Psychology Today, USA, and NPR have all referred to Martha Beck as “one of the best-known life coaches in America.” She is a columnist for O, the Oprah Magazine, has been a contributing editor for Real Simple, Redbook, and Mademoiselle, and has written for many other national magazines. She appears frequently as an expert on “life design,” on programs such as Good Morning America and The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Having earned a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in sociology from Harvard, Beck taught social science and business at undergraduate and graduate levels, at Harvard and the American Graduate School of International Management. She also conducted research on various aspects of social psychology and business, acted as a consultant for various business and government organizations, and wrote academic articles before becoming a full-time writer and life coach.
Beck’s non-academic books include New York Times bestsellers Finding Your Own North Star and Expecting Adam. Her latest book, The Four Day Win, explores the relationship between creating the right life, eliminating self-sabotaging behavior, and staying physically healthy from the brain outward. Beck lectures to groups nationwide and conducts seminars for a diverse clientele that includes medical professionals, magazine sales forces, boards of education, and business executives.
MOST REQUESTED TOPICS:
The Four Day Win: End Your Diet War and Achieve Thinner Peace
The Joy Diet: Ten Daily Practices for A Happier Life
Finding Your Own North Star: Claiming the Life Your Were Meant to Live
Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic
Martha delivers inspiring, hilarious and energetic keynote presentations. She has a discussion with the event hosts during a 15-20 minute conference call to determine which of the above topics would be the best fit for the audience coming to the presentation. Martha does not typically use any handout materials. Instead, she engages the audience in a more direct way, without props or distractions, and the result is a much more personal, conversational tone. Excellent references are available.