As an internationally recognized leadership expert, John Maxwell speaks throughout the world inspiring hundreds of thousands of leaders. John is a natural born teacher who loves to challenge and motivate audiences with real-life stories, humorous anecdotes, and rock solid principles that he backs up with his live-it-out approach.
John has spent the last 40 years inspiring numerous Fortune 500 companies, national trade associations, non-profits, and educational institutions. Many of these clients ask John to return because of his ability to deliver fresh content and continually inspire his audiences.
Expertise & Topics
John has authored over 70 books on the topics of leadership, teamwork, relationships, attitude, success, personal growth, and communication. He works to tailor each presentation to the needs of his specific audience. Here are some sample "talks":
THE 15 INVALUABLE LAWS OF GROWTH
Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow? John Maxwell says the answer is yes. He has been passionate about personal development for over fifty years, and for the first time, he teaches everything he has gleaned about what it takes to reach our potential.
THE 5 LEVELS OF LEADERSHIP
John talks about one of his key leadership concepts, the 5 levels of leadership, and how every individual can increase their influence and their results by applying the 5 levels to their leadership walk.
HOW TO BE A REAL SUCCESS
John shares the principles that shape every individual’s success by focusing on Relationships, Equipping, Attitude, and Leadership.
THE 21 IRREFUTABLE LAWS OF LEADERSHIP
John shares his foundational truths of leadership through personal anecdotes and real-life examples from business, politics, sports, religion, and the military.
THE 17 INDISPUTABLE LAWS OF TEAMWORK
John illustrates the laws of teamwork at work in every area of an individual’s life and teaches key principles that enable teams to succeed.
EVERYONE COMMUNICATES, FEW CONNECT
John discusses the five connecting principles and the five connecting practices that help individuals influence change and get results.
THE 360° LEADER
John illustrates his belief about how individuals can lead up, down, and across regardless of a person’s position in an organization.
PUT YOUR DREAM TO THE TEST
John guides his audience through a series of questions, that, when answered, help individuals make good decisions and maximize every moment to achieve their dreams.
John challenges every person to make today the most important day in an effort to build toward a better tomorrow with simple principles, tips, and how-to’s that anyone can immediately apply.
"JOHN’S PASSION AND COMMITMENT TO OTHERS' GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT FAR SURPASSES OTHERS' LEADERSHIP TEACHINGS. HE GIVES YOU THE EXPERTISE WHEN YOU DO NOT HAVE THE EXPERIENCE ... EVERY LEADER SHOULD ATTEND AN EVENT WITH JOHN MAXWELL."
“BOOKING JOHN TO SPEAK AT OUR COMPANY IS ANOTHER GREAT WAY TO EDUCATE OUR LEADERS AND GROW OUR ORGANIZATION. HEARING JOHN’S LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES ON SITE DIRECTLY IMPACTS OUR TEAM. THANK YOU, JOHN.”
- Ed Bastian, President of Delta Airlines
“WE HAVE SEEN A POSITIVE IMPACT ON OUR BUSINESS SINCE WE BROUGHT JOHN IN TO SPEAK TO OUR GLOBAL LEADERSHIP TEAM. HIS INFLUENCE AND TEACHINGS LIFTED OUR LEADERS AND IMPROVED OUR LEADERSHIP CAPABILITY. WE LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING HIM BACK.”
- Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft Corporation
Here's a sampling of John's client list:
Division 1A Athletic Directors’ Association
Fresno Pacific University
Keller Williams Realty
National Agents Alliance
PGA of America
United States Military at West Point
World Financial Group