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Jon Heymann

Leadership Speaker, CEO of Heymann Consulting & Author of "Agonizing Peace - Powering Through Traumatic Experiences"

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Jon Heymann Biography

Born in Athens, Greece, Jon was a child victim of a trafficking ring that rendered him a slave of oppressive and brutal traffickers. He eventually made it to an American adoption agency working in Greece, and was lovingly raised by the Heymanns.

Jon's professional background includes 35 years of private ministry to public penitentiaries, to CEO of his own consulting firm. Heymann also created "Elevate Jacksonville," a non-profit whose mission is to build long-term, life-changing relationships with urban youth, equipping them to thrive and contribute to their community. Prior to that, Jon was the CEO of the Jacksonville Children's Commission, providing $38 million to support numerous child-serving non-profits.

Heymann holds a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Florida, and has completed graduate work in psychology, and doctoral work at the University of North Florida. In 2012, Clemson University awarded Heymann the Crystal Award for his work in drop-out prevention. Stanford University labeled Heymann a "Transformational Leader."

Speaking Topics
  • Making a Living; Making a Difference

    • Capitalizing on Stress – not all stress is bad.
    • To avoid all pressure: say nothing; do nothing; be nothing
    • Entitlement doesn’t work in sports, and it doesn’t survive in business.

    • Lessons from a basketball, a rear view mirror, and a Peruvian mountaintop.

    • Increasing Pleasure; decreasing Pressure. Writing the next chapter of your life.
    • Leap, don’t limp. -From incremental change to massive positive difference”

  • Seven Habits of HARDLY Effective People

    • Leadership: Situational/Servant Leadership/Leadership and Power.
    • Developing Dynamic Teams in a Family framework.
    • Awakening the dauntless energy hidden in the yawning workforce.
    • You can’t burn out until you’ve caught on fire.
    • Talent, Skill, Drive.
    • Enthusiasm vs Misery – checking our emotional barometer.
    • The economy of incentives, both internal and external motivators.
    • Rekindling the “New Believer Fever” – the “Why”.
    • Dogs don’t bark at parked cars

  • Top of Your Game to the Top of Your Mountain

    • How to get to the Top of both your game and your mountain, and remain there.
    • Putting legs to your Mission, your Vision and your Values.
    • Designing a memorable Mission, Vision and Motto worth following.
    • Creating “The P.E.A.C.E. Plan” • preserve, eliminate, avoid, create, evaluate.
    • Answering the crucial question, “What on earth am I doing on the Earth?”
    • Regaining your vision; Maintaining your Momentum.
    • Managing Success.
    • Life favors the Pioneers – those who walk on the edge, the fringe, and blaze new trails.
    • Pioneers expect the unexpected, both good and bad

  • Grass-Stained Leadership

    • 50/30/20/10 Rule of Management
    • Recapturing your New Believer Fever • avoiding burnout
    • Understanding Socio-Economic dynamics – poverty is not a family value.
    • Dodging and Preventing Leadership Temptations.
    • Increasing the capacity of leaders to blaze new trails rather than following the ruts of others.
    • Making promises; keeping commitments; giving apologies.
    • Managing change before it manages you.
    • Appeal to the public demand for visionary, competent Leadership.

  • A Culture of Experts, Enthusiasm, and Expectations

    • Skill-based Staffing vs Job descriptions.
    • Creating a culture of adjectives, not nouns.
    • Enhancing Effective Communication – How to take/give criticism. The 58-35-7 rule.
    • Avoiding the “straws” that breaks the camel’s back.
    • Aspirations and Aggravations – we rise no higher than our aspirations and fall no lower than our aggravations.
    • Creating a “Resilient” culture – able to bounce back from a down-turn.
    • Creating ‘Culture’, but what kind? A family? A Team? A little bit of both?
    • Breaking Old Habits and Creating New Muscle Memory to catapult your success.
    • Measuring what matters.
    • Increasing Winners; decreasing Whiners.
    • Want a culture of experts? Discover the 1/1000 of a second advantage.

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Books
AGONIZING PEACE: Powering Through Traumatic Experiences

AGONIZING PEACE: Powering Through Traumatic Experiences

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  • How do I book Jon Heymann to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Jon Heymann for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Jon Heymann, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Jon Heymann or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Jon Heymann

    Speaking fees for Jon Heymann, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Jon Heymann are under $10,000 for live events and under $10,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Jon Heymann, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Jon Heymann speak about?

