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Dave Davlin

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Former educator and entertainer energizes events and inspires individuals.

Fee Range: $10,000 and Below

The Speaker
With his quick wit and master story-telling ability, Dave Davlin captures an audience like no one else. Quickly building rapport, he is able to touch not only the intellect of the audience, but their hearts and souls as well. He shares principles concerning true success in life and business and challenges the audience to reach high and dig deep to discover their own form of greatness. From public school students to CEOs, Dave's message has made a difference in the lives of thousands, and his impact continues to grow each year as he shares his philosophy and wisdom through speaking and writing.

The Entertainer
Over 25 years ago, Dave "Travelin" Davlin began bringing smiles to faces with a form of entertainment he developed as a young boy. His ability to do amazing things with basketballs has left even professional-level players asking the question, "How does he do that?" From NBA and major college arenas across America to the Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea-and even to the world-famous Branson Strip-"Travelin" Davlin has entertained people of every age and background. His amazing ability has even landed his name and picture in the 1990 Guinness Book of World Records.

The Person
Dave was born in Dallas and raised 90 miles south of the city in a small town. Deserted by his father when he was less than a year old, he was forced to live with his grandmother until age ten. It was under her guidance that he learned about the qualities of integrity and honesty. He received his college degree from Texas A&M University, where he majored in education. He now lives in San Antonio, Texas with his wife, Traci, and plays competitive golf on the Golf Channel AM Tour. He has a passion for helping children from single parent homes and making a difference for others through writing and speaking.

The Guarantee
Everyone who hears Dave's message will be challenged, inspired and motivated to pursue a new level of excellence and service in both their personal and professional lives.

Speech Titles and Descriptions:

The Game Winning 3™: A Roadmap for Professional and Personal Development
At the conclusion of your life's journey, you will be judged on three things: the person you have become, the memories you have created and the difference you have made. In this insightful presentation, Dave Davlin shares three essential ingredients for developing a purpose-driven mentality to achieve a fulfilling career and balanced life. The Game Winning 3™ reveals how to succeed in a pressure-packed world wholly consumed with ever-changing technology. It provides an outline for us to stay true to ourselves even as we strive to surpass expectations. This keynote speech delivers the blueprint for organizations and employees to stay focused on what's important amid today's unique brand of stress and chaos. 

Key Takeaways:
• Embracing challenges as growth opportunities
• Discovering the power of innovation and creative problem solving
• Realizing the importance of modifying actions and ideas and the proper use of role-modeling to accelerate success
• Achieving success by combining excellence with service

The Playmaker Mentality: Achieving Victory Through Creative Solutions 
In our ever-changing world, the need to adapt to new situations-and thrive within them-is at an all-time high. What worked yesterday may not work today. Therefore, survival depends on our ability to continually manufacture creative and innovative solutions in almost every industry. But what are the elements involved in unleashing and maximizing our creative juices? What skills must we develop-and what mentality do we need to embrace- in order to effectively overcome the challenges of today and tomorrow? In this fascinating presentation, Dave shares five essentials for effectively creating solutions that can guarantee success. 

Key Takeaways:
• Embracing challenges as growth opportunities
• Discovering the power of innovation and creative problem solving
• Realizing the importance of modifying actions and ideas and the proper use of role-modeling to accelerate success
• Achieving success by combining excellence with service

One Thing: Achieving Extraordinary Results Through the Power of Focus
As humans, we operate in a world filled with distractions. The overload of media intake, the need to be all things to all people and the "speed of sound" pace at which we are living are all factors that can rob us of our potential-and stifle our creativity. What if we could tune out the negativity and chaos and focus solely on the truly important? What if we could discover and act upon the one thing that would make our lives and careers extraordinary? In this eye-opening presentation, Dave leads audiences through a nine-step journey of self-discovery and mastery...a journey toward extraordinary results. 

Key Takeaways:
• Developing and utilizing the power of focus to produce desired outcomes
• Recognizing and diffusing limiting beliefs and fears
• Taking consistent action and harnessing the true power of time

10,000 Days: Recognizing, Embracing & Nurturing the Gift of TIME 
Society has taught us to measure our lives in years. Although convenient in some respects, the truth remains that we become who we are and end up where we are based on the things we do every day. If we measured our lives in days instead of years, would it change our perspective and our decisions? In this powerful, thought-provoking presentation, Dave examines the perception of time and challenges the audience to make the most of every moment of this limited resource to increase productivity and improve the overall 

Key Takeaways:
• Gaining a new perspective on the gift and resource of time
• Challenging yourself to consciously make each day meaningful and memorable
• Seizing every opportunity to create value for those you love and those you serve

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