Achieving Business Excellence with John Spence

Five Things To Focus On In 2019

2018 marked my 24th year traveling around the world to help people and businesses achieve more success. I went to some amazing places, spent time with old friends and made lots of new friends. It was also a great year for learning, as I worked on all … [Continue reading]

How to Make Your Business MUCH More Successful in 2019

            Every year I do a video with some ideas about how to make your business more successful in the coming year. This time I've changed it up a little bit and instead of giving you a list of "Big … [Continue reading]

Change A Life and You May End Up Changing Yours

https://vimeo.com/306469331 Here is a link for the better book club, it is free for small companies and insanely affordable for other organizations. I cannot encourage you strongly enough to go take a look at their website, look at all the things … [Continue reading]

Four Amazing Business Books That I Highly Recommend

I have been reading a lot of business books lately, about a dozen a month, and wanted to take a minute to share with you four that I found very helpful. I am honored to call three of the authors, Tim Ressmeyer, Frank Sonnenberg, and Marty Neumeier … [Continue reading]

What Are Your Leadership Values?

This past week I was asked to give a talk at my alma mater, Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida.  I was speaking with a select group of their senior management team from across the entire organization and they sent me a list of questions they … [Continue reading]

I Have Changed My Mind About Strategy

I have been studying and teaching strategy for nearly 20 years and I thought I had a pretty good handle on it, but in the last year, I have changed my thinking around one of my most important ideas on strategy. I hope you find this video helpful, … [Continue reading]

Practice This Skill and Become a Much Better Leader

In this video, I'm going to challenge you to practice an extremely important leadership characteristic that many people struggle with. If you can master this skill it will create more trust, risk-taking, candor, and innovation within your … [Continue reading]

14 Ideas For Leading In Difficult Times

In the video below I share a list of 14 key ideas for successfully leading an organization through difficult times. These ideas apply to companies in a high-growth mode, or in a market that is being disrupted by technology, new competitors, changing … [Continue reading]

Strong Culture through Vision, Value, and Voice

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When working to make positive changes or keep the "right" kind of people within your organization, it's important that you have a strong set of company values and direction. I've spent a lot of time thinking about this concept lately and took a … [Continue reading]