Dave Horsager

Business Strategist, Author and Keynote Speaker

Dave Horsager is business strategist and keynote speaker. Through his book and program – The Trust Edge – he shares the secrets of using trust to impact the bottom line. Combining humor, illustrations and memorable stories with research and insight, Dave sheds light on the confusion and misconceptions surrounding the cornerstone of personal and professional success.

Through his Master’s research, experience as Director of K-Life Inc., and founding partner of Special Delivery Productions, Dave learned firsthand how the world’s most successful people gain and keep the trust of their customers and colleagues. He’s taken that knowledge and broken it down into tangible steps that audiences and readers can incorporate into their own lives right away.

As a Certified Speaking Professional, Dave has delivered life-changing presentations on four continents, with audiences ranging from Fortune 500 executives to the armed forces and even professional sports teams. He’s built his reputation on two things – being easy to work with and delivering engaging, high-energy speeches every time.

When he’s not speaking or writing, Dave continues to research and consult through Horsager Leadership Studio. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Organizational Leadership for Bethel University’s graduate program. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Lisa, and their four children.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Business Ethics, Business Trends, Leadership, Management, Sales

  • Travels From:

    Minnesota

  • Price:

    $15,000 - $20,000

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Dave Horsager is business strategist and keynote speaker. Through his book and program – The Trust Edge – he shares the secrets of using trust to impact the bottom line. Combining humor, illustrations and memorable stories with research and insight, Dave sheds light on the confusion and misconceptions surrounding the cornerstone of personal and professional success.

Through his Master’s research, experience as Director of K-Life Inc., and founding partner of Special Delivery Productions, Dave learned firsthand how the world’s most successful people gain and keep the trust of their customers and colleagues. He’s taken that knowledge and broken it down into tangible steps that audiences and readers can incorporate into their own lives right away.

As a Certified Speaking Professional, Dave has delivered life-changing presentations on four continents, with audiences ranging from Fortune 500 executives to the armed forces and even professional sports teams. He’s built his reputation on two things – being easy to work with and delivering engaging, high-energy speeches every time.

When he’s not speaking or writing, Dave continues to research and consult through Horsager Leadership Studio. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Organizational Leadership for Bethel University’s graduate program. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Lisa, and their four children.

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The Trust Edge: What Top Leaders Have and 8 Pillars to Build it Yourself

Trust is a fundamental, bottom-line issue. Without it, leaders lose teams, sales people lose sales, and organizations lose reputation, retention of good people, relationships and revenue. But with trust, individuals and organizations enjoy greater creativity, productivity, freedom, and results. Through academic research and first hand experience, David Horsager has learned what it takes to gain—and keep—The Trust Edge. Through a captivating presentation, David combines humor and illustrations with business insight and analysis. He will show you how the little things, done consistently, add up to huge results. Attendees will walk away with concrete steps they can immediately use to improve their lives and careers.

In this dynamic presentation, you will learn:

  • The 8 pillars of the most successful leaders and organizations.
  • The 3 ways to build connection.
  • What top leaders and organizations have & how you can enjoy it yourself.
  • Keys to build morale, sales, and customer loyalty.
  • How to never have a day where you say, “I didn’t get anything done.”
  • The greatest need for a motivated staff and how to fill it.
  • The “why” and “how” behind the most foundational key to real success.PLUS… you will have FUN!

Specialized Programs

The Trust Edge for Leaders
Learn the single advantage of those who influence and grow people, brands, and organizations.

The Trust Edge for Sales
Unleash the competitive advantage of the most successful sales professionals in the world.

The Trust Edge for Entrepreneurs
Create a framework for growing your business and learn the key to a successful enterprise.

Trusted Innovation
Discover 8 steps to creating change that lasts.

Trusted Teams
Unlock eight ways to increase productivity, responsibility, innovation,and morale.

The Strategic Edge
Create a clear vision, plan, and daily actions that lead to accountability, growth and lasting results.

The Daily Edge
Learn 10 strategies to enjoy clear focus and get results every day.

Impact Alexandria attendee

"Dave was so unassuming, humble, genuine, and practical. Absolutely no hype or tooting of his own horn! Anyone could apply the teaching to their personal life, family, church, organization, or business and see results that would make them and any relationship happier, healthier, and more successful."

Director of MSP Operations

"You offered valuable insights on the importance of trust in leadership. Thank you for making a difference in our MSP Airport Community."

Divisional Commander, Salvation Army

"Your relationship skills, knowledge, and your subject came shining through to our officers as a result of your desire to equip them. We would be happy to recommend your service and message."

State Committee Chair, Farm Bureau Louisiana

"Your presentation was very well received. Some comments I heard were: 'Best speaker we've had at our conference.' -- 'Great tools.' -- 'Very inspirational!' -- Thank you again for your help making our conference a success."

Kelly Artz, C & B Operations, LLC

“Dave was entertaining, inspiring and effective. His message on trust was right on target with our company philosophy and direction. I would recommend Dave to any company looking for a boost. Dave is a common guy with an uncommon ability to connect with ordinary people.”

Matt Kline, North Ridge Care Center

“The leadership and guidance you have provided our program and staff has been the backbone for our success.”

Fred Stelter, President, Interbank

“I was especially pleased with how you tailored the inspirational message and the amount of background work you did to gain an understanding of the uniqueness of our company.”

Josh Band, Wells Fargo

“Our only problem now is how to top Dave next year!”
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