Award-winning business author, Dean Lindsay - CEO of The Progress Agents LLC and Founder of World Gumbo Publishing - is a successful entrepreneur, a skilled business culture consultant, and a powerful keynote speaker with a humorous and engaging approach (watch demo below). The popular host of the upbeat business program, 'The DEAN's List', airing on C-Suite Network TV, Dean has been hailed as an 'Outstanding Thought Leader on Building Priceless Business Relationships' by Sales and Marketing Executives International as well as:
'a Master of Progress' by Jay Conrad Levinson (Father of GUERRILLA MARKETING)
'The Dean of Sales and Service' by Business Class News
a 'Sales and Networking Guru' by the Dallas Business Journal
'America's Progress Agent' by The Strategic HR Forum
Dean's books, including HOW TO ACHIEVE BIG PHAT GOALS (Recommended as one of the '15 BEST GOAL SETTING BOOKS TO READ' on PositivePsychology .com) have sold over 100,000 copies worldwide and have been translated into Chinese, Hindi, Polish, Korean, Spanish and Greek.
Dean's newest book is PROGRESS LEADERSHIP: Say NO to Change Management. is the WINNER of Business Class News Editors' Choice Award for BOOK OF THE YEAR
"Important and timely book" - Forbes
"I recommend this book to HR professionals, business leaders, sales leaders, and anyone who is trying to not only navigate the business world today, but also succeed in it." - Julie Weber, Vice President & Chief People Officer, Southwest Airlines
"Leaders can't keep change from happening. The only thing we can do is transform how we think about it--and help our teams do the same. Progress Leadership from 'America's Progress Agent' Dean Lindsay is a much needed kick in the pants for every leader. If you would rather be leading progress instead of managing change, read this book!" - Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager and Servant Leadership in Action
Over almost two decades, Dean has shared his insights with thousands of business leaders and received accolades from many of the worlds' best organizations and brands including: United States Patent and Trademark Office, KPMG, American Airlines, Young Professionals' Organization (YPO), True Value Hardware, CITGO, Texas A&M, New York Life, Aramark Canada, Century 21, Precision Tune Auto Care Franchising Inc., Electrical Components International (Poland, Mexico & Canada), House of Blues, Anthem, Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO), Michigan State University, Pacific Life & Annuity, Marriott, El Nacional (Venezuela), Heinz, First Heritage Credit Union, Hilton, Relax the Back, American Express, Western Union, Verizon, John Hancock Financial, HANDHELD (Sweden), Amway, Nestle, Gold's Gym, FASTSIGNS Intl., Firestone, EKOS (Ecuador), LPL Financial, UNITS Franchising Group, MENARDS, ConocoPhillips, Haggar Clothing, Workout Anytime Franchising Systems LLC and the United States Peace Corp.
is an Active Member of the Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy
a Cum Laude Graduate of the University of North Texas
served as Guest Lecturer to both the UCLA and University of Dallas MBA programs as well as the International Customer Management Institute
has had the privilege of sharing his profitable business growth insights on stages across the globe including: Spain, Turkey, Poland, Ecuador, Mexico, Canada, Venezuela, Sweden and the islands of Aruba and Jamaica
Dean has served as a featured contributor to Entrepreneur's Organization's (EO) OCTANE Blog, HR. com's Leadership Excellence Magazine, CEOWorld Magazine, The Smart Manager (India), Training Magazine Europe, Executive Travel, Sales and Service Excellence, Networking Times and the American Management Association's Moving Ahead magazine as well as numerous podcasts and the audio magazine Selling Power Live. His business views have also been featured on the Voice of America radio as well as the Dallas Morning News and Monster.com.