Raise The Lid

Here, you will find the encouragements and tools to help you thrive and create lasting results.

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Great leadership has many positive impacts, such as:

Motivation and Inspiration: Effective leaders inspire and motivate their team members, boosting morale and encouraging them to perform at their best. 

Vision and Direction: Great leaders provide a clear vision and direction for their teams, helping them understand the purpose and goals of their work. 

Long-Term Success: By fostering a positive work culture, developing talent, and achieving results, great leadership contributes to the long-term success of the organization.

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As our mentor and friend, John C. Maxwell, said, "Encouragement is the oxygen of the soul." Join us on a mission to encourage 10 million people to live positively and lead courageously. Share our resources with others so that they too can benefit.

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Our Mission and Vision

Our mission is to encourage and provide tools to assist you in fulfilling your goals and life purpose.  We provide leadership and personal development to help you thrive and create lasting results.

"We encourage you who encourage others who encourage others...  Let's keep that cycle going until we have a world full of encouragers." - The Encourage Team

Our vision is to reach at least 10 million people before 2030 and create positive influences in their lives.  We do this through our speaking engagements, training events, coaching, regular social media postings, and publishing books.

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Our Core Values

Love: We value treating others with love and cherishing all our relationships.

Humility: We believe that humility is essential, recognizing that everything we possess and all our talents are gifts from God.

Positivity: We embrace the beauty of life and the abundance of blessings around us, striving to see the positive side of things to achieve success.

Courage: We understand that courage is not the absence of fear, but the decision to do what is right despite being afraid.

Perseverance: Similar to how the flow of water creates the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon, with perseverance, individuals can attain great success.


Mark Hemingway

As an Executive Director of the John Maxwell Team and the co-founder of The Encourage Team, Mark has made "Positive Influence" his life slogan. He is passionate about helping individuals and groups achieve their best lives, whether in their careers, families, social lives, spiritual journeys, health, or finances. Certified to facilitate, speak, train, and coach in the areas of leadership development, professional skills, and personal growth, Mark has received training and mentorship from John Maxwell and his esteemed faculty, providing him with the tools and experience to enhance productivity, performance, and profitability for individuals and teams.

Before joining The John Maxwell Team, Mark served as the Vice President of Marketing for a publicly traded health care real estate investment firm, REIT, and played a pivotal role in the founding and governance of Southeast Asia Healthcare Partners, Inc. His involvement has taken him and others to Vietnam and various Southeast Asian countries, where they have worked to improve the lives of the elderly, orphans, and students by providing leadership training and support. With a wealth of experience in business, healthcare, multicultural settings, and regulatory environments, Mark is dedicated to elevating individuals and teams to new heights.

Mark believes in leaving a positive impact on the world and is committed to helping others increase their influence as leaders. Whether you are seeking a facilitator for workshops, corporate training, or a speaker for your next event, Mark has exclusive content available only to certified Executive Directors of the John Maxwell Team, ensuring that you reach your goals and objectives effectively.

Author: https://www.amazon.com/author/markhemingway

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Thanh Nguyen, MEEE, PE, MBA

Thanh was originally from Vietnam but later immigrated to the United States during her teenage years. During this time, she faced financial struggles, language barriers and even abuse from her caretaker.

However, after several decades, Thanh achieved two graduate degrees, one in Electrical Engineering and the other in Business Administration. She holds two United States patents, and also gained over twenty years of experience in corporate America. She served as the Vice President of Engineering at a prominent Engineering Procurement Construction firm before co-founding her own company.

As a certified coach, teacher, and speaker of John Maxwell Leadership Team, as well as a long-time practitioner of mindfulness, Thanh strongly believes in the power of the right mindset and support system to overcome challenges and make a positive impact. Thanh is passionate about helping individuals thrive by sharing stories and techniques that foster a positive mindset and inspire courageous actions.

Thanh co-founded The Encourage Team to offer leadership and personal development, empowering people to live positively and lead courageously.

Connect with Thanh and embark on this journey of reflection, self-discovery, and accelerated growth.

Author: https://www.theencourageteam.com/thanhnguyen

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Embrace a growth mindset, and elevate your leadership abilities to thrive and achieve lasting results.

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