Disruptive Innovation and the Power of Positive Change
Jeff Bezos says, “The only danger is not to evolve.” This provocative, inspiring talk shares how anyone can disrupt their industry and evolve their business so they create and maintain a competitive edge. I share hard-won wisdom and best practices from what it’s like building successful brands in a "taboo" category and the strategies it took to change hearts and minds and motivate people to transform from being skeptics to being fans, followers and clients. I will also talk about how to bounce back from setbacks, as that’s essential to being an entrepreneur.
Find Your Angle - On Creativity, Marketing, and PR
In this adaptable keynote, Miki offers strategic insights on how she designs her brands to stand out in the noisy advertising and digital world, specifically in taboo categories like periods, pee and poop, and where innovation has been stagnant for decades. She will also share how to navigate and manage PR using creativity and design in an ever-changing, click-focused media world.
Empowered Entrepreneurship Turning World Challenges into Compelling Opportunities
In this inspiring talk, Miki Agrawal reveals the three essential questions she asks herself before starting any entrepreneurial endeavour. She describes how she instills a sense of purpose in her teammates and colleagues to inspire motivation. She offers key insights into how her social enterprise THINX went viral several times, and grew from a small start-up to become an international company with global renown. She will share do's and don'ts and lessons learned while growing her business. And she shares tactics for thinking creatively to break down taboos, and transform the culture and behaviour in your organization for the better.
Do Cool Sh*t How to Go from Step 0 to Step 1 in Creating Your Best Life and Igniting Your Passion Projects
This motivating talk will convince college students, young leaders, and budding entrepreneurs that a cool life is closer than they think.
With 54 percent of college graduates currently unemployed or underemployed and 39 percent of people between the ages of 22 and 34 moving back to their parents' homes, entrepreneurship is not only a viable option, but the most vibrant option for an exciting future. In this presentation, Miki Agrawal shares her cool stories—from being the star midfielder on the W-USA women's soccer team, to opening WILD, a restaurant in New York City with no prior experience and being featured on the Food Network, to patenting an underwear solution (THINX) for 2 billion women on the planet, to writing a #1 bestselling entrepreneurship book, to setting a world record on NBC's Jimmy Fallon Show—and empowers her audience to believe that they can do cool stuff too… if they're willing to work hard, act on their ideas, stand up for their beliefs, and turn their creativity into reality.
You will laugh, reflect, and receive a refreshing jolt to your spine and spirit. Most importantly, you will walk out knowing that regardless of your background, income, or education, it is possible to wake up every morning looking forward to a cool, fun, rewarding, make-a-difference life, which you created yourself. This keynote is ideal for colleges, high schools, women's groups, empowerment groups, self-help seminars, and young leaders.