At a glance:Alden Mills first started taking control of his life at age twelve—when his doctor told him to learn chess because his childhood asthma would keep him from playing sports. His mother stepped in, telling Alden that he should never let someone else decide his future.
San Francisco-based Alden Mills began taking control of his life at age twelve, when his doctor told him to learn chess because his asthma would keep him from playing sports. His first goal was to conquer the asthma, and he went on to achieve extraordinary things in sports, academics, military service, business, and philanthropy.
Alden became a nationally ranked rower, a gold medalist in the Olympic Festival, and captain of the freshman and varsity teams at the U.S. Naval Academy. As a Navy SEAL he led his platoon through multiple missions.
After discharge from the military, he founded Perfect Fitness and led it to growth of over 12,000% annual sales of $90 million, and Inc. magazine recognition as the fastest-growing consumer products in America in just three years. He developed over 40 patents, including the Perfect Pushup, Perfect Pullup, Perfect Sit-up and Perfect Ab Carver.
Alden’s books include Be Unstoppable: The 8 Essential Actions to Succeed at Anything and Unstoppable Teams: The Four Essential Actions of High-Performance Leadership. He has been featured on ABC’s Nightline, CBS This Morning,The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, and more. He serves on boards of a number of non-profits.
BE UNSTOPPABLE: The Science & Secrets of PersistenceFinding success can be hard, frustrating, and even demoralizing. Many people give up too soon, not knowing how close they’ve come to reaching their goal. Thanks to 25 years leading businesses and Navy SEALs, Alden Mills has learned that success is a choice — if you think and act differently. He draws on dramatic failures and remarkable achievements to show how anyone can succeed at greater levels once they understand the science and secrets to persistence. This inspiring keynote is based on Alden’s highly-regarded book, Be Unstoppable.
BUILD UNSTOPPABLE TEAMS: The 4 Essential Actions of High Performance LeadershipIn today’s hard-charging world, your success is determined by your ability to lead others. Yet there’s no greater challenge than galvanizing people into high-performing teams. Alden Mills — CEO of the fastest-growing consumer products company in America, and a #1-ranked Navy SEAL platoon commander — has distilled team-building into a new framework called C.A.R.E. that bridges the gap between the impact you want and outcomes you need. Audiences will hear surprising stories and unexpected lessons. They will also walk away ready to implement Alden’s C.A.R.E.-based leadership framework on Monday morning.
BE BOLD, BE UNSTOPPABLEIn this customized keynote, Alden Mills shows how his C.A.R.E. framework inspires and equips people to “be bold” each and every day. Alden is an exceptional storyteller. He uses vignettes from his experiences as an entrepreneur, CEO, and Navy SEAL to demonstrate how boldness makes people unstoppable—and how unstoppable people change an organization forever Audiences see how C.A.R.E.-based employees give 4 times the effort, are 8 times more likely say they’re proud of their organization, and are 20 times more innovative. You’ll also learn how to put C.A.R.E. to work through Alden’s proprietary “4 Cs” exercise.