Mumin Sekman is a thinker, speaker, and the author of 10 books in the field of personal development.
His philosophy is often summarized by his phrase: “Being successful can be learned”. Sekman’s books have sold more than 1 million copies.
The vast popularity of his books is often considered as a proof that his philosophy has been embraced by the masses. Sekman lives in Istanbul and Los Angeles.
Early Life and education
Mumin Sekman was born in Istanbul. His childhood hero was “Robin Hood”, the heroic British outlaw known for taking from the rich and giving to the poor. Inspired by Robin Hood, Sekman embarked on a journey to change the world.
He got accepted to the most prestigious law school in his country. Shortly after, he realized “the world’s real problem wasn’t the inequality in wealth distribution. It was the inequality in success distribution.”
He successfully completed the law school, yet never practiced law. Instead, he opted to analyze the systems of successful public figures, and share his learning with the masses. In honor of his childhood hero, Sekman claimed his sense of purpose as “to democratize the access to knowledge for a successful life.”
Mumin Sekman wrote his first book at the age of 21. Over the years, his first book sold more than 100,000 copies.
He has written a number of books. To date, over a million copies of his books have been sold in various countries and languages. He is particularly interested in synthesis of Eastern wisdom and Western technigues.
“Limit Sizsiniz” – “Unlimit yourself” was Sekman’s first book to be translated into English. The popular book aims to overcome the reader’s internal and external roadblocks to success. His other books are being translated into many different languages.
In addition to being a best-seller author, Mumin Sekman also edited the first books of many young writers. He also offered script consultancy to a number of popular TV series, and guided many celebrities in making strategic decisions.
Sekman is highly active on the public, and corporate speaking circuit. In addition to giving seminars, he also offers “Career Check-up”, his proprietary, one-on-one consulting service to CEOs, leaders, and celebrities.
Having thoroughly studied and extensively practiced the topic of success, Sekman deeply values the intellectual and philosophical aspect of the concept. According to him, “to be successful, one must analyze like Socrates, plan like Aristotle, and execute like Alexander the Great.”
Sekman believes that being successful is an acquired skill. Yet, he quickly adds, “to be successful; one must practice his learning like an art.” His self-declared mission is “to increase the number of successful people per square foot in the world.”