Rise. Shine. Impact.

Ignite and Accelerate Your Success From Start to Standout

Today's Challenge

It’s hard enough to live the life you want, build a meaningful career and achieve holistic success. It’s even harder when you are a student, young professional, executive or business just starting.

It could take years to figure it all out and many never do. Until now.

The Standout Movement was created specifically for you for this reason with:

  1. An Idea: We believe that being a standout is not only a necessity, it is your responsibility
  2. A Process: We offer a proven method with customized products, services, and experiences
  3. A Community: We provide the support you need from experts and others taking the journey

Why be the same as the rest? Why waste time trying to reach your full potential? Why leave your future to chance?

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business professionals in a circle

Our Solution

We teach, mentor, advise, coach, train, develop, prepare and inspire you to become and exemplify the six core values that we hold ourselves to every day:

  1. RISE to be your best and unique self
  2. SHINE your leadership to enlighten others
  3. IMPACT the world and make it a better place
  4. LIVE fully
  5. LOVE deeply
  6. PLAY to win each day

By joining the Standout Movement, you will learn, grow and live as a high performer, a world-class leader and a difference-maker that impacts the world.

Our Community of Success

Our Purpose

To lift, ignite and accelerate the human potential by inspiring and preparing today’s emerging talent for tomorrow’s challenges and opportunities.

Our vision is to build the world’s largest Standout community so that “10 million in 10 years” will go on to make the world better a place.

“The world accommodates you for fitting in, but it rewards you for standing out.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker



President and Chief Executive Officer

Author | Speaker | Coach | Mentor | Advisor | Thought Leader

John Walsh is the passionate, energetic and dedicated President and CEO of StandoutX, whose mission is to inspire and help the next generation of amazing people and world-class businesses to maximize their potential and rise from start to stand out as fast as possible.

John brings 20+ years of experience with The Walt Disney Company and The Madison Square Garden Company, years of research on high-performance and leadership, and his vast network of experts to prepare you for success and happiness early and often in your own life and career.  He also teaches the lessons he learned and the extraordinary steps he took to overcome homelessness in high school, a lack of purpose in early adulthood and the tough decisions he faced throughout his career.

Now, he has a bold vision to teach his success and happiness playbook to millions of young adults and create the world’s largest community of Standouts.

Imagine what we could do together!

How To Become A Standout

Buy the best-selling book or listen to the audiobook

Subscribe and listen to the podcast with world-class experts

Enroll in our monthly coaching and activity program

“Behind me is infinite power, before me is endless possibility, and around me is boundless opportunity.”

– Mac Anderson

The Standout Experience is the Amazon best-selling book that provides the clarity, simplicity, and certainty you need for success, happiness and standing out early and often in life. By reading the valuable ideas and advice from experts, mentors, and an author who is still on his own journey, you will change the way you think. By taking the recommended action steps, you will Rise, Shine, and Impact when it matters most.  Your journey begins with the first step.