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Speaker: John Kennedy, Owner

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    My Educational Programs / Sessions @ Cultivate

    Back2Basics: Sales for Retail Teams
    Sunday, July 16 • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Back2Basics: Customer Experience
    Sunday, July 16 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Magical Thinking
    Sunday, July 16 • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Back2Basics: Team Communication
    Sunday, July 16 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    The Great Game of Business--Part One Play to Win!
    Monday, July 17 • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    The Great Game of Business--Part Two
    Monday, July 17 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    The Great Game of Business—Part Three Get in the Game!
    Monday, July 17 • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Back2Basics: Time Management
    Monday, July 17 • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM


    John Kennedy

    Owner at John Kennedy Consulting 

    Speaker, author and strategist John Kennedy has presented to over 500,000 audience members over the last 20 years including countless audiences in the landscape and green industry.

    His extensive client list includes Master Nursery Garden Centers, Denison Landscaping, American Nursery & Landscape Association, OFA, American Plant Landscaping, AmericanHort, Armstrong Garden Centers, Lancaster Farms, Parsons Nursery, Manor View Farm, Marina del Rey Garden Center, Walters Gardens, Riverbend Nursery, SummerWinds Garden Centers,  Bennett’s Creek Landscape Nursery & Wholesale, Walters Gardens, McHale Landscape Design, Prides Nursery,  L & L Nursery Supply, as well as state associations including Florida, West Virginia, New England, California, Oregon, Colorado, Virginia, Maryland, Wisconsin and North Carolina … just to name a few.

    John’s reputation as a sales strategist and customer consultant to our industry continues to grow, as does his proven track record of success and repeat partnerships. John specializes in leadership development, teamwork, and creating sales and service cultures and has a new on line subscription video training program called The Leadership Academy found at

    Dedicated to enhancing lives both personally and professionally by delivering world-class presentations with integrity, passion and results.
    For nearly two decades, John Kennedy has inspired well over 250,000 audience members throughout North America, Europe, Australia and the Caribbean. John's success was galvanized in the hospitality & tourism industry as a restaurant & hotel executive with a strong sense of teamwork, sales and leadership. He learned from the best and now speaks to many who want to be their best. John's topics include: "Creating World-Class Teams," "Total Leadership Development" (from his book Management That Cooks!), "Non-Stop Customer Awareness" (from his book Fantastic Customer Service...Inside and Out!), and "Building The Optimal Workplace Culture" - a highly sought after consulting program. John's success list includes: American Bus Association, The Baltimore Ravens, Marriott Hotels, Orvis, U.S. Air Force, Bermuda Gas, Elizabeth Arden, Taco Bell, Canada Bread - along with over one hundred local, state and federal government agencies and associations. John's greatest offering to his clients is his total immersion into their culture, issues and interests. He then creates a program targeted directly to the audience.

    Address:     6505 Marvin Ave. Sykesville, MD 21784
    Email:     Contact:   John Kennedy
    Phone:    443.605.7095   FAX: