Harvey Mackay (born 1932) is a famous businessman, author and syndicated columnist with Universal Uclick. His weekly column gives career and inspirational advice and is featured in over 100 newspapers. Mackay has authored seven New York Times bestselling books, including three number one bestsellers. He is also a member of the National Speakers Association Council of Peers Award for Excellence Hall of Fame.
Harvey Mackay was born in 1932 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Jack and Myrtle Mackay and is the grandson of Russian Jewish immigrants. His father, an Associated Press correspondent, headed AP’s Saint Paul office for 35 years. His mother was a substitute schoolteacher. Mackay held jobs from an early age, including selling magazines door-to-door, delivering papers, shoveling snow, and cutting grass. While in high school, Mackay clerked in a men’s store during the week and worked as a golf caddy on the weekends.
Mackay graduated from Central High School in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1950. In 1954, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities where he also lettered in golf. He graduated from the Stanford University Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1968...
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