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John Spence

Managing Partner at John Spence, LLC

For more than 20 years I have traveled upwards of 200 days-a-year worldwide helping people and businesses be more successful through training, executive coaching and as a keynote speaker in the areas of leadership, high-performance teams, organizational culture, and strategic planning. I have worked for numerous Fortune 500 firms, small to medium-sized businesses and professional associations and have built my entire career on making complex business ideas simple and easier to apply.

How have I earned the credibility to do this sort of work? Here is a little bit of my background.

At 26 I was the CEO of an international Rockefeller foundation, overseeing projects in 20 countries. Just two years later Inc. Magazine named me one of America’s Up and Coming Young Business Leaders. I have also been recognized as one of the Top 100 Business Thought Leaders in America, one of the Top 100 Small Business Influencers in America, one of the Top 50 Small Business Experts in America and one of the top 500 Leadership Development Experts in the World. The American Management Association named me one of America’s Top 50 Leaders to Watch along with Sergey Brin and Larry Page of Google and Jeff Bezos of Amazon. I was also shortlisted by the highly prestigious Thinkers50 as one of the top eight in the world for their Distinguished Achievement Award.

I have accomplished all of this through my driving passion to be of service to organizations and executives that want to get better.

If you feel that I might be able to help your business, please contact:

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Gainesville, FL

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Company Type: Service Provider
Phone: 3523164026
Theatre: Global
Last Media Interview: 03/22/2019

Areas of Expertise

Change Management
Culture 33.49
Leadership 31.49
Customer Experience 36.90

Industry Experience

Aerospace & Defense
Agriculture & Mining
Consumer Products
Engineering & Construction
Federal & Public Sector
Financial Services & Banking
High Tech & Electronics
Higher Education & Research

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1 Book
Awesomely Simple - Essential Business Strategies For Turning Ideas Into Action
September 08, 2009
The six core strategies to elevate any business-and how to implement them-made simple

What do the world's most successful companies and organization have in common? And what can you actually take away and use from their examples? Distilling the best fundamental business strategies, trusted advisor and strategist John Spence helps you take a hard look at your business and together develop specific plans and action steps that will allow you to dramatically improve the success of your company.

Delivered in Spence's approachable and straightforward manner, Awesomely Simple reveals the six key strategies that create a foundation for achieving business excellence: Vivid Vision, Best People, A Performance-Oriented Culture, Robust Communication, A Sense of Urgency, and Extreme Customer Focus.

Filled with case studies and clear action items, includes easy-to-follow guidelines for implementing the strategies in any organization no matter its mission or size
After concisely breaking down each strategy, Spence gives specific examples, tips, tools, discussion questions and exercises for how to execute them successfully
A perfect resource for business leaders, Awesomely Simple will help you turn ideas into positive action and achieve lasting business success.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Leadership, Culture



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