Speaker Drew Dudley

Drew Dudley

Leadership Speaker, Founder of One Day Leadership

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    $10,001 - $20,000 i
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About Speaker Drew Dudley…

Drew Dudley is the Founder & Chief Catalyst of Day One Leadership, Inc., which helps organizations around the world increase their leadership capacity.  His clients have included some of the world’s most dynamic companies and organizations, including McDonald’s, Dreamworks Animation, JP Morgan Chase, and over 75 colleges and universities. 

Prior to founding Day One, he spent 8 years as the Director of one of Canada’s largest leadership development programs at the University of Toronto, and served as National Chair of one of Canada’s largest youth charities, which mobilized 35,000 volunteers to raise a million dollars annually to support the work of Cystic Fibrosis Canada.

Drew has spoken to over 250,000 people on 5 continents, been featured on The Huffington Post, Radio America, Forbes.com, and TED.com, where his “TED talk” has been voted “one of the 15 most inspirational TED talks of all time”. TIME, Business Insider and Inc. magazines have all named his talk as one of their “10 speeches that will make you a better leader”.

Drew’s first book This is Day One: A Practical Guide to Leadership That Matters debuted at #6 on The Wall Street Journal Bestseller List, and has gone on to become an international bestseller.

Testimonials 3

  • There is no doubt in my mind that Drew is one of the most articulate, interesting and inspirational speakers I’ve ever heard. I have attended conferences from California to London to Beijing, but I have never heard a speaker who can captivate and motivate an audience like Drew. 

    Dr. Brian Harrington

    Oxford University

  • Every once in a while, a speaker comes along that challenges your mind and touches your heart. Someone who you are better off having seen. Drew is that speaker.

    Doug Scholz

    California Grocers Association

  • Most great speakers have a schtick, but Drew has soul. His talk brought many folks here to tears and uplifted us all. A year later, his message seems to have become an enduring part of our culture.

    Glenn Kelman

    CEO, Redfin

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Day One Leadership Workshop

The best way to personalize Drew’s Day One Leadership experience is by supplementing his keynotes with follow-up workshops that can take place immediately following his presentation or in the weeks and months that follow. Mixing innovative simulations and activities with structured debriefs and reflection, these highly interactive workshops allow participants to practice and apply the concepts Drew outlines in his keynotes. Ranging in length from 1-hour to a half-day, these sessions can be customized to fit your needs and help ensure your audience retains the key skills and insights of the Day One process. 


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