Episode 45: Mark Moses (CEO Coaching International), Orange County, California, USA

Some people say they think big. But YPO member Mark Moses thinks BIG and lives even BIGGER. Mark once rode an 8,000 pound elephant into his annual meeting to get this employees to “Think Big.”

Mark started his first company Student Painters at 19, and after a successful sale, he started Platinum Capital, which he also successfully sold. The latter was ranked the No. 1 fastest growing company in Los Angeles as well as No. 10 on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies in the United States.

Mark was chair of the YPO Orange County chapter and served on the Board of the Children’s Hospital of Orange County for six years. He has won Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award and the Blue Chip Enterprise award for overcoming adversity.

Today, Mark’s company CEO Coaching International trains more than 100 of the world’s top high-growth entrepreneurs how to dramatically grow in their finances and cultural development. With his new book Make Big Happen: How to Live, Work, and Give Big, Mark is inspiring powerful personal growth and cultural development in executives and their companies.

On the personal side, Mark has completed 12 full-distance Ironman Triathlons, including the Hawaii Ironman World Championship five times. He also won the 1992 U.S. National Squash Championship, and in 2015, he and his son Mason completed the White Continent Marathon in Antarctica.

In this episode, Mark shares how we can all live big and reach our full potential.


Guest: Mark Moses, Founding Partner of CEO Coaching International
Host & Executive Producer: Kevin Daum
Executive Producer: Van Van
Music: DreamArtist Music

Made possible with grants from Gazelles Growth Institute.

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Kevin Daum is an award winning and bestselling author of 5 books. He is a marketer, speaker, and columnist for Inc.com and Smart Business Magazine. As an Inc. 500 entrepreneur, his sales and marketing techniques resulted in more than $1 billion in sales. Drawing on his background in theatre and business, Kevin is a compelling speaker who has engaged and inspired audiences around the globe. Kevin is a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurial Masters program and has received the Global Learning Award 3 times from the Entrepreneur’s Organization, where he held several board positions. Kevin has designed, produced, and led award-winning executive training programs and events for C-level executives and entrepreneurs on four continents. Previously, Kevin was named one of the 40 people to watch under 40 in San Francisco by the Business Times and in 2006 was named Distinguished Alum of the Year by his alma mater, Humboldt State University.