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.

Definition of Leadership

How do you define leadership? Over the years I’ve used several definitions of leadership. Here’s one to consider: Leadership is the ability to help people and organizations surpass themselves. Leaders enable others to be better than they’ve ever been, and take their organizations to places they’ve never been. The acid test of leadership: are your people and/or…

Defining great leaders

Leading Millennials: Is that an oxymoron?

The millennial generation has been entering the workplace and is not interested in the status quo. Gone are the days where flexible schedules, work mobility and challenging projects were earned over time rather than requested in the interview. Many people would say that this is because the millennial generation has the expectation that the perfect…