- World’s most influential leaders and executives with a mission to improve leadership competence, ethical wisdom, organizational performance, life balance, contribution to the community and personal fulfillment.
William L. Marre, • He makes complex problems simple. • He is outrageous, yet profound. • He is a mentor of leaders. Fortune 500 CEOs and management VIPs seek out the intuitive, energetic, practical wisdom of knowledge magnet, Will Marré, a dead serious mentor with a spontaneous, humorous speaking style. Like a wise man in a red hot rod, Will presents unexpected yet practical insights in an unconventional package. His presentations weave heavily researched facts and clear insights fired by years of real time experience in the trenches of business leadership. His message is always fresh, delivered in the emotional logic of the audience. The result is a river of ideas and powerful tools that make an immediate impact on leaders’ professional success and personal fulfillment.
He translated the concepts of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People into powerful leadership courses, integrating lecture, multimedia and case studies for over one million executives and managers of Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies. His marketing leadership and brand development formed the basis of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People as a publishing phenomenon, being on the New York Times bestseller list for 13 years and having sold over 15 million copies in over 20 countries. At 25, Will bought his first business, Beachcomber Bills Beachwear, for $1.00 and built it into a multi-million dollar manufacturer, selling to retailers from Neiman Marcus to Nordstrom, and his 9 factory outlet stores in two years. From his first business success, Will was asked to consult with several west coast sportswear companies including Hang Ten, Lightning Bolt and Quiksilver.
By 30, Will had started a strategic consulting practice specializing in refinancing and turn-arounds. In 1983, Will co-founded Covey Leadership Center with a vision to become the most influential leadership training organization in the world. Will has served as a personal leadership advisor and coach to several CEO’s of multi-billion dollar companies.
Founded Leadership Alliance with a vision to create an international community of the world’s most influential leaders and executives with a mission to improve leadership competence, ethical wisdom, organizational performance, life balance, contribution to the community and personal fulfillment.
Books by William Marre