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Top 3 Leadership author and speaker in the world
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Inspirational teacher who’s helped millions of people have a more positive mindset.

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JON GORDON

Jon Gordon’s best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world.

Jon Gordon is one of the most influential and sought after leadership authors and speakers today. He’s a consultant to numerous leaders, CEO’s, NFL, NBA, and MLB Coaches, championship teams and high performers and an inspirational teacher who has helped millions of people have a more positive mindset.

He is the author of 28 books including 15 best sellers and 5 children’s books. His books include the timeless classic The Energy Bus which has sold over 3 million copies, The Carpenter which was a top 5 business book of the year, Training Camp, The Power of Positive Leadership, and The Power of a Positive Team. Jon’s latest book, The One Truth has been called profound, revolutionary and life changing.

Jon and his tips have been featured on The Today Show, CNN, CNBC, The Golf Channel, Fox and Friends and in numerous magazines and newspapers.

His clients include The Los Angeles Dodgers, Campbell’s Soup, Dell, Publix, Southwest Airlines, Miami Heat, The Los Angeles Rams, Snapchat, Truist Bank, Clemson Football, Northwestern Mutual, West Point Academy and more.

Jon is a graduate of Cornell University and holds a Masters in Teaching from Emory University. He and his training/consulting company are passionate about developing positive leaders, organizations and teams.

IN THE NEWS

Optimism is good business

Optimism is good business

TimesUnion.com: Jon Gordon is all about being optimistic and having a vision. That's probably what made Gordon, a best-selling author, speaker and...
Sixers Book Club: Team Reading Jon Gordon’s ‘Training Camp’

Sixers Book Club: Team Reading Jon Gordon’s ‘Training Camp’

Sixers' coach Doug Collins took time to meet with the media following his team's first practice last Friday night. Sitting on a fold-up table...
Crashing the Myth of Work/Life Balance

Crashing the Myth of Work/Life Balance

Most of us live our lives like we’re on a tightrope, teetering between giving our all at work, giving our all to family, getting just enough sleep, and then doing it again the next day. We call it...
School staff read book to help encourage positive energy

School staff read book to help encourage positive energy

“No negativity allowed” signs hang throughout Principal Lisa Sigmon’s office at Bostian Elementary. And teachers at the school wear “no excuses” pins. The school’s staff is...
Women’s Lacrosse: Halfpenny has new season philosophy

Women’s Lacrosse: Halfpenny has new season philosophy

Everyone is on the bus — the energy bus, that is. New Irish coach Christine Halfpenny has not only changed the philosophy of the program already this season, but also has altered the team's reading list, requiring every player to read The Energy Bus. The book, written by Jon Gordon, was assigned over winter break and preaches positive energy in a team environment.
Let Optimism Change Your World

Let Optimism Change Your World

The economy has been bad for a while. People and businesses are struggling. Yet there are many people and businesses that are rising above that with a mentality of optimism. I’m one of them. You can be too Jon Gordon, author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller, The Energy Bus has a new book about the power of faith and positivity in one’s life and...
Morris: Boyd mastering the power of positive thinking

Morris: Boyd mastering the power of positive thinking

Boyd says he made an attitude adjustment after hearing Jon Gordon, a nationally known expert on the power of positive thinking, speak to the Clemson team this summer. It led Boyd to read Gordon’s book “Energy Bus: Ten Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work and Team with Positive Energy.”
Positive Behavior Theme for Hudson Maxim Students

Positive Behavior Theme for Hudson Maxim Students

The teachers and staff at Hudson Maxim School have seen positive changes in the school environment after implementing this year's character education theme "Life is Good." The theme, based on the best-selling book "The Energy Bus For Kids" by Jon Gordon has...
Do the world and yourself some good, stay positive

Do the world and yourself some good, stay positive

"We all have two dogs inside of us. One dog is positive, happy, optimistic and hopeful. The other dog is negative, mad, sad, pessimistic and fearful," says Gordon. "The more you feed the positive dog, the more it grows. The more you starve the negative dog, the more it shrinks and weakens."
Santa Clara head coach Kerry Keating is building the Broncos into a contender, one word at a time

Santa Clara head coach Kerry Keating is building the Broncos into a contender, one word at a time

It’s part of the message from the book Energy Bus, by Jon Gordon, which counts the likes of coaches Mark Richt (Georgia football) and Doc Rivers (Boston Celtics) as believers. The Broncos have joined the club...
Energy Bus Author Inspires Stanton, Others

