Author of The Trust Edge
David Horsager, MA, CSP, is a business strategist, keynote speaker and author of the National Bestseller, The Trust Edge: How Top Leaders Gain Faster Results, Deeper Relationships, and a Stronger Bottom Line. His work has been featured in prominent publications such as Fast Company, Forbes, The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, SUCCESS Magazine, and The Washington Post.
Through his Master's research, experience as Director of K-Life Inc., and as a founding partner of Special Delivery Productions, Dave learned firsthand how the world's most successful people gain and keep the trust of their customers and colleagues. He's taken that knowledge and broken it down into tangible steps that audiences and readers can incorporate into their own lives right away.
As a Certified Speaking Professional, David has delivered life-changing presentations on four continents, with audiences ranging everywhere from Wells Fargo and the New York Yankees to Goodyear and the Department of Homeland Security. Combining humor, illustrations, and memorable stories with research and insight, Dave sheds light on the confusion and misconceptions surrounding the cornerstone of personal and professional success. He's built his reputation on two things “ being easy to work with and delivering engaging, high-energy speeches every time.
Through speaking, training, consulting, coaching, writing and other resources, Dave and his team at Horsager Leadership, Inc. make it their mission to develop trusted leaders and organizations. Through The Trust Edge book and programs, they share the secrets of using trust to impact the bottom line. Dave also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Organizational Leadership for Bethel University's graduate program. He lives in St. Paul, MN with his wife, Lisa, and their four children.
The Trust Edge: What Top Leaders have and 8 Pillars to Build it Yourself
Trust is a fundamental, bottom line issue. Without it, leaders lose teams, salespeople lose sales, and organizations lose reputation, retention of good people, relationships and revenue. But with trust, individuals and organizations enjoy greater creativity, productivity, freedom, and results. Through academic research and firsthand experience, David Horsager has learned what it takes to gain “ and keep “ The Trust Edge. Through a captivating presentation, Dave combines humor and illustrations with business insight and analysis. He will show you how the little things, done consistently, add up to huge results. Attendees will walk away with concrete steps they can immediately use to improve their lives and careers.
The Sales Edge
Trust is the foundation of all sales. Without trust in the sales person or the product a sale will not be made. Trustworthy people and organizations attract business, build the bottom line, and make a significant impact. David's TrustEDGE for Sales presentation is full of substance and style. The CEO of STI Delivers said, œYour production provided the perfect finale to motivate our people to take action to close the sale.
The Leadership Edge: The Secret to Outrageous Outcomes
We all have the opportunity to become better leaders. In David's dynamic style, œThe Chemistry of Leadership presentation offers a practical blueprint for effective leadership. Leaders will not only be entertained and motivated to make a difference, they will also gain practical insight they can use the very next day. Director of North Ridge Care Center wrote Dave the following: œThe leadership and guidance you have provided our program and staff has been the backbone for our success.
The Daily Edge
Do you want to avoid ever having a day where you feel like you work hard but don't get anything important done? Do you want to be more effective and efficient? The Productivity Edge is an interactive seminar with great tips for getting more done in less time with less resources. This seminar is said to have been worth tens of thousands a month to organizations.
Leave A Legacy: The Keys to making a lasting difference in work and life
Everyone leaves a legacy of some kind. What will yours be? David inspires people to leave a lasting legacy at work and in life. Great people leave great legacies of courage, character, and impact. Through this entertaining and moving keynote, Dave reveals the little things that make the BIG difference when done on a daily basis over time. You really can have a significant impact! Be inspired to do great things.
The Magic of Momentum: 4 Keys to create, build, and enjoy lasting momentum
Through a magical and moving keynote, audiences learn to create, build, and enjoy lasting momentum. Most often it is the seemingly little things that start momentum. Done consistently those things can make an organization virtually unstoppable. You can learn the little keys to mighty momentum.
The Extraordinary Entrepreneur
Not only is this program fun and highly engaging but people leave with key tips, techniques, and take-a-ways they can use the very next day. This is a needed and memorable kick-start for franchisee events and small business owner events.