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David Horsager  

Business Strategist & Author of The Trust Edge

David Horsager, MA, CSP, CPAE is the CEO of Trust Edge Leadership Institute, Trust Expert in Residence at High Point University, and Wall Street Journal best-selling author of "The Trust Edge," "The Daily Edge," and "Trusted Leader." He is also a podcaster, creator of the Enterprise Trust Index™, and Director of one of the nation’s foremost trust studies, "The Trust Outlook ®."

Horsager has advised leaders and delivered life-changing presentations on six continents, with audiences ranging from Delta, FedEx, and Toyota to the New York Yankees, MIT and the Department of Homeland Security.

His work has been featured in prominent media such as Fast Company, Forbes, and MSNBC. Through speaking, training, consulting, and coaching, David and his team at Trust Edge Leadership Institute make it their mission to develop trusted leaders and organizations. With his trademark 8 Pillar Framework, Horsager breaks trust down into tangible steps that can be leveraged right away to build a high-trust culture—because high-trust leaders and organizations bring out the best in their people and get measurable results.

Speech Topics


Leadership & Sales

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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