International Bestselling Author, Regenerative Leadership specialist, Marketing Strategist. Keynote speaker & human connector
|Location||Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
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"The more the world talks about empathy, the more empathy the world will have." Mimi Nicklin, at GITEX 2020. Introduction to Mimi Nicklin The internationally bestselling author of Softening the Edge, the host of Empathy for Breakfast 365 and the founder of a first of its kind social education and inspiration platform, Empathy Everywhere. Aspirational yet accessible, with a charismatic and infectious screen presence Mimi is a truly global leader and personality. An author, keynote speaker, MC and deeply personable consultant, with over 15 years in the advertising industry across 25+ markets, her commitment to her craft is both contagious and utterly authentic, capturing audience instantly. Her passion to help make the world a more empathetic, valuable and sustainably healthy place to be is as infectious as it is needed, and given her current momentum, she might just be the change we have been waiting for. With a dramatic and emotional business turn around story to tell Mimi is a millennial leader with a unique message and perspective. Passionately leading the conversation globally about the Empathy Deficit and its impact on our world and world of work, she is a vibrant speaker and an utterly authentic voice. Mimi's Approach Mimi’s presents with energy, passion and innate storytelling and uses a selection of enticing content formats – from academia to songwriting – to drive engagement, and excitement from those listening. When Mimi smiles, the audience smiles with her. Media Coverage: Mimi's presence globally has seen her covered by a plethora of the world's media including Harvard Business Review, BBC, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Thrive Global, NBC News, Gulf News, Khaleej Times, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, and GQ amongst many others, as well as across radio, TV and podcasts globally. Social Media Presence: Empathy for Breakfast: 85,000 reach Instagram: 22,000 LinkedIn: 10,300 Youtube: 500+ Tiktok: launched Jan 2020 Keynote Content: In her keynote presentations, Mimi takes inspiration from some of the world’s most powerful opinion leaders - President Barack Obama, Jacinda Ardern, Oprah Winfrey – as well as business case studies and stories, and creates a compelling case for an empathy intervention in our teams, cultures and organisations. A specialist in Regenerative Leadership Mimi captures audiences interested in the leverage of emotional intelligence and corporate culture, as well as those with a passion for 21st century leadership of millennial and Gen Z teams, mental health in the workplace, the new 'normal' for Human Resource management and cultural evolution, workplace mindset trends and post Covid recovery team dynamics, enhanced team performance and organisational morale and motivation. Keynote & Workshop Themes: The ROI of Empathy Is Empathy our Secret Super Power? The missing "E" in D&I success The unique bind between empathy and productivity The Proven Power of Empathy in teamwork Humanity's Key to Creativity Listen Your Way to the Top: Why is the word of 2021 Empathy? Humanity's greatest leadership trait is all in your mind The joy of empathy at work: why empathy creates happier and higher performing teams Understanding Employee Engagement: evolutions oldest skillset in teamwork, culture and cohesion We are not alone; is understanding each other the key to overcoming our mental health at work crisis? Feedback: "Mimi not only rises to meet every challenge, she does so with strength, poise and unflinching kindness. She is the model for what a leader should be in crisis” Brigg Bloomquist “Mimi Nicklin is what the world needs right now” Elana Afrika
Host, Empathy for Breakfast Show
Mimi was the Chairwoman for GITEX Marketing Mania, for four days in December 2020. She led the conference, stage and audience for 4 days as well as holding two of her own keynote speakers. "Aspirational has a charismatic and infectious screen presence and she led the audience seamlessly for 4 days straight."
See video links below:
Full keynote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEk6hJvQxMI&t=10s
Chairwoman and MC:
Podcast host, Secrets of The Gap
Mimi energetically engaged the audience as the MC, from the opening moments of this live event in December 2020. From introducing the event to sharing the stage with the award winners, Mimi has now been signed for future events with the organization across the region.
View here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ve6lqX4d_A&t=2s
Dubai Eye Radio (multiple live intereviews)
An experienced speaker and engaging host, Mimi's weekly breakfast show: Empathy For Breakfast introduces concepts of empathy and leadership to an audience of 85,000. The show covers themes of leadership and creativity across a diverse selection of content from organisational management and leadership to team culture, design, healthcare, education, law and beyond.
Mimi's podcast, Secrets of The Gap looks at the best kept secrets and stories of the global empathy gap so prevalent in organisations and society today. With guests from the world's of leadership, creativity, education, mental health and employee wellbeing, this charmingly human and strategic podcast is a conversation about the practice of empathetic influence. Dubbed as the decade’s most critical human skill, it inspires its listeners to practice a whole new set of 21st century leadership skills that may just change the world.
Empathy for Breakfast sample: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PK7aMmdCTvA&t=2s
Secrets of the Gap podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/secrets-of-the-gap/id1504043040
Live show with Helen Farmer discussing the Empathy Deficit and post Covid recovery plans for leadership and organisations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6COb1o3pibA&t=2s.
Harvard Business Review IdeaCast
HBR's flagship podcast globally, Mimi argues here that managers should spend less time forcing Millennial and Gen Z employees to conform to company culture and more time on perspective taking and listening. In her experience, practicing empathy can vastly improve team collaboration and lead to better business and individual outcomes.
Singularity University (audience size 10,000)
Main stage speaker to audience of 10,000. Key message: empathy is powerful. It can change your business and how your brain works. We all have the power to change the empathy deficit. Culture starts at the top. The change starts with you. Mimi concluded by asking: “What will you do to stop the empathy deficit moving into the next decade, and impacting the health and wellness of our teams?”
Press release here: https://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/16/209360.html
Author - Softening The Edge
Mimi's internationally bestselling leadership book has reached bestseller in the USA, Australia, Canada and the UAE. Watch here journey to global success herewith: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0aHuIlw43s&t=3s
Mimi believes there is a need for higher connectivity and humanity in the workplace to enable organizations to rebuild with speed and resilience. Softening The Edge unpacks the science and value of empathy throughout all of human civilization, as well as bringing to life the corporate stories, and uses, of empathetic influence as a powerful driver of incremental business and social growth in today’s stress driven times.