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Mark’s Book


Eliminate Territorial Thinking and Unleash the Power of Teams

In his book, The Hippo Solution, Mark used the analogy of a hippo to represent our tendency for territorial thinking in teams and organizations. – our own agendas and priorities. The Hippo Solution is the roadmap for leaders to transform their organization from hippo-esque territorial thinking to a culture of teamwork that breeds speed, adaptability, and peak performance.

Reviews and Endorsements

“The tips shared in this book have wonderful gems for both your business and work life, and for your personal life as well. It is a must read.”

Captain William “T” Thompson, Esq., CSP
CEO, Strategist, Professional Speaker

“The Hippo Solution is exactly what I’ve been looking for and a must read for all leaders. If you want to take your results to a whole new level by using an easy to understand and powerful formula for reaching any destination, Mark has the answer.”

Dr. Jason Brooks
Leadership Consultant, Author, Speaker

“Some books you read, and others you live. This one you’ll read and then watch it happen again and again! Mark doesn’t just peel back the curtain and show the challenges of team building to which all leaders can relate. He reveals the transformational formula that will bring results you can see!”

Gary Carter
School Administrator

“The workforce continues to evolve and Mark’s perspective and framework offers leaders valuable insights and, more importantly, real-world applications for how to succeed in the new work world.”

Cara Silletto, MBA, CSP
President & Chief Retention Officer at Magnet Culture

“Breakthrough teamwork isn’t easy, but Mark’s book makes it possible. The Hippo Solution provides actionable steps on how to address the hippos and create a culture of teamwork that improves both culture and results.”

Justin Patton
Executive Leadership Coach & Award-Winning Author

“Mark Kenny is a master storyteller, and he delivers with his terrific new book, The Hippo Solution. For organizations and leaders who want to figure out how to work as a team to improve productivity and morale, this book is a must-read. Mark gives the reader practical advice and makes it memorable through his excellent stories. Highly recommended.”

Cathy Fyock
The Business Book Strategist

“Mark Kenny delivers a compelling, practical approach for leaders to develop the synergy and collaboration that is needed to deal with today’s pace of change. It’s a must-read book for everyone serious about taking their teams further, faster.”

Bryan Luci
Senior Vice President of nationally recognized insurance company

“I work with organizations and leaders at all levels across the globe and any time I get an inkling of territorial thinking or misalignment in general, The Hippo Solution is the first book I recommend they read!”

Stacy Henry
Professional Certified Coach and Author