John Busacker is President of The Inventure Group, a global leadership-consulting firm, and Founder of Life-Worth, LLC, a life planning creative resource. He is a member of the Duke Corporate Education Global Learning Resource Network and is on the adjunct faculty of the University of Minnesota Carlson School’s Executive Develop Center.
His travels have taken him to six continents as a sought-after speaker on self-leadership and personal engagement with leading organizations such as Medtronic, CJ Corporation of South Korea, Ameriprise Financial, PwC, the Good Samaritan Foundation, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Allianz Life Financial Services, Boston Children’s Hospital, Calvert Investments and The Pastoral Leadership Institute.
John is the author of 8 Questions God Can’t Answer, which unlocks the profound power of Jesus’ timeless questions. He is also the architect of Life-Based Financial Planning™, a leading-edge system for aligning finances with life values and personal purpose and creator of STEWARDshift™, an innovative guide to living generously. As a commentator on life/work issues, John has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, L.A. Times, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Research magazine and Experience Life Magazine.
He annually teaches in a variety of emerging faith communities and supports the development needs of indigenous leaders through PLI-International.
John is an avid explorer, occasional marathoner and novice cyclist. He and his wife, Carol, live in Minneapolis and have two adult sons, Brett and Joshua.