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”. Over the last twenty years he has spoken to over one million people, taught at three 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 3M, Best Buy, TELUS, McDonald’s, Tim Horton’s, Westjet, RBC, Lockheed Martin, Qantas Airlines, Humana, Microsoft and the Mayo Clinic.
John was a pioneer in the Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability movements and is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia, where he is Co-Founder of Blueprint, an organization dedicated to enhancing the integrity and well-being of men, boys and communities. A bestselling author of nine books, John’s books include the international bestsellers Awakening Corporate Soul, Values Shift, The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die, and The Five Thieves of Happiness. His books Stepping Up and The Purpose Revolution show the power of personal responsibility and purpose in life, work and society.