becoming an international business success and humanitarian who is happy, healthy, and at peace with herself. In this presentation, you will learn the principles, tools, and philosophies Tam and others have used to achieve a productive, healthy, and joyful life. You’ll learn what will help power your organization, employees and yourself to greater creativity, productivity and happiness. * Marilyn’s new book, “The Happiness Choice”, was the top 3 most read book by businesses and won the Silver Medal of the Global eBook Awards.

  • Lean In – Is that the Magic? The Choices and Challenges of Attaining Happiness and Success

    Having achieved the fabled professional success the popular concept, “lean in” alludes to, Marilyn Tam shares the insight on what it really means. “Having it all” is a fallacy; we cannot have it all at the same time. The multiple roles and expectations for a woman in the 21 st century is impossible for any single person to achieve and maintain. The conflicting and demanding expectations have resulted in a measureable global decrease in women’s happiness over the past 40 years and also in comparison to men’s in all the 35 developed nations. Hear stories, learn the tools and the skills each person needs to attain the happiness and success as they personally define it.

  • How to Use What You’ve Got to Get What You Want -- Leadership and Personal Excellence: How You Can Achieve It

    What seemed to be disadvantages in Marilyn Tam's life ended up being the keys to her personal and professional success. In this engaging presentation, she will show you how to use what you've got to achieve your dreams, just like she did. As someone who has broken the glass ceiling, Tam will share the leadership skills and character traits that really work to get to the top. You will hear motivational real-life stories, learn the four success principles, and how to maintain life balance and personal peace and happiness while achieving professional success. Her best selling book, “How to Use What You’ve Got to Get What You Want is available globally in several languages.

  • Diversity: How to Reap the Rich Harvest of Culture, Creativity and Community

    Learning how to benefit from diversity and be a leader in this diverse world is a challenge and an opportunity. Embracing and leveraging diversity, however, is the only way to prosper and grow in the 21st century. As a self-made immigrant woman of color, Marilyn Tam understands the importance of diversity in the work place. Tam helps leaders and employees understand how to adapt and grow their unique leadership styles to foster a multicultural workplace, engaging employees from across the cultural spectrum. In this interactive presentation, you will learn the necessary actionable steps towards becoming a more effective global leader.

  • Women in the Workplace and Marketplace

    In today's highly competitive and interconnected world, women are invaluable to any enterprise. Yet cultural biases and structural obstacles hinder women's progress. This is a loss for the company as much as it is for women. For a company to succeed and continue to thrive today, it needs to fully utilize all the resources available. In this presentation, Marilyn Tam uses her personal experience as a corporate leader, woman, consultant, and humanitarian to share the key factors that helped her become a star in the business world. She shares not only the elements needed to attain success and joy as a professional woman, but also how to support and foster the development of all women in business.

FAQs on booking Marilyn Tam

  • How to book Marilyn Tam?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Marilyn Tam for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Marilyn Tam, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Marilyn Tam or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Marilyn Tam?

    Booking fees for Marilyn Tam, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Marilyn Tam, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Marilyn Tam?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Marilyn Tam for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Marilyn Tam for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Marilyn Tam or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Marilyn Tam or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Marilyn Tam is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Marilyn Tam for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Marilyn Tam generally travels from Santa Barbara, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jan Fields, Randi Zuckerberg, Betsy Myers, Leila Janah and Lisa Leslie. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Marilyn Tam for an upcoming event.

Marilyn Tam Speaker Videos

  • Marilyn Tam - Former CEO of Aveda, President of Reebok, & VP of Nike
    Marilyn Tam On Soul Over Matter
  • Marilyn Tam Talks "Happiness Choice" at Norwich University

Marilyn Tam Speaking Topics

  • The Happiness Choice: 5 Decisions that Take You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

    Happiness is a choice. In 2013 Gallup research showed that in the USA, $550 billion worth of productivity was lost due to unhappiness and poor wellbeing at work. People want contentment, love, and happiness derived from meaningful work. They want healthy personal relationships, a healthy mind and body, a spiritual core, and a reason for living. But with only 24 hours in a day and the competing demands of modern life, how can you achieve all of this? The author of The Happiness Choice, speaker Marilyn Tam shares what she learned from being an unwanted, neglected, and abused child in Hong Kong to becoming an international business success and humanitarian who is happy, healthy, and at peace with herself. In this presentation, you will learn the principles, tools, and philosophies Tam and others have used to achieve a productive, healthy, and joyful life. You’ll learn what will help power your organization, employees and yourself to greater creativity, productivity and happiness. * Marilyn’s new book, “The Happiness Choice”, was the top 3 most read book by businesses and won the Silver Medal of the Global eBook Awards.

  • Lean In – Is that the Magic? The Choices and Challenges of Attaining Happiness and Success

    Having achieved the fabled professional success the popular concept, “lean in” alludes to, Marilyn Tam shares the insight on what it really means. “Having it all” is a fallacy; we cannot have it all at the same time. The multiple roles and expectations for a woman in the 21 st century is impossible for any single person to achieve and maintain. The conflicting and demanding expectations have resulted in a measureable global decrease in women’s happiness over the past 40 years and also in comparison to men’s in all the 35 developed nations. Hear stories, learn the tools and the skills each person needs to attain the happiness and success as they personally define it.

  • How to Use What You’ve Got to Get What You Want -- Leadership and Personal Excellence: How You Can Achieve It

    What seemed to be disadvantages in Marilyn Tam's life ended up being the keys to her personal and professional success. In this engaging presentation, she will show you how to use what you've got to achieve your dreams, just like she did. As someone who has broken the glass ceiling, Tam will share the leadership skills and character traits that really work to get to the top. You will hear motivational real-life stories, learn the four success principles, and how to maintain life balance and personal peace and happiness while achieving professional success. Her best selling book, “How to Use What You’ve Got to Get What You Want is available globally in several languages.

  • Diversity: How to Reap the Rich Harvest of Culture, Creativity and Community

    Learning how to benefit from diversity and be a leader in this diverse world is a challenge and an opportunity. Embracing and leveraging diversity, however, is the only way to prosper and grow in the 21st century. As a self-made immigrant woman of color, Marilyn Tam understands the importance of diversity in the work place. Tam helps leaders and employees understand how to adapt and grow their unique leadership styles to foster a multicultural workplace, engaging employees from across the cultural spectrum. In this interactive presentation, you will learn the necessary actionable steps towards becoming a more effective global leader.

  • Women in the Workplace and Marketplace

    In today's highly competitive and interconnected world, women are invaluable to any enterprise. Yet cultural biases and structural obstacles hinder women's progress. This is a loss for the company as much as it is for women. For a company to succeed and continue to thrive today, it needs to fully utilize all the resources available. In this presentation, Marilyn Tam uses her personal experience as a corporate leader, woman, consultant, and humanitarian to share the key factors that helped her become a star in the business world. She shares not only the elements needed to attain success and joy as a professional woman, but also how to support and foster the development of all women in business.

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