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Dean Lindsay Leading PROGRESS in a World of Change/ HUMOROUS & Entertaining Keynote Speaker/ Award-Winning Author

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  • How to Achieve Big PHAT TEAM Goals
  • Leading PROGRESS in a World of Change
  • One Happy Customer!!: Keys to Making & Keeping Happy Customers... One at a Time!
  • Teamwork & Employee Engagement

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  • 2019 Leading PROGRESS in a World of Change
  • 2017 How to Achieve Big PHAT Goals
  • 2010 The Progress Challenge

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Dean Lindsay is a powerful keynote speaker with a humorous and engaging approach. He has been hailed as a ‘America’s Progress Agent’ by The Strategic HR Forum as well as:

  • an 'Outstanding Thought Leader on Building Priceless Business Relationships’ by Sales and Marketing Executives International
  • ‘The Dean of Sales and Service’ by Business Class News and
  • an ‘Outstanding Speaker’ by the International Association of Speakers Bureaus.

Dean is an expert and award-winning author on INFLUENCE, CONNECTION & GOAL COMMITMENT. Dean helps committed organizations create connected & influential work cultures focused on:

  • Enhancing Customer Experiences!
  • Building Priceless Business Relationships!
  • Working and Winning in a World of Change!

His books, including HOW TO ACHIEVE BIG PHAT GOALS (WINNER OF THE 2018 BUSINESS CLASS NEWS EDITORS’ AWARD FOR BOOK OF THE YEAR), THE PROGRESS CHALLENGE, and CRACKING THE NETWORKING CODE have sold over 100,000 copies worldwide and have been translated into Chinese, Hindi, Polish, Korean, Spanish and Greek. His latest book, LEADING PROGRESS IN A WORLD OF CHANGE, is being published in October of 2019.

Dean's thoughts on authentic business development by building and strengthening PROGRESS-based Work and Team Cultures have been endorsed by a who's who of international business thought leaders including Ken Blanchard (author of THE ONE MINUTE MANAGER, Bryan Tracy, author ofTHE PSYCHOLOGY OF SELLING and the legendary Father of GUERRILLA MARKETING, Jay Conrad Levinson who calls Dean 'a Master of Progress.'

Dean has been a featured contributor to CEOWorld Magazine, The Smart Manager(India), Sales andService Excellence, Training Magazine Europe, Executive Travel, LabX Media, Networking Times and the American Management Association's Moving Ahead magazine as well as numerous podcasts and the audio magazine Selling Power Live.His business views have also been featured on the Voice of America radio as well as the Dallas Morning News and

Dean is also a cum laude graduate of the University of North Texas and has served as Guest Lecturer to UCLA and University of Dallas MBA programs as well as the International Call Management Institute. He has had the privilege of sharing his innovation & connection expetize from the big stage in several countries including Spain, Turkey, Poland, Ecuador, Mexico, Switzerland, Venezuela, Sweden and the islands of Aruba and Jamaica.

Dean' clients include: American Airlines, Texas A&M, New York Life, Precision Tune Auto Care, Pacific Life & Annuity, Haberfeld Associates, Marriott, Heinz, Hilton, American Express, Western Union, Verizon, Amway, Nestle, Aramark Canada, Gold's Gym, Bell Partners, EKOS(Ecuador), ConocoPhillips, Hagger Clothing, the United States Peace Corp and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Some other Big PHAT stuff.. Dean is an award-winning songwriter, a marathon runner, a founding member of the Texas Shakespeare Festival, and an alumni of Up With People, the legendary international organization that bridges cultural barriers and creates global understanding through service and a rocking musical show (Dean's cast was the first to perform in the Soviet Union). Dean is also a proud member of the Undefeated 1984 4-A Texas State Championship Football Team, the Fighting Denison Yellow Jackets.

A couple bits of trivia: Way back in the Mid 90's Dean:

  • Served as LeAnn Rimes' on-set acting coach on both a Hallmark Movie of the Week and on the soap opera Days of Our Lives
  • Was cast as one of the 'bad guys' in the Warner Brothers' blockbuster TWISTER (Dean urges you to not look to hard for him in the film however, sharing that 'the flying cow ended up with a big part than I did.").



  • Change
  • Leadership
  • Humor
  • Motivation
  • The Customer Experience
  • Employee Engagement
  • Goal Setting
  • Teamwork

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