Will Marré on 5 Star Leadership, Leadership with Purpose. LPR – 110

By March 5th, 2014 One Comment

Visionary leadership development master for the top leaders of our day, Will Marré, joins us. He is the emmy-award winning writer, speaker and expert on 21st century leadership to Cisco, Nike, GE, GAP, Disney and more.

Will’s message is simple, Purpose drives leadership. You’ll hear about the real, measurable results achieved when a leader answers the Why Question with everyone first. Will’s stories of the founding of the Covey Leadership Center with Stephen Covey and other stories of leading organizations enthrall us. And it’s not just business, hear how the entire way of conducting military campaigns was changes through leadership. Leadership methods which apply just as well for business and non-profits. Will concludes with some of the most practice advice ever on effective engagement and leadership for today’s work force. Advice which everyone can use today to see immediate growth.  Join us for this fast-paced and deep interview.

Interview bio/story

Will Marré (rhymes with “Hooray!”) is the co-founder and former president of the Covey Leadership Center which brought The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to millions worldwide. Today he is CEO of the REALeadership Alliance which conducts ongoing research on business innovation strategies of today’s most admired leaders. Will’s primary work is coaching and partnering with CEOs using a proprietary process—5 Star Leadership—to thaw frozen bureaucracies and heat up agile cultures to win in a fiercely competitive marketplace.

Will also co-founded the Seacology Foundation, the only conservation organization dedicated to saving the fragile environments and cultures of islanders, especially in the South Pacific. An acclaimed speaker, Will received an Emmy Award® for writing the PBS learning documentary Reclaiming Your American Dream. Will was recently featured by the University of California TV (UCTV) for his online course, Turn your Superpower into your Career. Will serves on the leadership faculty of UCSD Extension, is the visiting Scholar of Social Enterprise at Clemson University and is a former Leadership Scholar in Residence of The University of San Diego.

He is the author of Save the World and Still Be Home for Dinner and his soon to be released, BAM: Unleashing the 5 Forces of Leadership.

In 2004 Will founded The American Dream Project to ignite leaders of the future to develop and find the ideas, tools and relationships they need to create sustainable abundance.

As a speaker, coach or consultant Will is dead serious with a humorous style.  He connects up-to-minute research with clear insights into a river of powerful ideas.  As a leadership expert and an unrelenting advocate for a sustainable future, Will always transforms your most relevant business problems into an unconventional approach to opportunity,  and does it with infectious passion.

Leadership Quotes

“On the face of it shareholder value is the dumbest idea in the world. Shareholder value is the result, not a strategy. Your main constituency is your customers, your employees and your products.”  Jack Welch, 2009

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Be sure to read Will’s Manifesto..  Manifesto

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For many, the current economic crisis has clearly demonstrated that ‘Big Business’ and too much ‘me’ have almost destroyed our world. But visionary business coach Will Marre steps in to show us how to be leaders of meaningful lives and a better world.


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