Leadership Forum: Achieving Business Excellence

Pre-registration and $125.00 additional fee required
(limit 60 attendees)

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John Spence

  john-backgroundBased on John’s experience working with companies around the world for the last 25 years, during this workshop participants will explore how their organization is performing on key success metrics and will developed their own personal leadership competency model to help them be more effective and successful leader in their business. This will be a hands-on workshop where participants will leave with ideas and tools they can implement immediately upon returning to their company.

This is John’s most intensive business improvement workshop. It was specifically created to help a management team take a hard, honest look at their business in order to determine exactly where their strengths and weaknesses are and then create a focused plan for how to succeed at a higher level in the marketplace. John has presented this program to CEOs and senior managers in more than two hundred companies with extremely positive results.
Some of the key elements of this workshop include:

1) An understanding of the importance of creating a clear vision and a focused strategy
2) Numerous benchmarking audits against top companies
3) An understanding of the four primary and four secondary drivers of business excellence
4) An examination of the importance of mastering the organization’s “moments of truth”
5) The discovery of why it is critical to own the voice of the customer
6) An in-depth look at how organizations create effective strategies
7) An examination of the nine steps to effective execution
8) The discovery of how to greatly increase accountability across the organization

At the end of this workshop, you will leave with a much-improved understanding of their business and a plan of specific action steps that address what needs to be done immediately to improve the revenues, market share, and profitability of the organization.
John Spence
John Spence is recognized as one of the top 100 business thought leaders and one of the top 500 leadership development experts in the world. He is an international keynote speaker, management consultant and author of five books on business and life success, and an executive trainer with a client list from the Fortune 100 to small businesses and other organizations around the globe. John has made a career of “Making the Very Complex…Awesomely Simple.”
John’s areas of expertise include leadership, high-performance teams, managing change, organizational culture, consultative selling, strategic planning, strategy execution and the future of business.
At age 26, John was chief executive officer (CEO) of an international Rockefeller foundation, overseeing projects in 20 countries. Two years later Inc. Magazine named him one of America’s Up and Coming Young Business Leaders. He is 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 John one of America’s Top 50 Leaders to Watch along with Sergey Brin and Larry Page of Google and Jeff Bezos of Amazon.
John was named one of eight finalists for the Breakthrough Idea Award for the Thinkers50 2017 Distinguished Achievement Awards. The Thinkers50 celebrates the thinkers who have contributed the most to management thinking and practice over the last two years and whose ideas drive the conversations of the day.
John is a voracious learner and consumes a minimum of 100 business books and countless articles and blogs a year. He is a guest lecturer at more than 90 colleges and universities including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford, Cornell, Wharton School of Business, University of Auckland, Canterbury University, University of Krakow and Kozminski University. John was the owner or CEO of six companies and currently serves as a board member or adviser to several organizations and executives.