||Mark Victor Hansen
The Ambassador of Possibilities
Co-Founder, Chicken Soup for the Soul Enterprise, Inc
Co-Author , The One Minute Millionaire
Marketing Maven and America's Authority on Human Potential
Outrageous Out-of-the-Box Thinker
Mark Victor Hansen is the co-founder of the widely successful Chicken Soup for the Soul series. The series that Time magazine calls "The publishing phenomenon of the decade" has collectively sold more than 65 million copies in North America alone, making it one of the most successful publishing "franchises" in America today. With Chicken Soup for the Soul as a brand name, the enterprise's licensing program controls syndicated newspaper columns, a weekly television show on PAX Net Cable Network and many large name brand licenses.
He started out like many people, with a dream........
Surprisingly, just over 2 decades ago, Mark Victor Hansen was bankrupt from a failed business! With no money, and even fewer resources, he found the determination and energy to create a publishing and speaking empire.
Today, he is a household name, and has been seen by millions on television shows, such as Oprah, CNN, Eye to Eye, QVC, The Today Show, and had a biography produced for the Nostalgia Channel. He has been featured in dozens of national magazines such as Entrepreneur, Success, Forbes, Time, Working Woman, US News & World Report, and People, along with hundreds of newspaper articles and more than 500 radio talk-show programs.
Acclaimed by the best of the best!
Mark Victor Hansen has been called one of the "Top 10 Greatest Motivational Speakers". Powerful, life-shifting speakers such as Og Mandino, Zig Ziglar, Jim Rohn and Brian Tracy count Mark as one of the most "dynamic and meaningful speakers of this age". He's also been inducted into the highly acclaimed circle of Horatio Alger recipients because of the remarkable life path he's created for himself and others.
Mark Victor Hansen is reshaping the vision of what is possible in our lives and is credited with having a profound influence on the attitudes and actions of those who hear him.