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Doug Dickerson has been speaking to audiences in the U.S. and overseas for more than 30 years. Doug knows how to spin a story, make you laugh, and how to challenge your traditional ways of thinking about leadership. Most of all, Doug is committed to helping you grow as a leader.
Doug’s leadership expertise has its roots in ministry and teaching. His background also includes marketing and business. Doug understands the necessity of leadership development and why creating a leadership culture in your organization is critical to your success.
As a speaker, Doug delivers practical and applicable leadership insights with a dose of humor and authenticity that endears him to a wide range of audiences. Your people will benefit instantly from his presentations with practical leadership skills that can be put into practice right away.
Doug is a respected leadership columnist with the Las Vegas Tribune, The Daniel Island News, BizCatalyst360, and Executive Secretary to name a few. His columns are read in many parts of the world on a regular basis. His style reflects his personal belief that while the challenges of leadership are as great as they have ever been, with the right attitude, outlook, and personal commitment to growth, everyone is capable of reaching their potential as a leader.
Doug is the author of the books:
- Leaders Without Borders: 9 Essentials for Everyday Leaders
- Great Leaders Wanted: Become the Leader You Want to Be-and Your Company, Business, and Community Need You to Be.
- Leadership By The Numbers, Amazon E-book
- It Only Takes a Minute: Daily Inspiration for Leaders on the Move
Doug’s commitment to you as a speaker is to deliver the best in leadership content that reflects the best practices of your organization and to add value to your vision! From presentations on teamwork, employee engagement, organizational culture, practical leadership skills and more.
Doug can customize your next leadership workshop for your next training event. Topics include:
Employee Engagement and Morale * Building Your Corporate Culture * Teamwork * Leadership * Personal Growth and Development * The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (See separate page for more information)
(Doug speaking at the Executive Secretary Live Conference in London, England)
Some of Doug’s clients include the following:
What others are saying…
“As the Director of the Federal Probation and Pretrial Services Academy, I highly recommend Doug Dickerson’s many services. In the past, we have utilized Mr. Dickerson’s expertise in leadership development, his motivational articles and distributed his books on leadership to assist and encourage our team leaders. I would recommend him as a guest lecturer, team coach or management advisor.” – Ron Ward, Director of the Federal Probation and Pretrial Services Academy, Charleston, South Carolina
“Doug Dickerson walks the walk as a professional committed to promoting ethical and effective leadership in today’s workplace. Doug and I co-wrote an article for his blog about tips for managing staff. It was a terrific and easy collaboration as Doug is sincerely interested in all points of view as a vehicle to solve the problems that exist. He is an important voice in the conversation about leadership and management and I applaud his ongoing efforts with writing, videos, and speaking.” – Bonnie Low-Kramen, CEO Ultimate Assistant, SmartCEO Writer
“Doug Dickerson offered our team an effective and participatory experience that has enabled us to pro-actively take initiative in our quest to deliver excellent customer service to all of our property owners. His enthusiastic engagement and pointed insights were a shot of adrenaline for our entire team to start the new year off with a renewed spirit of cooperation and positive attitudes.” –Jane Baker, Vice President of Community Services, Daniel Island Property Owners’ Association (Daniel Island, SC)
“I can’t say enough good things about Doug and his ability to speak to our team to both motivate and bring us together as one. His discussion and group exercises were right on point and exactly what we were looking for. Thanks, Doug, and already looking forward to when we can have you out again.” – Jacob Driggers, COO, Coastal Kids Dental and Braces, Charleston, SC
“I had the pleasure of working with Doug at Executive Secretary LIVE in London in March 2013. As soon as I met Doug I could tell he was passionate and enthusiastic about teaching others the skills he had learnt and gained over the years on leadership. I found his speech to be very inspiring and his presentation was superb. I hope that I will be fortunate enough to work with Doug again in the foreseeable future.” – Matthew Want, Editorial Assistant, Executive Secretary Magazine, London, England
“Our main purpose in selecting Doug as our seminar speaker was to promote organizational leadership in the administrative staffers who attend our annual seminar and help these same admins embrace the fact that you do not have to be the CEO of the company to be a leader. Doug met our target goals. We had outstanding feedback.” – Jean Norris, Chapter President, IAAP, Oak Ridge, TN
“I had the pleasure of hearing Doug speak at our Rotary Club meeting. His presentation was knowledgeable, entertaining, and right on target about leadership issues. Any organization that has the opportunity to hear Doug should jump at the chance.” — Bob Wood, Past-President, Daniel Island Rotary Club, Daniel Island, SC
“Doug Dickerson spoke at our monthly networking luncheon for our business professionals and did a great job. He is easy to work with, very personable, and was a pleasure to have. His passion for great leadership shows in his books and in his presentation.” – Glenda Scott, Covenant Christian Academy, Springfield, MO
“Doug has great insights into leadership that I enjoy and I know he will stimulate your thinking as well.” –Mark Sanborn, Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek Bestselling author of The Fred Factor, Highlands Ranch, CO
“Doug is one of the most passionate executives I know… focused 100% on impacting others and growing leaders. He’s such a gift in a world filled with shallow execu-talk. Doug is the real deal.” – David Woods, CEO, Magellan Exxecutive Partners, Edmond, OK