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Mike Steib

Author of The Career Manifesto

CEO of XO Group, Inc.


About Mike

Mike is also the CEO of XO Group [NYSE:XOXO], and the Chairman of Literacy Partners, a non-profit serving low-income and immigrant families with education and support services.  He has previously held senior executive roles at Google and NBC Universal.

Mike is a nationally-recognized expert on careers and success.  A sought-after public speaker, Mike has been featured on NBC’s Today, ABC, CNBC, Fox Business, and in publications including The New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, Inc, Fortune, Parade, and others. 

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Drawing on his experience as a successful business leader and mentor, Mike Steib offers invaluable advice to help find your professional calling. If you dream of a career that is meaningful and rewarding, ’The Career Manifesto’ is the book that you should read right now.
— David Zaslav, President and CEO, Discovery Communications
As a participant in and witness to Mike’s wonderful evolution, I testify wholeheartedly to both the wisdom and actionability of the lessons in ’The Career Manifesto.’
— David Bell, Chairman, Gyro and former CEO, Interpublic Group
Mike is one of the most effective business leaders I have ever met.  He drives phenomenal results because he can attract and inspire teams to do more than they ever thought possible.  What makes this book especially brilliant is that he has studied and thought deeply about how to help people realize their full potential and written not just a theoretical opinion piece, but a practical guide to doing this in a way that will enable others to feel what his teams have experienced: a way forward to a more fulfilling life.
— Lexi Reese, COO, Gusto
Mike never fails to inspire those around him with his passion, humor, and keen insights. This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to make an impact on the world.
— Joe Carlon, CEO, Pain Doctor, Inc.
Mike has long been a sought after mentor and revered manager, and for obvious reason: his practical, inspirational, no-nonsense advice works. This is the book that I will give to all of the motivated professionals that come through my door with questions about how to achieve their career, and life, aspirations.
— Jesse Haines, Director of Marketing, Google