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  • Don studies the greatest of all time, and brings their lessons to you.

  • Don studies the greatest of all time, and brings their lessons to you.

  • Don studies the greatest of all time, and brings their lessons to you.

  • Don studies the greatest of all time, and brings their lessons to you.

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Inspiration

Don has done the qualitative research that will impact the amount of discretionary
energy your team puts forth for your organization.

  • Measurable Inspiration

    Don has done the qualitative research, and provides action plans
    proven to vastly increase the amount of discretionary
    energy your team exhibits every day.

  • Journey To Greatness: A 30-Day Master Course

    Reach your maximum potential with this video driven
    online course built from interviews with 2,500
    of the Greatest Champions of all time.

  • What Makes The Great Ones Great

    Based on 2,500+ interviews, Don shares with your audience the
    habits of high performing individuals and how they inspire their pursuit
    of Greatness, both personally and professionally.

  • What Makes The Great Teams Great

    Don has interviewed and studied the greatest team-builders of all time.
    With both live and virtual presentations, Don reveals their secrets
    on how to build and sustain a championship culture.

  • What Makes A Great Teammate

    How do you build a “team of teammates?” How does one become invaluable
    without ever being most valuable? Don will inspire your team with habits
    they can adopt to one day earn the title of “Great Teammate.”

 What Makes The Great Ones Great

  What Makes The Great Ones Great

Learn the characteristics of high-performing individuals

Through inspirational stories learned from first-hand experiences with the greatest winners in sports, Don will teach your team what it takes for them to pursue greatness in everything they do.

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Hand pick your own lessons, and have your team experience these stories of Greatness from anywhere in the world.

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 What Makes The Great Teams Great

  What Makes The Great Teams Great

Discover the habits that allow a team to become consistently successful

In this live keynote presentation, Don inspires and instructs your team with lessons from the Greatest team-builders of all time.

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Take the study of Great Teams to the next level In this virtual learning experience.

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 What Makes A Great Teammate

  What Makes A Great Teammate

How to become invaluable without ever being most valuable

Don shares what it means to be a great teammate, and how each member of your team can strive to attain such an important title in this live keynote presentation.

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Bring this presentation to your team live from anywhere in the world.

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  • Patricia Fripp

    Patricia Fripp

    "I have no interest in sports, but this was not a sports speech. I have been watching and grading speeches for 30 years and this was one of the most poignant human interest and motivational speeches I have ever heard."

    Patricia Fripp

    Best-Selling Author & Motivational Speaker

  • John C. Maxwell

    The John C. Maxwell Company

    "Don is the best storyteller I know. If I want someone to tell a story, I say go get Don Yaeger because they have such meaning and depth."

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    John C. Maxwell

    Best-Selling Author & Leadership Expert

  • Bill Swales

    Crown Capitol

    "I recently completed Don Yeager's fantastic series "What makes great teams great" A rich motivational experience with life lessons I will cherish forever."

    Bill Bankson

    Intermedia Business Class Cloud Voice Consultant

  • Craig Gadberry

    Software One

    "Don has transformed his twenty plus years’ experience and accomplishments in writing into the opportunity to help individuals and companies transform themselves; all founded on Greatness."

    Craig Gadberry

    Vice President, Software One

  • Chrissy Taylor

    Enterprise Holdings

    "Don Yaeger's positive approach to motivating a group would be an asset to any event."

    Chrissy Taylor

    COO, Enterprise Holdings

  • Louise F. Jones

    Alabama Pharmacy Association

    "After hearing Don speak, I immediately decided my team would find significant value by being exposed to his philosophies on both business and character."

    Louise F. Jones

    Executive Director, Alabama Pharmacy Association

  • Tom Taylor

    Chevron™

    "Don learns the intricacies of each company to which he presents and engages the senior leadership team in advance to be sure he includes personalized messages to his audience."

    Tom Taylor

    Chief Executive Officer, Floor & Decor

  • Steve Casey

    Florida Sherriff's Association

    "Attendees and staff alike have raved about your presentation and the thought-provoking philosophies that you imparted to them."

    Steve Casey

    Executive Director, Florida Sherriff's Association

  • General Bernard Banks

    West Point Military Academy

    "Your willingness to share intimate details of your own life journey made the day's conversations even more impactful. Suffice it to say, none of us will forget your time on campus!"

    General Bernard Banks

    West Point Military Academy

  • Jeff Turner

    Microsoft™

    "Don’s lessons bring coworkers back into the huddle, the dugout, or the court to find that inner-spark, competitive spirit, and desire to become great!"

    Jeff Turner

    Director Microsoft U.S. SMB Channel Marketing

  • Stacey D’Antoni

    John Deer

    “You were absolutely one of the lowest maintenance speakers we’ve ever had, and that means a lot to a planner.”

    Stacey D’Antoni

    CMP, Marketing Meeting & Events Manager for John Deere Landscapes

  • Eric Martorano

    Microsoft™

    "After hearing Don speak, I immediately decided my team would find significant value by being exposed to his philosophies on both business and character."

    Eric Martorano

    Sr. Director, U.S. SMB Channel Group, Microsoft Corporation

  • Hector Cavazos

    Chevron™

    "Your Characteristics of Greatness presentation was overwhelmingly rated as the best motivational speech my employees had ever heard."

    Hector Cavazos

    Diversity Coordinator, Chevron

  • Bill Swales

    Hewlette Packard

    "When you can find someone who has truly studied Great Teams, as Don has here, these lessons are an amazing and impactful resource which ever leader should leverage."

    Bill Swales

    Former Vice President, Hewlette Packard

  • Jonathan French

    Crown Capitol

    "If you want to produce an unforgettable highlight for your event, I highly recommend Don as the person to knock it out of the park!"

    Jonathan French

    President, Crown Capital Securities L.P.

Don’s Latest Articles on Forbes

Lessons learned from the world of sports that enhance business leadership.

An Eye on the Future: Army Coach Jeff Monken Embraces Analytics, Old School Football, To Create A Fearless Business Lesson

Perhaps no other sentence sums up what Jeff Monken is doing as the head football coach at the United States Military Academy at West Point, better known by their popular name: Army. In the five-plus years since Monken has taken command, he’s turned the Cadets into one of the most ruthlessly efficient football teams in America.

And he’s done it by embracing the most popular fad of 21st century sports—analytics. Monken and his team have turned the science of football probabilities into intelligence on the field. Whether it’s fourth-and-two or a one-score game late in the half, Monken and his team have crunched the numbers, know the odds, and are going with what they know.

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Don Yaeger is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, 11-time New York Times best-selling author, leadership expert and executive coach.

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