EXPERIENCE THE POWER OF CONNECTION

EXPERIENCE THE POWER OF CONNECTION

Confident. Compelling. Candid.

It takes a strong, congenial personality to connect with everyone in a room. With a knack for captivating storytelling, Derek is a gifted speaker who can motivate your organization to create meaningful connections in every networking opportunity. Whether you have a sales team that needs help bonding with potential clients or a group looking to improve their networking skills, Derek’s proven methods will inspire your team and energize them into action.

6 reasons to hire Derek.

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ACTIONABLE TAKEAWAYS

Audiences will walk away with tangible tips and an easy-to-follow plan to foster meaningful connections.

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INSPIRED INSIGHTS

Derek’s gripping stories are inspiring. From his humble beginnings in an immigrant family, he learned that hard work and serving others can propel you to the top.

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WORLDLY WISDOM

Derek’s rich storytelling shows his networking skills in action. Audiences will be able to understand through real-life examples how his networking plan will work for them.

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ENERGY AND EMPATHY

Derek not only lights up a room but has the innate ability to connect with and relate to every audience.

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PASSION AND PURPOSE

Derek truly loves helping foster connections between people and helping unleash that same passion in your organization!

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REAL EXPERIENCE

He’s attended thousands of events and produced well-regarded live and virtual events, so his process has been tried, tested, and proven successful in action.

Confident. Compelling. Candid.

It takes a strong, congenial personality to connect with everyone in a room. With a knack for captivating storytelling, Derek is a gifted speaker who can motivate your organization to create meaningful connections in every networking opportunity. Whether you have a sales team that needs help bonding with potential clients or a group looking to improve their networking skills, Derek’s proven methods will inspire your team and energize them into action.

6 Reasons to Hire Derek

1

ACTIONABLE TAKEAWAYS

Audiences will walk away with tangible tips and an easy-to-follow plan to foster meaningful connections.

2

WORLDLY WISDOM

Derek’s rich storytelling shows his networking skills in action. Audiences will be able to understand through real-life examples how his networking plan will work for them.

3

PASSION AND PURPOSE

Derek truly loves helping foster connections between people and helping unleash that same passion in your organization!

4

INSPIRED INSIGHTS

Derek’s gripping stories are inspiring. From his humble beginnings in an immigrant family, he learned that hard work and serving others can propel you to the top.

5

ENERGY AND EMPATHY

Derek not only lights up a room but has the innate ability to connect with and relate to every audience.

6

REAL EXPERIENCE

He’s attended thousands of events and produced well-regarded live and virtual events, so his process has been tried, tested, and proven successful in action.

“Fantastic job! Our teams benefitted from attending Derek’s program. He provided our group practical examples that illustrated how all of us can become more skilled networkers, and we look forward to implementing many of the strategies and tactics on a regular basis. We highly recommend Derek as a networking expert, training leader and public speaker.”

 

– Jared Kozinn
Former Executive Director of Business Development & Premium Partnerships, Detroit Lions & Ford Field

Get great professional guidance.

Networking

Networking is a fine art: you have to know who you’re going to meet, make time to meet them and know how to create that meaningful connection. Derek’s networking prowess has helped everyone from law students and politicians to sales teams and executive leaders advance their careers. His proven and effective strategies can help you create powerful, lasting connections of your own. 

Goal Setting

Identifying your goals and specific milestones is exciting. But actually creating a plan to get there can be daunting. Derek’s tried-and-true methods allowed him to achieve his own personal goals, and he’s eager to share his methods with you. His breadth of knowledge and extensive network can help you create the connections you need.

Leadership

Whether you’re a manager, CFO, or officer, it’s crucial to cultivate the skills that make you a strong leader. Derek’s natural ability to lead has propelled him to many leadership positions throughout his career and his experience is invaluable to anyone looking to become a better leader in business and in life.

Find Your Why

Sometimes, people get lost in the monotony of day-to-day life and forget about their goals. What drives you? What are your passions? Why do you get out of bed every morning? Derek will help steer you back to rediscover your “why.” With his help and discipline, you can find your own personal “why” and chart your own course toward success.

Get great professional guidance.

Networking

Networking is a fine art: you have to know who you’re going to meet, make time to meet them and know how to create that meaningful connection. Derek’s networking prowess has helped everyone from law students and politicians to sales teams and executive leaders advance their careers. His proven and effective strategies can help you create powerful, lasting connections of your own. 

Goal Setting

Identifying your goals and specific milestones is exciting. But actually creating a plan to get there can be daunting. Derek’s tried-and-true methods allowed him to achieve his own personal goals, and he’s eager to share his methods with you. His breadth of knowledge and extensive network can help you create the connections you need.

Leadership

Whether you’re a manager, CFO, or officer, it’s crucial to cultivate the skills that make you a strong leader. Derek’s natural ability to lead has propelled him to many leadership positions throughout his career and his experience is invaluable to anyone looking to become a better leader in business and in life.

Find Your Why

Sometimes, people get lost in the monotony of day-to-day life and forget about their goals. What drives you? What are your passions? Why do you get out of bed every morning? Derek will help steer you back to rediscover your “why.” With his help and discipline, you can find your own personal “why” and chart your own course toward success.

“Derek is a power networker and shows others the secrets to productive networking and relationship building. His delivery is effective, his advice is valuable, and he is warm, empathetic and sincere. I highly recommend Derek for public speaking, training and as a go-to person to find valuable new business connections.”

 

– Jennette Smith Kotila
Chief Marketing Officer, MCCI

 

DEREK HAS DELIVERED INSPIRING AND IMPACTFUL KEYNOTES TO THOUSANDS

DEREK HAS DELIVERED INSPIRING AND IMPACTFUL KEYNOTES TO THOUSANDS

               

             

               

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