John works with managers and executive leaders who want to maximize the impact of their leadership choices.
As a veteran facilitator and coach, he has worked for twenty years with leaders and teams in Fortune 500 companies, government, healthcare, education and service organizations. His primary emphasis has been with clients in the automotive and packaged goods industries including customer service, engineering, HR, logistics, and production.
John works with organizational leaders to leverage their strengths, navigate their weaknesses and successfully influence their peers. He guides cross-functional teams in their journey of interdependence while creating accountability with realistic goals.
Originally from Canberra, Australia, John is a former Outward Bound management development and research coordinator who facilitated individual and team growth in the Australian Outback. He is also the former director of program services of Starr Commonwealth’s EverGreen Center for Personal and Professional Development, an organization with a legacy of character development and leadership.
John is co-author of 50 DOs for Everyday Leadership: Lessons Learned the Hard Way (So You Don’t Have To) and What Great Teams Do Great: How Ordinary People Accomplish the Extraordinary.. He has an honors degree in psychology from the Australian National University.
John believes in integrity, courage and a strong duty of care for his family, clients and the Humanergy team. One of his favorite quotes is “Let your life speak.” Because he knows a key to successful leadership is self-awareness, he often recommends the book Leadership and Self-Deception (Arbinger Institute) to his clients.
John's Satisfied Clients
John’s work is insightful, meaningful, and always tailored and applicable to my specific needs and requirements. He is a true business partner.
I highly recommend John and the entire Humanergy team… whether it’s individual, team or strategy development, they will help you reach your goals at an accelerated pace.
Working with John as an executive coach was a privilege. The time I spent with John was truly the single best investment any organization ever made in me to develop my leadership skills. I cannot recommend him enough!
I cannot thank you enough for the professional and personal impact to my life, thank you for the many hours of inspiration”
I always looked forward to my sessions with John, because it gave me an opportunity to analyze and understand my intangibles, and he often provided perspectives or insights that I wouldn’t likely have formed on my own.