Energy Bus Author Inspires Stanton, Others

“That’s the way to start a new semester,” Stanton said after listening to Jon Gordon speak for an hour and then answer questions from a crowd that represented all 24 Husker varsity sports. “I thought Mr. Gordon’s speech got everyone’s mind on the right track. It inspired me getting ready to go into such an important spring,” Stanton said. “It really gave me some good thoughts to focus in on.”
Want to complain? You can’t work at Align Networks

Want to complain? You can’t work at Align Networks

Management at Align Networks has built an attractive internal culture based largely on one rule: No complaining. More specifically, employees are not allowed to complain unless they can come up with a solution for the issue they’re complaining about. The rule goes hand-in-hand with...
Clemson’s football team seeks the right words to launch a successful season

Clemson’s football team seeks the right words to launch a successful season

Jon Gordon, author of the bestselling book “The Energy Bus,” visited with the team a few weeks ago, passing along a message of positivity and prompting the word selection.
Hooper, Yori Find Booster Shots of Energy

Hooper, Yori Find Booster Shots of Energy

The 2010 National Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year and the reigning Big Ten Conference Coach of the Year agreed with her superstar’s assessment. “Our staff all went to hear Jon Gordon the next morning,” Connie Yori said. “When I left that meeting, I felt rejuvenated. It was awesome. Jon is one of the best speakers, if not the best speaker, we’ve ever had here.”
Shelton Gets On ‘The Energy Bus’

Shelton Gets On ‘The Energy Bus’

When Washington coach Chris Petersen asked his players to read “The Energy Bus,” Danny Shelton wasn’t quite sure what to think of the assignment.After three successful seasons, the defensive lineman thought he had things figured out, at least when it came to football.The more he read, though, the more he realized what he could accomplish if he added the right energy to his combination of size and strength. “I loved the book,” Shelton said.
Energetic Bruins win MCAC title

Energetic Bruins win MCAC title

The Energy Bus finds out its next destination on Thursday. That’s when the Bellevue Bruin softball team will find out where it will play its NAIA National Tournament Opening Round games.
Even with ‘camp body,’ corner Alvin Hill standing out for Terps

Even with ‘camp body,’ corner Alvin Hill standing out for Terps

Jon Gordon visited the team last week and spoke about contributing “your one percent,” Hill said Monday. The visit left an impression on the junior corner, who later wrote down that he would contribute one percent more to each of his teammates than before.
5 Ways to Rekindle Your Optimism After You Crash and Burn

5 Ways to Rekindle Your Optimism After You Crash and Burn

The life of an entrepreneur is filled with setbacks. We have a great idea (well, what we thought was a great one, anyway) that just doesn’t take off. We screw up and lose a client. We don’t screw up and still lose a client. We run out of money. A valued employee leaves. That’s just the way it goes when you choose this life.
How to Be Positive During Tough Times

How to Be Positive During Tough Times

Here's why it's so important to stop complaining
Self-help book has more teams riding ‘Energy Bus’

Self-help book has more teams riding ‘Energy Bus’

"That book really helped me, especially during training camp because it got a little hard but perception is everything," Tennessee defensive end Corey Vereen...
An unexpected playbook

An unexpected playbook

Former Cornell lacrosse player Jon Gordon’s books have made an impact in locker rooms nationwide...
How Paul Goldschmidt turned himself into a perennial MVP candidate

How Paul Goldschmidt turned himself into a perennial MVP candidate

He has also become an avid reader. His tastes run toward tomes that concern leadership and overcoming adversity, such as Jon Gordon's The Carpenter ...
Paging Through the Knicks’ Summer Reading List

Paging Through the Knicks’ Summer Reading List

The book is one of several that Fisher, the Knicks’ second-year coach, has handed out to some of his players as a kind of summer reading list.
The Jets’ Resident Bookworm Has Some Advice—for Himself

The Jets’ Resident Bookworm Has Some Advice—for Himself

I'm actually reading a book right now called the "No Complaining Rule" by Jon Gordon. That's always been my approach—never to complain about it and just...
Pelissero: The time we heard about the Juice Brothers in Panthers locker room

Pelissero: The time we heard about the Juice Brothers in Panthers locker room

..."GET ON THE ENERGY BUS. That’s what we’re about, is positive energy,” Coleman said. “It’s electric. There’s a book. We all read the book. It’s called the Energy Bus.”
Jon Gordon’s Latest Book, THE ONE TRUTH, an Instant Bestseller!

