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David McNally

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International Businessman, Best Selling Author, Award Winning Film Producer

As the Founder of TransForm Corporation, a business consultancy, David has learned that building a strong brand is the responsibility of every employee in every corner of the organization. He delivers dynamic, engaging programs that inspire organizations and their people to transform their brands from the ordinary to the iconic!

Fee Range: $20,001 – $30,000

David teaches how to navigate through chaos and disruption into a world of Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment.

David’s bestselling books: Even Eagles Need A Push, The Eagle’s Secret, Mark Of An Eagle and Be Your Own Brand, have been translated into twelve languages and developed into leadership and employee development programs in over twenty countries.  Also, an award-winning producer, David is the creator of two highly praised, inspirational films: The Power Of Purpose and If I Were Brave.

Speech Titles and Descriptions:

The Leader's Legacy -- How To Stand Out From The Crowd

People are not a company’s greatest asset—the right people are. This is especially true of leaders.
More than ever, companies need leaders who have a high level of awareness of their personal impact on colleagues, clients and customers and who are committed to leaving a positive imprint on every encounter. These are leaders who show up each day with clarity of purpose and a desire to contribute at the highest level.

As leaders, we are remembered by others to the extent that we have contributed to their lives. The most revered leaders are those who saw more potential in us than we saw in ourselves and inspired us to reach that potential. That is our ultimate legacy.

In this inspiring presentation, David McNally draws from his work of developing leaders in companies such as Delta Air Lines, Amtrak, Apple Autos and the Walt Disney Imagineers to provide life-enhancing tools for leaders to maximize their contribution to their organization, their families and their communities.

David brings meaningful, insightful perspectives that connect directly to the purpose of a leader: To create a culture that inspires individuals and teams to achieve the shared mission and vision of the organization.

Leaders will learn the attributes of great leaders and how to leave a legacy that will impact generations to come.

“A smile, a word of encouragement, an honest discussion, raising aspirations, high standards, giving recognition, accountability and sensitivity, are all behaviors that define the best in humanity. And they have never been more in demand and needed than they are today.”

Source—Mark Of An Eagle by David McNally


All Disruption is Personal

Disruption and ambiguity are now the norm. Stress and exhaustion prevail, and Life Balance is an aspiration very few are achieving.

Technology, Competition and Communications are transforming the world at breathtaking speed.

Is there a way to successfully navigate through this seeming chaos?  Only if we make a deep and personal commitment to change, to learn and to grow.

We must decide: Will this new reality derail us or invigorate us? Will we live fearfully or fearlessly? Will we play safe or play to win?

International business consultant and bestselling author, David McNally, is recognized as a leading authority on managing change, transcending adversity and personal empowerment. In this keynote presentation, David blends powerful and inspiring insights from his trilogy of bestselling books:  Even Eagles Need A Push, The Eagle’s Secret and newly released, Mark Of An Eagle. He reveals the attitudes and behaviors we must embrace if we are to soar above the turbulence of our times and reach new heights of achievement.

Attendees of this dynamic session will leave with life-enhancing tools that will enable them to think and act in ways that will ensure they will not only survive disruption, they will know how to thrive. Life will no longer be about getting through, it will be about breaking through into new possibilities.

Outcome: The future will no longer appear uncertain—it will be unlimited!

“Thrivers constantly reinvent themselves—they are mentally agile and willing to risk.”

Source—The Eagle’s Secret by David McNally


Mark of An Eagle — How Your Life Changes The World

Every person who has ever lived has left their mark on the world. But, leaving a mark is not a goal to be set—it is a result.It is the outcome of realizing the enormous potential that exists within you, the belief that there is a special purpose for your existence, the awareness that you share responsibility for what happens in our world, and the commitment to fully utilize your talents to create a rich and rewarding life. There is an urgent need for those who are willing to take on that challenge, who are unwilling to settle for mere existence, and who understand that human progress is propelled by those who, by their actions and example, create a better world for all. In this dynamic presentation, David McNally draws from his highly acclaimed new book—MARK OF AN EAGLE– to inspire and provide life-enhancing tools for people to fully engage in life by maximizing their contribution to their organization, their families and to their communities. Participants will learn the key attitudes and behaviors that determine professional and personal success.“You matter. Your mark matters. Use this knowledge as your compelling reason to get up in the morning to face the challenges of this world and create the life you want.”

Source—Mark Of An Eagle by David McNally


Your Brand Matters — How to “Be” The Kind of Leader Others Want to Follow

A strong corporate brand represents up to 70% of a company’s economic value. A Strong Leadership Brand determines an individual’s value and is a key component of career success.

Leadership is not about what we learn to do to others—it is about what we learn to be for others. Strong leadership brands are built on actions not intentions! Strong leadership brands are the result of Consistently making Distinctive and Relevant impressions on others. Leaders with strong brands have the power to influence and create extraordinary loyalty with others.

People follow leaders with strong brands. They inspire Collaboration, Creativity and Commitment. Leaders with strong brands are perceived as Credible and Trustworthy. Weak brands have minimal loyalty, are vulnerable and easy targets for the competition.

In this inspiring presentation, David McNally, author of the bestselling book—BE YOUR OWN BRAND–reveals the pillars upon which all strong brands are built and the characteristics that shape and determine others’ positive perceptions. Participants will learn how to build deep, enduring relationships with colleagues, customers and clients. They will leave with a clear strategy for Standing Out from the Crowd.

“Building a strong leadership brand is one of the best investments you will ever make. The world needs strong brands. It respects them. It relies on them. If you can be one, we’ll all be the richer for it.”

Source—Be Your Own Brand by David McNally and Karl Speak


We wanted to express our appreciation for your contribution to our world-wide sales meeting. Your subject-The Five Qualities of Confident, Inspired People-was the most highly rated of the entire conference. The audience was comprised of people from Africa, Europe and North America and each group related that your message had a profound professional and personal impact on them. We look forward to future collaborations.
Delta Air Lines

It has been an honor and a privilege having you take the time to participate as a speaker at the IDEATION SUMMIT 2017. Your talk was inspiring, thought provoking, influential and aspirational. From our senior executives to the newly hired in attendance, their comments were "life changing", "incredible experience", "great journey of ideas", "genius" "an opportunity to sit with the subject matter masters" and "a phenomenal experience". You have made a tangible and definitive difference for Imagineers. Thank you, thank you, thank you for your contribution in making the IDEATION 2017 summit a resounding success!
Walt Disney Imagineering Ideation Summit 2017David McNally’s ability to inspire people stands the test of time. Our founder and my father, Mark Gulbrandson, built his highly successful business on the principles outlined in a speech by David called — The Power Of Purpose. Today, we're working together, building on the success of our company.
Apple Autos GroupOur theme-Igniting Leadership-emphasized illumination, innovation and inspiration. The audience was completely engaged by your presentation-Success Strategies for Thriving at Work and in Life. Our leaders are now actively delivering and practicing the concepts you introduced.
Ameriprise Financial



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