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Nominated for Thinkers50 Award 2019 – Best Management Thinker

For the second time, John has been nominated for the prestigious global Thinkers50 award. Thinkers50 identifies the best and brightest minds in business and management all over the globe in their bi-yearly ranking.

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Top Leadership Blogs

Top 100 Leadership Blogs for Executives, Managers and CEO’s

Based on Feedspot’s search and social metrics, John’s blog is in the top 50 leadership blogs for company leaders.

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Top 100 Leadership Speakers For 2018

Inc. Magazine has named John Spence as one of the top 100 great leadership speakers for 2018.

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Nominated for Thinkers50 Award 2017 – Breakthrough Idea

Thinkers50 is one of the most prestigious business and management awards in the world, identifying, ranking, and sharing extraordinary management and business thinking.

Top 20 Websites to Get Book Summaries

“John Spence has created much more than just book summaries. His work has helped improve the personal development of thousands of people across the world.”

Influence Digest – View List

Published in Chief Executive China

John Spence is published in Chief Executive China magazine: Chief Executive China, published by Global Sources, is the leading management magazine in mainland China reaching an audited circulation of 188,000 business decision makers. Another 800,000 of China’s business elite are registered users of the magazine’s companion website,

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Top 100 Leadership Experts on Twitter for 2016

John was ranked 25th in the Top 100 Leadership Experts on Twitter by leadership writer Evan Carmichael.

Evan Carmichael – View Article


Top 100 Socially-Shared Leadership Blogs of 2016-2017

John was ranked as one of the most shared leadership blogs on social media in 2016-2017.

Center for Management & Organization Effectiveness – View Article

Personal Income

Top Small Business Blogs To Follow in 2016

The blog Personal Income selected John’s blog as one of the top resources for small businesses.

Personal Income – View Article

AMA’s Leaders to Watch in 2015

The American Management Association, one of the world’s most respected business and professional development organizations, has named John Spence as one of the top 50 leaders to watch in 2015.

American Management Association – View Article

2014 Impact Award Recipient

The Impact Award recognizes those individuals in the community that have motivated, educated, inspired and altogether had a positive impact on our business community.

Business in Greater Gainesville – View Article

100 Great Leadership Speakers

Named as one of the 100 best leadership speakers, others on the list include: Tom Peters, Gary Hamel, Jim Collins, Jim Kouzes, Barry Posner, Bréne Brown, Tony Hsieh, Rosabeth Moss Kanter and Marshall Goldsmith.

Inc. Magazine – View Article

Top 5 Small Business Experts in America

Voted as one of the top Five Small Business Experts in America by small business owners across the United States.

Small Business Trends

Top 50 Leadership Blogs in the World

Recognized as one of the top 50 leadership blogs in the world based on multiple Internet rankings, number of followers and quality of content.

Worldwide Center for Organizational Development

Top 500 Leadership Development Experts in the World

John Spence recognized as one of the top 500 leadership development experts in the world. Prestigious Leadership Awards salute top leadership practitioners and highlight their roles in the industry.

Top 100 Small Business Influencers in America

Recognized in the area of “Expert” for outstanding impact and influence on the success of small businesses across North America.

Small Business Trends

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