About this episode
In this week’s episode, Chris speaks with Dr. John Lowry regarding his journey and growth to leadership. From being vulnerable to advice and criticism from other people to treating teammates with consistency, John Lowry reveals the experiences and lessons he learned from his leadership career.
As a leader, John Lowry has strived to set the tone of the group, and aim to create an inclusive and encouraging working environment that truly inspires employees to achieve their fullest potential. John believes that people leave managers, not companies. It is up to the leader to create a culture that truly supports its employees.
Listen in and learn from John as he reveals the truth behind negotiations and how they impact your life every day and be sure to see the impressive work he does at his new organization, The Lowry Group.
More about our guest:
Dr. John Lowry is a recognized authority on negotiation through his experience as a lawyer, business consultant, entrepreneur, negotiation coach, and university administrator. His results-focused, systematic approach to negotiation has been successfully implemented by thousands of professionals across the United States. He serves as president of The Lowry Group, LLC (“TLG”). At TLG, he provides negotiation training and coaching for governmental entities, major insurance companies, health care organizations, and other businesses. Dr. Lowry teaches negotiation at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law and in Vanderbilt University’s Masters in Management in Health Care program.
Dr. Lowry served as Senior Vice President for Advancement at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN where he led the largest fundraising campaign in university history raising more than $250 million. In 2016, Dr. Lowry was selected by Harvard Business School to participate in its Young American Leaders Program. Dr. Lowry was also selected for the 2018 class of Leadership Tennessee and is an inductee of the Williamson County (TN) Business Hall of Fame.
Prior to moving to Nashville, Dr. Lowry practiced law with Strasburger & Price, LLP in Dallas, Texas. As an attorney, he represented hospitals and health care providers in professional liability and commercial disputes. Dr. Lowry earned his bachelor’s degree in speech communications from Pepperdine University and master’s degree in religion from Abilene Christian University. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law. He has also completed graduate work in dispute resolution at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law and in public policy at California State University, Sacramento while serving as a California State Assembly Fellow.