David M. Dye is an internationally recognised professional speaker, trainer, and facilitator. He works with leaders, managers, and Human Resource professionals who want to lead their team to the top without losing their soul (or mind) in the process. David works with leaders to increase their influence, solve common leadership frustrations, and improve their productivity through people-centered leadership.
Known for his optimism, for making difficult concepts understandable, and for moving leaders to immediate, practical action, David’s keynotes, workshops, and programmes help leaders across industries increase their influence, solve common leadership frustrations, and improve productivity through practical leadership inspiration. He gets it because he’s been there: a former nonprofit executive and elected official, David brings twenty years of experience leading teams and building organisations where influence is your only asset.
David founded Trailblaze, Inc., to train leaders who want to build energised, motivated, and productive teams. He believes that leaders at every level can master the essentials of influence, the most critical component of success.
David was honored as a top leadership expert to follow in 2015, holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management, and is a member of the Association of Talent Development. He writes for the Huffington Post, has appeared in Fast Company, Entrepreneur, and on radio and television throughout the United States.
The award-winning author of Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results Without Losing Your Soul and The Seven Things Your Team Needs to Hear You Say, David has been listed with leadership influencers including Seth Godin, Tom Peters, Kouzes & Posner, and John Maxwell.