Author and Speaker. Location: Red Rooster Tavern, North Muskegon, MI. Mel Robbins is a New York Times best-selling author, speaker and TV host. Her career has taken many twists and turns, including working as a criminal defense attorney and CNN analyst. During an incredibly dark period of her life, she developed a series of skills that allowed her to not only survive this period but launched her career in a new direction. Author of "The Five Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work and Confidence with Everyday Courage," Mel is one of the country's most sought-after speakers. Over the nostalgic flavors of her childhood favorite restaurant, Red Rooster Tavern in North Muskegon, Michigan, Mel shares her hilarious and flawed journey and her everyday advice to live a life with more purpose and courage.