Positive Energy.   Positive Teams.   Positive Results.

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

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


Voted #1 Global Hospitality Training Program for my Hospitality from the HEART training! 


Voted #2 Global Leadership Training Program for my 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

Famous Dave Recommends

We were recently challenged by one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the Midwest…”Famous” Dave Anderson……the challenge was to ensure that these 5 audio programs became part of people’s development. The words that followed were “Put these on your recommended reading list because if your readers listen to them they will have an awakening. They…

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The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership (John C. Maxwell)

John’s first real “masterpiece” in my opinion. This book is one of the core books for anyone looking to discover their own leadership potential, as well as anyone in a leadership position. He explores 21 “laws” of leadership that have stood the test of time….and does a great job of using stories from all realms…

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Life’s Greatest Lessons (Hal Urban)

One of my ALL-TIME FAVORITES! This book has so many insights into living a full and rewarding life….for not only yourself, but for others as well. Hal’s writing style, facts, and inspirational quotes that fit into his lessons are phenomenal and have you wanting more and more. His teaching background and examples he uses in…

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