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David Willden is the author of the best-selling book Creating You, Inc. - a guidebook that helpsĀ people to create their own career or business doing what they love most and making a real difference.

David's sweet spot is helping people and organizations to discover and create a future of real purpose for themselves, to become genuinely passionate and to succeed. He has led initiatives that have generated over $500 million in results.

Mr. Willden is currently the CEO of Breakthrough Practices; a firm that helps people and organizations to develop and implement exciting strategies and products that help them to succeed.

David has worked as a senior management adviser to top government officials and consulted extensively with federal organizations, Fortune 100 companies, small-medium sized businesses, and non-profit organizations. He has also worked as an executive for Larry H. Miller (owner of 100+ businesses, including Utah Jazz NBA team), Cap Gemini Consulting, and Franklin Covey where he led business turnarounds, managed 100+ consultants, and managed 100+ concurrent product development & other project teams.

Most recently, David led teams to plan, publish, and launch books, websites and a television program. The first book was an overnight bestseller - shattering sales records in the industry. Subsequent books continue to be top sellers in their niche and have won top awards. The television series became a local favorite that continues to be rebroadcast.

David also recently chaired and inaugurated World Strategy Week 2014 - that brought together top strategy thought leaders, executives, and professionals from around the world. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Association of Strategic Planning.

David has a M.S. from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. from Brigham Young University.