Jon Gordon’s Latest Book, THE ONE TRUTH, an Instant Bestseller!

The One Truth: Elevate Your Mind Unlock Your Power Heal Your Soul
Become Jon Gordon Certified

Become Jon Gordon Certified

Impact others (in Workshop, Keynote, and Coaching format) on Jon Gordon’s Proven Principles and Practices utilized by many of the Top Leaders, Organizations and Teams in the World.
University of Minnesota Utilizing The Power of a Positive Team

University of Minnesota Utilizing The Power of a Positive Team

It’s Jon Gordon’s “The Power of a Positive Team” and the contents from book’s 146 pages run parallel in many ways to the way Fleck is leading the Gophers...
Brandon Ellis – Triple H Exercise from You Win in the Locker Room First

Brandon Ellis – Triple H Exercise from You Win in the Locker Room First

The coach didn’t hear about it on a leadership course, or from another coach. He read about it in a book by Jon Gordon, a self-styled American ...
Titans: Avoiding ‘energy vampires’ among top goals this season

Titans: Avoiding ‘energy vampires’ among top goals this season

Titans coach Mike Mularkey had given the players homework — in addition to studying the playbook — suggesting they read a motivational text titled...
Men’s Journal – Positive Force: Jon Gordon’s Blueprint for Resilience and Mental Wellness

Men’s Journal – Positive Force: Jon Gordon’s Blueprint for Resilience and Mental Wellness

Explore how Jon Gordon's practical blueprint for positivity, resilience, and mental wellness is transforming the mental health landscape for men, and how cultivating a healthy brain through purpose and positivity can lead to a more fulfilling life.

testimonials

What Others are Saying


"I love this book by my good friend Jon Gordon. My experience has taught me that a team can do great things but a positive team can do extraordinary things. Jon does a great job of articulating so many different examples of this. I have no doubt the lessons in this book will help you and your team reach your potential."


"Jon has a special gift for articulating the principles and values that help guide great teams and organizations in a positive authentic way. These values are instrumental in helping develop a connected environment. There is something special about being a part of something bigger than yourself and the star of the team is the team. Jon's books have been especially helpful and influential for the Rams and how we want to operate daily."


"An actionable guide to energizing your team."


"The Energy Bus and No Complaining Rule transformed my work and family life and this book gives us practical ways to put The Power of a Positive Team into action. So many of Jon Gordon's best practices are alive and well at The Golf Channel. The Power of a Positive Team will be our must-read this year! This is a must-read for corporate, sports teams... even families."


"Jon and his principles have been very helpful to me and my team. I encourage you to read this book and discover the keys to building a great team."


"We all know it is all about talented people 'working together' to create something very special: government, business, sports, and life. Jon Gordon really captures the power of positive 'working together principles and practices' and includes a positive disciplined process and expected behaviors that all teams can use immediately!"

testimonials

What Others are Saying


“The Energy Bus should be required reading in this country. In a time and world where we deal with so many negative things and people, Jon beautifully articulates the power of positive energy and attitude. This book will change your life and teach you how to be the driver of your bus. Buckle Up and enJOY the ride”


“If you want to fuel your family, your career, your team, and your organization with spirit, read this book. Jon’s energy and advice will leap off the page and help you cultivate positive energy in everything you do and you will make the world a better place for your having been here. Thanks, Jon, for pumping us up and making sure we get on the right bus.”


“Jon succeeded in mesmerizing the audience with his powerful message and sincere, enthusiastic delivery.”

Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) “ Young Entrepreneurs' Organization (YEO)


"Jon, I want to thank you for sharing your message of Positive Energy at the EO-Entreprenuers Organization annual conference. Our members were buzzing with comments such as:- Great lessons! Verbalized great concepts. Thank you.- Great energy!! WOW!! I feel great, YES!- After such a long day I needed this guy!- Very motivating and inspiring. Perfect closing keynote.- Great message - Thanks for the energy charge!I know now how important energy is to our success personally and professionally. Thanks again Jon and we look forward to working with you again."

YPO - Young President's Organization


"My compliments for inspiring, engaging, and captivating our group of top level and achievement oriented business executives. Your educational, often humorous, and on target message was applicable not only to them but to their spouses, employees, and children. I have no doubt that steps were taken that very day to implement transformational steps into their lives. Thank you for making a difference, and your extra effort was visible and impactful."

