MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING FOR THE WORLD’S GREATEST ORGANIZATIONS


Hear why top executives call Derek Young!

“Derek, your presentation was outstanding. You do an excellent job of explaining why inclusion is not just the right thing to do ethically and morally, but it is the right thing to do for business. It makes for a better company and improves the bottom line.”
Mike McNally, CEO, Skanska USA

“Derek added tremendous value by helping my team tie diversity into strategic planning and identify customer pain points to improve year-over-year comp sales.”
Patrick Stephens, District Manager Best Buy

“I was telling my wife on the way to the airport tonight that I only wish I had heard Derek about 15 years ago. She reminded me how much I would benefit from my exposure to him for the next 15 years. As always she is right!"
George van Eron, Divisional Vice President, Tractor Supply Company

“Immediately following Derek’s session, I received tons of feedback. The managers commented on how they were going to use the information immediately. His ability to connect with the group was fantastic!”
Alan Valentine, CEO, Nashville Symphony

“I shall quote Derek whenever I have the opportunity.”
Kerry Boylan, Community Volunteer

“Derek did an excellent job of helping us develop our strategic vision. His ability to listen, interpret and discern the needs of our company helped us develop a profitable new consulting service that is increasing revenues.”
Philly Jones, Managing Director and Founder, Fiduciary Vest

“Derek recently executed an interactive presentation for our Association Board of Directors. Lots of 'light bulbs' came to life during his time with us. Thank you, Derek, for doing such a great job and for helping us begin to move our leadership into new and fruitful directions!"
Pat Sheehy, Board Member, Tennessee Hospitality Association

“Derek did a terrific job helping us develop an inclusion strategy for our workplace.”
Gerry Gorman, Chief Information Officer, Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation

"Derek provided us with effective ways to prepare for and embark upon the arduous task of managing employees who exhibit negative behavior. The group enjoyed the humorous way he presented his material. I would highly recommend it for every organization."
Terri Williams, Manager, Employee Activities, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)

“The half day my staff spent with Derek could not have been more productive. He helped us refocus on the most important aspects of our jobs and gain a renewed enthusiasm for our common purpose. And best of all, each member of the staff has ownership in the final result. HOME run, Derek. Thanks!”
Jody Williams, Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, BMI

“I am a retired active duty military officer with 10 years of leadership experience in private industry. Derek's training on building trust was on target; it was energetic, effective and results-oriented. The time our team invested with him was well worth it.”
Mike Patenaude, VP of Operations, The Britt Hunt Company, LLC