"Productive Learning changed the outcome of my life. What was getting in my way wasn’t lack of skill or knowledge, it was my thinking."
-Eric Nelson, Vice President - Trumark Homes


Speaker & Trainer

Mark Nicole brings over 10 years of personal and professional development training experience to the Productive Learning Conscious Community. Mark has over 10,000 hours of training, facilitating and coaching experience in the personal/professional development and emotional intelligence arenas. Since joining Productive Learning in 2005, Mark has helped over 3,000 clients build extraordinary lives by embodying his core values of courage, consideration and contribution.


In addition to his role as trainer, Mark has played a critical role in driving business by maintaining key client relationships with the utmost compassion and professionalism. Mark’s ability to support, encourage and understand his clients’ challenges and opportunities have helped make him an excellent asset when securing new clients and maintaining client satisfaction.  


Industry Experience and Training

Mark has lead over 100 workshops and trainings focused on a myriad of topics including conscious leadership, conflict resolution, dynamics of money and relationships, mind in business, productive communication and many more. Additionally, Mark has facilitated over 8,000 hours of coaching and support for individuals and teams in a myriad of industries.

Prior to his current role, Mark completed Productive Learning’s Training Program underneath the leadership of Lindon O. Crow and veteran trainers Betty Jo Waxman and Susan Mayginnes. The two year in-depth training program required commitment to both the theoretical and practical applications of the work completed by industry leaders in both neurobiology and psychology.  

Prior to joining Productive Learning, Mark held various sales positions in the telecommunications industry. During his time at AT&T and XO Communications, Mark was responsible for identifying and implementing complex Data and IP solutions for multi-location businesses as well as maintaining key vendor and client relationships.


Mark’s passion for people and bridging communication gaps lead him to join the personal development field and been an integral part of the Productive Learning team since 2005.

Education & Professional Affiliations

Mark has served as the Assistant Director of the Southern California branch of Business Network International (BNI) for over ten years. Prior to that he was the President of the Beach Cities BNI branch.

Mark received Bachelor’s Degrees in both Marketing and Spanish from Miami University and completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish from the Universidad Andres Bello.   

Personal Endeavors

Mark loves to take advantage of living near the ocean by surfing and exploring under the sea. He also enjoys mountain biking, training for triathlons, yoga, gardening and spending quality time with his wife, Lisa.

Mark Nicole


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