Steven J. Manning

Steven J. Manning

Steven J. Manning is an internationally-known business leader, author, public speaker and advisor. He a founder, CEO, principal, General Manager and Board Member of a number of enterprises in the US and Europe. He is credited with the origination of prominent creative and empirical concepts, targeting data base concepts, media strategies, promotional concepts, incentive devices and channels, and decision-making predictive techniques. All those are widely used in the marketing world. He has generated $47 billion in revenue of consumer products, services, and consultative endeavors.

In addition to successful owned and operated enterprises, he has generated revenue for and advised on a broad spectrum of matters over 70 major brands, including: CBS, Disney, DirectTV, Guthy Renker, IKEA, Provide Commerce, Kimberly-Clark, NBC, Netflix, WebMD, SONY, Telebrands, Time Warner, Toyota, LG, UMG, Milton Friedman University.

His professional and business relationships span the world. Those include captains of industry, world-renown educators, authors and thought-leaders, sports personalities. Steven J. Manning is an astute observer of people, society, business, and all matter of trends that effect all those. He writes and speaks extensively on pillars of entrepreneurial success, politics, economics, advertising, marketing, conflict resolution, writing, leadership and more, to various audiences including professional groups and institutes of higher learning.

His new book, Pimps Whores And Patrons Of Virtue is highly acclaimed around the world. His next books, Explaining Bitcoin To Buddhist Monks: So many things, events, served up in all media ways, are just incomprehensible. Might as well try explaining Bitcoin to Buddhist monks. And Thanks Oscar (Wilde) are in the works.


Steven J. Manning is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Connect with him on email at sjmanning@fymc.com or on LinkedIn.
Steven J. Manning
Big Picture

Business and political correctness, the culture of apology and the oxymoron of situational ethics.

Political correctness is a particularly insidious and ravenous cancer of the intellect. It has done more harm to all aspects of business and society than any despot could have. It is indisputable that business has to navigate within at best painful, at worst the ethically bankrupt construct of political correctness...
Business Transformation

PILLARS OF SUCCESS

Success defies a universal definition. It is a complex paradigm. On a macro basis, definitions of success differ widely, based on a variety of factors: social position, station and chronology in life, ethnicity, economics, geo-political, and more. It is necessarily defined both qualitatively and quantitatively. It can be unique to...