Carl Gould is an authority on business growth who advises organizations to grow to the next level. He is an entrepreneur who built three multi-million dollar businesses by age 40. His consulting firm, 7 Stage Advisors, has mentored the launch of over five thousand businesses. He has advised over 100 of the Inc. 500/5000 Fastest-Growing Companies, and currently works with the 9th fastest-growing company in NJ.
Gould created the farthest-reaching business mentoring organization in the world, and his methodologies are in practice in 35 countries. He has trained, certified or accredited over 7,000 Business Coaches and Mentors since 2002.

Carl has written multiple books on the subject of business strategy, leadership and sustainable growth. He co-authored “Blueprint for Success” with Stephen R. Covey and Ken Blanchard; and his best-selling book, “The 7 Stage of Small Business Success”, lays out the formula for HyperGrowth. In 2016, Biz Dev Done Right became a #1 Best Seller on Amazon. Each week he co-hosts “Quit and Get Rich” on iHeart® radio; and shares share his insights from working with top companies from around the world. You can learn more about Carl and his firm at

Carl’s dynamic and energetic presentation style has made him one of the most sought after speakers internationally. He combines practical and impactful content with real-world experience…no theory here! He engages his audiences and keeps them on the edge of their seat. Gould’s content is original, profound and battle-tested…his stuff works!

Carl Gould: Entrepreneur-Author-Speaker

Occupational Highlights/Previous Experience:

  • -Built 3 multi-million dollar businesses by age 40
  • -Created the world’s farthest-reaching business mentoring organization
  • -Founding Member- International Association of Coaches (IAC)
  • -Certified/Accredited in Coaching, Facilitation, Leadership, Human Needs Psychology, NLP (Neuro-Linguistics Programming) and NAC (Neuro-Associative Conditioning), Tele-Conference Leadership, Organizational Lifecycles, Behavioral/Values/Axiology Analysis through such organizations as:

*International Coach Federation

*Coach University


*Robbins-Madanes Institute

*Institute for Independent Business

*Adizes Institute

*Dales Carnegies Companies

*Target Training International

*Robbins Research International

  • -Certified, Trained or Accredited over 7,000 business coaches in 35 countries since 2002
  • -Co-authored “Blueprint for Success: with Ken Blanchard and Stephen R. Covey
  • -Authored ‘The 7 Stages of Small Business Success” in 2010
  • -Co-Authored “Biz Dev Done Roght” ….and Amazon #1 Best Seller! In 2016.
  • -Ran the NYC Marathon in 2002
  • -Kept his room clean for an entire week in 1983 (his mother still can’t believe it!)

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