Who We Are

These people…World Changers…move the needle and want to share with you, want to inspire you and want to connect with you so you can LIVE2LEAD.

About Your L2L Host

Where does a coach belong? Should they be ahead of you, clearing the path for you, or behind you, cheering you on? Actually, it’s neither. The coach’s place is by your side, helping you find your footing each step of the way.

Hi, I’m Jonathan Summers, a John Maxwell Team certified coach, speaker, trainer, and teacher, and founder of the Sage Leadership Academy. For the past 17 years, I have helped aspiring young adults shift from their daily struggles and survival mode to become strategic at living the life that they desire.

About Your L2L Host

Jonathan Summers

It is time to shift from your daily struggles and survival mode to become strategic at living the life that you desire and Are entitled To live

As your life, success, and personal development coach, I will stand beside you and guide you through Life’s Success Principles, Critical Thinking Skills and through the development of your Leadership Skills so you can become the loving, caring, and giving successful person that you are entitled and desire to be.

Speaker Bios

John C. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 30 million books in fifty languages. He has been identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association® and the most influential leadership expert in the world by Business Insider and Inc. magazine. He is the founder of The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation, organizations that have trained millions of leaders from every country of the world. A recipient of the Horatio Alger Award, as well as the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network, Dr. Maxwell speaks each year to Fortune 500 companies, presidents of nations, and many of the world’s top business leaders. He can be followed at Twitter.com/JohnCMaxwell. For more information about him visit JohnMaxwell.com.

Patrick Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement. He is the author of twelve best-selling books with nearly seven million copies sold. After 18 years in print, his classic book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, remains a fixture on national best-seller lists. His more recent book is The Motive: Why So Many Leaders Abdicate Their Most Important Responsibilities.

Pat shares his insights and inspires his audiences through his accessibility, humor and story-telling.

Named in Fortune magazine as one of the ‘ten new gurus you should know,’ Pat and his work have been featured in USA TODAY, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Harvard Business Review, to name a few.

Eric Thomas, Ph.D., is a critically acclaimed author, World-renowned speaker, educator, pastor, and audible.com Audie Awards Finalist. ET, as he is better known, has taken the world by storm, with his creative, common-sense approach to living a successful, satisfying professional and personal life. Through a significant social media presence and regular domestic and international tours, “ET, The Hip Hop Preacher” has become a global phenomenon!

Dr. Tim Elmore is the founder and CEO of Growing Leaders. His work grew out of 20 years of serving alongside Dr. John C. Maxwell. Over the years, he has shared his insights in more than 40 countries, from India and Russia to China and Australia.

Elmore is the founder and CEO of Growing Leaders, an Atlanta-based, non-profit organization created to develop emerging leaders. Through Growing Leaders, Elmore and his team provide public schools, state universities and corporations with the tools they need to help develop young leaders who can impact and transform society.

Elmore has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, USA Today, Psychology Today and he’s been featured on CNN’s Headline News and Fox and Friends. Tim has written over 35 books, including Habitudes: Images That Form Leadership Habits and Attitudes.

He has written more than 35 books, including the best-selling Habitudes: Images That Form Leadership Habits and Attitudes and The Eight Paradoxes of Great Leadership. His work grew out of twenty years serving alongside Dr. John C. Maxwell where he focused on leadership for the emerging generations.

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a presidential historian, international keynote speaker, Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times #1 best-selling author and a partner in Pastimes Productions. She’s authored seven critically acclaimed and New York Times bestselling books, including the Carnegie Medal winner “The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism,” which is in part the basis for a film being developed about Ida Tarbell, the famous muckraking journalist of the era.

Goodwin is often called upon by the news media and late night TV hosts as well as companies, educational institutions and nonprofits to discuss leadership and provide historical context for current day. Focusing on Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Baines Johnson, the book provides an accessible and essential road map for aspiring and established leaders in every field, and for all of us in our everyday lives.

Goodwin was the first woman to enter the Boston Red Sox locker room, and is a devoted fan of the World Series-winning team

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