Alden’s first personal goal was to conquer asthma. He then went on to achieve extraordinary things in sports, academics, military service, business, and philanthropy. Alden became a nationally-recognized rower—as a gold medalist in the Olympic Festival, then as Captain of the freshman and varsity teams at the US Naval Academy. Alden became a Navy SEAL—and served as platoon commander no less than three times. Alden also became an entrepreneur, leading his first company to $90 million in sales in just three years. Alden was fully committed to achieving better outcomes every day. He was particularly persistent about learning from his failures.
Through these efforts, Alden:
· Founded Perfect Fitness. As CEO, he led the company through growth of over 12,000% from 2007 to 2009 which resulted in Inc. magazine recognizing it as the #1 fastest-growing consumer products company in America
· Developed over 40 patents including the Perfect Pushup, Perfect Pullup, Perfect Situp, and Perfect Ab Carver
· Authored Be Unstoppable plus the forthcoming book, Build Unstoppable Teams
· Has been featured on ABC’s Nightline, CBS This Morning, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, and more
· Joined Young Presidents’ Organization and World Presidents’ Organization
· Has served on boards of a number of non-profits
To no one’s surprise, Alden’s motto is, “To lead is to serve—and to serve is to care.” He believes success is available to everyone, not just a chosen few. And he believes that your potential is much greater than you know.
- Unstoppable Mindset: The Mentality and Tools for Achieving Your Full Potential
With over 40 years of experience overcoming challenges in business and life,
Alden Mills brings a unique perspective on what it means to be unstoppable
at accomplishing more than was thought possible. We all have natural
obstacles in our path. When we learn to conquer those obstacles, we realize
that our biggest obstacle is our mindset. The challenge is understanding how
to harness the very things we can control to help us find the success we seek.
This keynote dives into the key differentiator of success stopping us from
reaching and surpassing potential -- an Unstoppable Mindset. Alden weaves
together riveting stories, inspiration, and practical tools to teach the Mindset
Fundamentals to become unstoppable, regardless of industry, environment,
or situation. Much more than just a motivational experience, he shares a
system that enables people to tackle tough challenges, use change to their
advantage, and seize bold opportunities time and time again.
- Unstoppable Teams: The Actions and Strategies for Building and Leading High-Performing Teams
As Alden Mills advanced from personal success, to leading teams in sports,
military, business, and nonprofits, he learned group success is determined by
a leader's ability to build and lead teams. Whether a team is formed remotely
or in-person, by mandate or inheritance, formally or organically, team leaders
exist to bridge the gap between the outcomes sought and the team that can
This keynote explores the universal leadership essentials to build high-
performing Unstoppable Teams that continuously surpass what they set out
to achieve. Alden demonstrates how leaders can drive greater alignment,
trust, and outsized contributions. He shares the five phases of unstoppable
team development and the key actions to implement each phase. Using his
C.A.R.E. Loop, he provides a roadmap to activate and effectively turn groups
of individuals into Unstoppable Teams.
- Unstoppable Culture: The Practices and Essential Components for Enduring Organizational Success
Following the initial success of Perfect Fitness, Alden Mills and his team lost
their way. Laser-focused on growth and profit, the company began to falter.
To get back on track and ensure ongoing success, they regrouped and
established a prominent culture.
This keynote details how stakeholders in senior leadership and human
resources build an Unstoppable Culture to drive lasting employee
engagement, competitive advantage, and outsized growth. Through personal
stories, checklists, and live exercises, Alden shows how to close culture gaps
by building intentional structure, dynamic practices, and congruent values
that leaders and teams apply together -- day after day, week after week.
Attendees learn the behaviors and tools that create an Unstoppable Culture
by embedding the three Ps–Promise, People, and Process - a practical
three-part framework to close the gap between an organization's existing
culture and activating what he calls the 10x Advantage to create an