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Dr. Danny Brassell          

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

www.dannybrassell.com | Inspiring People to Read, Lead & Succeed

For the past two decades, DANNY BRASSELL, Ph.D. has served as an educational advisor to students ranging from preschoolers to rocket scientists. Affectionately known as “America’s Leading Reading Ambassador,” he is a best-selling author of 14 books, including Read, Lead & Succeed. A gregarious, highly-acclaimed and sought-after international keynote speaker, Danny is a recognized authority on leadership development, motivation and communication skills. Audiences rave about Danny’s ability to deliver meaningful and memorable messages that are applicable for individuals within all levels of organizations.

Using humor, music and games, Dr. Brassell has inspired audiences around the world to become passionate, life-long learners, and his presentations have earned widespread acclaim:

"Danny Brassell is a cross between Jim Carrey and Robin Williams...If you don't walk away from his seminar with ideas you can use tomorrow, you were unconscious during the presentation." - Nancy Bebrin, Quaker Farms School, CT

“If you are looking for a MAGICAL experience for your event, Danny Brassell is one of the most dynamic and amazing speakers you will ever hear…an incredible presentation and inspiring message. It is an absolute must for any leader or business team. Don't hesitate. Book him NOW!" - John Formica, "America's Customer Experience Coach”

“I love what Danny Brassell does. He teaches us in a way that is both entertaining and compelling. His talks are funny, polished and engaging.” - Lia Grimanis, named one of Canada's 100 Most Powerful Women

“I had the wonderful experience of hearing Dr. Brassell speak before a crowd of Beverly Hills business leaders, and he was not only able to hit his target message but he was successful in bringing back the child in all of us.” - Bryan Monfort, Vice President of Operations, Lawry's Restaurants

“Danny is a polished speaker, but most importantly his heart shines though in his work. His genuine efforts to make a positive difference in people's lives is obvious. Danny is a class act, and I enthusiastically recommend his work!” - Pamela Haack, Founder, The Italy Retreat for Women Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs

“I felt very much engaged through Danny’s entire presentation. It was entertaining, rewarding and educational.” - Barouch Chai, President/CEO, Microcomputer Science Centre Inc.

“Danny has a tremendous amount of positive energy that permeates the audience. He really knows his material and has command of a huge quantity of information. So, when you go to hear him be ready to be alert, write quickly, laugh lots, and leave brimming with new ideas. I highly recommend Danny as a top-notch speaker.” - Francie Yeager, Conference Planner, SDE

“Danny is an amazing presenter! His take and approach to creating a positive learning environment is applicable to all…He truly motivated my staff to make a difference.” - Erikk Aldridge, Executive Director, Boys & Girls Club of Venice

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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