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Professional Development for Marketing, Advertising and Media

Transform what’s possible for your marketing and advertising teams

Improve Performance and Engagement

The field of marketing, advertising, and media is high-pressure and extremely competitive, often leading to stress, burnout, and work-life imbalance. When companies only focus only on ROI, data, and leads, employees can get lost in the fast-paced industry. Fast Forward Group helps media professionals to think big, manage stress, and achieve success and fulfillment in their whole lives.

It builds effective managers and leaders by giving them insights and actionable tools to improve accountability, resiliency, communication and collaboration.

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What We Offer

Training and Coaching for Developing Successful Marketing and Media Teams

Bold Vision Workshop for Marketing, Advertising and Media

In this game-changing session, your people will get a simple, science-backed exercise to play big, take risks, and focus on what’s important in every area of life.

This improves engagement, productivity, and culture among your entire team.

Fast Forward Training Program

The Fast Forward training program for marketing and media managers begins with time to think: What does extraordinary success look like in your whole life?

Participants leave inspired to go after their goals with intention and discipline—equipped with a simple, proven system to get there.

Fast Forward Women

Women in the marketing industry face a variety of unique challenges.

Fast Forward partners with companies who recognize the imperative of gender equity and the benefit of setting women up to thrive and ascend.

Fast Forward DEI

People from diverse populations don’t often have the benefit of role models and sponsors in executive positions. They also must navigate unconscious biases and microaggressions.

Our diversity, equity, and inclusion training program equips people from diverse populations to succeed and advance professionally and personally while showing up as their authentic selves.


Executive Coaching

Our seasoned coaches use their personal business experience and Fast Forward Group Power Principles and tools to ignite top talent.

We tailor each coaching engagement so your marketing and media leaders achieve meaningful growth professionally and personally.

Areas of Development

Why our whole-life approach works for marketing, media and advertising


Challenge limiting beliefs and what you see as possible for yourself and your entire team by learning to think big and long-term about your success and whole-life fulfillment.

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Our science-backed approach helps people understand the brain science behind negative self-talk. Reframe your thoughts to fuel confidence, resiliency, and happiness both in your marketing business and personal life.

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Fast Forward includes creating a 90-day action plan to make your Bold Vision a reality. You’ll adopt new, intentional habits to fuel your progress and productivity.

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Strong communication skills improve nearly every aspect of work and home life. Learn actionable skills to improve listening, influence, coaching, and relationships across the board.

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Fast Forward Buddy System

Every participant is assigned a peer coach for accountability and support before and after the program.

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Hear About the Impact of Bold Vision at Initiative

What Our Clients Say
Tara Walpert-Levy
VP, Agency & Brand Solutions, Google
"Everyone uses their Vision and Action Plan to stay focused on what's important at Google and in their life."
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What Our Clients Say
David Lawenda
EVP Digital Sales and Sales Strategy, Paramount
"Fast Forward's training and coaching has been instrumental to transforming our culture, accelerating our revenue growth, and developing our leaders."
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What Our Clients Say
Carolyn Everson
Former VP, Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook
"A lot of people say it's the best training they've ever taken, it's fundamentally changed their life."
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What Our Clients Say
Lischele Adams
VP, Marketing Strategy Lead, JPMorgan Chase
"Before Fast Forward, I had put my career development on the back burner, but this program allowed me to refocus. I enjoyed the opportunity to break out of my comfort zone, network, challenge myself and get feedback. I love the accountability and support this program offers. With my BOLD vision as my guide, I took action against my plan and made the leap to pursue a new opportunity this year."
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Ignite your Advertising and Marketing Teams

Create a high-performing team, improve manager effectiveness, and build a culture of support and accountability with a tailored Fast Forward program or coaching engagement. We look forward to contributing to your team’s success and fulfillment.


Pre-Order Fast Forward Today

After a decade of helping more than 100,000 people at the world’s leading companies to achieve extraordinary success, Lisa McCarthy and Wendy Leshgold bring their powerful system to life in Fast Forward, giving you their 5 Power Principles to create the life you want in just one year.