    Jon Heymann is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Consulting, Education, Goal Setting, Inspirational Speakers, Leadership Speakers, Motivation, Peak Performance, Personal Growth, University Speakers, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Jon Heymann travel from?

    Jon Heymann generally travels from Jacksonville, FL, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Jon Heymann’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Jon Heymann for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jon Heymann for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Jon Heymann or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Leadership Speaker, CEO of Heymann Consulting & Author of "Agonizing Peace - Powering Through Traumatic Experiences"

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Jacksonville, FL, USA
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Jon Heymann Biography

Born in Athens, Greece, Jon was a child victim of a trafficking ring that rendered him a slave of oppressive and brutal traffickers. He eventually made it to an American adoption agency working in Greece, and was lovingly raised by the Heymanns.

Jon's professional background includes 35 years of private ministry to public penitentiaries, to CEO of his own consulting firm. Heymann also created "Elevate Jacksonville," a non-profit whose mission is to build long-term, life-changing relationships with urban youth, equipping them to thrive and contribute to their community. Prior to that, Jon was the CEO of the Jacksonville Children's Commission, providing $38 million to support numerous child-serving non-profits.

Heymann holds a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Florida, and has completed graduate work in psychology, and doctoral work at the University of North Florida. In 2012, Clemson University awarded Heymann the Crystal Award for his work in drop-out prevention. Stanford University labeled Heymann a "Transformational Leader."

Jon Heymann Speaking Topics

  • Making a Living; Making a Difference

    • Capitalizing on Stress – not all stress is bad.
    • To avoid all pressure: say nothing; do nothing; be nothing
    • Entitlement doesn’t work in sports, and it doesn’t survive in business.

    • Lessons from a basketball, a rear view mirror, and a Peruvian mountaintop.

    • Increasing Pleasure; decreasing Pressure. Writing the next chapter of your life.
    • Leap, don’t limp. -From incremental change to massive positive difference”

  • Seven Habits of HARDLY Effective People

    • Leadership: Situational/Servant Leadership/Leadership and Power.
    • Developing Dynamic Teams in a Family framework.
    • Awakening the dauntless energy hidden in the yawning workforce.
    • You can’t burn out until you’ve caught on fire.
    • Talent, Skill, Drive.
    • Enthusiasm vs Misery – checking our emotional barometer.
    • The economy of incentives, both internal and external motivators.
    • Rekindling the “New Believer Fever” – the “Why”.
    • Dogs don’t bark at parked cars

  • Top of Your Game to the Top of Your Mountain

    • How to get to the Top of both your game and your mountain, and remain there.
    • Putting legs to your Mission, your Vision and your Values.
    • Designing a memorable Mission, Vision and Motto worth following.
    • Creating “The P.E.A.C.E. Plan” • preserve, eliminate, avoid, create, evaluate.
    • Answering the crucial question, “What on earth am I doing on the Earth?”
    • Regaining your vision; Maintaining your Momentum.
    • Managing Success.
    • Life favors the Pioneers – those who walk on the edge, the fringe, and blaze new trails.
    • Pioneers expect the unexpected, both good and bad

  • Grass-Stained Leadership

    • 50/30/20/10 Rule of Management
    • Recapturing your New Believer Fever • avoiding burnout
    • Understanding Socio-Economic dynamics – poverty is not a family value.
    • Dodging and Preventing Leadership Temptations.
    • Increasing the capacity of leaders to blaze new trails rather than following the ruts of others.
    • Making promises; keeping commitments; giving apologies.
    • Managing change before it manages you.
    • Appeal to the public demand for visionary, competent Leadership.

  • A Culture of Experts, Enthusiasm, and Expectations

    • Skill-based Staffing vs Job descriptions.
    • Creating a culture of adjectives, not nouns.
    • Enhancing Effective Communication – How to take/give criticism. The 58-35-7 rule.
    • Avoiding the “straws” that breaks the camel’s back.
    • Aspirations and Aggravations – we rise no higher than our aspirations and fall no lower than our aggravations.
    • Creating a “Resilient” culture – able to bounce back from a down-turn.
    • Creating ‘Culture’, but what kind? A family? A Team? A little bit of both?
    • Breaking Old Habits and Creating New Muscle Memory to catapult your success.
    • Measuring what matters.
    • Increasing Winners; decreasing Whiners.
    • Want a culture of experts? Discover the 1/1000 of a second advantage.

