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About Simon Sinek

motivational speaker and author

Simon Sinek is a well known business author and motivational speaker.

Simon Sinek’s Social Media Profiles

What is Simon Sinek’s Net Worth

$15 Million Dollars

When was Simon Born

9 October 1973, Wimbledon, London

Introduction to Simon Sinek My Story

Simon Sinek is an accomplished motivational speaker. The 46 year old was born on the 9th of October 1973, he is also a well known British born American author.
He is most known for his public speaking and books in the business and entrepreneurship genre. His most popular books are Start with why and The infinite game, published in 2009 and 2019 respectively.

“Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion” – Simon Sinek

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Simon Sinek Personal History

Sinek, born in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. As a young child he lived in Johannesburg in South Africa, Hong Kong and London before settling then in the United States. In 1991, he graduated in Demarest from Northern Valley Regional High School. At the London City University he was a law student, but then left to pursue a career in advertising. From Brandeis University, he gained a Bachelor of Arts degree in cultural anthropology.

As an ethnographer, Simon Sinek is extremely interested in the organisations and people that make a great and lasting impact within the world. Throughout his years, he has found out several fascinating patterns about how they act, communicate and think and which environments people work at their best. His life has been devoted to highlighting his thoughts to help organisations and leaders inspire action.

He has devoted his life to sharing his thinking in order to help other leaders and organizations stimulate action.

Simon Sinek Professional Career

Sinek started his career within a New York ad agency Ogilvy & Mather and Euro RSCG. Soon after, he launched his very own business called Sinek Partners.

Sinek has published several books. The first book he wrote was named, Start with why (2009). This is about great leaders inspiring action. It is a bestseller globally, with more than 1 million books being sold in the United States alone. To start, the book compares the predominant ways of influencing human behavior, which are inspiration and manipulation. He argues, inspiration is more powerful. Simon may actually be best known for his theory of why, he described this in 2009 in his first TED Talk. That TED talk then went on to being the second most watched video ever in 2009, and it is still within the top five having been viewed more than 50 million times. Other books include;

  • Leaders eat last, was his second published book (2014) appeared on the New York Times bestsellers list.
  • Together is Better: A Little Book of Inspiration (2016), a Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestseller
  • Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team (2017)
  • And his latest book, The Infinite Game (2019), also a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller

Sinek is a speaker in the motivation sector and in 2016, has spoken at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit and TEDx conferences multiple times. In 2018, at Penguin Random House, Sinek started Optimism Press, according to Publishers Weekly. Also, he is strategic communications instructor at Columbia University as well as a staff member at the RAND corporation.

Simon is very popular on YouTube, in 2017, he was the fifth searched on there. His innovation leadership and business views have attracted attention internationally. He has also met an array of business leaders in several industries including; entertainment, fashion, finance, airline, police forces and entrepreneurs.

In addition, he has had the opportunity to share his unique ideas with several agencies and senior leaders including with the US air force, navy, army, marine corps and coast guard. Simon is also very active within non-for-profit and arts sectors.

Simon Sinek Teaching and Events

Throughout his career, Simon Sinek has been involved in several personal performances, seminars and motivation talks. His practices, techniques and viewpoints on life are unique, so he uses his speeches, writings and seminars to provide to his followers different teachings. 

Simon regularly records podcasts for example his recent podcast with Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss called Challenging Authority. They talk about the internet and money impact and influence most things that we do within our lives. They discuss how people can control this more. 

The mindset tour is Simon Sinek’s tour, he also appears in other events across the world. In addition, he offers online live classes that are designed to stimulate people to feel fulfilled, safe and inspired. Classes include; 

  • Refine your cover letter and resume
  • Coaching package
  • Discovering your why
  • Refining your why
  • Applying your why

Simon Sinek Books & Publications

Simon Sinek has written a number of best selling books

Self Help

Leaders Eat Last

Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work, feels trusted and valued during the day, then returns home feeling fulfilled.

Self Help

The Infinite Game

The Infinite Game offers a bold new approach to business strategy by asking one question: are you playing the finite game or the infinite game?

Self Help

Start With Why

Why are some people & organizations more inventive, pioneering & successful than others?Why are they able to repeat their success again and again?

What Can Simon Sinek Do For You Personally







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