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Helping Companies Rethink, Recover & Refocus on the Future

Every business has a story; a compelling message that must reach both employees and customers. John helps businesses craft their story and build strategies to enhance performance and results.  

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About John

Change is hard.  John challenges business leaders to rethink current reality.  He pushes you to create a new approach toward success.  His hard-hitting method for results is not for every organization; only those truly determined to improve and make difficult choices to win the game of business.  Energy and passion are the two most common words used to describe John Grubbs as a coach, trainer, and speaker.

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John has helped organizations develop award-winning corporate universities.

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John provides workshops from leadership to safety at your location.


Executive Coaching

Peer Groups


Most Popular Learning Engagements

Deeper Learning with Long-term Solutions

My Time to Lead Series - Total Ownership as a Leader
  • No Bad Teams; Only Bad Leaders
  • Communication Excellence
  • Building an Accountable Culture
  • Creating and Maintaining Team Trust
Master Sales Series - Become a "One-Percent Member Sales Professional"
  • Sales & Marketing Process
  • Customer Retention Process
  • Referral Selling Process
  • Inside or Outside Sales Mastery

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His proven methods are in high demand for business growth and profitability.

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John's Books

From amazing team building, leadership to safety training, John Grubbs has authored books and guides designed to take your organization to the next level!

Book Cover - Surviving the Talent Exodus
Surviving the Talent Exodus

Click here to learn about Surviving the Talent Exodus - Navigate the Perfect Storm for Generational Change in the Workplace.

Book Cover - Leading the Tribes
Leading the Tribes

This powerful experience explores the impact social media has had on the many tribes in our lives.

Book Cover - Leading the Lazy
Leading the Lazy

As millennials flood the workforce, the rules of business are in constant flux.

My Time to Lead Blog

Read the latest news and useful tips posted regularly by John in his leadership blog.

Who's Pressing the Accelerator?

When it comes to organizational energy, someone is always in the proverbial driver's seat. Whether it's functional or departmental, someone has control of the accelerator. A human is required to generate movement for different parts of a business. Yet, it has become common to see people in one function pressing the accelerator for people with other functional duties. Why is this occurring? More importantly, why is this tolerated?

Stop Controlling
Stop Controlling People and Try This

What is the difference between leading someone and controlling people? Does it matter? Have you given up on leadership when you resort to control? I can’t influence people, so I choose instead to manage them. I am going to dissect these concepts to provide you with clarity in the end.

letter to boss
A Letter to the Boss

If you are in a supervisory role or not, this has value for you. The term supervisor extends from a front-line supervisor to a seasoned CEO or business owner. I wrote this letter ten years ago to get the attention of supervisors and managers in the workplace. It is easy to blame workers when things are not functioning optimally on the job. How often do we, as leaders, look to ourselves first and take total ownership of a leader's role? We will dissect the letter on the other side.


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John Grubbs
911 W. Loop 281 Suite 211-6
Longview, Texas 75604