International Award-Winning Business Speaker, Emcee, Thought Leader, and Best-selling Author
Branding, Business, Change, Communication, Customer Experience, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Speaker, Humor and Entertainment, Leadership, Motivation, Networking, Personal and Professional Development, Sales, Team Building, Thought Leader, Transformation
As an International Best-selling Author, Dean's books, Big PHAT Goals, THE PROGRESS CHALLENGE and CRACKING THE NETWORKING CODE: 4 Steps to Priceless Business Relationships have sold over 100,000 copies worldwide and have been translated into Chinese, Hindi, Polish, Korean, Spanish and Greek.
Dean sees an important connection between sales, motivation, solid customer care, and leadership. All are achieved by effectively positioning ideas, recommendations, solutions, products, and services—even ourselves—as PROGRESS in the minds of those we wish to inspire to action.
All of Dean’s presentation are custom designed and tailored to each client. Here are some of his most requested topics:
Deans’ National and International clients include: Black Box Corporation, Haberfeld, United States Patent and Trademark Office, American Airlines, Texas A&M, New York Life, Aramark Canada, Precision Tune Auto Care, House of Blues, Pacific Life & Annuity, Haberfeld Associates, Marriott, Heinz, Hilton, American Express, Western Union, Verizon, Amway, Nestle, Gold’s Gym, FASTSIGNS, Bell Partners Inc. , EKOS (Ecuador), ConocoPhillips, Hagger Clothing, and the United States Peace Corp.
He has been a featured contributor to Sales and Service Excellence, CEOWorld Magazine, The Smart Manager (India), Training Magazine Europe, Executive Travel, LabX Media, Networking Times and the American Management Association’s Moving Ahead magazine as well as numerous podcasts and the audio magazine Selling Power Live. His business views have also been featured on the Voice of America radio as well as the Dallas Morning News and Monster.com.
Dean’s writings on creating authentic business development by building and strengthening PROGRESS-based Work Cultures and Sales & Service teams has been endorsed by a who’s who of international business thought leaders including Ken Blanchard (author of THE ONE MINUTE MANAGER, Michael Port (author of BOOK YOURSELF SOLID), Bryan Tracy, (author of THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SELLING) and the legendary Father of GUERRILLA MARKETING, Jay Conrad Levinson who calls Dean ‘a Master of Progress.’
Did you know this about Dean? A couple bits of trivia: Way back In the mid 90’s,