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Mike Robbins is an expert in teamwork, communication, and the power of appreciation and authenticity. He delivers keynote addresses, leads customized seminars, and works one-on-one in a way that empowers people and organizations to work together effectively and be more successful. Mike has inspired tens of thousands of people to reach new levels of awareness and success, both personally and professionally through his talks, seminars, and writing. He teaches people to be more grateful, appreciative, and authentic with others and themselves. Mike is the author of the bestselling book, Focus on the Good Stuff: The Power of Appreciation (Hardcover, Jossey-Bass/Wiley, August 2007) and the new book Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken (Hardcover, Jossey-Bass/Wiley, April 2009). He is also a contributing author to Chicken Soup for the Single Parent’s Soul and Thirty Things to Do When You Turn Thirty. Prior to his speaking, writing, and coaching career, Mike was drafted by the New York Yankees. He turn the Yankees down and instead chose to play baseball at Stanford University. While at Stanford, he was a standout pitcher and he helped lead his team to the Pac-10 Conference Championship and an appearance in the College World Series. He was named to the All-Conference team, nominated as an academic All-American, and voted "Most Inspirational" by his fellow teammates. Mike was drafted by the Kansas City Royals out of Stanford and played three seasons of professional baseball with the Royals before arm injuries ended his playing career at the age of 24. sports speaker Click here to learn more about Mike's exciting career in baseball After his athletic career was cut short by injuries, Mike worked in sales and business development for two Internet start-up companies. He had a great deal of success in a very short time in the dot-com world. When the dot-com “bubble” burst in 2000 and Mike was laid off, it allowed him to follow a deeper passion – helping