Harvey Mackay
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Harvey Mackay


Harvey Mackay is the author of five New York Times bestsellers (three of which went to #1), in­cluding Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive. The New York Times also named Swim with the Sharks and Beware the Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt as two of the fifteen most inspira­tional business books of all time. His books have sold more than ten million copies worldwide and have been translated into thirty-seven languages and distributed in eighty countries.

Mackay is also a nationally syndicated columnist for United Features Syndicate and one of America’s most popular and entertaining business speakers. He’s been named one of the top five speakers in the world by Toastmasters International.

Mackay is chairman of MackayMitchell Envelope Company, a $100 million company he founded at age twenty-six.

He has been married to his wife, Carol Ann, for forty-nine years. They have three children and nine grandchildren.

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