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September 7, 2016 Leave a comment

I am thrilled to have received this morning a new testimonial from a happy client. These are important to me because my goal is never to be an “expense,”but rather an investment for my clients. Everyone has different reasons to utilize my services and often seek to accomplish different objectives. What’s always the same is they seek rapid results. You will see from this client, Lindsey Carnett from Marketing Maven PR, that she realized both quantitative ans qualitative value. Thanks for your kind words, Lindsey!

P.S. After reading this consider that I can help you quickly accomplish your business and personal objectives. Call (360-271-1592) or email me (dan@danweedin.com) to find out how…

When I heard about Toro Consulting I wondered what Dan could offer to me that any other leadership consultant hadn’t already pitched to me. I was already a Vistage member, already a Women Presidents Organization member and had an outsourced business advisor, among other resources. Dan and I discussed using his services not so much for my own personal development but for the development of key staff members who would benefit me from having fewer “freak outs” and staff conflicts, especially when having that key staffer embark on a larger role within my organization.

I told Dan that if he could help this key employee have a greater sense of confidence, set boundaries with needy subordinates, establish appropriate communication protocol with peers who were influencing team morale, and not burden me with what I call “freak-outs” due to a sense of being overwhelmed, I’d give Dan the testimonial of a lifetime.

So here it is: As the CEO of a multi-million dollar, rapid-growth, nationally ranked marketing agency, I owe Dan a heap of gratitude for the headaches I haven’t had to experience over the last 6-months. I can thank Dan for retention of key employees, a key employee who now shares the same values and concerns as me, an improvement in team morale and an improved sense of confidence and drive, two traits vital to success within my organization.

Since I’m the rainmaker, I’ve been able to spend my time focusing on lucrative opportunities to grow my business as opposed to getting caught up in the minutia of interpersonal relationships among junior level and senior level staff.

I’d recommend Dan and Toro Consulting to any business owner looking to improve their own leadership skills or to have Dan help one or more of your key staff members to help you stay focused on your company goals without distraction. Dan is a pro at asking the right questions, presenting appropriate challenges and remaining steadfast in his accountability expectations for the best outcome possible. He used your goals as the thesis for his regular interactions so every interaction will lead to a positive outcome for the goals set forth at the beginning of the campaign. I set some very lofty goals and told Dan to make a believer out of me. He has accomplished in 4 months what I didn’t believe was possible in  a full year.

If you are on the fence, you should give him a try. What do you have to lose?  Stress, headaches, attitudes. Just be very transparent about your goals so he can use these as the guiding lights for his work within your organization.

Lindsey Carnett
CEO & President
Marketing Maven Public Relations, Inc.

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NEW EVENT: Unleashed Resilience: The Power of Perseverance & Resilience in Your Life

November 10, 2015 Leave a comment

How would you like to gain the gift of improved resilience in your career and life?Dan Weedin Unleashed-19

Invest in yourself by registering for my brand new virtual experience called “Unleashed Resilience: The Power of Perseverance and Resilience in Your Life.”

This is a 60-minute virtual teleconference that will be unique in its content, dynamic in the experience, and valuable in the results you will gain from it. You can read more and register on my website. This is a program I created for everyone because resilience is a topic for all of us…

“Seats” for the event are limited. Register today for only $95. It will be the best investment you make this year.

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© 2015 Toro Consulting Inc. All Rights Reserved

Kitsap Sun 20 Under 40

October 6, 2015 Leave a comment

Dan Weedin Unleashed-19I’m honored to be the keynote speaker at The Kitsap Sun 20 Under 40 event on November 4th. It’s a terrific group of young professionals being honored.

My topic is Unleashed Leadership: Why creating a culture that encourages boldness will ultimately reap tremendous rewards for you. I’ve been a regular monthly columnist for the Kitsap Business Journal since 2010, and am excited to team with them to honor these 20 successful business leaders in the community.

You can get tickets to attend this event on their website.

Rave Reviews Redux

September 9, 2015 Leave a comment

Many thanks to a happy coaching client…

In working with Dan Weedin, he gets my highest recommendation as an executive coach and mentor. Dan’s ability to recognize, understand, and explain complex business relationships has improved my thinking, and most importantly, my actions. Along the way there have been surprising (and sometimes painful) personal realizations, but Dan’s mentoring continues to make me a better person every day, professionally and personally. I came away from every coaching session with a clearer understanding of how people might respond to my actions and how I could improve my skills.

Dan did not hesitate to tactfully, but directly point out areas that needed to be considered a different way, and proved to be right with his observations, opinions, and suggestions. I would recommend Dan as a professional coach and mentor.

~ Bridget Lauer (New Jersey)

Thanks, Bridget!

Are you interested in dramatically improving your individual performance starting right now? Would you like to make 2016 your best year ever both personally and professionally? Contact me at 360-271-1592 or dan@danweedin.com to find out how I help my clients do just that…

Unleashed_LeadershipPre-order my brand new book, Unleashed Leadership, at a 40% discount before it’s released in October. All pre-orders will be personally signed by me and mailed in the first shipment!

