Marilyn Tam

Marilyn Tam

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

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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Marilyn Tam Videos

Why and how to empower women in business: Marilyn Tam/ Rotary ...
Why and how to empower women in business: Marilyn Tam/ Rotary ...
Leadership, diversity and happiness - Excerpts of Marilyn Tam's ...
Leadership, diversity and happiness - Excerpts of Marilyn Tam's ...
Marilyn Tam on Finding Your Purpose
Marilyn Tam on Finding Your Purpose

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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 $10,000 - $20,000. 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 Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Marilyn Tam for an upcoming event.

Marilyn Tam Videos

Why and how to empower women in business: Marilyn Tam/ Rotary ...
Why and how to empower women in business: Marilyn Tam/ Rotary ...
Leadership, diversity and happiness - Excerpts of Marilyn Tam's ...
Leadership, diversity and happiness - Excerpts of Marilyn Tam's ...
Marilyn Tam on Finding Your Purpose
Marilyn Tam on Finding Your Purpose
Driving Diversity - Marilyn Tam
Driving Diversity - Marilyn Tam
Marilyn Tam - Former CEO of Aveda, President of Reebok, & VP of Nike
Marilyn Tam - Former CEO of Aveda, President of Reebok, & VP of Nike

Marilyn Tam Reviews

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Marilyn Tam Speaking Topics

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

    The demographics of the world’s population are rapidly changing. In the USA, 2020 is the year nonwhite children becomes the majority of USA children. Between 2041 - 2046 ethnic minority will comprise the majority of the USA population. In 2050, 58% of the world’s population growth will be coming from Africa. Learning how to benefit from diversity and to be a leader in a more diverse and global world is a challenge and an opportunity. The only way to prosper and grow in the 21st century is to embrace and leverage diversity. Learn how to successfully integrate diversity into your organization and network to create an inclusive, productive and thriving culture for ongoing success, employee and customer engagement and retention. Hear stories, learn principles, tools and action steps from Marilyn Tam's global business, humanitarian, and consulting experience to become a more successful global leader.

    A key focus is on helping leaders and employees understand how to adapt and grow their unique leadership styles to foster a multicultural workplace and attract and engage employees from across the cultural and diverse spectrum. Marilyn Tam is a self-made immigrant woman of color, you will learn from someone who has actually "walked the walk".

  • Global Business today, the Opportunities and Challenges

    Business today is global. The development, production and consumption chain stretches from wherever and however “local” the company is to all points of the globe. To excel in this marketplace means that each person and each company have to understand and be proactive about the opportunities and challenges that come with globalization.

    Marilyn shares from her global business and humanitarian experience in 120 countries about the benefits, ethics and pitfalls that come with working in a complexity of cultures, traditions, geography and time zones. The increasing interrelationships between developers, suppliers, marketers, buyers and sellers mean that every business and organization need to operate with a much more expanded perspective of their market to be able to thrive today.

    Learn from someone who has successfully managed companies and organizations in a wide variety of cultures and environments. Marilyn share insights and principles learned from practical experience. You and your organization will grow and prosper from her wisdom.

  • The Role of Business in the 21 st Century

    The 21 st Century is a wired and interconnected world, which has modified the roles and responsibilities of business. Business is no longer, if it ever was, only focused on the sole pursuit of the current Profit & Loss statement. It is now an integral and dynamic part of the global community, economy, environment and culture. For business to thrive in these circumstances, clarification of the mission and principles of the organization is needed.

    Companies, non-profit organizations, sovereign nations and cultures are converging. How do we ensure a healthy bottom line for everyone? What is our future? Marilyn shares four defining principles for maintaining integrity in business and in life. With real life stories of wins and mistakes told with humor and lessons learned, you will take away key principles and action steps to better navigate in today’s fast changing world.

  • Living the Life of Your Dreams - Life Balance: How to Juggle Work, Home, Personal and Spiritual Health

    The conflicting expectations and conditioning that people have been bombarded with makes them vulnerable to feeling unsatisfied, second rate and confused. Uncertain economic times, the incessant marketing message of “you can have it all” and the hyper-speed of change is hitting people so hard that they are oftentimes reduced to feeling despair in being able to attain any semblance of a balanced life – and even more critically, economic sustainability.

    This hunger and fear is driving the collective unconsciousness. “Life Balance: How to Juggle Work, Home, Personal and Spiritual Health” is packed with motivation, encouragement, and practical resources for a happier more satisfying life.

    Marilyn shares from her own experience as well as from the numerous experts whom she has worked and interviewed in her career and life. You will hear stories and practical examples of both success and failures that lead to the development of Life Balance. Learn practical actionable principles and tools to be able prioritize, allocate resources and balance your life demands to greater success, inner peace and happiness.

  • Global Business today, the Opportunities and Challenges

    Business today is global. The development, production and consumption chain stretches from wherever and however “local” the company is to all points of the globe. To excel in this marketplace means that each person and each company have to understand and be proactive about the opportunities and challenges that come with globalization.

    Marilyn shares from her global business and humanitarian experience in 120 countries about the

    benefits, ethics and pitfalls that come with working in a complexity of cultures, traditions, geography and time zones. The increasing interrelationships between developers, suppliers, marketers, buyers and sellers mean that every business and organization need to operate with a much more expanded perspective of their market to be able to thrive today.

    Learn from someone who has successfully managed companies and organizations in a wide variety of cultures and environments. Marilyn share insights and principles learned from practical experience. You and your organization will grow and prosper from her wisdom.

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