John Busacker is a writer, speaker and entrepreneur. He is the Founder and President of Life-Worth, LLC, a personal leadership development firm, and a member of the Duke Corporate Education Global Educator Network.
John has delivered presentations, facilitated workshops and orchestrated conferences on six continents, engaging such topics as personal engagement, authentic leadership and holistic generosity. His thought-provoking style weaves a distinctive blend of inspiring storytelling, honest dialogue and practical advice into compelling presentations that catalyze audiences and organizations to act.
John’s groundbreaking Leadership Studios curate inspiring environments, subject matter expertise and experiential service learning into a transformational development journey for leaders desiring to steward their life and leadership with wisdom and intent.
John’s clients have ranged from Medtronic, Thrivent Financial, Dignity Health, Ameriprise Financial, Weyerhaeuser Company, the NFL and PwC to Mekane Yesus Church of Ethiopia, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Programme for Leadership Development in Dubai (UAE), Prudential Assurance New Zealand and CJ Corporation of South Korea.
John is the author of three books: Do Less, Be More: The Life-Changing Power of Focus, a practical guide to a life that is fully engaged and unhurried and Dare to Answer: 8 Questions That Awaken your Faith, which unlocks the profound power of eight timeless questions. His newest book, Stories of Faith and Grace in Art unites centuries-old art with reflection, and is due to be released in Spring 2018.
Before launching Life-Worth, John was President of INVENTURE – The Purpose Company, a global leadership-consulting firm for 20 years and worked as a top financial advisor and practice leader for 14 years.
John’s passion for leadership extends globally, supporting the development needs of leaders with a variety of nonprofit and faith-based organizations in the U.S. and sub-Saharan Africa.
John and his wife Carol live outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota.