staying one step ahead"It is not the strongest nor the most intelligent of the species that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change"
– Charles Darwin
Trusted Advisor to CEOs and Leadership Teams
Today’s business leaders understand that they will fall behind or put their businesses at risk if they aren’t prepared to disrupt themselves, their organizations, competitors and ultimately whole industries. They require creative strategies that drive performance and growth in their businesses and personal lives.
When you work with John you become the kind of leader who harnesses the power of disruption to steadily and sustainably build a profitable business.
Speaker & Moderator
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John presents his materials with humor and insight, leaving audiences feeling as if they’ve had a one-on-one conversation with a wise advisor…one who’s been there and can share both the challenges he, his clients and other business leaders have faced and how they achieved success, sometimes against all odds.
Vistage Chair in New York City
John is proud to be a Chair with Vistage, the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize business leaders. Vistage offers the most effective approach to achieve better results, grow your company faster and maximize your impact as a leader.
Mikhail Damiani, CEO of Blue Bite says: “Having John as [the Chair of my Vistage group] during challenging times and vital decision-making points has positioned Blue Bite to win in both the immediate and long-term. That, in addition to the personal introspection I’ve experienced over these months, has solidified John as a vital partner in our Company’s and my individual growth.”
Thought Leader & Author
John’s opinions and expertise have been sought out by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Financial Time, American Banker, and Industry Standard. John’s online columns for the New York Daily News and Entrepreneur.com, as well as his blog articles on topics relating to disruptive leadership have attracted a wide following.
John’s highly rated book “Owning Tomorrow: The Unstoppable Force of Disruptive Leadership.” uses the lessons business disruptors like Jeff Bezos, Reed Hastings and Elon Musk and other great disruptive CEOs have learned to help business owners and CEOs of SMEs and everyone achieve more without having to sacrifice other equally important parts of their lives.
Speaking of Disruptive Leadership
7 Ways the Best CEOs Disrupt to Win
CEO Communications in Disruptive Times
The Great Disruption of 2020:
Pushing the Reset Button on Business
“John has been extraordinarily helpful on the projects we’ve done together. His unique insights are refreshing and his willingness to share his time to fit my schedule is most welcome. I have also come to greatly appreciate his focus on doing what is right and best for his clients.”
– Jonathan Phillips, CEO, Magellan International
“In my coaching sessions with John, I find he has an amazing way of disrupting me and making me think further into the future about my actions and my purpose.”
– Ella Rivkin, CEO, The ERPS Group
“Working with John, I was able to get my business to a place that I no longer needed to be intimately involved with every aspect of the day-to-day operations. This has freed me up to plan the future for myself and my company, looking for good ideas, testing them and deciding what my company will become. After a few hiccups, we’re growing quickly AND profitably.”
– Naushad Parpia, CEO, GSD, Inc.
“John’s empathy, experience and level-headedness convinced me that it was time to go out on my own. It was the best advice I’ve ever received. He helped me focus my efforts, put together a viable business and marketing plan and, most importantly, given me back my courage and hope. Thank you, John, for guiding me to a great new career!”
– Dr. Sherone Smith-Sanchez, Partner, Talawah Turf International Inc. LLC
“John is a highly seasoned leader whose broad education and experience make him a virtual fountain of valuable ideas and perspectives. This, combined with excellent idea exploration skills, enable him to lead clients effectively through a myriad of business opportunities and challenges toward the best solutions.”
– Joe Santana, CEO of Joseph Santana Business Academy
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Today’s business volatility is unprecedented. John helps forward-thinking companies use disruptive solutions to dominate their market. His goal – to transform your company in a focused and sustainable manner – delivers measurable results.
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