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Dave Oakes  

Author, "Some Things Never Change -- Six Attributes Essential For High Performance In The Workplace"

An entrepreneur since 1979, Dave has started and sold three separate businesses in North and South Carolina. He began speaking professionally in January of 1995 and started Dave Oakes Seminars in 1996. Dave presents seminars and keynote speeches to about 80 groups per year.

He is recognized as an expert on some of the most popular business topics such as presentation skills, time management and customer service.

Dave's polished, professional style draws the audience into the learning process from the beginning of his presentations. During keynote speeches and seminars, he helps participants find solutions to real world management concerns. Upon completion of the seminar, trainees have the tools needed for immediate practical application.

Dave uses humor to show people that change is healthy and necessary for quality improvement. His focus is on future trends and their effect on the professional and personal lives of people in his audiences.

Some of the groups Dave has spoken to include: Merck Pharmaceuticals, Ortho McNiel, Toys 'R Us, US Military, AT&T, the FBI, ESPN and the National Football League.

In addition to a professional speaking career, Dave is an author and has hosted a TV interview show for 10 years.


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Speech Topics

1. Some Things Never Change

2. Public Speaking without Fear and Anxiety

3. The “Ins and Outs” of Media Management

4. Seven Elements of World Class Customer Service

5. How to Get Things Done and Prioritize

6. The Personality Compass

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