From John’s Blog

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9+ months ago I suffered the biggest scare of my life – a massive heart attack. Thanks to my lifetime buddy who drove me towards the hospital where we met an ambulance and some wonderful medical care at Kenora and St. Boniface hospitals… I surviv...

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Recovery is Not a Science It has been six months since that fateful day when my heart went into trauma. I can’t decide if it is the longest 6 months of my life or the shortest! Some days it seems like life is moving in slow motion. Yet more seem...

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John’s Tweets

Bridge Manitoba entered the 21st century with a Facebook page . Hopefully this can help spread this great game…
– Sunday Jun 14 – 12:34am

Early bird tickets for July 6th momondays Winnipeg available now
– Saturday Jun 13 – 12:38am

So much fun introducing John Melnick into the MB Baseball Hall of Fame last night. Reconnected with great friends and memories. Congrats!
– Sunday Jun 7 – 12:37pm

@carlaneiles Too funny! Hope they can play between the rain drops!
– Saturday Jun 6 – 4:35pm

Every show has been fun and I am inspired by people telling their stories so passionately!
– Tuesday Jun 2 – 2:34pm



John has the uncanny ability to motivate people to make positive and lasting changes. He provides his audiences with real-life tools that help them see their environment in more productive ways. If you are looking for a proven speaker for a banquet, meeting, or conference or a presenter for a training program, talk to John. He gives uplifting and personalized presentations that can make an immediate impact on the culture within your organization. Check out his testimonials – they say it all.

John’s first speech back after his heart attack. He tells parts of the intense and sometimes funny story of his 16 hour ordeal when he was convinced he was not going to make it and then shares some insights about his recovery.


Launch Excerpts

This is a video of the launching of John’s newest book, Making Contact: How To Connect With People. He tells a story and hints what else is in the book (4:30).

See more of John’s videos here.

January 2015 Interview with Dahlia Kurtz on CJOB

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John uses his experience in professional baseball and other businesses to work with organizations that want to build meaningful relationships. His ability to relate with everyone and his proven track record in businessand successful teambuilding provide him with instant credibility. John can help you or your organization by providing a needs assessment and via his personal program he can guide individuals or organizations to greater success.

  • A powerful and personable speaker who reminds us that positive outcomes can be achieved when we know how to connect with people.–Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (Manitoba Branch), National Conference, Winnipeg 2013

  • John is a dynamic speaker who had our members laughing and nodding along in agreement with his dynamic presentation on being a better contact hitter. He used real life examples pulled from his years of experience to help illustrate his examples in a meaningful way. I am happy to recommend his services to any group considering John Hindle for a speaking engagement.–Laura Haines, Human Resource Management Association of Manitoba (2013)

  • Your passion and humour left the audience still wanting more when you finished. We appreciate the quality that you brought to our event.–Ed Thompson, Owner, Money Concepts

  • John's ability to relay messages about motivation in business as well as relevant anecdotes from his experience in sport makes him a very entertaining speaker.–Kevin Briand, Toronto Blue Jays