Mark C. Thompson is an expert on executive leadership, business strategy and innovation who has spent over 25 years leading teams and building companies from the ground up.

Mark created the Chief Executive Alliance to provide his clients a unique coaching experience, forming a network of experts around the world. The Alliance members complement Mark's executive coaching by providing consulting on unique business challenges.

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​Mark helps clients at many stages of their careers in the following areas

  • Preparing for a C-Suite role or becoming the CEO

  • Guiding a leader to what's next for their career

  • Building trust and collaboration among teams

  • Improving interpersonal communication

  • Behavioral change

  • Strategical thinking for an organization

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"Mark reveals powerful strategies that help you make it happen."

- Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin


Success Built to Last, link to Amazon

What Is Success? How Can You Attain It? Will It Make You Happy?

Here Are 21 Ways to Make It Happen.


Asa BusinessWeek's Top 5 Career Book, Mark Thompson, Jerry Porras and Stewart Emery interview some of the world's most successful people, from CEOs to Nobel laureates to community leaders. They have distilled this wisdom into a set of simple principles you can use to transform your career and life. Most notable interviews from this book include Warren Buffett, Bill Clinton, Maya Angelou, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Frances Hesselbein

Admired: 21 Ways to Double Your Value

You Deserve to Be Valued, Respected, and Admired for What Matters to You.

Here Are 21 Ways to Make It Happen.


A New York Times Bestseller, Mark and Bonita Thompson help you find 21 simple and powerful strategies that will help you become more valued in a crowded and competitive world — not in a superficial way or just for its own sake — but for what matters most to you and to the most valuable people (MVPs) in your life and work.

Now Build a Great Business

Don't Be Daunted By a Challenging Economy and Fierce Competition — Even in the Toughest Environment, Highly Profitable Businesses Abound!

Business heavyweights and acclaimed authors, Mark Thompson and Brian Tracy come back with their latest book, Now Build A Great Business. This New York Times bestseller is packed with insights from face-to-face interviews with world-class business leaders and step-by-step instructions and a compelling big-picture overview show you exactly how to: become a great leader, develop a great business plan, surround yourself with great people, offer a great product or service, and design a great marketing plan.