About the author
Described as a rainmaker and innovation leader, Mark Grace lives by the adage, “Aim higher, achieve more!” For Grace, “There will be setbacks, but the good side is just point upward and you go upward to better. You might not see better right away, but better is there if you keep looking and seeking. You can avoid and deflect the bad people who try and stop your growth.” As an inventor, Grace has received over 10 patents, many trademarks and been honored with international technology awards. He is the author of a series of personal and corporate “how to grow” books: 1) Elements of Visual Talking, 2) Soaring to Awesome-Turd Throwers Beware, 3) Choosing Up, and 4) Avoid Takers.
Grace earned his MBA from Washington University and Chemistry degree from St. Louis University and is founder of the growth advisory firm, Beyondvia Technologies. Beyondvia.com offers practical better ways to liberate individuals and organizations to grow and evolve their visions and value. Grace regularly advises global organizations and contributes to leading journals across a myriad of industries.