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    Don has done the qualitative research, and provides proven action plans to increase
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  • What Makes the

    Great Ones Great

    Based on 2,500+ interviews, Don shares the habits of high performing individuals that
    allows them to pursue Greatness, both personally and professionally.

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  • What Makes the

    Great Teams Great

    Using live and virtual presentations, Don reveals the secrets to building a winning
    culture learned during his work with the greatest teams in sports and business.

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  • What Makes a

    Great Teammate

    How do you build a "team of teammates?" Don will inspire your team with
    his study of the habits they'll need to earn the title "Great Teammate."

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  • What Makes the Great Ones Great
    Inspiring

    Individuals

    What Makes the
    Great Ones Great

    Learn The Characteristics of High Performing Individuals

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    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
    Building Winning

    Cultures

    What Makes the
    Great Teams Great

    Discover the habits that allow a team to become consistently successful

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    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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    Florida State College of Business

    Certificate of Business Leadership awarded upon completion of 12 lessons.

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  • What Makes a Great Teammate
    Celebrating your

    Teammates

    What makes a
    Great Teammate

    How to become invaluable without ever being most valuable

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    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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  • What Makes the Great Ones Great
    Inspiring

    Individuals

    What Makes the
    Great Ones Great

    Learn The Characteristics of High Performing Individuals

     Watch demo

    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.


    Virtual Presentations Available

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

     Learn more
  • What Makes The Great Teams Great
    Building Winning

    Cultures

    What Makes the
    Great Teams Great

    Discover the habits that allow a team to become consistently successful

     Watch demo

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


    Virtual Presentations Available

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

     Learn More

    Bonus Offer

    Florida State College of Business

    Certificate of Business Leadership awarded upon completion of 12 lessons.

    Program Options
  • What Makes a Great Teammate
    Celebrating your

    Teammates

    What makes a
    Great Teammate

    How to become invaluable without ever being most valuable

     Watch demo

    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.


    Virtual Presentations Available

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

     Learn more
Journey To Greatness: A 30-Day Master Course

Now Available!

Reach your full potential with this powerful video-based curriculum!

Enroll Now

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    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."

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    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."

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    Vice President, Software One

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    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."

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    Enterprise Holdings

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    COO, Enterprise Holdings

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    Alabama Pharmacy Association

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    Executive Director, Alabama Pharmacy Association

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    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."

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    Chief Executive Officer, Floor & Decor

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    Florida Sherriff's Association

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    Executive Director, Florida Sherriff's Association

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    West Point Military Academy

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    West Point Military Academy

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    Microsoft™

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    Director Microsoft U.S. SMB Channel Marketing

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    John Deer

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    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."

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

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    Chevron™

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

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    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

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    Crown Capitol

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    President, Crown Capital Securities L.P.

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

Fun At Work: How The Chicago Bears Keep Their Players Engaged

The film rooms for the offensive and defensive lines of the Chicago Bears has a different feel to it this year. Every lineman who comes into the rooms knows there’s a possibility something great might be just around the corner.

I’m not talking about blocking for a long run or protecting on a great pass. That’s what offensive linemen do. It’s part of the job, usually done with little fanfare or credit. But in Chicago, there’s something special brewing under head coach Matt Nagy.

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What You Can Learn About Professional Growth From Alabama Backup Quarterback Jalen Hurts

This Saturday, the Heisman Trophy will be awarded in New York. The frontrunner, according to most oddsmakers, is the quarterback from the University of Alabama. Tua Tagovailoa is an amazing story.

But this column is about the Alabama player who is an even better story, Jalen Hurts.

The career of Jalen Hurts is a three-act play, broken down by numbers.

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Don Yaeger - 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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