14: Expecting Greatness & Living A Life Of Excellence with John Hawkins


John Hawkins

Leadership & High Performance Coach, Author of Expect Greatness

EPISODE 14 โ€“ Expecting Greatness & Living A Life Of Excellence


In this episode I interview my new good friend, Big John Hawkins.

John is a senior-level leadership coach and strategy consultant and has worked with hundreds of clients, large and small, across all sectors. Not just an inspirational speakerโ€“John Hawkins has written numerous articles, posts and leadership classes for Business magazines and Higher Education Institutions on personal leadership and developing high-performance teams.

As a member of Forbes Coaches Council on Leadership and Management, and active on several board of directors, John Hawkinsโ€™ multifaceted work includes being a top leadership keynote speaker, leadership coach and consultant, and a leadership author.

“You have to be aggressive and go after it but you also have to be patient and let things develop.” – John Hawkins

“We need to surround ourselves with good, quality, ridiculously legit people.” – John Hawkins

Some things we cover in this episode:

  • John’s background and story behind Building Effective Leaders
  • Using your adversities in the past to live with wisdom now
  • What are the qualities that make a great leader
  • The power of listening more than speaking
  • How to be more like-able, attractive, and connect with more people
  • The concept of starting and doing
  • The difference between perfection and excellence
  • The 3 words that drive John everyday
  • John’s 4 principles to pursuing excellence in every area of life

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Connect with John:

Facebook: John Hawkins | Twitter: @johnhawkins | Instagram: @bigjohnhawkins  | Email: jhawkins@buildingeffectiveleaders.com | Phone: (386) 243-9329

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