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Travels from Atlanta, Georgia, USA
An unforgettable motivational speaker, Dan Thurmon combines comedy, juggling, and stunts with deep concepts of self-improvement and change management to deliver stunning and remarkable presentations.
Dan Thurmon is the founder and President of Motivation Works, Inc, a company that helps leaders and their organizations move confidently through change and transformation, so they become, achieve, and contribute MORE. His clients include Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, Honeywell, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, Marriott, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Prudential, State Farm, and Walmart.
Dan Thurmon built his first company, a live entertainment firm, in the late 1980s as a means of financing his education at the University of Georgia. There, he received his degree in Business. In the mid-1990s, Thurmon changed his firm’s focus from live entertainment to corporate education, so he could more fully use his knowledge about peak performance and help businesses succeed at a much higher level.
Dan Thurmon is also a writer and content producer. He’s authored two books: Success in Action and Off Balance On Purpose. Along with his speeches and books, he produces an ongoing, weekly video-coaching series and podcast in which he shares leadership principles and life-enhancement strategies in under three minutes.
In 2011, Dan Thurmon was inducted into the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame, and is one of fewer than 200 living speakers to have received this honor. Thurmon has served as the President of the National Speakers Association, and during his tenure he led the Board of Directors and the 3,000+ member organization through a critical transformation, which included new governance; new mission, vision, and values; higher member value; and greater financial accountability.
Dan Thurmon is an expert speaker and performer. He’s delivered thousands of presentations across six continents for audiences including world leaders, Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, educators, and even troops on the front lines of battle in Iraq and Afghanistan.