Noodles & Company


"At our annual Summit in the Rocky Mountains, we gave Jon the unenviable task of delivering the keynote address on the final morning to an audience of 250 weary restaurant managers and headquarters staff. Not easy. Fifteen minutes into it, I had people whispering to me "that this was good!"  For the next 75 minutes Jon had the entire group listening intently to his every word, cheering at all the right times, taking copious notes and leaving the meeting on a terrific high with actionable steps to return and become their own CEOs. You could feel the energy. I highly recommend Jon Gordon!"

McCans Sonic Group


"WOW! You set such a positive tone to the start of our convention. To feel the energy you shared with us left us not just feeling good but feeling terrific about the ride ahead! Your message of enthusiasm transcends both professionally and personally. The personal stories that you shared with us touch the heart of the human spirit. I have had many of my mangers tell me how they are now committed to be the driver of "their bus." The results of faster service times for our guests tells more of the action they have taken from your talk and the “10 rules for the ride of your life” from your book, The Energy Bus. Your shared excitement for life is contagious! Thanks again!"

SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management)


"This year our local chapter of SHRM is celebrating its 50th anniversary so our theme for our annual one day conference was "Investing in the Profession, Investing in You." We wanted a keynote speaker who could motivate our participants and provide them with tools to immediately apply to their personal lives and carry into their workplaces. Jon, your presentation did just that. The Energy Bus, 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work and Team with Positive Energy was very well received. The energy in the room was contagious! A number of the participants have asked us for your contact information so they can have you come back and present at one of their company meetings. We wish you the very best as you spread the word and hope to see you again in the near future."

Texas Conference for Women


"Jon Gordon was a huge hit at the 6th Annual Texas Governors Conference for Women. His session was one of the most anticipated presentations at our Conference and judging by the response of the crowd in attendance, Jon delivered. Energy is truly a topic that people want, need, and flock to. I'd highly recommend Jon as a featured speaker at future events."

Moe's Southwest Grill


"Having Jon present to us at our annual conference was like catching lightning in a bottle. His energy, passion, and charisma not only set the tone for our convention, but left every franchisee with a spark to take back to their restaurants."

DIAL Corporation


"We believe the idea of aligned team focus with energized individuals can deliver remarkable results. We as individuals and teams can choose to think about what is possible, be positive and to make a difference for the good each and every day - life is too short not to be on the right bus. Jon Gordon is a brilliant, friendly reminder of the power of this type of thinking."

Dental Express


"Jon's Energy and Passion put our entire company on 'the Bus.' We have had a record month in sales & I attribute our success to the "ENERGY BUS!"

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island


"For the members of our management team, your amusing anecdotes and entertaining delivery underscored a powerful message of gratitude and appreciation. Thank you for reminding us that even the smallest success is worth celebrating. By simply recognizing how lucky we are to do what we do each day, your presentation inspired a renewed enthusiasm in this dedicated team of professionals."

Hudsonville Public Schools


"What an exhilarating start to our school year! It is often a daunting task to find a speaker who touches all hearts and minds in a diverse group of educators. Jon Gordon did just that, creating an energy "burst" across rows of 500 educators and coaches! His message is one easily taken into classrooms, meeting settings, coaching situations, and personal lives. Our Principals were amazed at the enthusiasm brought back to the buildings with a determination to implement Jon's "10 rules for the ride of your life". We're confident Jon's message and books will have a lasting impact on our school district."

UniCare


"I cannot thank you enough for engaging the UniCare associates during the Fueling the Future event in Orlando, FL. Your message was unequivocally the highlight of the training event. Your enthusiasm was infectious, your message was poignant, and your willingness to stay and sign the books was appreciated. You truly personify the type of boss, team player, and individual that I along with the rest of my team hope to be. Thank you for driving your bus into our lives, welcoming us aboard, and fueling us for future success. We have a great seat, a nice view, and we're ready for the ride of our lives."

Northwestern Mutual Financial Network


"Jon's book The Energy Bus and his presentation to my firm were both contagious and impactful. As a result of Jon's talk we went from a bus full of passengers to a fleet of of drivers!"

BonaKemi USA


"Jon, we had great feedback from our customers about your talk. We took a big step towards moving past the old negativity and building a positive relationship and vision for the future. Thank you for helping our customers get on the Bona Bus. I have to tell you that you had a major impact."