Click here to order

This book has arrived at a great time for you, because no matter what stage of growth you currently occupy, Dan will help you to grow further and faster. He creates positive change with positive psychology, but also creates sustainable results through the mastery of the skills and behaviors required for ongoing success. Make no mistake, this isn’t a “self-help” book. You need Dan’s help, as so many others have. Alan Weiss, author of Million Dollar Consulting

Unleashed Leadership NOW Available!

August 7, 2015 Leave a comment

Unleashed_LeadershipGreat news!

I’ve confirmed with my publisher (Kitsap Publishing) that my brand new book, Unleashed Leadership, is now available for pre-order. Click here to order

Here’s what you need to know…

The book is aimed at executives, entrepreneurs, business leaders, sales professionals and anyone that wants to accelerate growth in their careers and enrich their lives.

Unleashed Leadership, Maximizing Talent and Performance by Opening the Gates of Opportunity provides a realistic and clear game plan on how to live a more fulfilled, rewarding life.

As the economy becomes more global and we see more generations staying in the workforce as both employees and entrepreneurs, the number of people that will need to get help in being pushed out the gate will be immense. This book will provide insight, guidance, best practices, perspective, inspiration and strategy for every age, industry, and role.

The book includes:

  • Tools, tips, and tactics on improving the most critical leadership skills of language, public speaking, influential writing, and dealing with people.
  • Case studies of the good, the bad, and the ugly to highlight the key learning objectives.
  • Ideas on how to leverage technology to enhance relationships, increase discretionary time, and add value to their life.
  • Strategies on how to transition away from destructive self-talk to a positive, enthusiastic, and sustainable way to live a life.

As you know, my pal Captain Jack helped me write this book. In fact, he’s got his own special section at the end of each chapter. I guess he always gets the last word.

When you pre-order before the release in October, you will be the first to get your books sent out AND each book will be personally signed by me.

Be one of the first to get your copy of my newest book. It will help you grow and thrive in your career and your life.

Click here to order

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© 2015 Dan Weedin. All Rights Reserved

BREAKING NEWS – Unleashed to be published

May 8, 2014 6 comments

I just wanted to share with all of my community some very good news. I received an offer and will agree to a new commercially published book for Unleashed. I begin writing now and it’s set to be released in early 2015. Captain Jack and I are thrilled!

To clarify, the current Unleashed is a self-published compilation of past blogs, newsletters, and columns. I’m very proud of that work, and it was mostly work that had already been available. Now, this will be all new work and in a book format, rather than a compilation. The topics, strategies, and concepts will be the same, just packaged differently. And yes, Captain Jack will have brand spanking new work, too. He will need to get busy!

Thanks to all of you for your support. Keep reading this book and get geared up for the next one!

Copyright 2014 Dan Weedin. All rights reserved

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The “Official” Announcement

November 15, 2012 4 comments

Dan Weedin Inducted into Million Dollar Consultant™ Hall of Fame

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Poulsbo, WA (November 15, 2012) – Dan Weedin, a Seattle-area based insurance consultant, executive coach, and speaker, was formally inducted into the Million Dollar Consultant™ Hall of Fame on November 13th. He was one of five consultants of diverse disciplines to be awarded this honor.

Alan Weiss, Ph.D. announced the honors during his annual Mentor Summit held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Weiss is the author of Million Dollar Consulting and over 40 other books in the field of consulting, coaching, and speaking. He conducts a global mentoring program for consultants and holds multiple awards in the consulting and speaking professions.

Criteria for being inducted in this elite group include:

• Serving as an exemplar to others in the profession.
• Manifesting the highest levels of integrity, ethics, and accountability.
• Achieving significant annual revenue and profit improvement.
• Contributing intellectual capital to the consulting profession.
• Engaging in continuing, challenging, personal and professional development.
• Taking prudent risk and demonstrating resilience.

Alan Weiss says, “Dan Weedin exemplifies our Hall of Fame through his generous sharing, community support, business growth, and high integrity. He is constantly asking, ‘How can I help my clients improve?’ trusting that that will always provide positive rewards for him, as well.”

Also inducted in this class are Scott Wintrip (St. Petersburg, FL), Steven Bleistein (Tokyo), Bart Sayle (United Kingdom), and Judy Chan (San Francisco). Honorees are chosen from the global participants in the Private Roster Mentor Program, which number well over 1,000.

Weedin is an expert in crisis leadership and insurance, and helps his clients to maximize their ability to respond and thrive out of crisis. He also coaches and mentors individual consultants and insurance professionals to help them achieve greater success in their careers.

For more information, contact Dan Weedin at (360) 271-1592; (360) 824-8100 (fax); or dan@danweedin.com. Please also visit our website.