Mary Bosrock is the founder and CEO of her own communications consulting company, as well as the author and publisher of the Put Your Best Foot Forward books, an award winning series on cross cultural communication and behavior. A featured speaker and consultant to multinational corporations and organizations, Mary Bosrock is known for her informative yet entertaining style of discussing customs and practices around the world. Mary Bosrock uses real life situations and examples to demonstrate culturally appropriate behavior.
Mary‘s inaugural book, Put Your Best Foot Forward-Europe, a guide to intercultural communication and behavior in 18 European countries, sold out in 11 weeks. Her second book, Put Your Best Foot Forward-Asia, sold over 4,000 copies in the first month. Mary Bosrock has also written Put Your Best Foot Forward-Mexico/Canada, Put Your Best Foot Forward-Russia, Put Your Best Foot Forward- South America, and Put Your Best Foot Forward-USA.
The award winning Put Your Best Foot Forward books have been translated into Polish, Chinese, Russian and Thai. Mary Bosrock speaks at conferences and conventions and presents a training program on globalization. Her audiences have included such prominent organizations as Arthur Andersen Co., Northwest Airlines, and the Association for Corporate Travel Executives.
Mary Bosrock is a popular radio and television guest, appearing on CNN, Fox News, and A&E Network. USA Today said that the Put Your Best Foot Forward books were something that “travelers will want to take along rather than leave behind.” The books have been endorsed by business and civic leaders such as former Vice President and Ambassador to Japan Walter Mondale, former Senate Majority leader George Mitchell, business author Harvey Mackay, and former Chairman and CEO of American Express Harvey Golub.
Mary‘s expertise comes from extensive experience. She is a former editor of Foreign Trade magazine. Mary‘s travels took her to the Soviet Union as glasnost was unfolding. She was present when the Berlin Wall came down and in Hong Kong when the hand-over took place. She worked in China during the evolutionary period of the 80’s.
Mary Bosrock holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Detroit/Mercy and did graduate studies at the University of Minnesota. She is a member of the National Speakers Association and the Minnesota Speakers Association. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Masters of International Business School at the University of St. Mary‘s. She also serves on the board of the Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research at St. John’s University.