Jacksonville Jaguars NFL Team


"We're on board! Jon's book and talk The Energy Bus, illustrates what I believe as a leader and coach. It is a great read and has been a tool which reinforces our commitment to stay positive. When we play with great energy we win and that's what The Energy Bus is all about. Thanks Jon for speaking to our team."

Organic Valley


"Jon, I can't begin to tell you what an enormous impact your message had on the staff at Organic Valley. Your energy and positive message was contagious and we heard from so many employees who were inspired to change their thought process and begin looking at each day as a celebration. The spirit of your presentation remains at Organic Valley and for many, that hop on the bus has changed lives forever. You are an inspiration to us all and a remarkable example of the power of positive thinking!"

Fisher Investments


"Jon Gordon's concept of the Chief Energy Officer teaches us that attitude alignment isn't just little but a non-linear leap that makes the ultimate difference between abundance or lack of happiness, success, performance, motivation, ability to be team oriented, and our reality of achieving our personal goals in all parts of our lives."

Prudential Florida Realty


"In every business environment, success or defeat is determined by the mindset of its leaders, and the ability to motivate and energize each member of the organization towards a common goal and culture. As the keynote speaker at our 2008 9th, annual awards luncheon, Jon provided our group of 400 award winners with positive strategies for their business and their lives. Jon has an innate ability to genuinely motivate and encourage” our sales associates walked away with a renewed enthusiasm and focus on the simple things they could do to infuse their lives with positive energy. Jon inspired our sales associates and leadership team in such a way they could not wait to start reading The Energy Bus and implementing the philosophy contained in the pages. Great job Jon!"

Arizona State University Women's Basketball


"I am always reading to find ways to improve myself and my athletes. I have used the principles from Jon Gordon's books "The Energy Bus," "The No Complaining Rule," and "Training Camp" to teach our Arizona State University players and the USA teams I coached how to enjoy the process and maximize their success. These books have helped create the foundation for our team to build positive healthy relationships, to develop individual toughness, and a Championship culture. I have even had my 10-year old son read them and he is anxiously awaiting his next Jon Gordon book. I have learned and taken so much from John Maxwell and Ken Blanchard over the years and now Jon Gordon is my new favorite author!"

The New York Public Library


"In the midst of external and internal change at the New York Public Library, Jon's lecture on Thriving during Waves of Change was very well received by our staff. He tamed many of our fears and uncertainties and by giving real life examples of overcoming adversity and change he showed us how to use change as an opportunity for renewal and vitality. Thank you Jon, for bringing hope and inspiration to all of us who were listening."

University of Texas Football Team


"We've always worked at helping our guys become better team leaders and grow as men. Jon's books and visit with the team are a valuable step towards taking the leadership training to another level, a level that we hope will help each and every member of our program not only next year but for the rest of their lives."

Food Shippers of America


"Jon Gordon provided an exceptional opening session for our 55th Annual Food Shippers of America Conference. His enthusiasm and motivational message was just the tone we wanted to kick off our conference."

Publix Supermarkets


"Having Jon present at our annual Leadership Conference brought the energy, passion and excitement that our team needed as we wrapped up our two day conference. Comments from our store managers after the meeting reflected the positive energy and direction to help all of us "stay on the bus".

Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association


"Jon kicked off the conference with enough positive energy to fill the ballroom! His inspiring message drives home the importance of bringing joy and passion to our work as school leaders. It was a pleasure to work with him to plan his presentations as he truly walks the talk. "He will surely have an effect on schools across Texas, "After hearing him speak, I did something I normally don't do; I bought a copy of all his books, "What a great way to start a conference" and similar comments were made by many attendees."

NASCAR JIMMIE JOHNSON


"Jon, you did an amazing job speaking to our team. I could not imagine a better person to kick start our chase for the championship. Thank you!"

Smithtown Schools


“Jon Gordon’s presentation inspired and motivated the audience of over eight hundred educators by reminding them of the power they all possess to influence the lives of their students immeasurably. Teachers of over thirty years experience commented that his presentation was the best they had ever witnessed!"

Pepperidge Farm


"There was certainly no lack of energy on Jon Gordon's part as he laid out his powerful "Energy Bus" principles for the 400+ attendees at our Pepperidge Farm National Sales meeting. His dynamic combination of key insights and real life examples drove home the point that strong vision fueled by positive energy is a truly unbeatable combination in business and in life."

