Positive Energy.   Positive Teams.   Positive Results.

Award-winning author, speaker and trainer, Brandon W. Johnson - The Positive Energy Guy™

Voted the #1 Global Guru for the Hospitality Industry year after year! 


Voted the #2 Global Leadership Training Program in 2020 for our highly sought-after 2-day HEART of a Leader Training!

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Keynote Speaking


"We have over the years invited various outside speakers into our organization to present to our leaders, staff, or both.  Without a doubt, Brandon's message of Positive Energy and HEART has had a lasting positive impact on our organization and culture.  His engaging, energetic, and humorous style is AWESOME - I highly, unequivocally recommend!"

John Tormanen, Director of Mission and HR, CHI St. Joseph's Health

Leadership Trainings

"I have worked in the personal and professional development industry for over 25 years and have attended dozens of leadership trainings. I found that the Heart of a Leader training was the most rewarding and beneficial training program I have ever experienced."

Gary Chappell, CEO of Nightingale Conant, Chicago,IL


Honored.  Humbled.  Grateful. 

Our 2-day HEART of a Leader Training was voted the #2 Leadership Training in the World by Global Gurus in 2020!

Honored as the "Business Book of the Year"

"Brandon and Katherine are right on.  True service comes from the heart.  When leaders encourage their employees to serve from the heart, there is no telling what great magic can happen for an organization.  Hospitality from the HEART takes you on a journey that shows you these truths."

 John Christensen, CEO of Charthouse Learning and Co-author of Fish!


Brandon's Blog

What I Have Learned – #20 (August 2021)

I have learned that “failing forward” is a great mantra and way to live life. I have learned that a fantastic daily reflection question for myself is simply, “Did I do my best?” I have learned to stop chasing the wrong things. I have learned to live life from an abundance mindset vs. a scarcity…

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What I Have Learned – #19 (July 2021)

I have learned that managing my mind is at the core of managing my life. I have learned that I will never hit a target that I cannot see. I have learned to not major in minor things. I have learned that I am what I think I am. I have learned that life is…

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What I Have Learned – #18 (June 2021)

I have learned that it is important to face my fear(s) and do it anyway. I have learned that life is “hard”, yet my daily choices are what creates the level of “hardness” that I experience. I have learned to stop being so busy “doing” and to really enjoy every moment of “being.” I have…

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