A Motivational Speaker Who Connects with the hearts and minds of Leaders

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About John

The Work

John is the CEO of LearnLoft a leadership development company which exists to turn managers into leaders. He was named a 2017 LinkedIn Top Voice in Management & Workplace.  His writing reached over 2.2M readers. He is also the author of F.M.L. Standing out and Being a Leader, the upcoming book Elevate Others: The New Model to Successfully Lead Today, host of the Follow My Lead Podcast, and writes a weekly column on Inc.com. As a motivational speaker he connects to the hearts and minds of leaders from all industries and experience.

A Philosophy for Leadership

Leadership is one of the most misunderstood words in the english language.  At the end of the day the primary job of a leader is to elevate others. John defines leadership as, Someone whose actions inspire, empower, and serve in order to elevate others over an extended period of time.


As an award-winning speaker, writer and leadership development thought leader, John will bring new life and connection to your next event. John can leverage one of the presentations below or customize a talk that fits the needs of your audience.


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Speaking Topics

Elevate Others: How to Become the Leader Your People Need

What does the most effective leaders do? This presentation is built on the backbone of research of over 35k leaders and years working with some of the best leaders on the planet. I will help you and your audience to think differently about leadership by using two specific words: love and discipline.  

From High Potential to Reaching Potential: How to Get the Next Generation of Leaders Ready

This interactive talk is built specifically to help professionals understand how they can stand out and become a leader. I do this by diving deep into the leadership compound theory and getting people to think about the confidence, drive, selflessness, and character they bring to work.

Toxic or Elite: How the Best Companies Think About Culture

We all know culture matters to any organization or team but why do so many struggle?  During this talk, John goes deep into why culture is so important and what leaders can do to improve and make their culture a competitive differentiator.

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Follow My Lead Podcast

Over 300k downloads and 17 season transferring stories and best practices of today's leaders to the leaders of tomorrow. 


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