Mark holds the Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame. He was recently honored with the Cavett Award, the highest honor the NSA bestows on its members, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the speaking profession. In 2019, Global Gurus named Mark the #5 Leadership Authority in the world.

12 challenges leaders of today face

This post on leadership challenges was originally published in 2016 and has been updated for 2019. What’s different about leadership today? What are some of the challenges today’s leaders face? I address, advise, and teach leadership skills to hundreds of leaders each year. In public forums and private conversations, they share their experiences as leaders—their…

Defining great leaders

Just Good Business: Guest Blog by Harry Daniels

Harry Daniels and I have a mutual love of airplanes and aviation. Although we’ve never met in person, we correspond frequently and I’ve quickly come to admire his professionals and commitment to excellence. Harry is a Certified Public Accountant in Ocala, Florida.  His work focuses on personal and business income tax, estate, gift, and retirement planning,…