John Maxwell Leadership Forum Returns to CIU

Dr. John Maxwell

Dr. John Maxwell

Influential leadership expert Dr. John Maxwell returns to Columbia International University on March 22 for his fifth Leadership Forum in the Midlands of South Carolina. The event takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon in Shortess Chapel on the campus of CIU.

Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 26 million books in 50 languages. He has been identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association and the most influential leadership expert in the world by Business Insider and Inc. magazine.

As the founder of The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation, he has trained more than six million leaders. In 2015, he reached the milestone of having trained leaders from every country of the world. Maxwell speaks each year to Fortune 500 companies, presidents of nations, and many of the world’s top business leaders.

Maxwell says he loves challenging and motivating audiences with real-life stories and timeless principles that are backed with actionable steps.

“Every year I have the opportunity to speak to people around the world about the life-changing principles and defining moments that have impacted my life,” Maxwell said. “There’s nothing like making the human connection and forming new relationships and bonds.”

CIU President Dr. Mark Smith says Maxwell has been his personal mentor for several years and has transformed the way he leads.

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