About Dr. Josh Wymore

 

Josh has been investing in leaders for more than 15 years because he believes leadership is the solution to our world’s greatest challenges.

Josh’s passion for leadership development started during college at LeTourneau University. His experience leading leaders there prompted him to pursue a Master’s degree (at Taylor University, where he also met his wife) and a PhD at Penn State. He used his studies in education and business to build leadership development initiatives at Gordon College and Spring Arbor University before launching his own consulting business. He now brings his research, leadership, and teaching experience to leaders across the world as a speaker, facilitator, and leadership coach.

A few fundamental beliefs guide all of Josh’s work:

  • Purpose. Leaders and organizations are most effective when they understand their purpose and align all their decisions and resources to pursue it intentionally.

  • Strengths. When we understand our strengths and leverage them effectively, we do our best work (and enjoy it, too).

  • Growth. Great success comes from continual improvement, not merely talent.

  • Habits. Our habits are perhaps the most powerful tools for shaping us into the leaders we need to become.

 

Why does all this matter? Because better leadership is the fundamental solution to all our world’s greatest challenges.

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Fun facts. Dr. Josh Wymore…

  • …is a published author, having written articles or book chapters for publications such as Inside Higher Ed, Growth, & Koinonia.

  • …played six-man football in high school because his school was too small to field an 11-man team.

  • …was born in Waco, TX, the city made prominent by the show "Fixer Upper."

  • ...studied Math & English in college.

  • …is a die-hard Texas Longhorns football fan.

  • …was the first member of his family to earn a bachelor's degree.

  • …grew up on a Christian campground.

  • …lives in Fort Wayne, IN, with his wife, Emily (Yost) Wymore & children Joanna & Jack.

 

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