Leadership Simplified: Doug Van Dyke

Speaking Simplified
Edina, MN:  January 12, 2018

Start your year off right by increasing your ability to speak publicly. During this full-day program you will learn 20 best practices to embrace as a speaker. In addition, you will enhance your ability to use humor and tell stories. You will learn techniques that will help you to manage the audience, as well as how to use your voice as an instrument. To top it all off, you will practice, receive a critique, and then be professionally filmed. You will leave this intensive with 3-5 minutes of raw footage that can be used in a myriad of ways!  


Who Should Attend?

  • Speakers who want to raise their bar of excellence
  • Executives who are committed to moving groups of people to positive action
  • Passionate people who thirst to make a difference in the lives of others!  


Investment per Participant


Space is limited to 20 professionals!



“The program has invaluable information for every participant. From brand new speakers to the most seasoned and experienced speakers. I am delighted to have been part of this course!” 
     Ellen Hirsch de Haan 
     Wetherington, Hamilton P.A.


“Effective public speaking is a critical component to professional success. Speaking Simplified is ‘second to none’ and will bring that success to anyone who participates.” 
     Jonathan Fleece 
     Author, Entreprenuer, Executive and Professional Speaker


"I am thankful for the opportunity! I know this will change my life." 
     Shauniece Lee 
     Tidewell Hospice


“Excellent! It was a great step in improving my profesisonal skills.” 
     Dan Bonora 
     Infiniti of Sarasota


“Transformational. I learned a lot. Very effective approach. Great coaching during the program – objective, encouraging both verbally and non-verbally.” 
     Srinivas Yeruva


“A wonderful, confidence-building experience!” 
     Danielle Boone Mulligan 
     Florida Public Utilities



About Doug Van Dyke, MBA, CSP™

Doug Van Dyke is CEO of Leadership Simplified. He is the facilitator for Speaking Simplified. For over 25 years Doug Van Dyke has coached individuals and led hundreds of leadership development programs that have enabled professionals to communicate more effectively, increase sales, lead with passion, embrace change, and smile as they choose to have more fun at the game of work. He has appeared on numerous television and radio business programs, including the nationally syndicated talk show First Business. He is the author of Leadership Simplified – The Field Guide for Savvy Leaders. Doug has published over 100 articles and is one of only 760 people in the world to hold the Certified Speaking Professional designation. He has a BBA in Finance from Stetson University and an MBA from the University of North Florida. Please connect with Doug via .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 941-776-1121.

About Leadership Simplified

Leadership Simplified is a management consulting firm offering customized leadership development programs, sales programs, executive coaching, and strategic planning. Started in 1997, Leadership Simplified is proud to have entered its 20th year of operation. The Manatee Chamber of Commerce recognized us as the 2014 Small Business of the Year. Repeat clients include American Express, Lockheed Martin, PepsiCo, Nielsen Media Research, Sysco Foods, TECO, Union Pacific Railroad, National Grid, Charter Communications, Beall’s Department Stores, Allstate, CVS, Kaiser Permanente, the University of South Florida, Melting Pot Restaurants, and hundreds of small and medium-sized businesses.

About Tony Troussov, MA, CSP™

Tony Troussov is the Director at ADG, LLC. He co-facilitating Speaking Simplified. He held multiple leadership positions throughout his thirteen-year automotive retail career. Since 2011 Tony has been working with automotive dealerships and OEMs helping them improve processes and customer experience. His clients include Hyundai, Lexus, GP Strategies and J.D. Power. In 2014 he created an online training portal for his automotive clients. Tony has delivered over 600 presentations totaling over 2,500 hours of platform time. With English as his second language, he brings unique prospective to speaking coaching. He is the frequent contributor to multiple online and print publications including Speaker Magazine. He is the author of forthcoming book Becoming a Stone-Cold Seller. Tony has appeared on CBT’s F&I Today show and his international work includes speaking and training in Korea, Portugal and UAE. Tony holds the coveted Certified Speaking Professional designation from National Speakers Association and is Certified Coach Practitioner through Certified Coaches Federation. Please connect with Tony via .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 612-804-1706.



January 12, 2018
8:00am – 5:25pm


Edina, MN

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