Carl Gould is a worldwide leading authority on business and entrepreneurship. As an entrepreneur, he built three multi-million-dollar businesses by age 40; and as a consultant, he has helped companies like Allstate, American Idol, USA Olympic Track, IBM, McGraw-Hill and the US Army. His company, 7 Stage Advisors has mentored the launch of over five thousand businesses and is one of the farthest-reaching business mentoring organizations in the world.
Carl has worked with multiple Inc. 500/5000 fastest-growing companies and is a founding member of the International Association of Coaches. A regular contributor to podcasts and TV spots for entrepreneurs and small business owners. The co-host of a weekly radio show – Quit and Get Rich. Carl has served as a visiting lecturer at MIT, Rutgers Business School and the Wits Business School in Johannesburg, South Africa. Gould has been the recipientof many awards including 2 prestigious Stevie Awards for –Entrepreneur of the Year.
Carl has written multiple books on the subject of business strategy, leadership and sustainable growth. He co-authored “Blueprint for Success” with Stephen R. Covey and Ken Blanchard; and his best-selling book, “The 7 Stages of Small Business Success”, lays out the formula for HyperGrowth. In 2016, ‘Biz Dev Done Right” became a #1 Best Seller on Amazon. He’s a visiting lecturer at MIT, Rutgers Business School and the Wits Business School in Johannesburg.