Aaron Bare is a strategist, entrepreneur, and the Wall Street Journal and USA Today Bestselling author of Exponential Theory. Aaron has held multiple global leadership roles in strategy, innovation, technology, marketing, and sales. As a leader, Aaron is results-focused and conscious and understands how to create a high-performance culture.
He is also the creator of the XMBA (eXponential Mindsets, Beliefs, and Attitudes Group Coaching Program), #1mXL a movement to build one million exponential leaders, and the “XX Podcast; Two Exponentials in a Flat World.” Beyond traveling to more than 90 countries and all 50 States, Aaron has facilitated innovation and strategy at over 500 companies and appeared on 20 of the top 250 podcasts. He is highlighted as 10 Leaders to Watch in 2022, listed on 50 under 50 Leaders, 40 under 40 Leaders, 35 under 35 Entrepreneurs, and one of his companies have been awarded “Most Innovative Company in the U.S.” His award-winning digital strategy firm had clients such as Google, Council for Foreign Relations, Coca-Cola, Harley-Davidson, Dannon, Emerson, Comedy Central, Telemundo & Dell, where he built over 100 software projects focused on growth hacking leveraging the viral loop.
An Exciting Career
Aaron started his career with Accenture as a programmer, leading him to develop more than 400 websites, various software projects, and apps at his award-winning digital agency, which was sold in 2016. He has also built the largest Sales Association on the planet earth; he has built a career site for 10 million monthly visitors. Additionally, he is known for building and marketing the number one food app in the Apple Store holding the top spot for more than 20 weeks.
Later he went ahead and built a Bitcoin-powered auction site, helped a Drone Management Platform to increase sales and customer base. He also holds a 3D printing patent along with his daughter. He has been an EIR at ASU WP Carey School of Business, ASU Fulton School of Engineering, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation, and Arizona Commerce Authority. Aaron is currently working with an X‑Prize winning mask. He has launched a private equity/venture capital firm to accelerate ideas. Finally, he advises C‑Suite, start-up founders, private equity, venture capital, and family offices on the future of business and exponential theory.
Aaron is also a Certified Historian, Certified Professional Philosopher. He was the creator of the Oxford Leadership Online Certified Coach, which is closing in on over One-Million participants. As a former Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University, (Ranked #1 in Innovation, 7 years in a Row) and Singularity University at NASA Ames campus in Mountainview, California, Aaron has been exposed to some of the most repeatable, predictable, scalable, and sustainable business models. He currently focuses on helping individuals explore Ancient Wisdom, Repeating Histories, and Modern Science through his XMBA program that focuses on Unlearning, Reprogramming, and creating the Growth Mindset to ultimately create, an Exponential Mindset, Beliefs, and Attitude. He also helps companies through customized solutions to scale their Exponential Leadership and Business Models.
“There’s only one rule in life, have fun!”
Helping People with Scholarships
Aaron Bare and Exponential Theory are providing scholarships to those who are unable to afford the XMBA program. Currently, Aaron Bare and is offering the Exponential Theory ebook to many organizations in order to discuss and get access to the digital Exponential Theory course. Exponential Theory’s goal is to democratize the Exponential Mindset. The desire to create 1,000,000 exponential leaders is real and ambitiously exponential.
When it comes to the biggest professional failures Aaron says, “We win or learn – failure is not part of my journey.” He adds, “With no failure, we have no problems, fear, doubts, worries, anxiety, stress, regrets, or limits. Only opportunities to win or learn. The faster we learn, the faster we grow. Make mistakes, learn, iterate.”
The Greatest Accomplishments
When we asked Aaron about his greatest accomplishments, he said, “I summarized my findings in my professional facilitation career in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling book, Exponential Theory: The Power of Thinking Big. In this book, I outline ten unique ways companies can build themselves to grow exponentially and disrupt themselves before they get disrupted.”
Also included in this bestselling book is an outline for future leaders to grow themselves personally, professionally, and organizationally. When leaders embrace the traits and concepts of Exponential Theory themselves, they increase their vision, understanding, clarity, and agility of the volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world we live in.
The vision for Exponential Theory is to help the world think bigger. Aaron believes Exponential Theory will help develop leadership academies within some clients’ corporate training infrastructure, ensuring that not only executives get personal, professional, and organizational development.
Exponential Theory’s client portfolio will have a global reputation of tackling wicked problems; problems that impact more than a billion people and are compounding in both their complexity and unpredictability. Ultimately, the success of the clients and the leaders Aaron works with will be the greatest testimonial of all, and he looks forward to creating an army of optimistic, mindful, conscious future exponential leaders.
Company Name: Exponential Theory
Management: Aaron Bare, Strategist, Entrepreneur, and Author