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About John

John Chappelear is an organizational consultant, author and professional keynote speaker with over 25 years experience as an entrepreneur.

John’s book The Daily Six helps both individuals and organizations become healthier, productive and won “Best Book Award ” from USA Book News. John’s unique perspective comes from a realized sense of gratitude for all life’s gifts, even the “Gifts of Desperation”.

In 1979 he founded, The Stationers Inc., offering office supplies opened in Washington, DC. In 1986, Corporate Interiors LLC was founded that offers interior design and office furniture company opened. Both grew from a staff of two to over 250 and sales in excess of 50 million dollars per year.

Service Credentials include: a US Presidential Letter of Commendation; John has served on over 50 local and national organizations and is a member with Leadership Greater Washington DC and Leadership Jacksonville.


Keynote Speeches designed to motivate people within your organization. 

The Daily Six ™ Business and Personal Life, Balance/Stress Reduction/Connection Speech

John’s signature talk, The Daily Six talk moves beyond the usual “motivational speech”. John discusses the struggles we all face today in trying to create balance for our over extended and over committed lives. John has developed his six simple, seamless steps for attaining greater peace of mind and for developing and setting priorities for work, family, community and self.

John connects with and involves the audience with a warm and self-deprecating humor and personal heartfelt stories. John also encourages the audience to examine their lives, change their focus, and to stop waiting for life to get perfect to be happy. Everyone will leave one of John’s keynotes with action steps to help them learn some simple ways to be happy, right now!

Wherever you fit within your organization, whether front line worker, manager, or executive, John Chappelear’s upbeat message works for any professional struggling to find the balance between quantity of achievement, and quality of life.

Strategic Direction ™ Business, Leadership/Culture/Results/Inclusion Speech

Set your organization along the path to prosperity with purpose. Strategic Direction aligns the focus of everyone in your organization, concentrating his or her energy and efforts on attaining your Organizational Vision. Create a Strategic Plan to achieve goals powered by your vision, and then instill Strategic Intent across all levels of your organization, collectively concentrating on the short-term actions needed to achieve your long-term goals. Build and sustain Strategic Momentum that keeps your team of empowered Strategic Thinkers moving your organization forward together, driven by emotion and the desire to achieve a greater good. Start steering your organization to success.

Insightful Leadership ™ Business, Leadership/Communication/Engagement Speech

Capture the hearts of your people. Arouse passion and purpose by leading with knowledge and emotion. Insightful Leaders empower employees, purposefully and intently guiding them toward your organization’s goals. They take up where planning leaves off and focused action takes over, inspiring employees to secure their success by attaining the organization’s vision.

Building Positive, Powerful, Productive and Profitable Organization Speech

Energize your organization by helping individuals succeed with significance. John changes your organization’s focus, developing self-confidence among your team members, and teaching them to appreciate their co-workers and be grateful for their entire lives. 

Strengthening Leadership Individually and Organizationally Speech

John builds emotion into leadership at all levels, capturing the hearts and the energies of people throughout the organization. People exude confidence, knowing that they are keys to your organization’s success and agents of its intended goals. 

Improve Communication to Improve Mood, Morale and Results Speech

Given a chance to connect and communicate, people will take it and move your organization forward. John cultivates inclusion — not just vertically within departments or divisions but across the entire organization. See the resulting physical and mental sense of optimism, enthusiasm and community change and grow right before your eyes. 

Building Powerful and Productive Teams That Work Better Together and Get More Done Speech

John has improved productivity and performance at universities, hospitals and corporations in the United States and abroad. He eliminates internal competition by focusing both management and staff on resolving the most relevant and pressing issues. 

Improve Life and Work – Reduce Stress and Build Balance Speech

John guides people who want to succeed while generating a sense of significance for themselves and their organizations. He brings balance; drawing upon the personal lessons he has learned from being a husband, father and business leader.

Training and Consulting

Customized workshop or keynote speech consultation for people within your organization.

Customized Consultation 

We want to learn about the topics that are important to you so we can develop a custom curriculum designed for the perfect presentation. How do you want the people in your organization to Think? Act? Feel? These are the topics that are important for any organization to identify so benchmarks can be achieved.

Our Focus Is Success

Leadership, Stress Management, Communication, Trust Building, Coaching, Engagement, Strategic Thinking/Planning, and Critical Thinking are all qualities of a successful organization. Our focus is on these types of soft skills that result in solid results. Help us; help you create the programs that will change your organization in positive and productive ways.

Who Should Get A Consultation

Leaders, Manager and Executive who want more productivity, engagement and positive energy from their people. Professional services providers who want stronger and longer relationships with their clients and employees who want feel more successful and are more committed to their jobs and their employers. We focus on Communication, Connection, and Inclusion.

