How Great Decisions
Get Made

Take Charge
of Your Talent

How Great Decisions Get Made

Take Charge
of Your Talent

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Insightful Speaking

Engage, inspire, and motivate your audience with valuable ideas that they can use right now.

Action Workshops

Enjoy making measurable progress together on critical issues and opportunities of high value.

Take Charge Coaching

Elevate your career trajectory and gain personal satisfaction with proven tools and expert guidance.

Masterful Facilitation

Enable participants to maximize their best thinking and accomplish amazing results together.

Insightful Speaking

Engage, inspire, and motivate your audience with valuable ideas that they can use right now.

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Action Workshops

Enjoy making measurable progress together on critical issues and opportunities of high value.

LEARN MORE ➮

Take Charge Coaching

Elevate your career trajectory and gain personal satisfaction with proven tools and expert guidance.

LEARN MORE ➮

Masterful Facilitation

Enable participants to maximize their best thinking and accomplish amazing results together.

LEARN MORE ➮

MEET DON MARUSKA

As a founder and CEO of three Silicon Valley companies, venture investor, and recipient of the National Innovators Award, Don writes, speaks, and coaches from a broad base of experience. His lifelong passions for creativity, translating innovative ideas into practical applications, and bringing out the best in others stimulate his work. With two leading-edge books and specialized training as a Master Certified Coach, Don is now helping clients around the world succeed in their careers and organizations.

MEET DON MARUSKA

As a founder and CEO of three Silicon Valley companies, venture investor, and recipient of the National Innovators Award, Don writes, speaks, and coaches from a broad base of experience. His lifelong passions for creativity, translating innovative ideas into practical applications, and bringing out the best in others stimulate his work. With two leading-edge books and specialized training as a Master Certified Coach, Don is now helping clients around the world succeed in their careers and organizations.

What people are saying about don maruska

Don Maruska embodies a rare professional combination: a blend of intellectual horsepower and creative instinct, analytic rigor and people skills, hard and soft. He has dedicated himself to inventing ever better methods for developing the right people into better performers.

Jim Collins
Author of Good to Great
Don’s business building, coaching, and teamwork services have been very rewarding for me both personally and financially. Our investment has paid off many times over.

Bill Thoma
President of Thoma Electric
Don Maruska’s well-tested process makes it possible to reach high-quality decisions based on accessing everyone’s good thinking and greatest hopes.

Margaret J. Wheatley
Author of Leadership & The New Science
Don’s helped resolve some of the toughest land use issues in both coastal communities and desert areas. His approach has built lasting value for our organization, the resources we manage, and the public we serve.

Mike Pool
California state Director of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management
I’ve seen a lot of business experts and consultants in my career, but none matches the quality and value we’ve gained from Don Maruska. Anything you’ve heard about him cannot do justice to the overwhelmingly positive impact Don will have on your business.

Jim Brabeck
President of Farm Supply Company
Don’s coaching dramatically increased my productivity and efficiency in managing my growing law practice. He helped me get focused and centered on what’s really important. His services definitely enabled me to implement my ideas and plans more quickly and to feel better about the results.

Mike Gilfix, Esq.
Gilfix, Lapoll & Associates
Don is a brilliant coach and problem-solver. He is also simply a delight to work with; he offers up his extraordinary wisdom lightly. I would highly recommend Don to anyone who needs a sophisticated, powerful, understated guide.

Carol Head
President of Solve Me/CFS Initiative
Take Charge of Your Talent is an excellent framework to engage your employees in their own professional development. It is practical, scalable, and enticing. We implemented it at MindBody, and it fit perfectly with our culture and core values.

Rick Stollmeyer
CEO of Mindbodyonline
Our team members in 13 locations around the world reported an average 20% increase in use of their talent and a corresponding increase in job satisfaction. The team continues to bring new assets online and remains actively engaged. I highly recommend Don’s program.

Steve Brown
Managing Director

What people are saying about don maruska

Don Maruska embodies a rare professional combination: a blend of intellectual horsepower and creative instinct, analytic rigor and people skills, hard and soft. He has dedicated himself to inventing ever better methods for developing the right people into better performers.
Jim Collins
Author of Good to Great

Don’s business building, coaching, and teamwork services have been very rewarding for me both personally and financially. Our investment has paid off many times over.

Bill Thoma
President of Thoma Electric
Don Maruska’s well-tested process makes it possible to reach high-quality decisions based on accessing everyone’s good thinking and greatest hopes.

Margaret J. Wheatley
Author of Leadership & The New Science
Don’s helped resolve some of the toughest land use issues in both coastal communities and desert areas. His approach has built lasting value for our organization, the resources we manage, and the public we serve.

Mike Pool
California state Director of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management
I’ve seen a lot of business experts and consultants in my career, but none matches the quality and value we’ve gained from Don Maruska. Anything you’ve heard about him cannot do justice to the overwhelmingly positive impact Don will have on your business.

Jim Brabeck
President of Farm Supply Company
Don’s coaching dramatically increased my productivity and efficiency in managing my growing law practice. He helped me get focused and centered on what’s really important. His services definitely enabled me to implement my ideas and plans more quickly and to feel better about the results.

Mike Gilfix, Esq.
Gilfix, Lapoll & Associates
Don is a brilliant coach and problem-solver. He is also simply a delight to work with; he offers up his extraordinary wisdom lightly. I would highly recommend Don to anyone who needs a sophisticated, powerful, understated guide.

Carol Head
President of Solve Me/CFS Initiative
Take Charge of Your Talent is an excellent framework to engage your employees in their own professional development. It is practical, scalable, and enticing. We implemented it at MindBody, and it fit perfectly with our culture and core values.

Rick Stollmeyer
CEO of Mindbodyonline
Our team members in 13 locations around the world reported an average 20% increase in use of their talent and a corresponding increase in job satisfaction. The team continues to bring new assets online and remains actively engaged. I highly recommend Don’s program.

Steve Brown
Managing Director

LATEST ARTICLES

Power up your potential with the latest blog articles from Don Maruska…

Speaking

Don’s speaking delivers memorable content in an engaging and fun way. Be sure to check out his Keynote with a Kicker. Participants put ideas into practice so that they take away not only valuable insights but also tangible results in applying them. Discover how your next event can make a lasting difference…

Resources

You’ll enjoy books and audio resources you can share with your whole team to deepen their understanding and retention of valuable ideas. Don also provides tailored handouts and exercises from 10 years of tested tools as author of the Business Success column, distributed through newspapers around the world…

SPEAKING

Don’s speaking delivers memorable content in an engaging and fun way. Be sure to check out his Keynote with a Kicker. Participants put ideas into practice so that they take away not only valuable insights but also tangible results in applying them. Discover how your next event can make a lasting difference…

Don’s speaking delivers memorable content in an engaging and fun way. Be sure to check out his Keynote with a Kicker. Participants put ideas into practice so that they take away not only valuable insights but also tangible results in applying them. Discover how your next event can make a lasting difference…

Resources

You’ll enjoy books and audio resources you can share with your whole team to deepen their understanding and retention of valuable ideas. Don also provides tailored handouts and exercises from 10 years of tested tools as author of the Business Success column, distributed through newspapers around the world…