John Evans, Jr, EdD

Head Strategist, Knowledge Labs™ Professional Development
John Evans, Jr, EdD | Head Strategist, Knowledge Labs™ Professional Development

John Evans is Head Strategist, Knowledge Labs™ Professional Development at Janus Henderson Investors. In this role, John works with the Professional Development Team and provides extensive consulting, training, and practise management expertise. He is a sought-after expert and keynote speaker. He regularly contributes to The Orlando Sentinel newspaper on business and politics and is featured in the Advisor Center section of Barron’s magazine. John has authored books on client retention and client acquisition, including “The Book of WOW” and “A Genuine Persuasion System”. He also serves on the board of advisors for the James Madison Institute in Tallahassee, Florida, and Elevate USA in Denver, Colorado. Prior to joining the financial services industry, John was special assistant to former US Senator Connie Mack and director of business development for the state of Florida’s No. 1 registered investment advisory firm, according to Wealth Manager Magazine, for 2007.

John holds an MBA from the University of Miami and an EdD in organisational leadership from Pepperdine University. He is also a Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute® Certified Facilitator. He resides in Winter Springs, Florida, with his wife and four children. He has 20 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Helping Younger Generations Overcome Stress

Helping Younger Generations Overcome Stress

Stress management isn’t limited to adults. Dr. John L. Evans Jr. shares three tips for how you can help younger generations.

Challenge Conventional Forces and Build a Better Business

Challenge Conventional Forces and Build a Better Business

Our latest podcast from Janus Henderson Radio: Learn how to challenge conventional forces and build a better business through quality client acquisition.

Plant Spring WOW Seeds – and Watch Them Grow into Extraordinary Relationships

Plant Spring WOW Seeds – and Watch Them Grow into Extraordinary Relationships

Vacations and glimpses of warmer weather make spring the perfect time to WOW. Dr. John L. Evans, Jr. shares tips for new and stronger client connections.

The 3 Cs to Enhance Your Negotiation Skills

The 3 Cs to Enhance Your Negotiation Skills

Learn the three critical elements to enhance your negotiation skills in an exclusive interview hosted by Dr. John Evans, Jr. with negotiations expert Professor G. Richard Shell.

Your WHY Inspires and Informs Your WOW

Your WHY Inspires and Informs Your WOW

Behind every great WOW, there’s a WHY. Professional Development expert Dr. John L. Evans discusses the underlying elements that lead to purpose beyond self.

Understand Your WHY to Aid Value Alignment on a Team

Understand Your WHY to Aid Value Alignment on a Team

Learn the importance of understanding your why in any organization with Peter Berardi, a former U.S. Navy SEAL, as the first step in aiding value alignment on a team.

What Knowledge. Shared means for you

At Janus Henderson, we believe in the sharing of expert insight for better investment and business decisions.

We call this ethos Knowledge. Shared

Mental Toughness is Not Just Mental

Learn how to maximize your personal energy in an exclusive interview with Dr. Jim Loehr, co-founder of the Human Performance Institute and pioneer in energy management.

Three Ways to Gain Trust from Today’s Millennial, Digitally

Millennials are worth over a trillion dollars in potential business. Dr. John L. Evans explains how financial advisors can connect with them, digitally.

Get on the Pitch and WIN to Show Superior Client Value

Get on the Pitch and WIN to Show Superior Client Value

Can you WIN a remarkable client experience? Dr. John L. Evans, Jr. shares tips on how you and your team can work together to deliver exceptional value.

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Beyond Referrals: Three Tips to Start Your Inbound Marketing Strategy

Beyond Referrals: Three Tips to Start Your Inbound Marketing Strategy

In an increasingly competitive landscape, advisors must look beyond referrals to grow their business. Learn how to leverage an inbound marketing strategy for your practice.

Break an Egg with Your Practice, from the Inside

Break an Egg with Your Practice, from the Inside

Consider this as you develop your vision for your practice through 2018 and beyond.

The Three Pillars of Credibility

The Three Pillars of Credibility

Dr. John Evans, Jr. explains the three pillars of credibility and its direct impact on how you interact your clients.