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Enhance your company through acts of gratitude

John Foley

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Former lead solo pilot of the Blue Angels, current gratitude guru

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5 out of 5 stars

I am writing today to express my sincere thanks to you for your time and presence to the Resilient YMCAs: Leaders Talks on Thursday. It was a real pleasure to have you as a speaker and your video and deep dive presentation were appreciated by the participants.

Carlos Madjri Sanvee, YMCA See all references
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Speaker John Foley is a former lead solo pilot of the Blue Angels, a Sloan Fellow at Stanford School of Business, a gratitude guru, and an expert on managing high-performance teams successfully. John showcases to audience members how they can change their organizations with simple acts of gratitude, consciousness, and respect. Leading with actions of progression can willingly change the motion and drive of the overall company morale. John breaks down simple steps for a more significant company vision.

Why you should book speaker John Foley

  • He is a striking influence. The differentiating factor between John and a legion of other professional speakers is his “Glad To Be Here” GTBH Wake-Up mindset, which is only grateful for what we have instead of what we don’t. The necessity of a Purpose larger than self. He showcases how organizations can implement practices to maintain gratitude in the workplace.
  • He demonstrates organizational appreciativeness. Heart, soul, joyfulness, and most importantly, being grateful every day is what John teaches not only to others, but to everyone at John Foley Inc. Steps on the how-to with speaker John Foley.
  • He dives into the core of your business needs. John asks this of all organizations he speaks to, the three questions about their organization for success, paired with Johns 5 dynamic of debriefing, and the 4C’s thriving through change/ high trust contracts. John gives actionable takeaways for audiences’ advancement.

Speaker John Foley is a former lead solo pilot of the Blue Angels, a Sloan Fellow at Stanford School of Business, a gratitude guru, and an expert on managing high-performance teams successfully. His both exciting and rare journey inspires awe, triggering audiences to take action and to rethink what they believe is possible. John Foley employs intense realities as a metaphor to motivate teams and individuals to reach their highest potential while empowering organizations to also sustain excellence under dynamic change. His post-Naval experiences as an entrepreneur and a Sloan Fellow at the Stanford Graduate School of Business placed him in a unique position to reverse-engineer the culture of excellence and teamwork found in the Blue Angels. He created a framework and mythology for leadership, inspiring others while propelling others on their journey toward Higher Performance.

John Foley graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a degree in mechanical engineering. He was also a defensive back for the Midshipmen, playing in two bowl games and helping Navy to one of the best four-year records in its football history. As a pilot, he was a “Top Ten Carrier Pilot” six times before becoming a Marine instructor pilot and a Blue Angel.

Glad to be here – is simply the Ethos way of living combined with the operation of excellence – takes teams to the next level – it connects, aligns, and commits an organization opening up its communication line.

Speaker John Foley’s Glad To Be Here mindset stands at the very heart of high performance, with gratitude and generosity fueling that positive state of mind,the subtle ingredient that binds habits and behaviors of excellence. brings an understanding that will elevate and galvanize your mind. Gratitude, an attitude that imbues the Glad To Be Here state of mind. It is the most overlooked personal quality, and yet probably the most crucial one.  Like a high standard professional camera lens, or an F18 radar screen, you will be able to bring everything into awareness and yet identify what you are supposed to be focused on. The Glad To Be Here mindset will provide you with the tools to do just that.  Having a Glad To Be Here mindset you will realize your own purpose in life and in your professional career. This is called  “Purpose Larger Than Self”.

For decades, Speaker John Foley has shared his exciting, rare journey with audiences worldwide, becoming one of the most in-demand leadership and performance experts. John has spoken on five continents, 20 countries, and over 1000 events working with some of the worlds top organizations such as; Google, Intel, Cisco, Microsoft, HP, Mercedes Benz, BMW, IBM, Hitachi, Chevron, BP, Marriott, Hilton, Penske Racing, Alabama Football,and many more!

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Fearless Success: Leading Through Change

Connecting, aligning, and unifying teams that are geographically remote or unable to travel can be a daunting task. Leading through these changes with an attitude of gratitude can transform the way your organization does business.

The US Navy’s Blue Angels are a living example of extreme trust and collaboration. In his virtual presentations, John shares the wisdom of his experiences and brings audiences inside the cockpit for the experience of a lifetime. His interactive virtual presentations will leave your audience feeling connected, inspired, and ready to commit to a world where anything is possible.

Audience takeaways:

  • How to build a culture of excellence, clarity, and focus that will transcend virtual boundaries.
  • A shared “attitude of gratitude” called Glad To Be Here that will transform your organization.
  • Master a process and a mindset for leading through change.
  • Find your “purpose larger than self” and use that purpose to elevate execution and drive results.
  • Live, virtual Q&A sessions, polls, and exercises to take leaders to the next level.
  • High-quality viewing experience and customized content aligned with your meeting objectives.
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I have been in the healthcare business for 44 years, and I have had the privilege during that time to see many speakers. As a result, fulfilling my “speaker expectations” can be a real challenge. Yet, I came away from your keynote address at our all-hands meeting completely mesmerized, entertained, energized, and inspired by both the substance of your message and the way in which you delivered it.

Norma Diaz

Community Health Group

Your key note speech was bar none the best our system has ever had and delivered an inspiring message of team work, trust, accountability, and gratitude that resonated with everyone in the audience. Since our event, I have received incredibly positive feedback from our attendees, which included leaders and staff from across the CHS health system as well as our entire executive leadership cabinet, Board members and our Chief Executive Officer!

Patrick M. O'Shaughnessy

Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer Catholic Health Services of Long Island

Mr. Foley spoke about building a culture of excellence, and an environment of trust. About building a safe place where leaders, staff and physicians can own, and learn from, their mistakes. He spoke in ways that made sense to everyone about how our organization can elevate high reliability to an entirely new level.

Barb Collins

President and CEO, Humber River Hospital
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5 out of 5 stars

I am writing today to express my sincere thanks to you for your time and presence to the Resilient YMCAs: Leaders Talks on Thursday. It was a real pleasure to have you as a speaker and your video and deep dive presentation were appreciated by the participants.

Carlos Madjri Sanvee, YMCA See all references

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