Humana, Inc.


"Jon is a great speaker. He engages the audience and his message complimented perfectly with the type of culture we want to create. "

Executive Women Internationa


"Jon, we’ve heard rave reviews on your talk. Your speech was energizing yet insightful and your great sense of humor brought a lot of fun to the meeting!"

Executive Women International


"On behalf of the Board of Directors of Executive Women International, I want to thank you for your outstanding keynote presentation to our membership. As you know, your keynote opened the conference and truly set our members up for a positive experience during their stay. We received an overwhelming amount of positive feedback from our attendees who benefitted from your message. I know we will be asking you back for future Leadership Conferences."

NAESP - National Association of Elementary School Principals


"Jon's presentation was regarded by many as the best of our conference. "Super," "Inspiring," "Great Ideas," " Phenomenal," "Wonderful uplifting presentation," "His enthusiasm rubs off," and similar comments dominated our attendee evaluations. We would certainly have him back again."

Atlanta Falcons NFL Team


"Jon's book, The Energy Bus, and talk to our team have been very useful tools in helping us build a positive team and culture where our players overcome negativity and challenges to perform at their highest potential."

Fisher Investments


"Jon Gordon was one of the best speakers we've had in the last 10 years. Our sales force has leveraged his teachings to fine-tune their mental approach and bring out their best. His dynamic presentation style not only helped to drive his points home but also captivated the crowd. I believe every organization would benefit from Jon's lessons."

Seventh Generation


"Jon was an amazing, energized speaker that has the entire Seventh Generation team feeding their positive dog! He has a magnetic way of reminding people that positive energy will only fuel yourself and others. Our community has since been expressing gratitude for each other, for what we ‘get’ to do and for the opportunity we had to engage with Jon. His message is so simple, yet truly transformational!"

Seventh Generation


"Jon’s energy, passion and profound lessons have inspired every member of the Seventh Generation team to reaffirm our values and our commitment to strengthening our community. As part of our annual retreat, Jon dished up the right lessons in a pitch perfect manner. He tuned into where we are on our journey and encouraged, supported and cajoled us, personally and collectively, to strive for our very best every day. Every member of our community has shared our “word” and pledged to fuel one another on our mission to live purposefully as we grow together."

BKD, LLP


"Jon, thanks for your energetic presentation at our annual BKD Partner’s conference. I believe you sent our folks home with some real enthusiasm. We appreciate the time you invested in learning our standards and values and incorporating those into your message. Many guest speakers say they will tailor their message, but don’t do a very good job of it. It was clear to me that you spent the extra time and effort to tailor your program to our culture, and that really helped your points resonate with BKDrs. That sets you apart."

MSC Industrial Supply


"I would recommend Jon to anyone! He immediately had everyone’s attention and they were taking notes the entire time he spoke. Most importantly his message stuck. Months later my team is still talking about him. Jon knocked it out of the park for us. It wasn’t just a home run it was a grand slam!"

General Motors


"Jon, awesome performance this week in Atlanta. We can’t thank you enough for exceeding our expectations and delivering on the message our audience needed to hear. You truly exemplified just how powerful the outside voice can be!"

Straumann


“Jon was a perfect capstone to conclude our week. Year after year the final message has been good, but not great. Jon was GREAT. Many on my team approached me and felt a great connection to his authenticity and were inspired by his message.”

Hendrick Automotive Group


"Hendrick BMW/MINI invited Jon Gordon to speak to our Management Team in January to deliver a positive message and motivate our team to kickoff 2011. Our team was blown away by Mr. Gordon and his motivating and positive message. Mr. Gordon was also very entertaining and enthusiastic in his delivery!"

Southwest Airlines


“Our Leaders loved Jon’s keynote talk at our Leadership Summit. His preparation and commitment to make sure his time with us would be effective, was outstanding. I personally appreciated his willingness to customize his speech and the following Q&A, to our overall learning objectives for the day. His energy, enthusiasm and humor didn’t hurt either.”

Tyson Foods


"Your presentation was by far one of the highlights of our meeting – the ratings on your talk were off the chartsThank you so much for taking the time to learn about our strategy, the messaging we wanted to convey and wrapping it all up into a fantastic presentation about Grit and Caring for our Team Members and Customers. "

Silpada Designs


"As one of the most highly anticipated keynote speakers we’ve had at Silpada’s National Conference, Jon Gordon delivered!"

