Shawn Anderson is a six-time motivational author, international keynote speaker, and a results-producing people builder. His "go the extra mile" philosophy and ability to produce winning results have been praised by political leaders, Olympic Gold Medal and world record holders, and media outlets around the world. An entrepreneur since the age of 10 when he started a business selling worms to fishermen, Shawn has continued by building businesses and organizing events that make a difference in how people think.
Shawn is the Founder of Extra Mile America and the creator of "Extra Mile Day" in the United States......a day recognizing the capacity we each have to create positive change in our families, our organizations, our communities and ourselves when we "go the extra mile." On November 1, 2016, 560 cities made the unique declaration and recognized the superstar volunteer heroes in their communities.
When it comes to living the life he loves, this #1 best-selling "Motivation" and "Self-help" author walks the talk. He has built a multi-million dollar company, pedaled a bike 4,000 miles across the U.S. (twice), run a 100-mile race, and created adventures in 40+ countries including having walked across Japan, Spain and Portugal. Shawn has inspired and empowered tens of thousands of people around the world through his speaking and writing.
Most of all, however, Shawn is passionate about sharing a simple message with others:
"If you want to truly create a life that you love...never stop believing in your dreams and never stop going the extra mile."