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David Dye
Works at Trailblaze, Inc.
Attended Regis University
Lived in Denver, Colorado
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<— Last Month ~ Next Month—> Website ~ Blog ~ Email Attention Leaders: Get the confidence to inspire your team, get more done, hold your team accountable for results, lead meetings people want to attend…and much more! Click here to get started. How to Have More Influence with Your Team “Does he really have no idea [...]
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One year from now, would you like to be three times the leader you are today? What if the tools to get there didn’t cost you one cent? What if they were available in both audio and pdf? I’m excited to share a new resource I’ve put together that will help you: Double (or more) [...]
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Dad died June 25, 2012. This morning, I miss him. Dad was a dairy farmer from Maine. He didn't need applause for taking care of his wife and children. He humbly got the job done, day after day. He ...
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If you're an executive or a middle-level manager and you're frustrated with your leaders and managers not working together, you've probably entertained the idea of bringing someone like me, a leadership trainer or consultant, into your organization t...
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<— Last Month ~ Next Month—> Website ~ Blog ~ Email 10 Questions to Ask When No One Will Listen One of the most challenging leadership experiences you can have is feeling as if no one’s listening:   You passionately share a vision of the future and are met with chirping crickets. You share new [...]
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“I don’t understand why we can’t fix this!”I was speaking with the vice president of marketing and product development for a mid-sized company. He was frustrated with his people and why they kept having the same problems. Specifically, they weren’t taking risks to solve problems; they wouldn’t cooperate with each other, and they constantly missed deadlines. In short, his team would not work together.The people were all good people. They worked ha...
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Have you been thinking about guest blogging? Stop putting it on the back burner and say "yes" today. Learn WHY.
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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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Young kids speak the truth, as anyone who’s ever been called out by a preschooler can tell you. I’ll never forget the time my 3-year-old son

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An examination into the realities of leadership in today's organizations and why it should be hard to lead our teams and organizations.

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