Achieving Business Excellence with John Spence

Five Fundamentals of Business Success

I just taught a series of business success seminars to about 300 entrepreneurs in Amsterdam and wanted to send a super special “Thank You” video to my hosts and the attendees on what I felt were a few of the MOST important things to focus on in order to run a highly successful organization. Once I finished the video I thought the information was so powerful that I decided to post it here on my blog for all of my followers to benefit from. I truly hope you find this video of great value and I challenge you to take at least one or two key ideas and begin implementing them right away.

Two Life-Changing Books


I'd like to share with you two of my very favorite books that focus on how to be a great leader, a great person and to make a positive impact on the lives of others. It is my strong belief that if you lead a life of honesty, integrity, character and … [Continue reading]

Three Fantastic Business Books

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In this video I share with you three fantastic business books that I have read and used in my businesses. Two are very focused, detail-oriented books that will give you superb step-by-step instruction and lots of tools to help grow your business and … [Continue reading]

Business Success Made Simple


  So let me make this Awesomely Simple... The key to Genius Leadership and Business Success is... Purposefully Helping Others!   I think that pretty much sums it up. Please share with your friends and colleagues. Love, John … [Continue reading]

The Three Archetypes of Business Culture


Recently a colleague sent me a copy of “The HOW Report: A Global, Empirical Analysis of How Governance, Culture, and Leadership Impact Performance,” by the LRN Corporation. As I read through the report I was delighted to see that their findings … [Continue reading]

How to Become an Expert


Although I focus mostly on business topics, I do read a good bit on the psychology of success and expert performance. Several years ago I read one particularly interesting book called, “The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance,” a … [Continue reading]

The Most Important Thing In Business

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I was talking to a good friend of mine, Bob Fetterman, who is the manager of the performing arts center at our local college, when he turned me and said, “In one word, what is the most important thing in business?” I thought about it for just a … [Continue reading]

The 4 Ds of success


I recently read several motivational, success and self-help books and listened to a fantastic podcast by Brendon Burchard where he talked about the 4 Ds of Achievement. I agreed with 75% of his talk, but wanted the change the last D. So here is my … [Continue reading]

How to Attract Top Talent to Your Company

What Attracts Top Talent to a Business

  It has long been one of my core themes: The success of your business is directly tied to the quality of the talent you can get, grow and keep on your team. Think about this carefully, it’s a simple but extremely important business … [Continue reading]