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Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP



Positive Psychology Expert

Grit / Resilience

Goal-Setting & Winning

Women in Leadership

Women's Empowerment


Bridging Grit, Resilience & Happiness

Getting Grit: The Secret to Happiness & Success

When Women Win

Keynote & Workshop Topics

Video Experience




For over three decades, Caroline has been a pioneer with her groundbreaking work in the areas of goal setting, grit, happiness, and success.


A renowned positive psychology expert, she excels at helping leaders develop grit, achieve their goals, flourish, and grow.


In addition to being a sought-after speaker and thought leader, Caroline has authored eight books, including bestsellers Getting Grit, Creating Your Best Life, and My Name is Caroline.


She has been featured in various global media outlets such as The New York Times, BBC World News, and CNN, among others. 


Caroline’s work has been recognized by experts in the field, including Angela Duckworth, who received the MacArthur Genius grant for her research on grit. Angela says, “Caroline is one of the most knowledgeable people I know when it comes to applying scientific research on grit and achievement to our lives.”


Caroline has worked with numerous clients worldwide, including Morgan Stanley, lululemon, and Harvard Law School, among others. She has a Masters of Applied Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University.


If you’re looking to develop grit and achieve your goals, Caroline is the expert you need!


"Caroline, you delivered what we asked for and more! We've had terrific feedback that you were easy to relate to, your stories were relevant, and the research gave your talk credibility for a high-powered audience. Everyone agreed they got rejuvenated, reignited, and recommitted to setting and accomplishing meaningful goals."

Maria M., Morgan Stanley

“Caroline did an incredible job! Her message "Grit: How to Get Things Done" was impactful. She had total command of the subject matter. Caroline had a cool way of speaking academically as well as using "hip" words and timely examples that everyone related to. We appreciated that she stuck around to sign books and mingle with our members long after her keynote.”

Rory C., Coakley Realty

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