Mimi Nicklin

Tagline: Empathy Leadership

Talent Highlights

  • Empathy Evangelist: Mimi Nicklin is renowned as an empathy evangelist, dedicated to promoting the transformative power of empathy in personal and professional settings. With a background in psychology and marketing, Mimi brings a unique perspective to the importance of empathy in building meaningful connections and driving positive outcomes.
  • Author of “Softening the Edge”: As the author of “Softening the Edge,” Mimi Nicklin delves into the critical role of empathy in leadership, communication, and relationships. Her book offers practical insights and actionable strategies for cultivating empathy in today’s fast-paced world, resonating with readers seeking to foster deeper connections and drive collaborative success.
  • Podcast Host: Mimi hosts the popular podcast “Empathy for Breakfast,” where she engages in candid conversations with thought leaders, changemakers, and experts across various industries. Through her podcast, Mimi explores the multifaceted nature of empathy and its impact on leadership, innovation, and organizational culture, inspiring listeners to embrace empathy as a catalyst for positive change.
  • International Speaker: Mimi Nicklin is a sought-after international speaker known for her dynamic presentations and thought-provoking insights on empathy, leadership, and human connection. From keynote speeches to interactive workshops, Mimi captivates audiences with her engaging storytelling and practical wisdom, leaving a lasting impression wherever she goes.
  • Corporate Consultant: As a seasoned corporate consultant, Mimi Nicklin works with organizations worldwide to embed empathy into their DNA, fostering inclusive cultures and driving sustainable growth. Through customized training programs and advisory services, Mimi empowers leaders and teams to embrace empathy as a core value and leverage it as a strategic advantage in today’s competitive landscape.

Keynote Topics

Building team connection. The importance of positive role-modelling and empowerment for Emerging Leaders and how to create a multiplier role through deeper engagement and more effective connectivity and collaboration.

Engaging with different personalities and their unique mindsets. Different personality types and behaviours. Building on unique traits and approaches to motivation.

Effective ways to communicate in complex & multi stakeholder & client engagements. Negotiation and conflict management.

Beliefs and Conditions for Change, Communication & Negotiation.


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Travels from:

  • Dubai, UAE

Fee Range:

  • Fees* $5,001 - $10,000




Mimi Nicklin, where leadership meets empathy, and communication transforms into connection. Mimi Nicklin is not just a name but a beacon of inspiration, a bestselling author, global influencer, and the Creative CEO of Freedm, her very own ad agency. With a magnetic personality that transcends borders, Mimi embodies the essence of modern leadership, championing remote […]

Mimi Nicklin, where leadership meets empathy, and communication transforms into connection. Mimi Nicklin is not just a name but a beacon of inspiration, a bestselling author, global influencer, and the Creative CEO of Freedm, her very own ad agency.

With a magnetic personality that transcends borders, Mimi embodies the essence of modern leadership, championing remote and hybrid team dynamics across the globe. Based between Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Dubai, Mimi Nicklin is a true global citizen, spreading her message of empathy-driven leadership far and wide.

Mimi Nicklin | Empathy Speaker

Author and Influencer

At the heart of Mimi Nicklin’s journey lies her bestselling book, Softening The Edge, a compelling exploration of empathy in leadership. Through her writing, Mimi delves deep into the power of soft skills in navigating the complexities of the modern workplace. Her book has resonated with leaders and professionals worldwide, sparking conversations and catalyzing change in corporate cultures.

Experienced Coach

Beyond the pages of her book, Mimi Nicklin is a seasoned coach, guiding individuals and teams towards greater empathy and connection. With over 15 years of experience in the marketing communication industry across 25+ markets, Mimi brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to her coaching sessions. Her approach is deeply personable, fostering an environment of trust and collaboration where growth flourishes.

Creative CEO of Freedm

As the Creative CEO of Freedm, Mimi Nicklin leads with a vision that transcends traditional boundaries. Freedm is not just an ad agency; it’s a platform for innovation, creativity, and human connection. Under Mimi’s leadership, Freedm is at the forefront of redefining what it means to be a modern agency, embracing remote work and hybrid team structures with gusto.

Keynote Speaker and MC

Mimi Nicklin’s presence on stage is nothing short of transformative. With a blend of charisma, authenticity, and infectious energy, she captivates audiences from diverse backgrounds and industries. As a keynote speaker and Master of Ceremonies (MC), Mimi brings her message of empathy and leadership to life, leaving a lasting impact on every listener.

Areas of Expertise:

  1. Empathy in Leadership: Mimi Nicklin is a leading voice in the realm of empathetic leadership, advocating for the power of compassion, understanding, and connection in driving organizational success.
  2. Remote and Hybrid Team Dynamics: With the rise of remote work, Mimi is at the forefront of promoting effective communication and collaboration in virtual environments, helping teams thrive in the digital age.
  3. Marketing Communication: With over a decade of experience in marketing communication across diverse markets, Mimi brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her coaching and speaking engagements.
  4. Personal Development: Mimi’s coaching sessions are tailored to foster personal growth and development, empowering individuals to unleash their full potential and lead with authenticity.

Why Book Mimi Nicklin through Speakers Inc? Booking Mimi Nicklin as a keynote speaker through Speakers Inc ensures a transformative experience for your audience. Here’s why:

  • Inspiration and Impact: Mimi’s message resonates deeply with audiences, inspiring them to embrace empathy and compassion in their leadership journey.
  • Expertise and Experience: With a diverse background in marketing communication and coaching, Mimi brings a unique blend of expertise and experience to every speaking engagement.
  • Engagement and Interaction: Mimi’s charismatic presence and interactive speaking style keep audiences engaged and eager to participate, creating memorable experiences that spark meaningful conversations.
  • Global Perspective: As a truly global leader and personality, Mimi Nicklin brings a unique perspective shaped by her experiences across multiple cultures and markets, making her insights relevant and relatable on a global scale.

In conclusion, Mimi Nicklin is not just a speaker; she’s a catalyst for change, a champion of empathy, and a beacon of inspiration for leaders and organizations worldwide.

Book Mimi Nicklin through Speakers Inc and embark on a transformative journey towards empathetic leadership and meaningful connection.

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  • Name: Mimi Nicklin
  • Type: Empathy Keynote Speaker
  • Theme: Empathy in Leadership
  • Speciality: Empathy and Branding
  • Travels from: Dubai, UAE
  • Expert On: Branding, Empathy, Leadership
  • Author: Softening the Edge
  • Keynote Topics:
    • The transformative connection between EQ, Leadership and Success
    • Building Relationships & Team Synergy
    • Effective Workplace Communication
    • Managing Conflict and Change

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