Caroline Adams Miller

Professional Speaker, Coach & Best-Selling Author

http://www.carolinemiller.com

Goals & Grit ™ Expert

Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP is one of the world’s leading experts on the science behind successful goal setting and the use of ‘good grit’ to achieve hard things. For more than 30 years, she’s been sharing her research-backed, actionable strategies to help people cultivate more grit and dig deeper to clarify and achieve their toughest goals.  Caroline is a TEDx speaker and has worked with clients around the world including: Morgan Stanley, McKinsey & Company, lululemon, The Wharton School/UPENN, RE/MAX, Booz Allen, Coldwell Banker Real Estate, Young Presidents’ Organization, Harvard Law School, American Bankers Association, Swisse Wellness, and more. She has a Masters of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) from the University of Pennsylvania, graduated magna cum laude from Harvard, and teaches at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School’s Executive Education program. Caroline is the author of six books, including the bestselling My Name is Caroline (Doubleday 1988), which was an Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild, and Positively Caroline (Cogent 2013), its sequel. Creating Your Best Life (Sterling 2009), is the first mass market self-help book on the science of happiness and how it intersects with the science of accomplishing goals. It is popular in the mass market and is also used as a textbook in numerous coaching and Positive Psychology classes around the world. The “father of Positive Psychology,” Martin Seligman, lauded Caroline’s scholarship in his book Flourish, noting that she had “added a major missing piece to the world of coaching” because of her ground-breaking and evidence-based connection between Positive Psychology and success. Caroline’s most recent book, Getting Grit (Sounds True 2017), discusses why the character strength grit is so important to a flourishing life, who has it, and how to cultivate, amplify, and teach it. Live Happy Magazine named Creating Your Best Life one of the top 10 goal setting books ever published and Getting Grit one of the 10 books that would change your life in 2017. Caroline’s books have been translated into German, Korean, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese and Italian.

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What Type of Grit Do You Need That You’ve Never Heard Of?

by Caroline Adams Miller
Close-up view of young female freelancer working on her project with laptop computer while sitting near the windows
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5 Research-Based Hacks to Help You Accomplish Your Goals from Home

by Caroline Adams Miller
Try amplifying other people's success this year to boost your own creativity, happiness and circle of support.
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My 5 Top Tips For Positively Disrupting Your Life in 2020

by Caroline Adams Miller
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I Visited the Flight 93 Memorial. It Changed Me Forever.

by Caroline Adams Miller
When women are successful and visible, they are penalized as "black sheep" and face the "blowback effect," which is why going to bat for them, instead, is the wiser way to get noticed and be amplified.  So why don't women do this for each other while men have no trouble asking for support and help?
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2 Reasons Why Women Don’t Ask For Help In Achieving Their Goals

by Caroline Adams Miller
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How Taking Risks Improves Your Life (Plus 5 Ways You Can Start Taking More Risks Today!)

by Caroline Adams Miller
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Can You Spell G-R-I-T?

by Caroline Adams Miller
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How to Do Hard Things & Struggle Well (& Why It’s Worth It!)

by Caroline Adams Miller

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