Motivational Speaker – Mark Victor Hansen – US

Motivational Speaker – Mark Victor Hansen – US

Motivational Speaker – Mark Victor Hansen – US

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Mark Victor Hansen (born January 1948) is an American inspirational and motivational speaker, trainer and author. He is best known as the founder and co-creator of the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” book series.



Publications[edit source | editbeta]

Along with business partner, Jack Canfield, Hansen is best known for creating what Time magazine called “the publishing phenomenon of the decade”. Chicken Soup for the Soul books are one of the most successful publishing franchises in the world today, with more than 500 million books sold internationally and more than 100 licensed products. The name “Chicken Soup” was chosen because of the use of chicken soup as a home remedy for the sick. The first Chicken Soup book, published by Health Communications, Inc., sold more than 2 million copies. There are now over 500 million copies in print and in 54 languages worldwide.

In 2005 he co-wrote, along with Robert Allen, the book “Cracking the Millionaire Code” in which he highlights several self-made millionaires such as Bob CircostaMichael DellBill GatesAlexander Graham BellOprah Winfrey, and others, using them as examples of how to build wealth.

One of Hansen’s most recent books, co-authored with Art Linkletter, is “How to Make the Rest of your Life The Best of your Life.”

Hansen is currently working on a new book due out in September and co-authored with Robert Allen titled “Cash in a Flash.” It is the sequel to #1 The New York Times Best Seller, “The One Minute Millionaire.”

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Hansen has appeared on OprahCNN and The Today Show and was featured in TimeU.S. News & World ReportUSA TodayThe New York Times and Entrepreneur Magazine.

Also, Mark has appeared on TV infomercials, talking with and supporting Anthony Morrison, who introduced his internet product. In this sales page, Anthony Morrison introduces his product in a video, where he takes us by the heart, taking his private jet to go “helping” 3 retired (or close-to-retire) men making money with ClickBank and CPA and PPC onGoogle.

Education[edit source | editbeta]

Hansen was graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1970 with a B.A. in speech communications.[1]

Recognition[edit source | editbeta]

In 2004 Hansen was inducted into the Sales & Marketing Executive International’s Hall of Fame, receiving the Ambassador of Free Enterprise award. He is also the recipient of the 2004 Visionary Philanthropist for Youth Award by Covenant House of CA.

In 2002 The University of Toledo presented Hansen with an Honorary PhD in Business Administration and established the Mark Victor Hansen Entrepreneurial Excellence Fund that will help shape the minds of future business leaders and assist in the development of the faculty who will teach them.

In 2000 The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans honored Hansen with the prestigious Horatio Alger Award as an American leader who personifies the virtues and principles inherent in the success stories written by nineteenth-century American author Horatio Alger, Jr.

In 2000 Northwood University honored Hansen as the Outstanding Business Leader of the Year.

Charity work[edit source | editbeta]

Hansen is involved and supports charities such as Horatio Alger Scholarships, Habitat for HumanityAmerican Red CrossOperation SmileOceanaMarch of Dimes, Covenant House and Childhelp USA.