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Thirty years as a successful corporate executive and entrepreneur have given John Hersey a unique perspective on human behavior, leadership, motivation and change. This foundation allows him to offer speaking, coaching, and consulting programs that are rich with content and packed with actionable fresh insights. He knows about leadership because that is exactly what he has done throughout his career-lead organizations and teams.
An entrepreneur at heart, Mr. Hersey helped launch 3 companies: The Hersey Custom Shoe Company, mentioned in The Best of the Best and rated by Runners World Magazine as the best new shoe for 2 consecutive years, BBH International, a distribution company with operations in the U.S. and 10 foreign countries, and Buyers Online, a publicly traded telecommunications company.
John Hersey is the author of Finding and Keeping Great Leaders--CEO's Explain How Corporate Culture Shapes Potential Leaders. His first book, Creating Contagious Leadership, identifies his low-cost, high-return formula. In his keynote speech of the same title, he brings clarity and simplicity to the challenge of cultivating and spreading company wide leadership. Clients say his results are "bold, contagious and spectacular." The benefits of his programs are powerful, and include truly engaging the audience to grow and develop their skills in the fields of customer service, teamwork, communication, and leadership.
Mr. Hersey has earned the distinction of Certified Professional Behavior & Values Analyst. He is past president of the Arizona Chapter of the National Speakers Association. He is a featured leadership columnist for The Phoenix Business Journal in Phoenix, AZ.
As active Volunteers and Philanthropists, John Hersey and his wife, Beverly Belury, actively support the McKenzie Monks Foundation, which helps kids cope with cancer, Junior Achievement, The Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Scottsdale, where he has served as a speech mentor to the Youth of the Year contenders for the past three years.
John Hersey is certified in "TriMetrix," an advanced position benchmarking and talent management tool.
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