arci Shimoff is a #1 NY Times bestselling author, a celebrated transformational leader, and a leading expert on happiness, success, and unconditional love. She is the author of the runaway bestsellers Love for No Reason and Happy for No Reason, which offer revolutionary approaches to experiencing deep and lasting love and happiness. These books soared to the top of many national bestseller lists including The New York Times, Amazon, and the Wall Street Journal and have been translated into 33 languages around the world.
Marci is also the woman’s face of the biggest self-help book phenomenon in history, Chicken Soup for the Soul. Her six bestselling titles in the series, including Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul and Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul, have met with stunning success. Combined, all of her books have sold more than 15 million copies worldwide and have been on the New York Times bestseller list for a total of 118 weeks. Marci is one of the bestselling female nonfiction authors of all time.
In addition, Marci’s the host of the national PBS television show called Happy for No Reason. She’s also a featured teacher in the international film and book sensation, The Secret, and has appeared in more than a dozen other documentaries. She narrated the award-winning movie called Happy.
Marci is currently leading a large one-year mentoring program called Your Year of Miracles. Her seminar has been heard by more than 50,000 people around the world.
President and co-founder of the Esteem Group, Marci delivers keynote addresses and seminars on self-esteem, self-empowerment, and peak performance to corporations, professional and non-profit organizations, and women’s associations. She’s been a top-rated trainer for numerous Fortune 500 companies, including AT&T, GM, Sears, Kaiser Permanente, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Marci inspires people with her breakthrough methods for personal fulfillment and professional success.
Marci has traveled all over the world delivering her speeches and workshops. In addition to the United States and Canada, Marci has wowed audiences Russia to Turkey, from China to India, and throughout all of Central and South America.
As an acclaimed authority on success and happiness, Marci is often approached by media for her insights and advice. She has been on more than 600 national and regional television and radio shows, including The Today Show, MSNBC News, and The Big Idea with Donnie Deutsch, and she’s been interviewed for over 100 newspaper articles worldwide.
Marci earned her MBA from UCLA and holds an advanced certificate as a stress management consultant. She is a founding member and on the board of directors of the Transformational Leadership Council, a group of 100 top leaders serving over ten million people in the self-development market. Through her books and her presentations, Marci’s message has touched the hearts and rekindled the spirits of millions of people throughout the world. She is dedicated to fulfilling her life’s purpose of helping people live more empowered and joy-filled lives.