Would you like to have your team perform like world champions? They can, but only if they understand what makes those winners win, what makes the Great ones Great! Keynote speaker Don Yaeger ofers talks from the Sports World. Using lessons learned from a lifetime in sports, Don shares the formula that he has seen in the great winners he’s worked with – and explains how that formula can work for others.
Keynote speaker Don Yaeger, business leadership coach, eleven-time New York Times best-selling author, and longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, Don has fashioned a career as one of America’s most provocative thought leaders. As a speaker, he has worked with audiences as diverse as Fortune 500 companies and cancer survivor groups, where he shares his personal story.
He is primarily sought to discuss lessons on achieving greatness learned from first-hand experiences with some of the greatest sports legends in the world. He is also often retained by companies and organizations to coach their leaders, management teams, and employees on building a culture of greatness by studying great teams in sports and discerning the business lessons we can learn from them. Additionally, as an Executive Coach, Don Yaeger has worked with a range of leaders from the president of the largest bank in the Caribbean to CEOs of financial services companies to technology executives. His coaching model is based on years of experience and study with those who have inspired championship-level teams.
Throughout his writing career, Don has developed a reputation as a world-class storyteller and has been invited as a guest to almost every major talk show – from The Oprah Winfrey Show to Nightline, from CNN to Good Morning America.
Born and raised in Hawaii, Don Yaeger has traveled extensively and lived abroad in the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Japan ,and Great Britain. A 1984 graduate of Ball State University, Don currently lives in Tallahassee, FL. He also owns a political consulting business and a public relations firm. He and his wife Jeanette have a son and a daughter.
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