Beyond the Burnout, to Discovering your Destiny – July 27-28 Tampa, FL

Are you are at a point in life where you find yourself wondering…Who am I? and perhaps Why am I here? Maybe your life has taken some unexpected turns. A job, relationship, or health change has left you wondering about where the next part of your path lies? Or perhaps you’ve lived enough of life…

Life Safari now available in paperback and e-book.

It’s here! Life Safari is now available in paperback ($9.97) and e-book formats.

New 2012 Edition of Big Five for Life Now Available!

Great news, the new edition of my third book, The Big Five for Life, has just arrived. It’s available in gift edition hardcover ($19.95), paperback ($9.97) and e-book on Amazon ($9.97). If you’ve enjoyed Life Safari, and/or my first book, The Why Cafe, you will love this one. It’s an emotional story with a powerful…

Join Me? Netherlands, Quebec

Great news!  I’m going to be doing a bunch of live events over the next couple of months.  Please join me at one (or more) of them. The locations include the Netherlands and Quebec. The schedule is below. When you click on the specific event it will take you to the local website which has…

Nov. 5-7 Big Five for Life Coaching Certification Course, Netherlands

During this course I will be training and certifying a new group of Big Five for Life coaches. In addition to teaching attendees the methods I use, I’ll also help each coach identify the specific group of people they want to help, and the specific way they want to share the Big Five for Life….

Nov. 3-4 Big Five for Life Discovery Course, Netherlands

Join me for this two day course. It’s an amazing experience in which you will get clear about your Big Five for Life. This is the only Discovery Course that I will personally be teaching during the rest of 2011. This course is also a pre-requisite for anyone interested in becoming a Big Five for…

Life Safari selected as summer read for Florida Gulf Coast University

Each year Florida Gulf Coast University selects a book for each of their incoming freshman to read as a way to help prepare them for their college experience. For 2011, that book is Life Safari. The more than 2,100 students will read Life Safari over the summer and then spend part of their first four…

Life Safari distributed to 1100 public school teachers in Curacao

Over one thousand teachers, principals and superintendents have been walking with Ma Ma Gombe and Jack through Africa. The head of the public school system in Curacao, ordered copies for each of her teachers, administrators and support personnel. The intention was to inspire them with the message of the Big Five for Life, so that…

Interview with Florida Gulf Coast University

This interview was done as a lead up to a speaking engagement at Florida Gulf Coast University. Life Safari was selected as the required summer read for all two thousand one hundred incoming freshman. (Interviewer) Most authors speak of the difficulties they have before their “big break,” did you have to start from humble beginnings? (John) I…

Sixth graders read Life Safari and create their Big Five for Life

  Every once in a while you get to experience something as an author that just takes your breath away. It goes right to your soul, when you were least expecting it. That happened recently when I was asked to speak to a group of about seventy sixth graders. I had been contacted by their…