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John Spence Named a Top 100 Speaker

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Named Among 100 Great Leadership Speakers at

John Spence, international speaker and author of books on excellence, leadership and business success, is among 100 great leadership speakers and trainers identified in an article by contributing editor Jeff Haden.

Haden’s article, titled “100 Great Leadership Speakers for Your Next Conference” cites the opinion of best-selling author and speaker Kevin Kruse in naming John Spence and 99 other exceptional speakers and trainers. The story emphatically states, “Check out some of the following people the next time you need a great speaker. And if you’re deciding whether to attend a particular event and one of them is on the program, drop everything and go. You’ll be glad you did.”

Other recipients of this prestigious recognition include such famous business speakers as Tom Peters, Marshall Goldsmith, Ken Blanchard, Richard Branson, Gary Hamel and Jack Welsh.

“It am humbled to be listed among this group of incredible business thought leaders,” said Spence. “I simply try as hard as I can to deliver great value by making complex things simple and focusing on ideas that people can apply. It seems to be a formula that audiences appreciate.”

Over the past 20 years Spence has presented workshops, keynote speeches and executive coaching to more than 400 organizations worldwide including many of the Fortune 50 and dozens of private companies, associations and not-for-profits. His areas of specialty include advanced leadership, high-performance teams, strategic thinking, business excellence and superior customer service.




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