About AP Grow:

Speaker and trainer for educators and educational administrators

AP Grow helps educational administrators to be more effective in their work.

The tools of his trade? Keynotes, workshops, and products that develop administrative excellence.

ap-grow-speaker-author-trainer-team-builderHe has an active research agenda in leadership, and over two decades of experience in educational administration —across the US and overseas.

Through this experience, he has learned what it takes to create gratifying, game-free and sustainable teams and workplaces… And he uses this knowledge to help organizations and teams of all sizes.

Dr. Grow’s Ph.D. is in Leadership in Adult Education and Training. In other words, he is an expert in delivering meaningful messages in memorable ways. His cross-country and global experience has him well versed in working with highly diverse audiences. An aspect of this is his fluency in Mandarin Chinese, learned while living and working in Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China.

His most recent books are How to Not Suck as a Manager and Change or Go: How to Stop Non-Team Player Behavior at Work. His third book, Stop Pretending You’re Being Heard, will be released in Fall 2017.

Praise for AP Grow

“Audience members loved the fun and powerful lessons Dr. Arron Grow shared with us. We appreciated his wise and straight forward advise for leading effectively. I highly recommend bringing Dr. Grow to your organization!”Dr. Paul L. Gerhardt
Business Department Chair & Coordinator
Pierce College District
“I had the opportunity to attend a Grow presentation recently. This was time well spent; He was comfortable presenting, the audience was engaged, and the content was visually displayed in a fun and interactive manner while Arron illuminated the ideas in fun and engaging way. An enjoyable experience with good takeaways. We’ll do this again, Thanks!”Greg Price
Publisher, Vice President
Price Media, Inc.

AP Grow in the Media

  • 6 Career Steps You’ll Live to Regret by Robin Madell for US News and World Report
  • 7 Companies Give Their #1 Tip to Combat Employee Turnoverby UrbanBound.com
  • 6 Ways Humility Can Make You a Better Leader by Gwen Moran for FastCompany.com
  • 6 Ways to Find Professional Development by Matthew Kosinski for Recruiter.com
  • Boss vs. Friend by Amy White for Pizza Today Magazine
  • Successful Meetings: How to Read the Room by Larry Dobrow for Work Reimagined/AARP
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    Change or Go: How to Stop Non-Team-Player Behavior at Work

    When you download this free 18-minute MP3, you’ll learn the first step to building teams that are free from non-team player behavior. Get your copy now .


    How to Not Suck as a Manager

    When you download this free 14-page PDF, you’ll learn about one way to be a good manager—being aware of the world. Get your copy now .


    You Know You Want It: Here’s How to Get It

    When you download this free 40-minute audio presentation, you’ll hear just one of five full chapters in the audiobook that will help you get what you want. Get your copy now .