John Thalheimer is an award-winning management consultant, sought-out workshop facilitator, and author who has helped hundreds of businesses and thousands of professionals transform their potential into extraordinary performance. He is the founder and CEO of True Star Leadership, a business consulting firm focused on workplace performance. John has a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and a bachelor’s in communication. With over twenty-five years of multi-industry experience, including work in the non-profit sector, John understands what is necessary to deliver exceptional performance while grounding it in your organization’s day-to-day operations. His life-long pursuit is helping middle-tier managers be better leaders for their organizations. He has worked with the Center for Non-Profit Management, Belmont University, Turnip Green Creative Reuse, SHRM of Middle Tennessee, Safe Haven, and many other non-profit organizations.