Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself? In her new book, The 5 Second Rule, Mel Robbins, show you how.
Using the science of habits, riveting stories and surprising facts from some of the most famous moments in history, art and business, Mel Robbins will explain the power of a “push moment.” Then, she’ll give you one simple tool you can use to become your greatest self. It takes just five seconds to use this tool, and every time you do you’ll be in great company. More than 8 million people have watched Mel’s TEDx Talk, and executives inside of the world’s largest brands are using the tool to increase productivity, collaboration, and engagement. In The 5 Second Rule, you’ll discover it takes just five seconds to enrich your life and destroy doubt. Mel shows you how to use this tool to become more confident; break the habit of procrastination and self-doubt; beat fear and uncertainty; stop worrying and feel happier; and share your ideas with courage The 5 Second Rule is a simple, one-size-fits-all solution for the one problem we all face—we hold ourselves back.The secret isn’t knowing what to do—it’s knowing how to make yourself do it.
Using the 5 Second Rule, I replaced my tendency to overthink the smallest moves with a bias towards action.
Your life requires courage. And that is exactly what the Rule will help you discover - the courage to become your greatest self.
I have discovered the courage to do the things that I had spent years thinking about and making excuses for. Only through action have I unlocked the power inside of me to become the person that I’ve always wanted to be.
About the Author
Mel Robbins is an award-winning CNN on-air commentator and op-ed writer, a contributing editor to SUCCESS Magazine, best-selling author and one of the most sought-after keynote speakers in America. She began her career as a criminal defense attorney in New York City, then launched and sold several companies and hosted TV and radio programs for A&E, FOX, Cox Media, and CNN. Now that she’s no longer arguing "reasonable doubt" inside the courtroom, she's teaching leaders inside the world’s leading brands how to break the habit of self-doubt and build the habits of confidence and courage at work and in life. Mel is a Dartmouth College and Boston College Law School graduate. She and her husband of 18 years have three young kids. She lives in the Boston area, but remains a Midwesterner at heart.
Why LoA loves it….
As entrepreneurs, we can all suffer those occasional moments of self doubt, where we procrastinate about doing things or making decisions, or hold ourselves back because of a lack of confidence. In her new book, Mel Robbins shows us how to become more action orientated instead of overthinking things too much. Her simple, practical tools are a framework for confidence building and can be applied for anyone wanting to take their entrepreneurial journeys to the next level. --- Melanie Hawken, founder and editor-in-chief of Lionesses of Africa