John Calvin Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, pastor and author who has sold over 13 million books. His organizations have trained more than 2 million leaders worldwide.
Dr. Maxwell is the founder of INJOY®, Maximum Impact, ISS and EQUIP.
Every year he speaks to Fortune 500 companies, international government leaders, and organizations as diverse as the United States Military Academy at West Point and the National Football League.
A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week best-selling author, Maxwell was one of 25 authors and artists named to Amazon.com‘s 10th Anniversary Hall of Fame.
Three of his books, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, Developing the Leader Within You, and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader have each sold over a million copies.
In 2012, he was awarded the Golden Gavel by Toastmasters International.
In July 2013, Maxwell's organization trained 24,000 leaders in Guatemala. Randy Stroman and other John Maxwell Team members took part in the weeklong leadership training sessions.
In May 2014, Maxwell was named the #1 leadership and management expert in the world by Inc. Magazine.