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Erik Therwanger

P.O. Box 1144
Prior Lake MN 55372
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Erik Therwanger

Founder & President of ThinkGREAT

Author | Speaker | Coach - Member: NSA


As the founder of Think GREAT, Erik draws from his experiences as a U.S. Marine, executive business leader, sales professional, and entrepreneur to help organizations to achieve greater levels of success. He uniquely combines leadership development, team building, sales training, and goal-setting into strategies and techniques that empower employees, sales teams, leaders, and business owners to exceed expectations. His presentations have been requested from businesses such as Sam’s Club, branches of the armed services ranging from the Air National Guard to the U.S. Marine Corps, and charity organizations like The American Cancer Society. 

Erik focuses on personal growth, professional development, and organizational excellence by offering dynamic services ranging from customized workshops and ongoing training sessions to one-on-one personal coaching. He also provides motivational keynote speeches, adding a lasting message of inspiration by sharing his own personal story of being his wife’s caregiver, during her four bouts with cancer. Erik shares his life-changing experience of identifying and staying focused on their goals during challenging times.

Professional Experience:

Erik Therwanger is one of the nation’s leading thinkers on issues of personal growth, professional development, and organizational excellence. Understanding the challenges faced by businesses striving for greater results, Erik focuses on the skills he honed in the U.S. Marine Corps, the financial services industry, and the entertainment industry, to impact growth-oriented companies and their teams.

Erik is the Founder and President of Think GREAT, LLC, a specialized consulting firm focused on accomplishing corporate goals through a unique combination of leadership, team building and sales training. Erik draws on his combined twenty years of experience in the military, an executive business leader, and dynamic presenter to help organizations achieve greater results.

As a speaker and consultant, Erik teaches individuals and businesses how they can exceed the expectations of their own potential. His strategies provide team members with the tools needed to achieve new levels of success. Erik’s interactive and entertaining style allows audiences to connect and relate as he shows them how to open new doors to success in their personal and professional lives. More than just a presenter, Erik provides consistent coaching and training to ensure that organizations exceed their expectations.

As the author of The Think GREAT Collection, Erik shares the successful, proven concepts in his five books to give individuals and organizations the competitive edge needed for achieving new levels of success.

5 Books:

  • The LEADERSHIP Connection
  • ELEVATE: Take Your Business to the Next Level
  • 3-D Sales
  • The GOAL Formula
  • The SCALE Factor
  • GPS: 90-Day Power Journal

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