Growing as a leader is an ongoing process and a journey; it's much more than just a one-time event. Yet, often, we treat leadership development as an event. Below are some nuggets from others that highlight the importance of thinking about your own and others' leader development as a journey. "[T]he path to increased influence, impact, and leadership effectiveness is paved with personal growth.… Our capacity to grow determines our capacity to lead. It’s really that simple." (Blanchard & …Read More
Stephen B. Carman, PhD is a leadership speaker, trainer, and coach with 20+ years experience in learning management and consulting across diverse industries, including: finance, energy, and distribution. Stephen is a trusted business partner with demonstrated strengths in team development, talent and training development, customer relationship management, and strategic planning and implementation.
Stephen is a high energy facilitator with Fortune 100 experience in designing and delivering global learning programs aligned to business outcomes. Stephen is certified to facilitate courses in the DDI: Interaction Management Series. Stephen is also certified in FranklinCovey’s 7-Habits of Highly Effective People and Project Management Essentials, and most recently is a Certified Member of the John Maxwell Team.
Stephen has a Bachelor of Science from Abilene Christian University, a Master of Arts from the University of Phoenix, and a PhD in Organization and Management from Capella University. In addition, Stephen is an adjunct instructor with the University of Tulsa’s Master of Energy Business Program in the Collins College of Business.
Jerry Reeves is a teacher, coach and leadership speaker with over 20 years of leading people in the non-profit sector. He has worked in the areas of education, churches, and non-profit organizations.
Jerry is an excellent speaker with a proven ability to relate to audiences of all types and levels. He has worked with student leaders for over 20 years, and has experience facilitating small groups, as well as speaking to large audiences. Jerry is certified in the Littauer personality profile, Wired That Way.
Jerry has a Bachelor of Science from Lubbock Christian University and a Master of Arts from Abilene Christian University.
Brook joined the John Maxwell Team in 2013 and began learning the value and skills of personal and group coaching, leadership training and development, and effective speaking practices. His own growth process increased his desire to help other leaders get better. It’s so easy to let life’s punches take you out of focus when you should be in the game, making a difference in the outcome.
Brook loves to read and think, to write and speak with the goal of encouraging and inspiring others to live to their potential. Colossians 3:1-4 keeps Brook free and focused.