Mike Myatt is a leadership advisor to Fortune 500 CEO's and their Boards of Directors.
About Mike Myatt
Mike Myatt is a leadership advisor to Fortune 500 CEOs and their Boards of Directors. Widely regarded as America’s Top CEO Coach, he is the bestselling author of Hacking Leadership (Wiley) and Leadership Matters… (2007), a Forbes leadership columnist, is a member of the board of directors at the Gordian Institute, and is the Founder and Chairman at N2Growth.
Mr. Myatt is commonly regarded as one of the world’s most recognized authorities on leadership. At the 2013 Thinkers50 Awards sponsored by Harvard Business Review, he was recognized as one of the top 10 leadership thinkers globally. Trust Across America selected him as one of the Top 100 Most Trustworthy Business Thought Leaders, and Inc. Magazine recognized him as one of the top 50 leadership and management experts in the world.
Two of his most often cited quotes are: “Leadership exists to disrupt mediocrity.” and “The plausibility of impossibility only becomes a probability in the absence of leadership.”
As an executive, Mike Myatt has held numerous C-suite positions, as an entrepreneur he has been a principal in 4 successful ventures, and as a professional advisor he has worked with clients ranging from successful CEOs & other public figures to Fortune 100 companies.
Perhaps best know for his groundbreaking leadership insights and his ability to cut through static thinking, Myatt is recognized for coining the phrase “Next Practices” when people were just beginning to talk about best practices. His SMARTS (Simple, Meaningful, Actionable, Relational, Transformational & Scalable) paradigm has been used as the catalyst for many culture transformation projects around the globe, and his thinking around “pulling the future forward” has changed the way leaders approach change and innovation.
He is a syndicated columnist and contributing editor on topics of leadership and innovation. His theories and practices have been taught at many of the nation’s top business schools, and his work has been noted in several publications including: Forbes, Psychology Today, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, Chicago Sun Times, Success, Washington Times, Chief Executive Magazine and others.
Mr. Myatt also frequently lectures and keynotes on topics of leadership, culture and innovation. Mr. Myatt has been happily married for three decades with two married children and four amazing grandsons.