John Grubbs is an expert on generational change in the workplace.  He is a speaker, bestselling author, trainer and also serves as the Chairman of a Vistage CEO Board in Texas.  His talent as a keynote speaker leads him to engage with Fortune 500 companies and national trade organizations on a regular basis.

As a best-selling author, his most recent works include: Leadership Among Idiots – 2009, Surviving the Talent Exodus – 2011, and Leading the Lazy – 2015. He has published other books and numerous magazine articles.

John and I first met through the Better Business Bureau when he spoke to one our educational events a few years ago.

Books & Courses written:


  • Leading the Lazy
  • Leadership Among Idiots
  • Surviving the Talent Exodus

Other work

  • Vistage CEO Chair
  • CEO GCI “When Training Matters”

Favorite Quotes:

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” Albert Einstein

“The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be.” —Reid Hoffman

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Twitter: @johngrubbs