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Dr. Danny Brassell          

Highly-Acclaimed International Keynote Speaker & Bestselling Author, Known As "America's Leading Reading Ambassador"

Affectionately known as “Jim Carrey with a Ph.D.,” Dr. Danny Brassell has held a variety of titles and worked with leaders from a variety of fields and disciplines, but he has always considered himself first and foremost a teacher. He is a best-selling author of 15 books, including The Reading Breakthrough and The Reading Makeover, based on his popular TEDx talk. For the past 20 years he has also been a lecturer and professor at a number of universities, including his current position as a faculty advisor for the CalStateTEACH program and distinguished visiting professor at the American University of Cairo. A gregarious, sought-after author, speaker and business consultant, Danny is a recognized authority on leadership development, reading, motivation and communication skills and the co-creator of www.theREADINGhabit.com, the world’s top reading engagement program. His mission is to bring joy back into education and the workplace. Thousands, from school districts to businesses to association conferences, have enjoyed his energetic, interactive and informative presentations. He has spoken to over 2,500 different audiences worldwide.


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Speech Topics

Back to the Basics: Lessons Learned in Successful Leadership

It takes a special person to lead. Every day presents new challenges, and our attitudes and expectations shape our success. Join Danny as he shares a fast-paced, humorous and motivational keynote designed to show you how you make a difference in the lives of everyone you encounter. From teaching preschoolers to rocket scientists, Danny shares his own trials and tribulations as well as why he loves to inspire others to reach higher. You’ll learn his secret to good leadership and leave feeling invigorated.

Fun & Inspirational Leadership That Works!

Reinvigorate the passions of everyone within your organization! Join Danny in this eye-opening session to learn terrific tricks successful leaders have used to stimulate increased productivity without sacrificing fun. You’ll learn how to create environments that promote risk-taking and engage everyone, based on their own strengths and needs. And, leave with simple activities you can immediately put to use in your organization.

Bringing Joy Back into the Workplace

Get ready to move! Discover great ways to motivate the struggling and under-achieving individuals within your organization, as Danny takes you through "Maslow's Social Hierarchy of Needs" in this highly-engaging, fun and thought-provoking presentation. He'll remind everyone in the audience of their importance by showing them how to laugh, sing, dance and play in order to bring the joy back into he workplace.

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