John Jacobs is Co-founder and Chief Creative Optimist of The Life is Good Company, which spreads the power of optimism through inspiring art, a passionate community, and groundbreaking nonprofit work. John and his brother Bert launched their business with $78 in their pockets, selling t-shirts in the streets of Boston. Today, Life is Good is a $100 million positive lifestyle brand sold by over 2,000 retailers across the US and Canada. To inspire others to choose optimism and grow the good in their lives, Bert and John wrote Life is Good: The Book/ How to Live with Purpose and Enjoy the Ride. John has been awarded honorary doctorates from several universities for entrepreneurship, business innovation and philanthropy. He teaches audiences the best strategies and settings for incentivizing creative thinking as well as open communication and complete transparency.
Optimism Can Take You Anywhere
Bert Jacobs and his brother, John, launched the Life is Good Company with $78 in their pockets selling t-shirts on the streets of Boston. Today, Life is Good is a $100-million, positive lifestyle brand sold by more than 2,000 retailers across the U.S. and Canada. Their inspiring business story and lessons on optimism and corporate social responsibility will demonstrate how focusing on the good can transform your mindset, business, and take you anywhere.
Tailor your keynote to emphasize:
- The Power of Optimism: Discover how to live life with purpose and enjoy the ride
- Entrepreneurship for Companies of All Sizes: Cultivate a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship
- Positive Purpose: Integrate social mission into your business …the authentic way
“John is one of the most beloved speakers we’ve had in ten years of The Vine. Funny, inspiring, edifying, wise, and most of all heartwarmingly human. His infectious energy and optimism lifts the entire room.”
“Words are not strong enough to tell you how impressionable and captivating the Life is Good guys are as a speakers and as people.”