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Harvey Mackay        

Iconic Business Guru and Bestselling Author

Harvey Mackay is known as an innovative business leader, owner of the $100 million MackayMitchell Envelope Company, and a New York Times #1 bestselling author who has sold over 10 million books that have been translated into 46 languages. However, these honorable mentions from his extensive experiences in the business world only touch upon what Mackay is capable of offering diverse audiences. As one of the most sought-after and quoted motivational speakers by Fortune 1000 companies, colleges, celebrities, and corporate leaders around the world, he supplies everyone who listens with compelling, customizable advice and powerful tools that can be taken straight to the bank.

In addition to his popularity in the speaking realm, as an author, Mackay has written seven New York Times bestselling books, three which have reached #1, and two named by The Times among the top 15 inspirational business books of all time – Swim With The Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive and Beware The Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt. His latest book, The Mackay MBA of Selling in the Real World (November 2011) made the New York Times bestseller list in its first week.

To add to his reputability, for the last 20 years, Mackay has been a nationally syndicated columnist for United Feature Syndicate. His weekly articles appear in 100 newspapers and magazines around the country, including Inc. magazine, the Orange County Register, Minneapolis Star Tribune, and Arizona Republic.

As one of America's most popular and entertaining presenters, he speaks, on average, once a week to Fortune 500-size companies and associations. Toastmasters International even named him one of the top five speakers in the world, in addition to being a member of the National Speakers Association Speakers Hall of Fame.

Central to Mackay’s talks are the invaluable lessons he provides audiences with, such as the ability to stay competitive in the often cut-throat world of business. In other words, he tells them to “swim with the sharks” without sacrificing personal integrity or doing it at the expense of other people. Mackay is known as the master of networking, which gives listeners the exclusive opportunity to have an expert focus their needs on building strong relationships with customers, employees, and more.

Mackay’s speeches will intimately enrich your audience’s personal and business lives. Filled with wit, wisdom, and real-life stories, his presentations are tailored to the specific goals of each group. He openly shares his secrets of how to develop more productive relationships, survive the ever-changing job market, and outsell, out-negotiate, and out-motivate the competition. Audiences will take away profound lessons to apply to their own personal experiences forever.

Speech Topics

Customer Service

Leadership and Management

Tips on Salesmanship and Negotiation

Sales, Customer Service, Management, Negotiation

Outsell, Outmanage, Outmotivate and Outnegotiate Your Competition

From his experience as a Minneapolis entrepreneur and prominent community leader, Harvey offers powerful and compelling advice on how to outsell, outmanage, outmotivate and outnegotiate your competition, offering tips on salesmanship, customer service, leadership, management and negotiation. He will take you into shark-infested waters, throw you a life preserver and help you leave the competition in the wake.

(Note: Harvey can tailor his speech to cover your specific needs or theme -- be it leadership, teamwork, coaching, networking, building long-term relationships, or whatever.)


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