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 (US)

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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

Talent Is Overrated

What beats talent? A lot, actually. You knew kids who were natural born athletes when you were growing up. Their talent allowed them to play 11 sports well, meanwhile, you seemed to trip over air and were the last one picked for the team. While these kids may have excelled at their activity effortlessly, their […] The post Talent Is Overrated appeared first on The Shef Motivational Speaker. ...

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Strong Connections Don’t Live On a Screen

Creating strong and powerful connections with people and building relationships with them is what life is all about. Whether those relationships are personal or professional; the mark we leave on this world is determined by the quality of the way we impact others. It’s been a rough week for me. Two of my closest friends, Don […] The post Strong Connections Don’t Live On a Screen appeared first on The Shef Motivational Speaker. ...

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Winning Business Strategies from a Super Bowl Champion

Everyone says that they are interested in winning, but few people are willing to put in the disciplined work to do so.   The right effort, skill, and timing makes all the difference in the world in determining your success or failure in many aspects of life. Whether you are kicking the winning field goal […] The post Winning Business Strategies from a Super Bowl Champion appeared first on The Shef Motivational Speaker. ...

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Extra Excellence Is Everything

The attitude of excellence creates customer loyalty. We all enjoy experiencing excellence when we purchase something. Whether it is fresh cookies when you check into a hotel, a bottle of water when you jump into your Uber, or the server at the restaurant going out of their way to make your dining experience outstanding; extras […] The post Extra Excellence Is Everything appeared first on The Shef Motivational Speaker. ...

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Goal Setting Like a Black Friday Sale

What do your goals have to do with Black Friday? Americans embark on the biggest shopping day of the year on the day after Thanksgiving (dubbed “Black Friday”). Enthusiastic shoppers map out intricate plans to capture the greatest deals on their favorite items. They even have backup plans they rely on if things don’t go their way. […] The post Goal Setting Like a Black Friday Sale appeared first on The Shef Motivational Speaker. ...

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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 The Shef Motivational Speaker. ...

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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 The Shef Motivational Speaker. ...

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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 The Shef Motivational Speaker. ...

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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 The Shef Motivational Speaker. ...

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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 The Shef Motivational Speaker. ...

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