ABOUT OUR FOUNDER
A Million SMART Women Founder. Women's Leadership Expert. Corporate Transformation Architect.
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, Will’s focus is on developing SMART
Power leaders through his SMART Power Academy, keynotes, workshops and his highly successful corporate transformation process. SMART Power is based on gender synergy – how men and women can use gender-based strengths to lead and work together transforming organizational cultures that need to be more agile, innovative and competitive. Will draws from over 25 years of experience creating breakthroughs at the world’s top organizations including Johnson & Johnson, Nike and Gap. He is a highly requested speaker and trusted advisor on corporate transformation, the competitive advantage of women leaders, gender synergy and igniting innovation.
A Lifelong Passion for Change
In 2004 Will initiated 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. This project generated data from over 30,000 Americans revealing their dreams, values and strategies for living a well-balanced and positive life. Will received an Emmy Award® for writing the PBS learning documentary Reclaiming Your American Dream for the American Dream Project. In 1994, Will co-founded the Seacology Foundation, the only conservation organization dedicated to saving the fragile environments and cultures of islanders, especially in the South Pacific.
Acclaimed Author & Educator
Will is the author of Save the World and Still Be Home for Dinner, Supercharge Your Career and Work Like a Genius and Why We Need Women Leaders to Win. Will was 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 and is a former Leadership Scholar in Residence of The University of San Diego.
Will has worked with:
Co-Founder with Stephen Covey, Covey Leadership Center and the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Co-Founder with Dr. Paul Cox, Seacology Foundation: Preserving the cultures, island and marine environment of the South Pacific
Founder American Dream Project: Wrote Emmy Award-winning learning PBS sponsored learning documentary, Reclaiming Your American Dream
Co-Founder with Alan Fine, InsideOut Training: Developed the most widely used management coaching methodology used in major corporations.
Founder, ReaLeadership Alliance: Strategic leadership and culture change consulting for global organizations
Leader of the Advisory Board of the Human Performance Institute, a Johnson & Johnson company focused on the science of human performance and positive well-being.