Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP

Goals & Grit™ Expert

Caroline is one of the world's leading experts on the science of goal setting and grit. She's spent more than 30 years helping individuals, leaders and companies to cultivate grit to achieve their goals and find personal and professional success. Caroline has a Masters of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard. She is the author of six books, including Getting Grit (Sounds True 2017) and Creating Your Best Life (Sterling 2009). Caroline’s work has been featured in BBC World NewsThe New York TimesThe Washington PostNBCNPR, and CNN.  

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Testimonials

Caroline Adams Miller delivered a complete Grand Slam at our healthcare company's corporate conference. If you are looking for a keynote speaker who adds value, integrates academic research into practical applications, and moves people to action and change, you can't do any better than enlisting Caroline and her topic on Goal Setting and Authentic Grit.

— Dr. Larry Benz President/CEO Confluent Health

I don't know anybody who has thought more than [Caroline] about how to apply the scientific research on grit and achievement to our own lives!

Angela Duckworth

Caroline’s cutting-edge insights on Grit and Goal Setting are awesome, and so needed in the business world now!

— Deb Giffen, Director of Executive Programs at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Caroline was an exceptional addition to our LEAD2017 conference and I'm so truly thankful to have been able to share her charismatic and inspirational keynote with our audience. She seamlessly engaged with everyone and left us all feeling inspired and more empowered to be better leaders in both our professional and personal lives. 

— Alannah Easby, Leader of LEAD, HR.com

Caroline was a powerhouse at our 2016 leadership conference. She challenged us to put the ‘awe’ back into awesome and how to use grit to accomplish our hard goals. Her message of ‘you can’t keep what you don’t give away’ inspired bold sharing and deep conversation from the audience and has continued to resonate throughout the organization beyond conference.

— Ali Fillmore, Development Manager, lululemon athletica

Caroline’s engaging and thought provoking presentation on Creating Your Best Life left our team primed to set hard short and long-term goals, push themselves to learn more and get the absolute most out of our whole person wellness and self-leadership programs. Our team felt empowered, invigorated, inspired to embrace grit and Caroline’s talk provided numerous light bulb moments I will remember forever. We are so grateful to have been able to share her knowledge and passion with our team.

— Merika Brown, Culture & Engagement Manager, Swisse Wellness Pty Ltd