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David Horsager  

Business Strategist; Author of The Trust Edge

David Horsager is an international author, business strategist , and keynote speaker. Through his book and programs he shares the secrets of using trust to impact the bottom line. Combining humor, illustrations, and memorable stories with research and insight, David sheds light on the confusion and misconceptions surrounding the cornerstone of personal and professional success.

Through his Master’s research, experience as Director of K-Life Inc., and founding partner of Special Delivery Productions, David learned firsthand how the world’s most successful people gain and keep the trust of their customers and colleagues. He’s taken that knowledge and broken it down into tangible steps that audiences and readers can incorporate into their own lives right away.

As a Certified Speaking Professional, David has delivered life-changing presentations on four continents, with audiences ranging from Fortune 500 executives to the armed forces and professional sports teams. He’s built his reputation on two things – being easy to work with and delivering engaging, high-energy speeches every time.

In his book The Trust Edge, David reveals the single uniqueness of the greatest leaders and organizations of all time—Trust. Based in research but made practical for today’s leader, Horsager shows that trust is a quantifiable competency that brings dramatic results. When leaders learn how to implement the 8 Pillars of Trust, they enjoy better: Relationships, Reputations, Retention, Revenue, and Results.

When he’s not speaking or writing, David continues to research and consult through Horsager Leadership. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Organizational Leadership for Bethel University’s graduate program.

Speech Topics


The Trust Edge: What Top Leaders Have and 8 Pillars to Build it Yourself.

Trust is a fundamental, bottom-line issue. Without it, leaders lose teams, salespeople lose sales, and organizations lose reputation, retention of good people, relationships and revenue. But with trust, individuals and organizations enjoy greater creativity, productivity, freedom, and results.Through academic research and firsthand experience, David Horsager has learned what it takes to gain—and keep—The Trust Edge. Through a captivating presentation, David combines humor and illustrations with business insight and analysis. He will show you how the little things, done consistently, add up to huge results. Attendees will walk away with concrete steps they can immediately use to improve their lives and careers.

In this dynamic presentation, you will learn:

The 8 pillars of the most successful leaders and organizations. The 3 ways to build connection. What top leaders and organizations have & how you can enjoy it yourself. Keys to build morale, sales, and customer loyalty. How to never have a day where you say, “I didn’t get anything done.” The greatest need for a motivated staff and how to fill it. The “why” and “how” behind the most foundational key to real success.

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