Jon Gordon is a best-selling author and keynote speaker who has impacted some of the most successful organizations in 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. He is the author of 15 books including 5 best-sellers: The Energy Bus, The Carpenter, Training Camp, You Win in the Locker Room First and The Power of Positive Leadership.
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 passionate guy who was generous enough to chat with a stranger. In this conversation, we talk about his writing process, how he helps organizations cultivate culture, and what he thinks is most important to being our best self. We will also talk about how to handle failure and how the best leaders inspire their people.
Jon is a graduate of Cornell University, where he played lacrosse and holds a Masters in Teaching from Emory University. He and his training/consulting company are passionate about developing positive leaders, organizations and teams.
Jon is a great follow on twitter: @JonGordon11
You can also go to his website:www.JonGordon.com
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