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Zig Ziglar Servant Leadership Award Recipient

John C. Maxwell

John C. Maxwell has been a pastor, author, speaker, coach, mentor and business owner for more than 50 years. He is a #1 New York Times bestselling author who has sold more than 34 million books in 50 languages. Maxwell’s books and programs have been translated into 70 languages and used to train tens of millions of leaders worldwide.

He is the founder of two nonprofit organizations, EQUIP and the Maxwell Leadership Foundation. EQUIP trains and mobilizes Christian leaders to impact families, organizations, communities, and nations around the world. The Maxwell Leadership Foundation is passionate about growing leaders who create powerful positive change by learning and living good values. He has dedicated his life to teaching and helping others realize their significance and potential.

Maxwell has been recognized as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association and as the world’s most influential leadership expert by both Business Insider and Inc. Magazine. He is a recipient of the Horatio Alger Award and the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network.

Maxwell and the work of Maxwell Leadership continue to influence individuals and organizations worldwide—from Fortune 500 CEOs and national leaders to church members and the leaders of tomorrow. For more information about him and Maxwell Leadership, visit