David Rohlander | "Leadership & Communication" Speaker ~ Executive Coach ~ Best-Selling Author

David is a professional speaker, executive coach and best-selling author. His unique experience and expertise includes the military, academia and business. DGR has “been there and done that.” • Fighter pilot in the USAF, 208 combat missions, DFC • Founder & CEO of three companies • Best-selling author: The CEO Code & Idiot’s Guides: Management Skills. • Regional Manager & Management Advisory Council, Merrill Lynch • Commercial & residential real estate developer • MBA in finance from California State University • Studied with Peter Drucker at Claremont Graduate University • Adjunct instructor at six colleges in the Southwest United States • Lived & worked in Europe for three years and Asia for one. David has an uncanny ability to relate, cut through the fog and gently share new alternatives that work. Scores of sophisticated, successful and sincere executives have enjoyed and profited from DGR’s guidance. SPEAKING: David provides dynamic presentations that are impactful, customized and relevant to your organization because of the thorough research, interviews and observations personally conducted by David as he diligently prepares for his presentation to your group. It also helps that he started performing on TV at 9 years of age, in high school his nickname was “The Voice,” David was an ambassador and spokesperson for his college and Merrill Lynch P, F & S featured David at regional investment seminars. Additionally, he taught speech and numerous business courses at six universities in the SW USA and is a leader in National Speakers Association for over thirty years. David’s goal is to make YOU look good and get YOU results. COACHING: Isn’t it amazing how no one person knows everything? John Wooden famously said: “It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” That’s why coaching is so valuable. If you are able to have an open mind. Accept candid but caring feedback. Have an intense desire to improve yourself. Then it is time for you to consider having a coach. We work with talented, strong and dedicated people who are long on integrity. TRAINING: Strategies for Effective Leadership (Five week training course) Have you discovered the missing links that separate the average executive from the highest achievers? Strategies for Effective Leadership is a proven learning process to help you improve your leadership. We focus on getting you results. The DGR Process: We engage most of your senses. You will listen to CD’s, read short lessons, write action plans, discuss issues with others, ask questions and provide answers as well as make and keep commitments to yourself and the group. Focus is on five basic skills: goal clarity, team building, personal organization, communication and increased productivity. It’s fun, fast paced and you will be delighted with your growth. Your Benefits Will Be: • Reduction of stress and improved results • Profound insight into people and behaviors • Specific tools and methods to plan better • Systems to set goals, communicate and delegate • More free time to focus on the big picture • Accomplish more with less effort • Improved morale for you and your team Areas of Specialization • Effective Leadership • Improved Communication • Team Building • Sales Training • Increased Productivity • Goal Clarity Every individual and organization is unique. At DGR be believe “Prescription without diagnosis” is malpractice. Therefore we first listen to determine what you want and need. Then we assess how we can help you. If we are unable to provide a valuable contribution, we are happy to refer you to one of the many professionals we have vetted over the decades. DGR’s client base includes many industries, companies and associations. **FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ALL DAVID'S SERVICES AND CLIENT OPTIONS CLICK TO DAVID'S WEBSITE FROM THIS PROFILE**



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6 Reviews
Mary Nelson, Program Chair, IFPA
He was marvelous!

David closed the conference with one of the best talks I have ever heard. He was marvelous!

April 2019

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Bolette Albertsen, Vice President, Institute of Business Designers
You have such an energetic personality...

You have such an energetic personality, interjecting so many humorous anecdotes and timely examples, that you manage to get through to so many people in so many ways.

April 2019

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Anabella Bonfa, Trade Secrets Attorney
I recommend him as a professional speaker to any group ...

David is one of those few speakers whose delivery is as good as his message. He doesn’t need a powerpoint or any other tool to get a group’s attention and keep their attention with his insightful thoughts and good, solid advice. I recommend him as a professional speaker to any group who needs advice about his areas of expertise.

April 2019

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