The Shef

The Shef

Always Better Your Best!

Custom motivational messages that help your audience "get out of their own way", and unlock a new level of personal and professional success. Discover why my high-energy, interactive, and entertaining programs are a hit with audiences everywhere!

Fee Range: Open
Travels from Chicago, IL

For more information about booking The Shef, visit
http://www.speakermatch.com/profile/theshef

Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

The Shef
Dave Sheffield - Motivational Speaker

Always Better Your Best!

Custom motivational messages that help your audience "get out of their own way", and unlock a new level of personal and professional success. Discover why my high-energy, interactive, and entertaining programs are a hit with audiences everywhere!

Fee Range: Open
Travels from Chicago, IL

The Shef - Motivational Speaker

The Shef

Always Better Your Best!

Custom motivational messages that help your audience "get out of their own way", and unlock a new level of personal and professional success. Discover why my high-energy, interactive, and entertaining programs are a hit with audiences everywhere!

Fee Range: Open
Travels from: Chicago, IL

For more information about booking The Shef,
Visit http://www.speakermatch.com/profile/theshef/
Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Blog Postings

When Was the Last Time You Did Something for the First Time?

Losing the fear of trying something for the first time should be celebrated! We all acknowledge the presence of fear when we are about to try an activity, job, or venture for the first time. That four letter companion isn’t always a bad thing. Sometimes it is that nagging feeling that keeps us alive, but […] The post When Was the Last Time You Did Something for the First Time? appeared first on Motivation from The Shef. ...

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Magical Business Secrets from Penn and Teller

Penn and Teller are one of the longest running entertainment acts in history. Aside from leaving audiences spellbound every night, they employ fantastic business strategies that keep them at the top of their game.   What does a magic show have to do with your business and your success? A lot. Regardless of your business, […] The post Magical Business Secrets from Penn and Teller appeared first on Motivation from The Shef. ...

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5 Ways to Become a Celebrity In Your Customer’s Eyes

We are a celebrity driven society. Most small business owners don’t realize the power or potential of their personal celebrity status. Adding the “sizzle” of celebrity to your personal brand can generate positive momentum for your business. How do you become a celebrity in the eyes of your customers or prospects? Celebrity is the one thing […] The post 5 Ways to Become a Celebrity In Your Customer’s Eyes appeared first on Motivation from The Shef. ...

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Fishing for Success In Business and Life

Success in business and life is a lot like fishing. A successful day fishing or growing your business is about producing results. When you are fishing, you won’t likely see the fish on the end of your line until it is almost in your boat or on the shore. You will, however, feel the tugging on the line […] The post Fishing for Success In Business and Life appeared first on Motivation from The Shef. ...

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Winning a Bowl Game and Your Success Playbook

No championship game has ever been won using a mental playbook. College football bowl games are upon us, and millions of people will be watching the games live and in person. (My Iowa Hawkeyes will be playing in the Rose Bowl.) Anyone who has watched a football game, knows that the coaches are constantly referring […] The post Winning a Bowl Game and Your Success Playbook appeared first on Motivation from The Shef. ...

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Adele’s Model for Your Success

Adele pulled a great joke on an audience during a BBC audition, but her lessons for your success are priceless! Adele may be a worldwide superstar, but when she played a joke on a group of talent show contestants, the lessons learned will be music to your ears. Adele auditioned for an Adele look-alike competition on BBC. […] The post Adele’s Model for Your Success appeared first on Motivation from The Shef. ...

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Awesome Reel

What Is an Awesome Reel? It is that special video clip in our minds that brings us back to our accomplishments. When we are pursuing a meaningful milestone or goal and recognize a little progress, it is like a shot of encouragement that keeps us going. The only problem is that moment of euphoria doesn’t last […] The post Awesome Reel appeared first on Motivation from The Shef. ...

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Inspiration In a Blink of an Eye

If you’ve ever ran across the finish line of a race, you know that it is one of the most inspirational moments in anyone’s life. You did it! You trained, sweat, sacrificed, and realized your goal. Whether you completed a 1/4 mile, 5k, marathon, or 100 mile endurance race; there is a sense of accomplishment that no […] The post Inspiration In a Blink of an Eye appeared first on Motivation from The Shef. ...

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Meeting Planner’s Nightmare Saved with 2 Words

Every meeting planner dreams of a smooth event…but conventions don’t always go as planned. Imagine that you are a meeting planner in charge of planning a convention for 350 people in Baltimore, MD. The speakers have been hired, hotel rooms and meeting rooms are booked, and everything is running smoothly...until the roof of your hotel collapses  just […] The post Meeting Planner’s Nightmare Saved with 2 Words appeared first on Motivation from The Shef. ...

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7 Life Hacks from My Son’s Boot Camp

Military boot camp is an amazing experience, both for the young person going through it, and for the recruit’s loved ones. My son will be graduating from Navy boot camp at Great Lakes, IL in just 3 weeks; and I can’t wait to be introduced to the young man he has become. US military boot camps […] The post 7 Life Hacks from My Son’s Boot Camp appeared first on Motivation from The Shef. ...

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