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.

Six Ways to Simplify Your Thinking (Without Becoming Simplistic)

Ockham, the scholastic philosopher of the thirteenth century is credit with Ockham’s Razor: make things as simple as possible but no simpler. Anything over-simplified becomes simplistic, and of little or no value. Sometimes in the pursuit of cleverness or clarity we accidentally oversimplify. As a communication tool, that isn’t necessarily bad if we are knowledgable enough…

Top 10 Leadership Strategies For The New Year

Revisit why you lead. Get clear on your purpose, not just your strategies and tactics. Refocus on the most important things you should be doing. It won’t be a long list. Tend to important relationships. Repair for some and renewal for others might be in order. Set a few big goals. Aim for the big…