Robin Sharma originally trained as a lawyer at the Dalhousie University Law School in Halifax, Canada, where he gained a Masters degree. He went on to become a lawyer; however, he decided to quit his job and self-publish a book at a local copy-shop.
His second book ‘The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari’, was also originally self-published, until he was discovered in a bookstore by former HarperCollins president, Ed Carson. The book topped international bestseller lists, selling over 5 million copies, and the series that followed went on to become one of the world’s most successful, publishing franchises.
Robin is the founder of Sharma Leadership International Inc., a training firm with only one focus: helping people in organisations Lead Without a Title. Clients include many of the Fortune 500 including Starbucks, The Coca Cola Company, FedEx and IBM. Organizations such as NASA, Yale University and The Young Presidents Organization are also SLI clients.
As a speaker, Robin possesses a rare ability to captivate his audiences whilst delivering original and useful insights that inspire individuals to deliver exceptional work and provide superb results, so that they realise their highest, leadership capabilities within their organisations and their personal responsibility, productivity, ingenuity and mastery soars. As a result, he has been ranked as one of the top five, leadership experts in the world in a survey of 22,000 business people. In addition to being one of the most popular, professional speakers in his field, Robin is also a widely respected CEO advisor and has worked with Fortune 500 CEOs and leaders throughout the world.
Robin’s books, such as ‘The Leader With No Title’, have topped international, bestseller lists and his social media posts reach over six hundred million people per year, making him a true, global phenomenon. He regularly appears on platforms with many celebrities such as Richard Branson, Bill Clinton, Jack Welch and Shaquille O’Neill and is often profiled on leading, international media, such as CNN, MSNBC and the Biography Channel.
Robin believes that the child of today is the leader of tomorrow and is deeply passionate about helping children in need to live healthy, happier lives, in 1998, he founded The Robin Sharma Foundation for Children, a charitable organisation that raises funds from around the world and donates them to worthy, children’s causes.
For more information about Robin, visit www.robinsharma.com.