Les Hewitt

The Power of Focus, Business Strategy, Performance and Productivity Expert

With more than 30 years experience, Les Hewitt understands the real world of business and the struggle to stay focused. In his early career, Les became the #1 salesperson in the country for a large international network marketing company, winning every award in the business. Les Hewitt’s organization has created and delivered more than 900 workshops and training programs that have been utilized by thousands of executives, managers and sales leaders. Les is also the founder of The Power of Focus Leadership Training Program. This is a unique focusing system for business leaders who want greater profits, less stress and more time off.

The Power of Focus has worked with more than 300 companies around the world. Les Hewitt is an international bestselling author. His first book, The Power of Focus, co-authored with Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (creators of Chicken Soup for the Soul®), is a #1 New York Times bestseller and has sold more than 825,000 copies in North America and is available in 21 languages. There are currently 6 books in the series.

He has spoken for clients such as Wells Fargo, The Million Dollar Round Table, Investors Group, Remax, Isagenix, Royal LePage, Cameron Inc. and Park Lane Jewelry. As a professional coach, Les Hewitt prompts, challenges, and supports his clients to make the changes required for consistent success. He has personally coached hundreds of business leaders to achieve exceptional profits and productivity.

His motto is, Focus, follow through and FINISH!


  • Born and raised in a quiet little city, Belfast, Northern Ireland!
  • First job, Lab Tech at the Belfast City Hospital, specializing in Hematology.
  • (Note: worst subjects in high school; Math and Science – wrong job!)
  • Interests: Sports, especially football (soccer), hiking, golf, reading, swimming, visiting new countries, mentoring young entrepreneurs.
  • Board member for Impact Society, a non-profit organization that helps junior high students build confidence, character and integrity.
  • Married to Fran (37 years and counting), also blessed with two wonderful children, Jennifer and Andrew.


Les Hewitt met his first mentor, speaking legend Jim Rohn, in 1980. Two years later he was hosting seminars and inviting Jim to speak. During the next 12 years Les’s seminar business, Achievers Canada, blossomed to become one of the largest in the country, delivering more than 450 programs to thousands of business leaders and professional salespeople. During the last two decades Les Hewitt has spoken around the world and shared the stage with the biggest names in the industry. Acknowledged today for his ability to turn complex challenges into simple solutions, Les is booked by Fortune 100 companies and major business associations. He has a special place in his heart for helping small companies grow and succeed.


Although the seminar business created excellent feedback from those who attended, Les found it difficult to measure long term results. He began researching what it takes to create results that stick. The outcome was a 2 year coaching program for small groups of entrepreneurs and business leaders that consistently helped his clients to double their income and triple their time off. After more than 30 years in the training industry, Les now coaches several business owners one-on-one. He is known by his peers and clients as The Focus Coach. His greatest satisfaction comes from seeing the breakthroughs that his clients create in their personal lives, as much as hearing about their significant business and financial success.


Les’s passion for impacting people with words began as a young boy in Ireland where he dreamed of being an international sports journalist, football being the game he loved most. Today, Les is a prolific author having 6 bestselling books under his belt, including his first title, the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Power of Focus, co-authored with Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, the famous creators of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series.


Les has always enjoyed interviewing successful people, digging deep to find out what makes them tick. For years he studied veteran interviewers like Larry King, the renowned CNN host of Larry King Live and many others. The outcome was the creation of The Power of Focus Audio Club. It contains exclusive interviews with 30 business masters and personal development experts. He now includes video tutorials, short high-impact lessons on a wide range of topics.

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Les Hewitt is one of the top performance coaches in North America and has more than 30 years’ experience as a business owner and entrepreneur. Thousands of business executives, managers and sales leaders have successfully utilized his strategies. As a coach, Les will challenge you and inspire you to make the necessary changes, especially the ones you are currently resisting! Do you know the #1 reason that stops people from enjoying the life they really want? It is lack of focus. Individuals, who focus, prosper from their ability to do so. Those who do not tend to struggle.

You will learn how to:

  • Set and achieve meaningful goals.

  • Focus on what you do best and let go of the rest.

  • Change “bad” habits into habits that will dramatically increase your bank account.

  • Create an excellent balance between work and family - without guilt!

And much, much more!

During this fast-paced entertaining workshop, you will discover the 4 specific focusing strategies used by the world’s most successful men and women. Even better, Les Hewitt will show you how to adapt these strategies into your everyday life, so you can start using them right away!

This session is most often booked in a half day workshop. Also available as a keynote, and full day workshop.

 Keynote Speech (up to 90 minutes)

An introduction to The 4 Fundamentals TM. Specific examples and applications for focusing on your most important goals, your top priorities, building excellent relationships and creating successful habits. Practical, inspiring and sprinkled with humor.

HALF-DAY WORKSHOP (up to 3 hours)

This is our most requested program. A results-based interactive workshop that includes The 4 Fundamentals, The 7 Greatest Challenges, The Priority Focus workshop, and The Successful Habits Formula. Reinforced with memorable stories and visuals.

FULL DAY WORKSHOP (up to 6 hours)

A detailed look at The 4 Fundamentals:

  1. The advanced goal-setting process – Includes The Essential Goals template.

  2. How to focus on your brilliance – Setting new boundaries, increasing revenues, time blocking.

  3. Creating successful habits plus The Open Forum, an enlightening Q & A session with your audience.

  4. Building excellent relationships – The Core Client Endorsement Strategy; The 3 Big Questions; The 7 Day Feedback; Creating Win-Win Solutions.

How to set and achieve your most important goals ...A 7 point road map for determining where you're going and how to get there. Focus on what you do best and let go of the rest! ...Your ability to focus will determine the size of your opportunities. How to develop excellent relationships...Building strategic alliances, core clients and The 3 Big Questions. Your habits will determine your future ...Transform bad habits into life-changing successful habits. Love your work and still have a life! ...A unique system for balancing work and life.

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The Power Of Focus

Do you know the #1 reason that stops people from getting what they want? Ten years later, it's still a lack of focus. In the The Power of Focus, 10th Anniversary Edition, you'll discover: How to thrive in a turbulent economy. Proven financial strategies for today's world that will give you freedom and peace of mind. How to focus on what you do best and let go of the rest. Easy-to-implement Action Steps with every chapter. Plus, the latest insights from the authors to help you prosper in all areas of your life.

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