Why Training

Training keeps recruitment costs and turnover down, while driving revenue and profits up. Even with a tough economy, it is hard, and costly, to find good clients and employees. 

What You Receive

A series of positive, fun, interactive workshops that deliver REAL and MEASURABLE results People will come away amazed with the results, and so will you.

How We Work and Get More Done

We work differently than other training companies. We identify the changes YOU wish to see and then create programs to deliver the results you want. We have thousands of success stories from our clients let us help write one for you.

Workshop Topics

Workshops designed to build the people within your organization.

Build Intangible Skills To Achieve Tangible Results Workshop

Strategic Thinking and Planning
We can help you develop and implement your Strategic Vision. Our practical process leaves you with an organization, which knows what to do to consistently make decisions to move the organization forward toward its Strategic Goals.

Inter Active Coaching and Improving the Performance Evaluation Process 
Learn how to develop trust. Build the communication and leadership skills that will make your evaluations and coaching sessions powerful and effective.

Managing Multiple Locations 
Learn firsthand, from someone who has had to do it, the secrets and skills necessary to make sure the goals and objectives set for your remote locations happen, even when you’re not around.

Handling Conflict and Confrontation 
Effectively diffuse emotional, people, places and situations. Learn how to stay in control emotionally to ensure your highest levels of influence over staff.

Building Teams that Work 
Uses The Five Dysfunctions of a Team and Building Powerful Teams to give you and your team the cohesiveness and results you need to compete in today’s tough environment. Identify the four stages of team building and the secrets of the “Tuckerman Model”. Get each person to see and understand the importance of pulling together for the greater good.

Coaching and Mentoring Skills for Managers and Supervisors. 
Learn how to create home grown success stories. Help your people meet and exceed their own expectations and yours. Any organization that commits to coaching and mentoring will find their people more committed, positive and productive. 

Emotional Intelligence Workshops

The Daily Six – Reduce Stress, Improve Work, Balance Life

Based on John’s award winning book The Daily Six, this workshop creates a sense of “success” across the entire organization. 

Based on the cornerstone of John’s work: “focusing on the success of others guarantees our success”, leaders, executives and managers will gain the ideas, techniques, and skills to become less stressful and more successful, immediately! 

Platinum Rule Training (Building Instant Rapport) 

Identify personality and communication styles instantly. Learn the skill of true adaptability, to assure what you say and how you say it, are in tune with the people who need to hear it.

How to be an Effective Communicator 

Become a dynamic and powerful communicator. Learn how to get people to deliver their best even when they don’t see how. This is a must for anyone who wants to become an effective leader.

Strengthen People Skills in the Workplace 

Provides essential skills for understanding, relating to, and working better with all types of people, even the most difficult.

Communicating with Tact and Skill 

The ability to communicate effectively and successfully motivate others toward success is the key leadership skill needed today.

Handling Conflict and Confrontation 

Every organization has conflict. The ones who handle it quickly and effectively out perform those that don’t. Help you people diffuse emotional, people, places and situations. Learn how to stay in control emotionally to ensure your highest levels of influence over staff.

Customer Service Workshops

World Class Customer Service

Identify the steps of providing exceptional customer service. Learn how to anticipate customer need. Discuss the key elements of excellent customer service. Discuss what actions can cause you to lose customers.

Build Powerful Sales Skills

Understand why customers buy. Learn the difference between sales people who succeed and those who don’t. Understand the secrets of self-motivation. Learn when the workday starts. Learn how to become your own personal brand to create activity and build loyalty.

Manager and Supervisor Workshops

Management Skills for the First Time Supervisor

Get the skills you need to insure success in your new job as a supervisor and beyond

How to Provide Positive Feedback and Improve Performance

Get the results you want and maintain positive morale. How to begin to think like a leader and get the results you need.

Strengthen People Skills In the Workplace

Get essential skills for understanding, relating to, and working better with all types of people, even the most difficult.

Essential Skills For Understanding, Working and Communicating With All Types Of People

Effectively diffuse emotional, people, places and situations. Learn how to stay in control emotionally to ensure your highest levels of influence over staff

Public Speaking Workshops

Becoming a Dynamic and Creative Trainer 

Help polish presentation skills. Attendees will have opportunities to interact with and get feedback from other trainers. Understand how to best meet training objectives. How to get excellent reviews and results.

Speak Like a Pro

Created for executives (and others) who must speak in front of groups (internally and externally), make presentations, sell ideas to others or face cameras and microphones. Managers, directors, operations specialists, technical professionals and salespeople who must deliver presentations will find great benefit in the program as well. Learn stage presence, basics of making yourself memorable, use of humor and how to limit your message to be remembered.