Dr. John Izzo provokes greatness in people and companies. He stretches leaders to dream even bigger through intentional leadership. His powerful stories strike a chord with some of the best companies in the world because his concepts apply to “the head and the heart” of individual and collective change. John drives home the importance of people’s roles in a company with hard hitting facts from research studies and practical ideas grounded in the “how.”
A bestselling author of six books, John’s books include the international bestsellers Awakening Corporate Soul, Values Shift, The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die and Stepping Up. His most recent book titled, The Five Thieves of Happy shows how happiness and success start on the inside.
Over the last twenty years he has spoken to over one million people, taught at two major universities, advised over 500 organizations and is frequently featured in the media by the likes of Fast Company, PBS, CBC, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, and INC Magazine.
He has advised some of the best companies in the world including DuPont, TELUS, McDonald’s, Tim Horton’s, Westjet, RBC, Lockheed Martin, Qantas Airlines, Humana, Microsoft and the Mayo Clinic.
John is a pioneer in the Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability movements and is a Distinguished Fellow at the East-West Institute, a non partisan think tank working on international security issues including food, water, and energy security.