John Maxwell

  • Internationally Recognized Leadership Expert
  • Bestselling Author

John C. Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold over 16 million books.


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John C. Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold over 16 million books. His organizations have trained more than 2 million leaders worldwide. Dr. Maxwell is the founder of EQUIP and INJOY Stewardship Services. Every year he speaks to Fortune 500 companies, international government leaders, and audiences as diverse as the United States Military Academy at West Point, the National Football League, and ambassadors at the United Nations. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week bestselling author, Maxwell was named the World's Top Leadership Guru by He was also one of only 25 authors and artists named in'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 1985, Dr. John C. Maxwell founded INJOY® in San Diego, California with a mission to develop leaders of excellence and integrity. The company moved to their current location in the Atlanta area in 1997, and established Maximum Impact a few years later to extend that impact reach. Each business develops tens of thousands of leaders each year. This is done primarily through large events, corporate training programs across the United States and Canada, and through high-quality resources in the form of books, audio and DVD training kits, monthly mentoring subscriptions, and small group curriculum.

In July 2013, Maxwell's organization trained 24,000 leaders in Guatemala, and just a year later, Maxwell was named the #1 leadership and management expert in the world by Inc. Magazine.