Speaker Bio

FranklinCovey Education High School Practice Leader,  Senior Lead Consultant,

and Coach

Gary McGuey is a highly respected and sought-after speaker who brings a rare mix of knowledge, humor, and leadership experience to every engagement. “Learn it, Live it, and Give it” is the message Gary conveys to his audiences through various hands-on, interactive sessions. Covering a wide array of topics related to leadership, trust, vision, and personal development, Gary challenges and encourages participants to reflect as they move forward.

Gary is the High School Practice Leader for FranklinCovey Education. He is a former educator and athletic director and previously served as an executive coach at the White House. Gary McGuey has devoted the past 20 years to traveling throughout North America and internationally: visiting thousands of schools and working with countless administrators, educators, students, and families.

Gary is the former Director of the Teens Division for FranklinCovey and created the first curriculum based on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. Gary is co-author of The Inspirational Teacher, which focuses on how to develop relationships with students. As author of The Mentor: Leadership Trumps Bullying, he provides a proactive approach to reduce bullying issues in schools. With extensive experience in both public and private sectors, Gary’s greatest passion is helping organizations intentionally develop a principle-centered culture to help clients improve their professional and personal lives.

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  • The Power of Mission and Vision
  • Unleashing Team Potential
  • Personal Leadership Development
  • Authentic Communication
  • Executive Coaching
  • Prioritization Management
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
  • 7 Habits of Highly Successful Families
  • 4 Disciplines of Execution®
  • 4 Essential Roles
  • Trust & Inspire


  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families
  • 4 Essential Roles of Leadership®
  • The 5 Choices of Extraordinary Productivity®
  • The 6 Critical Practices of Leading a Team
  • The 4 Disciplines of Execution
  • Leading at the Speed of Trust
  • Trust & Inspire
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens


  • Author of The Mentor: Leadership Trumps Bullying (2012)
  • Co-author of The Inspirational Teacher (2007)

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