Wale Adekanla is an Award-Winning Executive Coach, Transformation Catalyst, Speaker & Best-Selling Author. Certified by the #1 Leadership Expert, Dr. John C. Maxwell.


“Leadership is the ability and capacity to inspire people to do what they thought they couldn’t do with a sense of purpose and vision.”


As a thought leader, Wale Adekanla has become a trusted voice for professionals, business leaders, non-profit organizations, and leaders from all walks of life. He is an authority on leadership. He has studied many successful leaders throughout history and teaches his expertise with passion.


Since 2006, he has written 6 books translated into multiple languages, including First Steps to Leadership and Just Jump. He has appeared on Fox, NBC, CBS, and ABC. As a speaker, he inspires audiences with real-life stories, timeless principles, and practical steps for them to live out what they learn. His coaching approach is based on years of experience and research.


His company provides leadership development services and has served clients in three continents. In 2011, he was awarded the Nigerian President’s Honors Award for his unsurpassed contribution to national development.


As a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher, Trainer, and Speaker, I can offer you workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, and coaching, aiding your personal and professional growth through study and practical application of proven leadership systems. Working together, I will move you and/or your team or organization in the desired direction to reach your goals.

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Wale Adekanla is committed to inspiring and training people to produce results and to be successful leaders.

“Leadership is the ability and the capacity to inspire people to do what they thought they couldn’t do with a sense of purpose and vision.”- Wale Adekanla. 

His innovative and inspiring talks not only teach people how to become successful leaders, but also how to monitor their progress.

“Change is automatic and constant, but progress is not. If you want to achieve progress repeatedly, you must condition it to daily growth.” –Wale Adekanla

Most people are afraid to jump. However, Wale motivates every audience to act in spite of fear.  He customizes high-impact and high-energy messages to meet the needs of his target audiences.  His executive trainings are offered through a process of participation, collaboration and shared learning. This process aligns the operational structure for teams to be high performing.