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David Dye
Works at Trailblaze, Inc.
Attended Regis University
Lived in Denver, Colorado
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“Let’s go over the jump again…” Caleb spoke into my left ear, above the hum of the small plane engine. I was strapped into a tandem harness as we neared an altitude of 14,500 feet. We were about to jump out of an airplane. Ready to Jump? This was the first time I’d ever skydived. [...]
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Get Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results Without Losing Your Soul and help to spread the word! Buy the book (click here for Amazon) from your favorite bookseller Review the book on Amazon and Barnes and Noble Share the Winning Well website and book with the leaders and managers in your life: WinningWellBook.com Each week [...]
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As a keynote speaker, leadership consultant, and MBA professor, Karin Hurt helps leaders improve business results by building deeper trust and connection. A former Verizon Wireless executive, she h…
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Too often, managers try to win at all costs, when they should be focused on Winning Well. The hyper-competitive post recession global economy puts front-line and middle-level managers in a difficult position—expected to win, to “move the needle,” to get the highest ratings, rankings, and results. Many managers become hell-bent on winning no matter what […]
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Check out the bonus video at the end of today’s articles: Winning Well When Your Boss is a Jerk Each week I read a number of leadership articles from various online resources and share them across social media. Here are the five articles readers found most valuable last week. I have added my comment [...]
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Each week I read a number of leadership articles from various online resources and share them across social media. Here are the five articles readers found most valuable last week. I have added my comment about each article and would like to hear what you think, too. 4 Soft Skills You Need to Work On [...]
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President of Trailblaze, Inc. We work with leaders who want to get more done, build teams that care, and meet their goals.
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speaker, leadership speaker, team motivation, management, nonprofit operations
Employment
  • Trailblaze, Inc.
    President, 2012 - present
  • Colorado UpLift
    Chief Operating Officer, 1997 - 2012
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Denver, Colorado
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Be the leader you want your boss to be.
Introduction

Are you a leader, manager, or supervisor who wants to get more done, build teams that care, and meet your goals?

From a general-session keynote, to multi-day workshops, David will equip you and your leaders with practical, simple strategies you can use to get more donebuild teams that care, and meet your goals.

David served as an elected city councilman, as Chief Operating Officer for Colorado UpLift where he led efforts to replicate organizations in New York, Orlando, Phoenix, and Portland, has coached leaders in more than 2000 sessions, and has served on several Boards.

Following his nonprofit career, David founded Trailblaze, Inc. where he works with leaders, managers and supervisors to get more donebuild teams that care, and meet their goals. He believes that skillful leaders at every level are essential to a positive future and that everyone can master the essentials of influence.

In David’s mind, every leader is a CBO - Chief Belief Officer!

David is known for his optimism, hope, and for helping aspiring and veteran leaders believe in their ability to make a difference. He makes difficult concepts understandable and helps leaders move to immediate, practical action.

His workshops, presentations, and seminars will help your leaders increase their influence,  improve team dynamics, solve common leadership frustrations, and improve productivity.

David is a professional member of the National Speakers Association, American Society of Trainers and Developers, and the Alpha Sigma Nu honor and service society. He holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management and regularly speaks and writes about effective leadership. His book, 7 Things Your Team Needs to Hear You Say, will be released in 2013.

Bragging rights
Once made three half-court shots in a row and disarmed a teenager via yo-yo.
Education
  • Regis University
    Masters Nonprofit Management, 2009 - 2011
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
    Bachelors Political Science, 1992 - 1995
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Lead Like a Skydiver – 5 Ways to Make Sure Your Team is Ready to Jump | ...
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As a keynote speaker, leadership consultant, and MBA professor, Karin Hurt helps leaders improve business results by building deeper trust a

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Each week I read a number of leadership articles from various online resources and share them across social media. Here are the five article

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Each week I read a number of leadership articles from various online resources and share them across social media. Here are the five article

5 Top Leadership Articles for the Week of June 6, 2016 - Leadership Spea...
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Join the Movement! Get Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results Without Losing Your Soul and help to spread the word! Buy the book

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» The Best of Lead With Giants – June 2016 | "…on the shoulder of giants."

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Do you have your copy of Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results Without Losing Your Soul? We need your help to spread the word!

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“David and Karin show you how to practically put the soul back into our businesses and organizations. They remind us what matters most with

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“In a world of short-term craziness, the common sense in this book is a breath of fresh air. It will resonate with you, because it’s true.”

15 Essential Leadership Books to Grow New Leaders - Great Results Teambu...
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This is a list of books I have recommended - the ones I would argue are the 15 essential leadership books to grow new leaders

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“This is the book for the overloaded manager because it will help you create actual change in your workplace. I have read dozens of leadersh

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Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results Without Losing Your Soul is available now! Thank you for your emails and messages of supp

Are You Helping Your Employees To Reach Their Potential?
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A student's struggle with school work reveals a powerful lesson on how leaders can inspire the best in those they lead.

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Each week I read a number of leadership articles from various online resources and share them across social media. Here are the five article

5 Top Leadership Articles for the Week of February 29, 2016 - Leadership...
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Each week I read a number of leadership articles from various online resources and share them across social media. Here are the five article

True Leaders Accept Responsibility (By David Dye)
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As a leader, it's up to you to give your team guidance if you want them to be effective for your business. There is strength in numbers. Mor