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Jon  Gordon

Jon Gordon

Best-Selling Author

Biography

Jon Gordon's best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by numerous Fortune 500 companies, professional and college sports teams, school districts, hospitals, and non-profits. Read More >

He is the author of 22 books including 9 best-sellers: The Energy Bus, The Carpenter, Training Camp, You Win in the Locker Room First, The Power of Positive Leadership, The Power of a Positive Team, The Coffee Bean, Stay Positive and his latest The Garden. Jon and his tips have been featured on The Today Show, CNN, CNBC, The Golf Channel, Fox and Friends and in numerous magazines and newspapers. His clients include The Los Angeles Dodgers, The Atlanta Falcons, Campbell Soup, Dell, Publix, Southwest Airlines, LA Clippers, Miami Heat, Pittsburgh Pirates, BB&T Bank, Clemson Football, Northwestern Mutual, Bayer, West Point Academy and more.

Jon is a graduate of Cornell University and holds a Masters in Teaching from Emory University. He and his training/consulting company are passionate about developing positive leaders, organizations and teams. Read Less ^

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The Energy Bus

Based on his international and Wall Street Journal best-selling book The Energy Bus, Jon Gordon presents a powerful roadmap to overcome common life and work obstacles and bring out the best in yourself and your team. Everyone faces challenges and every person, organization, company and team will have to overcome negativity and adversity to define themselves and create their success. Whether you are a leader looking to build a positive culture, a manager trying to energize and engage your team or someone who desires to enhance your productivity and performance, this talk will help you create more success and enjoy the ride of your life.

The Power of Positive Leadership

Based on his Wall Street Journal bestselling book The Power of Positive Leadership, Jon Gordon presents how and why positive leaders transform teams and organizations, and change the world. Positive leadership is not about fake positivity. It is the real stuff that makes great leaders great. The research is clear. Being a positive leader is not just a nice way to lead. It's the way to lead if you want to build a great culture, unite your organization in the face of adversity, develop a connected and committed team and achieve excellence and superior results. Discover proven principles and practices that make great leaders great.

The Power of a Positive Team

Based on his Wall Street Journal bestselling book The Power of a Positive Team, Jon Gordon shares the proven principles and practices that build great teams. This presentation is packed with compelling stories and strategies to help teams overcome negativity and enhance their culture, communication, connection, commitment and performance.

The Carpenter

In his inspirational story The Carpenter, Jon Gordon presents powerful lessons and the greatest success strategies of all to build a better life, career, team and organization. Everyone faces adversity and every person, organization, company and team will have to overcome fear, failure, busyness and stress to stand out, excel and make an impact on your team, customers, and the world. Whether you are looking to enhance your leadership, teamwork, sales performance or customer service, Jon Gordon provides the tools you need to create your masterpiece. Let’s get started and begin the building process today.

Training Camp

Have you ever wondered what makes someone great in their field of work? Based on his work with professional sports teams, world-class organizations, and interviews with top professionals in a wide variety of fields, Jon Gordon discovered that the best of the best share a number of similar characteristics. There is a formula for success. There are habits that the best do that others don’t and things that they do better than everyone else. There is a way that the best of the best approach their life and work and craft that differentiates themselves from others. This formula is predictable, repeatable and a process anyone can follow. In this inspirational keynote, Jon shares invaluable wisdom, deep insights and proven strategies on what it takes to bring out the best in yourself and your team. Whether you play sports or the piano or work with numbers, a computer or a scalpel, these lessons apply to everyone who must climb the mountain before reaching its peak.