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John C. Maxwell

Leadership Expert and Best-selling Author

John C. Maxwell is a New York Times best-selling author, coach and speaker who has sold more than 30 million books in 50 languages. He has been identified as the number one leader in business by the American Management Association and the most influential leadership expert in the world by Business Insider and Inc. magazine. He is the founder of The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation, organizations that have trained millions of leaders from every country in the world. The recipient of the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network, Dr. Maxwell speaks each year to Fortune 500 companies, presidents of nations and many of the world’s top business leaders. He can be followed at For more information about him visit