Who is John Maxwell?

John Maxwell and the phenomenal John Maxwell Team are my teachers, mentors and peers. They are highly successful leaders in their personal and professional lives.   I am privileged to be a certified speaker, teacher and coach on this team.


 John himself has been voted the #1 Leadership and Management Expert in the World Magazine

Who is John Maxwell and What Does He Believe?

John C. Maxwell is an internationally respected leadership expert, speaker, trainer, coach and author, whose philosophy is simple: “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” For more than 40 years, John has been teaching people to answer their call to lead, to add value to and make a difference in the lives of others. He has devoted himself to developing and training leaders at all levels. John’s latest achievement is as founder of his globally acclaimed John Maxwell Team (JMT), an elite group of over 5,000 certified coaches, teachers, speakers, trainers and professionals who have helped people worldwide create a leadership legacy within their own spheres of influence. John Maxwell Team members inspire positive life transformation and help others achieve their highest vision and goals, both personally and professionally.

John is a #1 New York Times best-selling author of over 77 books, with more than 24 million volumes sold in fifty languages.

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 one million copies.

John was voted the top leadership professional guru six years in a row on LeadershipGurus.net

John Maxwell completed his Bachelor’s degree at Ohio Christian University in 1969, received a Master of Divinity degree at Azusa Pacific University, and a Doctor of Ministry degree at Fuller Theological Seminary.

Just some of the powerful books by John Maxwell
  • The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership
  • Developing the Leader Within You
  • The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader
  •  You Win, Sometimes You Learn
  • How Successful People Lead
  • The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth
  • Put Your Dream to the Test
  • Leadership Gold: Lessons I’ve Learned from a Lifetime of Leading
  • Encouragement Changes Everything
  • Talent is Never Enough
  • Winning With People
  • The 360° Leader
  • The Choice is Yours
  • The Difference Maker
  • Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
  • Your Road Map for Success
  • The Maxwell Leadership Bible
  • Becoming a Person of Influence
  • Intentional Living
  • Today Matters

I represent the JMT team with:  

Integrity,  Truth, Excellence, Honor, Accountability, Responsibility and Respect

I am accountable for my promises and actions and for John Maxwell’s Code of Ethics: learning, living and leading the Laws of Leadership.  

- Tammy McKinney - Unlocking.Life