About Us

To collaborate with top-level leadership and their team members to profitably accomplish the company vision, mission, and goals while honoring their values by applying the Total BEST Strategy and Transitional Leadership Approach.


Network Consulting Services, Inc. was founded in 1976 to provide business and management consulting as well as personal coaching and counseling. The name was changed to BEST Leadership Group, Inc. in late 2006 to reflect our affiliation with the Total BEST Group.

Today, our major clients include eight Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Managing Partners as well as a major project with KPMG (Southwest Region), Higginbotham and Associates - Dallas, Milestone Construction, North American Title Company and many other corporate and individual clients.

Jack Shaw founded BEST Leadership Group, Inc. (formerly known as Network Consulting Services, Inc.) in 1976 and has served as its president for over 30 years. Jack is a graduate of Howard Payne University and he also attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jack served as pastor and leader in a number of churches before founding BEST Leadership Group.

Jack has been the key catalyst in the development of Total BEST for Life’s Success, a strategy used to develop the disciplines of Balance – Excellence – Service – Truth. He is an international motivational speaker, and has authored two books. He has extensive consultant and coaching experience in the real estate, medical and financial services areas.

Jack and Gwen have been married 46 years. They have three adult children and eight grandchildren. Since 1989, they have led the Medical/Dental Outreach Class of First Baptist Church, Dallas responsible for multiple medical missionary outreaches worldwide.