Maxwell serves on the Board of Trustees at Indiana Wesleyan University and has a
building named after him there, the Maxwell Center for Business and Leadership.
In July 2013, Maxwell's organization trained 24,000 leaders in Guatemala. Randy Stroman
and other John Maxwell Team members took part in the weeklong leadership training
In May 2014, Maxwell was named the No. 1 leadership and management expert in the
world by Inc. Magazine.
The last of the three pillars of his company, leading organizational change, focuses on
sharpening the operational strategy, process, and communications of clientele firms.The
company handles changes in management due to reorganizations, new executive
appointments, mergers, acquisitions, downsizing, and alike.
The Ken Blanchard Companies also addresses and consults on critical issues and
necessities during each phase of the firm's organization change.
The removal of Tony Robins from this category last year was because of our decision to
place him in the #1 spot for the Personal Development Gurus but his followers keep on
voting for him in the leadership category.
Although his focus is not officially leadership, his strategies and
methods support and develop leadership across the board making us change our initial decision and provide
him his well-deserved title as one of the best leadership speakers in the world.