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Mark Babbitt

Mark S. Babbitt is the President of WorqIQ, a consultancy focused on improving leadership, building “good comes first” company cultures, and developing Workplace Intelligence (WQ). Mark is also the Founder and CEO of YouTern, a community focused on helping young careerists get their first or next internship or job.

A recovering Silicon Valley engineer, Mark has worked with many high-tech clients and start-ups. Over the years, he has also consulted with many healthcare and non-profit organizations.


Proven Results

As a lifelong mentor and coach known for his direct approach, Mark has helped clients get the best of their leadership teams and people for 30+ years.

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Keynote Speaker

From Hong Kong to Düsseldorf, Mark has served as a featured speaker, presenter, and facilitator. His goal: To provide not just words, but actionable inspiration.


Featured In

Followers benefit from Mark’s insights in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc., Investor’s Business Daily, Harvard Business Review, and many other fine publications.


Like Chris, Mark has been named a “Top 100 Leadership Speakers” by Inc. Magazine. He has also been listed on several influencer lists but takes the most pride in being named a “Top 100 Mentor."

Mark is the father of five and grandfather of five more. Other than his work and family, Mark’s passion is the game of baseball, where he has served as a coach for 35 years.

Along with his youngest son, the woman who barely tolerates him, and the family’s two labrador retriever rescue dogs, Mark makes the mountains of Colorado his home.

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Other Books By Mark


A World Gone Social

How Companies Must Adapt to Survive


Good Comes First from S. Chris Edmonds and Mark S. Babbitt is set for release September 28, 2021 by Matt Holt Books, an imprint of BenBella Books. Sign up for monthly updates, actionable culture advice, and a copy of the book’s table of contents and foreword by Venus Williams.