Marshall Thurber is a successful attorney, real estate developer, editor, businessman, educator, scholar, inventor, negotiator, author, visionary and public speaker.
A list of his students includes such success stories as Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen of “Chicken Soup for the Soul“ fame, the founder and creator of Paul Mitchell hair products, Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, Spencer Johnson, author of “Who Moved My Cheese”, Tony Robbins, Harv Eker, and Robert Kiyosaki (author of Rich Dad Poor Dad).
“Marshall Thurber is an evolutionary event in our time”
Dr. R. Buckminster Fuller,World-renowned scholar and futurist
Thousands of individuals worldwide have attended the many successful programs developed by Marshall Thurber including:
- Money & You
- Success Secrets of the 21st Century
- The Future of Business: The Essence of Deming
- The Leadership Development Training Program
- The Positive Deviant Network
- The Burklyn: School for Business Comprehensivists
- Abundanets Training
- The Accounting Game (granted a US Patent)
- How to Think About What’s Worth Thinking About
- The Secrets of Powerful Presentations
- How to Make Change Your Ally
In his private consulting business, Marshall has consulted for high profile clients that include: ITT Industries, Sheraton Hotels, The US Navy, Ernst & Young, Panavision, Neill Corporation, Hewlett Packard, GTE, The Neenan Company, Systems West, Bentley Management Corp., Liberty Helicopters, Columbia Artists Management Inc., Mendocino Forest Products, and Chicken Soup for the Soul Books.
In the late 1970s, Thurber co-founded the Burklyn Business School in Vermont. It was designed to teach both the global principles of cooperation he learned from Dr. R. Buckminster Fuller and the contextual principles of the human potential movement. These had been demonstrated in his own businesses. By utilizing Superlearning Technologies™ (for maximum memory retention), simulations, music, and graphics, Thurber’s teaching is known for being powerfully effective, fun, memorable and leading edge.
This successful individual, along with two partners, started a highly successful real estate firm in California. Attention became focused on this company and Thurber started sharing his business theories and methods with others. Today, thousands of people worldwide actively use “Thurber Techniques” in their daily lives.
He also is a partner in The Positive Deviant Network. This is a network of very success individuals who are committed to positive social change and the abundant living context of Buckminster Fuller. In addition, Marshall is Chairman of the Board of Empowergy, Inc, a company whose predictable transformational system elevates the rest to perform like your very best.