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Doug Grady, Business speaker

Doug Grady

    • Catalyst, Author, & TedX speaker
    • President of High Achievers. 
    • Author of The Ripple Effect.
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Fee Range, In-Person:

$7,500 - $10,000

Fee Range, Virtual: Please Inquire
Travels From

Georgia

TedX - Sugarland

TedX - Sugarland

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Doug Grady: Simple Isn't Easy

Doug Grady: Simple Isn't Easy

Doug Grady has been studying and teaching the pathways to personal potential for over 20 years. He is a graduate of Tulane University where he majored in political economy. After four years in the insurance business, he began his career in the personal and professional development industry. Doug is a professional speaker, musician, and President of High Achievers. He is the author of The Ripple Effect. His companies, writings, training, and music are designed with one purpose: to help people reach their God-given potential.

Doug gives a significant portion of his time and money to local and global causes. He has been on several mission trips, most recently to Ecuador where he was part of a twelve man team building homes for the poorest of the poor. Doug also wrote The (unofficial) Tough Mudder Song after participating in his first of five Tough Mudders.

THE 7 PRINCIPLES OF THE RIPPLE EFFECT

  1. Where you are is not an accident
  2. You have extraordinary potential that will never be reached by living an ordinary life
  3. There is a thin line between mediocrity and greatness
  4. Embrace the struggle
  5. One simple choice can change the course of your life
  6. “Doing the work” is not enough
  7. Integrity matters

 

THE FOUR LEVELS OF INTEGRITY

Explores how specifically to live a life of integrity both personally and professionally. 

  • Level One: The Carrot and the Stick. Integrity happens primarily through an external structure which has been set up to encourage desired behavior and discourage unwanted behavior.
  • Level Two: Do it Anyway. Integrity happens independently of feelings and external circumstances.
  • Level Three: Lifestyle. Integrity is a natural, pleasant self-expression of being or becoming.
  • Level Four: Throw Your Hat in the Ring: the act of making an external, time-bounded commitment of what you intend to take on or accomplish. Internal and external drives combine seamlessly in a life of integrity.

 

PRODUCTIVITY FROM THE INSIDE OUT

What would happen if your team improved their productivity by 40%? Productivity from the Inside Out identifies the strategies and mindset to improve focus and productivity. Participants will learn:

  • Three Strategies to Focus the Mind and Improve Productivity
  • Criteria for Performance Standards
  • Three Essential Steps to Change
  • How to Double Productivity in the next 40 Days

 

PERSONAL MARKETING

Good salespeople are often horrible marketers. The best salespeople understand the mind of the market and how to stay on it. Topics:

  • Creative Door Openers
  • Lone ranger Leave Behinds
  • Packaging
  • Memorable Messaging

 

SUPERIOR SELLING: STOP KILLING SALES!

Identifies the three primary reasons sales are lost and what to do about them. 

The Sales Killers:

  • Lack of Rapport
  • Ineffective READs
  • Lack of Flexibility

Each sales killer calls for a specific set of skills, strategies, and mindset. Sales deserve a chance to live. Together we can save the sales.

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