Emergency Nurses Association


"Standing ovation! Our attendees thoroughly enjoyed Jon’s presentation!"

McGraw-Hill Higher Education


"He was FANTASTIC! Everyone loved him. It was a home run!"

Associated Financial Group


“Jon Gordon energized and captivated our clients, prospects and staff. His enthusiasm and passion for helping others to succeed were extremely evident. Many attendees said he was the best speaker they’ve seen! I would highly recommend Jon for organizations looking to spark a renewed sense of positivity."

Jockey International


“What a home run! Jon hit on every emotion by sharing stories we all could relate to. In fact, I was so inspired I personally ordered several of his books.”

Duke Football


"The locker room and training room have been abuzz regarding your talk! You have been referenced by the team and the staff non-stop!!! You have a unique way of being in the room as a speaker not talking "to the room". I am a huge fan! You have made such a difference in so many lives!!"

Memorial Hospital


“Jon Gordon is THE Authority on positive leadership in organizations today. We had Jon join us in collaborating with our physician leaders, department directors, and senior management at the beginning of the year as we developed a direction for our organization that encouraged principles espoused in both “The Energy Bus” and “The Power of Positive Leadership.” After Jon’s motivating and energetic presentation, our organization took a major step forward. This year, on two key surveys, we have had the highest physician engagement in over ten years, and the highest employee engagement in over five years!”

Capital Associated Industries


"Jon did a tremendous job! A great message for our audience and they loved him. The book signing was an amazing experience as was a never-ending line and such wonderful, positive comments from the people waiting to get their books signed. He was amazing to watch as he worked his way down the line and signed every single book."

Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union


"It was great fun having Jon speak at our Employee Appreciation Day. He deserves Kudos for signing all of the 1,100 Energy Bus books the night before. He knocked it out of the park with his talk!"

Art Van Furniture


"I can only think of one word to say ... AMAZING! You were a huge success!"

Zaxby’s


“Jon spoke at two of our conferences, and his words educated and inspired our team. Jon’s encouraging energy pervaded the room, and the positive response we received showed Jon’s lasting impression. His words were motivating and set us up for future success as we continue to grow.”

Jersey Mike's


“Jon Gordon was a not to be missed event at our National Conference. Our training team has been incorporating his books and principals for years as best practices to follow, so to meet him in person was a special treat for all. His passion and authenticity created the perfect foundation for our franchisees and team members to go to the next level. We can’t wait to have him join us again.”

DEWALT Tools


“From our first read of The Energy Bus, we were hooked. Jon Gordon has now been an integral part of how our business and leaders have built a culture of positivity and genuine teamwork. Our partnership with Jon has expanded from intimate team building to large-scale speaking engagements that have inspired our executives, managers, teams in the field and even our customers. Even more powerful is how easily his contagious messages will improve your life in and out of the office.”

Campbell Soup Company


"Jon Gordon's presentation on The Energy Bus to our U.S. sales organization was top notch. He quickly engaged the group with his "high energy" style and provided everyone in the audience with a powerful and memorable user-friendly framework for taking their own energy management to a new level. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, we will work with him again."


"I love this book by my good friend Jon Gordon. My experience has taught me that a team can do great things but a positive team can do extraordinary things. Jon does a great job of articulating so many different examples of this. I have no doubt the lessons in this book will help you and your team reach your potential."


"Jon has a special gift for articulating the principles and values that help guide great teams and organizations in a positive authentic way. These values are instrumental in helping develop a connected environment. There is something special about being a part of something bigger than yourself and the star of the team is the team. Jon's books have been especially helpful and influential for the Rams and how we want to operate daily."


"An actionable guide to energizing your team."


"The Energy Bus and No Complaining Rule transformed my work and family life and this book gives us practical ways to put The Power of a Positive Team into action. So many of Jon Gordon's best practices are alive and well at The Golf Channel. The Power of a Positive Team will be our must-read this year! This is a must-read for corporate, sports teams... even families."


"Jon and his principles have been very helpful to me and my team. I encourage you to read this book and discover the keys to building a great team."


"We all know it is all about talented people 'working together' to create something very special: government, business, sports, and life. Jon Gordon really captures the power of positive 'working together principles and practices' and includes a positive disciplined process and expected behaviors that all teams can use immediately!"