Audiences often rise to their feet to thank John for his captivating blend of humor, stories and deep expertise.  John helps people and organizations to get to where they want to go.
Once listed among the top black speakers in America, John promises to provide inspiration and motivation on topics surrounding personal achievement, human dynamics, leadership, change and success.
For over 25 years, John has helped audiences from around the globe to keep their perspective positive by applying his passion for people with best-in-class, award-winning presentation skills. 

John F. Edwards

  Award Winning International Speaker & Author 
We are in a time of rapid change leading to uncertainty and volatility.
John is a thought leader and talent development guru who works with leaders and teams to help them Lean Forward into their success during uncertain times. 
Meeting Planner testimonial
"John Edwards is a captivating speaker whose commanding stage presence and inspiring vision makes him a standout in the leadership development field.  ... I had the opportunity to observe first-hand, as John delivered dynamic development sessions designed to keep attendees active and engaged. John Edwards enlightens participants with a healthy dose of humor and expertise. " 
-B. Lanni, Event Planner