Look no further; Doug Dvorak is the professional Motivational Speaker that delivers influential life-changing messages to each and every one of his audience members. Doug is a graduate of the infamous second city improvisational comedy school in Chicago, IL and enjoys bringing a touch of humor to his programs when applicable. Whether you need a keynote speaker for an event or just help improving your staffs’ moral, Doug Dvorak can meet your specific needs with his programs and speeches that have trained and impacted over 500,000 people worldwide.
Doug Dvorak’s one tailored topics advance his audiences understanding of what it takes to succeed in not only the professional world, but in life itself. He spends hours preparing for each speaking engagement to ensure that he makes true connections with the audience members. His dedication to making your event a success is second to none.
Doug’s presentations motivate, empower and encourage people, but they also get them talking!
People are saying, “Your ability to weave in our corporate objectives and areas of pain contributed to a very successful event.” – “Our employees found your motivational presentation inspiring to say the least. They not only enjoyed themselves tremendously but also came away from the seminars understanding more about what it takes to not only motivate their co-workers and staff, but also to have a more positive outlook on their own lives” – “You did not miss a step in bringing the audience to a very receptive and motivating level to take action.”
Doug’s presentations are always tailored to engage your audience to the fullest extent. This gets the audience thinking, talking and reacting which leads to improved learning and key takeaways that improve and impact the individuals in the audience.
“The comments I received from the Attendees have been very positive. We were impressed with your diligence in preparing for the meeting. You asked a lot of questions and interviewed a number of individuals prior to the meeting in order to tailor and personalize your presentation for our healthcare origination.”
Doug is an active member of the National Speaker’s Association® (NSA®) and holds the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation. Everyday, new clients are discovering what Doug Dvorak can do for them. Doug was also inducted into the Motivational Speakers Hall of Fame in August of 2014.
What is the National Speakers Association?
The National Speakers Association is a professional organization of motivational speakers in Chicago and around the United States. The NSA is committed to enhancing its’ members and the field of motivational speaking with educational programs and resources, as well as conveying the Certified Speaking Professional credential to qualified members. There are approximately 3500 members in the organization and about 8% of these members have attained the CSP designation. Doug is part of the 8% that hold that designation.
What are the Requirements for a Certified Speaking Professional?
- Membership in NSA
- Must subscribe to the NSA Code of Professional Ethics
- Has served at least 100 clients in the past 5 years
- Minimum of 250 professional speaking engagements in the past 5 years
- Testimonials from clients
- Excellent client ratings
- Must submit professional promotional materials
- Participate in continuing education in the field through programs offered by the NSA
What is a Certified Speaking Professional?
A Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) is designated by the National Speakers Association (NSA) as a professional inspirational motivational speaker. When a speaker has this designation, it is an indication of professional speaking skill and it means that the speaker has met the requirements of the NSA. Doug Dvorak met the strict NSA criteria early in his career, which makes him one of less than eight percent of NSA members having earned the CSP designation.
Benefits of Hiring a Certified Speaking Professional
- Experience as a motivational speaker for business
- Professional credentials
- Proven track record of expertise and ethical business practices
- Enhance your message with a funny motivational speaker
- A keynote laughter speaker offers memorable presentations
- Appropriate topics that motivate and inspire
- Makes planning your event easier
Doug is a certified sales trainer, management consultant, and corporate humorist. Doug holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration in Marketing Management. He is also the Founder & Managing Principal of The Sales Coaching Institute a sales training and sales force development firm dedicated to improving communication skills, negotiating tactics, sales forces productivity and more.
He has authored the accomplished author of “Build Your Own Brand” and “$ales 3.0 The New Contact Sport”. Doug is also a contributing Author to the best-selling book, “The Masters of Success”.
He has traveled to all 50 United States and visited over 107 countries. As a professional speaker, he has been incorporating his traveling experiences to inspire and educate his audience through various presentations and workshops. Mr. Dvorak's educational, professional and travel experiences have helped him become one of the world’s most sought-after keynote speakers and training consultants today.
Doug has been a frequent feature in numerous articles and interviews including, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Daily Harold, Crain's Chicago Business, Small Business Journal, The Chicago Tribune, Human Resources Insider, Chicago Sun-Times News Group and The Daily Southtown. He was named one of the Top Ten Sales Professionals in America by Personal Selling Power Magazine.
His beliefs are firmly that of kindness; relationship building and character construction contribute irreplaceable attributes to a person’s life. He knows what it takes to become a success and the rewards that follow.
Partial Client List:
- Merill Lynch
- Mariott Hotels & Resorts
- BlueCross BlueShield
“…Our Intel employee base is a highly demanding and at times a challenging group of highly motivated individuals in a high stress, technical environment where there is no room for error. In short, we are a tough crowd. Doug Dvorak gave six presentations at a variety of our US based cities and was highly well received at each location. The feedback we received was over 85% positive in each site for all our surveys…”
- Kevin Fraczek, Financial & Enterprise Services, HR, Intel Corp.
“…Doug emceed the event over two days and was the consummate professional. He immediately established rapport with a truly international audience and successfully managed this event in difficult timescales. His ability to “network” with the audience and speak our language was amazing…”
- Derek Williams, Chief Executive, WOW Group Company, UK
“…I highly recommend the services of professional motivational humorous speaker Doug Dvorak. Mr.Dvorak recently made a presentation at our companies’ Sales Conference, which was truly the highlight of our event. His creativity, wit and insight had the entire North American Movers Association Team engaged in laughter and allowed us to complete our event on a very positive note…”
- Rebecca George, VP, North American -George Moving & Storage, Inc.
“…the themes of teamwork, collaboration, and communication, all weaved together with humor, were well received by all our staff and we are still hearing positive comments on the presentation and group exercises…”
- Sarah Tancredi, Director of Human Resources, American Academy of Dermatologists
“…Your humorous, yet highly motivational presentation was a welcome change to the traditional programs we have held in the past…we laughed to be sure, but also were given pause to think about what is truly important in life…”
- Karen Seely, President, Association of Professional Mortgage Women
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- Certified Speaking Professional through the NSA (National Speakers Association)
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