Hansen has shared his motivational messages with at least 2 million people in about 38 countries. His powerful influence, advice, and challenges lead people from all types of backgrounds to do extraordinary things. A true believer in and example of his saying "You can easily create the life you deserve," Hansen teaches his audiences how to recognize and tackle opportunities.
Hansen was honored by the University of Toledo in 2002 when it presented him with an honorary Ph.D. in Business Administration and established the Mark Victor Hansen Entrepreneurial Excellence Fund, which provides assistance to the business leaders of tomorrow and those who teach them.
Always striving to help others, Hansen is also very involved with humanitarian organizations like Habitat for Humanity, the American Red Cross, and the March of Dimes.
Once he achieved publishing success, Hansen went on to found the MEGA Book Marketing University and Building Your MEGA Speaking Empire conferences. At these annual events, Hansen coaches up-and-coming authors, speakers, and experts on how to achieve successful and fruitful careers.
Hansen has been featured on Oprah, CNN, and The Today Show and in TIME, USA Today, and The New York Times, among many other media outlets.
Throughout his career, Hansen has come to find a variety of people whom he looks up to. He admires Walt Disney for his creativity, Cavett Robert for his ability to engage a group when he speaks, Chip Collins for his mentoring ability, and former President John F. Kennedy for his ability as a visionary.