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Book John For Your Event8 Reasons to Hire John Hawkins

A dynamic motivational speaker with 20+ years experience in the arena of speaking, consulting, and mentoring, John takes great pride in cultivating leaders and champions. His sole desire is to build an atmosphere of greatness in the lives of the people he connects with on a daily basis.

John delivers high energy keynotes and breakout sessions that are laser focused and results-oriented, while remaining fun and interactive. Whether addressing an audience of 5,000 young professionals at a major conference, or presenting a special session for a handful of top executives at an executive retreat, John quickly establishes a strong connection to people through his honesty, his heart to serve, and his incredible ability to address complex and challenging subjects quickly and effectively.

Listed below are very brief overviews of some of John’s most requested speeches. Although the majority of John’s keynotes focus on the areas of leadership, teamwork, a culture of excellence, and strategic thinking – keep in mind that he never presents a “generic” speech. John will always take the time necessary to work with you and your organization to fully customize his presentation to meet your unique needs and ensure that he delivers exactly the absolute best message for your people!



Moving fast and powerfully, while staying relevant in todays world.

This talk ties the overwhelming intensity and power of the ocean, to how you can increase the productivity of your leaders by building credibility, capability and influence. Grow your leaders in any environment by implementing 7 high value strategies, techniques and tools that create a huge wave of momentum. Full of great stories and lots of real-world application, this talk will help attendees clearly understand what they must focus on to take their leadership to the next level and keep it moving forward.


7 ways to supercharge your leadership arsenal

Here’s the truth: Over 10,000 Baby Boomers are retiring each day. 67% of Millennials are looking for a new job. 84% of organizations anticipate a shortfall of leaders in the next 5 years. These facts result in only 18% of organizations who say their leaders are “very effective” at meeting business goals. This real conversation is about how your leaders can increase competence, confidence and communication. It will provide tools, strategies and insights to help leaders enhance impact, expand influence and excel in their careers.


7 strategies for your leaders to get to the top…and STAY THERE!

This speech focuses on the characteristics, skills, attitudes and behaviors that are demonstrated by the top tier leaders. Topics for this speech include discipline, integrity, servanthood, humility, respect, vision, communication, teamwork, and ethics. This thought-provoking and motivating session will help attendees understand what is required to be a highly effective leader, and to achieve greater professional and personal satisfaction.

“WOW!!! John was AWESOME!!!!”

His preparation, before the event, was amazing. He spent hours on the phone with me so we could orchestrate the best active presentation for the college’s in-service.

The day was one of the best events I have ever witnessed. He is straight forward, you get what he says you will get and he is there to help you on many levels!!!”

Scott Mickelsen
President, Dawson Community College

“The growth in my team was incredible!”

“I have known John for the best part of 8 years and I have used him on numerous occasions delivering custom presentations/programs and have never been disappointed.

His high energy and highly innovative presentations keep the participant engaged, and John does his homework delivering relevant information specific to our needs”

George Lezon
Executive Vice President, LINE-X Protective Coatings

Leadership Topics Customized To Your Needs

Listed as one of Forbes Coaches Council’s top leadership and management experts, John Hawkins addresses your needs head-on.