About Mike Nwankwo

As Founder & CEO of Apogee Leadership Group, LLC and an Executive Director of The John Maxwell Team, Mike is certified to facilitate, speak, train and coach individuals and groups in the areas of leadership development, professional skills and personal growth. Trained and mentored by John Maxwell and mentors of his world-class faculty, he is equipped with the tools, resources and experience to help you and your team improve your productivity, performance and profitability.

Leaders Need to Let Creativity Flow

Is there such a thing as an unsolvable problem? I believe the answer is a resounding NO! Every problem has at least one solution. As leaders (including soon-to-be leaders), our job is to help others–and ourselves–unleash their latent creativity to discover the solutions. I enjoy brain teasers because these tests force me to think differently […]

Make Better Connections in the Workplace

“How do we reach this younger generation who are so agitated and distracted?” The questioner went on to state, “They are on their smartphones at work all the time. This could create errors on the job.” Can you sense the frustration in both the question and the statements? However, this isn’t only about Millennials. Workers […]

Be Authentic in Life and Work

For several weeks I wrote about the seven practices leaders should employ when contending with this subject: Leading in a Crisis: What to Do When the Storms Are Raging. Over the past four weeks, I have been teaching on Keeping It Real. Keeping it real is more than just telling the truth. It is about […]

Know Your Purpose and Live It

Many very successful people know what they were born to do (personal mission) and why they were called to do it (personal purpose). I wrote about developing your own personal mission statement. Now I shall share a few thoughts about discovering your purpose and living purposefully. It answers the question, “Why am I here?” In […]