Dan Stockdale

  • Nashville, TN
  • Fees* $10,001 - $20,000

Tagline: Wildlife Speaker

Talent Highlights

  • Multifaceted Expertise: Dan Stockdale’s diverse background spans industries such as seniors’ housing, healthcare, technology, and concert promotion, enriching his presentations with practical insights applicable across sectors.
  • Behavioral Insights: As a trained behaviorist, Dan leverages his understanding of natural behavior to offer transformative leadership principles that drive organizational success.
  • Authentic Connection: Dan’s genuine approach to leadership fosters meaningful connections with audiences, creating an immersive learning experience that resonates long after the event.
  • Dynamic Speaking Style: With charisma and passion, Dan captivates audiences with his dynamic speaking style, ensuring maximum engagement and impact at every event.

Keynote Topics

Taming the Tigers in Your Jungle
We all have “tigers” in our daily work. How we respond often defines patterns of success or failure. Taming Tigers is a dynamic, multimedia event that Dan tailors to the specific needs of your organization. In this presentation, Dan Stockdale teaches principles to achieving success and mastering leadership while conquering the wild and unexpected challenges your team faces in the real world every day.

Office Animals

Beasts in the Jungle
Your office jungle is filled with beasts lurking in the cover. This leadership keynote presentation for leaders and line staff alike will take them on an expedition where the learn about the critters they may encounter every day. And “yes” Dan can bring real animals with him! Attendees learn how to anticipate predatory attacks and how to work with all office animals based upon the innate behavior of the beast. This keynote is sure to be a hit with all of your attendees!

Teamwork Gone Wild

Packs, Pods and Prides in Perfect Harmony
This one hour high-energy, high-impact, high-content keynote will get the diverse personalities in your organization working together like a hunting pride of lions on the prowl. “Teamwork Gone Wild!” gets the individuals to take the focus off of themselves and put it where it belongs, on their team and the organizations goals. It is a sure way to get diverse departments to begin working together and to get their “buy-in” into the right goals and outcomes.

Becoming King of the Jungle Through Relationship-Based Sales
“Sales Gone Wild” gets your sales staff to stop “lion” to themselves and gets them to see their sales results in a realistic frame of reference.

Then, after they see their current results in objective form, we teach them techniques that will REALLY improve their performance – a focus on relationships.

“Sales Gone Wild” is a great way to motivate your sales force from Dan Stockdale and get them back on track with their goals. This 1 hour keynote is applicable to anyone in sales from financial products, to automotive

Towering Turnover! ~ Sinking Profits! ~ Plunging Productivity! ~ Employee Morale Exhausted! ~ Negativity Abounds!

There is HOPE! “It’s a Jungle in There” may be just the answer your organization is looking for! This keynote is like group therapy for the entire organization!

Maybe you have just been through high regulatory scrutiny, unjust press, threatened or occurring labor issues, or any other of a myriad of other issues that can cause unrest, mistrust or uncertainty in an organization.

With a diverse background spanning senior’s housing, healthcare, real estate, adult education, technology, and concert promotion, Dan Stockdale emerges as a beacon of expertise in leadership, organizational development, and behavioral science. His journey, marked by turning around languishing projects and training exotic animals for theme park shows, embodies his singular passion: developing star performers. As […]

With a diverse background spanning senior’s housing, healthcare, real estate, adult education, technology, and concert promotion, Dan Stockdale emerges as a beacon of expertise in leadership, organizational development, and behavioral science. His journey, marked by turning around languishing projects and training exotic animals for theme park shows, embodies his singular passion: developing star performers. As an author, leadership speaker, and consultant, Dan seamlessly blends the “wild side of business” with the “wild side of nature,” offering audiences transformative insights into harnessing natural behaviors for exceptional results within their organizations.

Dan Stockdale | Wildlife Leadership

Background and Expertise:

Dan Stockdale’s multifaceted career underscores his profound understanding of leadership and behavior. With a track record of leading organizations with over 1,000 employees, Dan’s expertise spans various industries, including seniors’ housing, healthcare, real estate, adult education, technology, and concert promotion. His leadership acumen has been instrumental in revitalizing struggling projects and guiding them towards unparalleled success. As a behaviorist, Dan’s unparalleled experience extends beyond the boardroom, having trained diverse species from bald eagles to tigers to grizzly bears, showcasing his ability to understand and leverage the intricacies of natural behavior.

Dan’s depth of knowledge in organizational development and leadership principles is unrivaled. He draws from his rich experiences to deliver compelling insights that resonate across industries. Whether elucidating the nuances of team dynamics or unraveling the secrets of effective communication, Dan’s presentations are not only enlightening but also actionable, providing audiences with practical strategies to elevate their leadership prowess and drive organizational excellence.

His approach to leadership is rooted in authenticity and empathy, qualities that set him apart in the competitive landscape of professional speakers. Dan’s ability to connect with audiences on a personal level fosters an environment conducive to learning and growth. By weaving real-world anecdotes with scientific principles, he captivates audiences and empowers them to embrace change, foster innovation, and cultivate a culture of excellence within their organizations.

Dan Stockdale’s reputation precedes him as a dynamic speaker who leaves a lasting impact on every audience he addresses. His presentations are meticulously tailored to meet the specific needs and objectives of each event, ensuring maximum engagement and value for attendees. Whether addressing a small team or a large conference, Dan’s charismatic presence and profound insights make him a sought-after speaker across diverse industries.

Reasons to Book:

Event planners should prioritize booking Dan Stockdale for his unparalleled ability to inspire and empower audiences. His unique blend of business acumen and behavioral expertise offers a fresh perspective on leadership and organizational development, making him an invaluable asset for any event. Dan’s dynamic speaking style, coupled with his wealth of experience, ensures that every presentation is not only informative but also captivating and memorable.

Why Book Through Speakers Inc:

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In conclusion, Dan Stockdale emerges as a visionary leader and captivating speaker who transcends boundaries and empowers audiences to reach new heights of success. His unique perspective, informed by a diverse background and extensive experience, resonates with audiences across industries, inspiring them to unlock their full potential and drive meaningful change within their organizations. With a passion for developing star performers and a commitment to excellence, Dan Stockdale is a catalyst for transformation and a beacon of inspiration in the world of professional speaking.

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