With a lively delivery, rich material and an uncanny knack for connecting quickly with people, John’s keynotes are remembered, applied and talked about for years.

Are you planning a large conference or association gathering? Do you want to give your participants something to think about and put to work – not just for a few days, but for the rest of their lives? Client feedback suggests that John’s keynotes have that kind of sticking power.

John has had an amazing life – as a Viet Nam-era Combat Officer on a US Navy destroyer, Lutheran Chaplain at Cornell University, graduate school co-developer, best-selling author, successful entrepreneur, and consultant to some of the world’s best-known organizations and their leaders. To each of his clients, John brings all of this unique perspective in addressing the real challenges of the world at work. With a lively delivery, rich material and an ability to connect quickly with virtually any group of people, John’s keynotes are powerful, practical and produce results back to work.

The following topics are a sample of what organizations have requested recently. Each one can also be custom-formatted into a powerful half-day or full-day in-house workshop for groups/audiences from 12 to 1,200 people.

John has presented to:

  • CIO conference: California, New York and Texas
  • Young President’s Organisation: Poland, The Bahamas, and Kohler
  • ASPIRE Conference: Poland
  • Best of America Conference: New Orleans, Los Angeles & Atlanta
  • International Quality Conference: Paris, France
  • World Business Academy: Santa Barbara, CA
  • Dell Computers: Austin, TX
  • Boeing Ethics Group: Seattle, WA
  • ACE Hardware: Chicago, Las Vegas
  • Cincinnati Gas & Electric: Cincinnati
  • Van Melle nv: Lausvoldt, Holland & Cambridge, England
  • Blue Cross-Blue Shield: Chicago & Seattle
  • American Diabetes Association: Washington, DC & Palm Beach, FL
  • Eastern Washington University: Cheney, WA
  • Many others

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