Jon Heymann Videos

  • General Speakers Reel REV01
    Sizzle Reel - General Audience

Jon Heymann Books

FAQs on booking Jon Heymann

  • How do I book Jon Heymann to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Jon Heymann for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Jon Heymann, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Jon Heymann or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Jon Heymann

    Speaking fees for Jon Heymann, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Jon Heymann are under $10,000 for live events and under $10,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Jon Heymann, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Jon Heymann speak about?

    Jon Heymann is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Consulting, Education, Goal Setting, Inspirational Speakers, Leadership Speakers, Motivation, Peak Performance, Personal Growth, University Speakers, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Jon Heymann travel from?

    Jon Heymann generally travels from Jacksonville, FL, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Jon Heymann’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Jon Heymann for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jon Heymann for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Jon Heymann or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Jon Heymann is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Making a Living; Making a Difference, Seven Habits of HARDLY Effective People, Top of Your Game to the Top of Your Mountain, Grass-Stained Leadership and A Culture of Experts, Enthusiasm, and Expectations. The estimated speaking fee range to book Jon Heymann for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Jon Heymann generally travels from Jacksonville, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Erin Gruwell, Shawn Achor, Allison Massari, Neal Petersen and Judge Greg Mathis. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jon Heymann for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Jon Heymann Speaking Topics

  • Making a Living; Making a Difference

    • Capitalizing on Stress – not all stress is bad.
    • To avoid all pressure: say nothing; do nothing; be nothing
    • Entitlement doesn’t work in sports, and it doesn’t survive in business.

    • Lessons from a basketball, a rear view mirror, and a Peruvian mountaintop.

    • Increasing Pleasure; decreasing Pressure. Writing the next chapter of your life.
    • Leap, don’t limp. -From incremental change to massive positive difference”

  • Seven Habits of HARDLY Effective People

    • Leadership: Situational/Servant Leadership/Leadership and Power.
    • Developing Dynamic Teams in a Family framework.
    • Awakening the dauntless energy hidden in the yawning workforce.
    • You can’t burn out until you’ve caught on fire.
    • Talent, Skill, Drive.
    • Enthusiasm vs Misery – checking our emotional barometer.
    • The economy of incentives, both internal and external motivators.
    • Rekindling the “New Believer Fever” – the “Why”.
    • Dogs don’t bark at parked cars

  • Top of Your Game to the Top of Your Mountain

    • How to get to the Top of both your game and your mountain, and remain there.
    • Putting legs to your Mission, your Vision and your Values.
    • Designing a memorable Mission, Vision and Motto worth following.
    • Creating “The P.E.A.C.E. Plan” • preserve, eliminate, avoid, create, evaluate.
    • Answering the crucial question, “What on earth am I doing on the Earth?”
    • Regaining your vision; Maintaining your Momentum.
    • Managing Success.
    • Life favors the Pioneers – those who walk on the edge, the fringe, and blaze new trails.
    • Pioneers expect the unexpected, both good and bad

  • Grass-Stained Leadership

    • 50/30/20/10 Rule of Management
    • Recapturing your New Believer Fever • avoiding burnout
    • Understanding Socio-Economic dynamics – poverty is not a family value.
    • Dodging and Preventing Leadership Temptations.
    • Increasing the capacity of leaders to blaze new trails rather than following the ruts of others.
    • Making promises; keeping commitments; giving apologies.
    • Managing change before it manages you.
    • Appeal to the public demand for visionary, competent Leadership.

  • A Culture of Experts, Enthusiasm, and Expectations

    • Skill-based Staffing vs Job descriptions.
    • Creating a culture of adjectives, not nouns.
    • Enhancing Effective Communication – How to take/give criticism. The 58-35-7 rule.
    • Avoiding the “straws” that breaks the camel’s back.
    • Aspirations and Aggravations – we rise no higher than our aspirations and fall no lower than our aggravations.
    • Creating a “Resilient” culture – able to bounce back from a down-turn.
    • Creating ‘Culture’, but what kind? A family? A Team? A little bit of both?
    • Breaking Old Habits and Creating New Muscle Memory to catapult your success.
    • Measuring what matters.
    • Increasing Winners; decreasing Whiners.
    • Want a culture of experts? Discover the 1/1000 of a second advantage.

Jon Heymann Speaker Videos

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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