Awareness. Refinement. Transformation.

“This is why I relentlessly pursue the next high adventure, interview the exceptionally successful, and chronicle the life lessons learned, so my message is always cutting edge, my illustrations are always extraordinary, and my practical application is real.”

Dan Clark uses his many once in lifetime experiences to inspire his audience; through humorous anecdotes, or emotional tear filled stories, he teaches his audience “The Art of Significance.”

Dan applies this three step process to show the audience that goals are reached and change is made by

  1. becoming situationally aware of the present and preparing for the next step;
  2. removing impurities and unwanted elements to develop a new proven process to accomplish your goals and,
  3. make a commitment to be the change we want to see
    in ourselves, our lives, and our work.

 A Hall of Fame speaker, Dan has worked with 200 of the Fortune 500 companies, Super Bowl Champions, National Trade Associations, and Government Agencies. Since 1982, Dan has delivered 5500 speeches, in all 50 states and 61 countries.

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Successful leaders begin with the ‘end in mind’, forcing them to focus on a destination that’s impressive, managing people, and rewards results.

Significant leaders begin with the ‘why in mind,’ allowing them to focus on the journey that’s important, managing expectations, and rewards effort.

Dan teaches that Managers have subordinates, but Leaders have followers who want to be part of something larger than themselves. He uses stories and humor to take the audience to an emotional place, showing all listeners that it’s not about motivating people because — INSPIRED PEOPLE DON’T HAVE TO BE MOTIVATED!

“Your first goal is to make sure your purpose is what you say it is, your influence is what you need it to be, so leadership is automatic – regardless of the title or not.”

Dan applies his A.R.T. philosophy to show that you can’t coach results – you can only coach behavior; which is created through a combination of attitude, belief, expectations, spaced repetition and practice to be brilliant at the basics. You will walk away knowing and believing that your first goal is to make sure your purpose is what you say it is, your influence is what you need it to be, so leadership is automatic – regardless of the title or not.


Dan’s 13 years as an American football and baseball star, plus his experience in transforming NFL teams into Super Bowl Champions, has established his track record as someone who can take your organization from stuck to sensational. His playbook, based on core values, high expectations and accountability, will guarantee peak performance.

Dan teaches, there’s no ‘I’ In Team – but there are two ‘I’s in Winning.

Individual preparation, makes winning personal for every member of the team.
Interdependent collaboration, makes winning organizational

RAISE YOUR BAR  using his A.R.T. philosophy and his TEN COMMITMENTS TO BUILDING A WINNING TEAM, Dan teaches a step by step process to strengthen your existing group, recruit top talent and transform them into a high performing team.


Known for his quick wit and unconventional examples of what happens when we lose concentration and become complacent, Dan reiterates how Safety is the thread that connects Ownership, Management and Labor.

STOP MAKING SAFETY ABOUT SAFETY–Dan explains research proving that when everyone makes safety a priority through increased Trust, Mutual Respect and Support, Obedience, Self-Discipline, and catching each other Doing What’s Right, there’s an increase in employee morale and productivity that drives improved profitability.

Using his A.R.T philosophy Dan teaches a proven process for revitalizing your company safety culture by staying focused, increasing concentration, and being consistent.

“It’s better to build a fence at the edge of a cliff than to park an ambulance at its base.”

Dan comprehends safety from every perspective – ownership, management, non-Union Labor, and Organized Union Labor. Dan makes Safety everyone’s end goal, prioritizing every employee to ensure each one returns home safely from work knowing he/she is important, involved, needed, and valued as a team member!

Dan has been the keynote speaker multiple times for OSHA and VPPPA conferences and U.S. Dept. of Labor meetings, Oil and Gas Safety conventions and Refinery Safety Days, and has keynoted Organized Labor Union conventions for the Teamsters, California Correctional Peace Officers Association, American Federation of Teachers and many more!


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New York Times Bestseller

The New York Times Best Seller

The New York Times Best Seller list has been published weekly since 1931 as the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States.

One of Dan’s 26 books debuted on this prestigious list at #2 and occupied this spot for three weeks, quickly selling over 1 million copies. As a master storyteller Dan has been published in over 50 million books, in 40 languages worldwide.

National Speaker’s Hall of Fame


In 1987, Dan became the youngest ever to earn this prestigious award. Only 12 percent of the 5,000 + professional speakers worldwide currently hold the prestigious CSP “Certified Speaking Professional” designation - the National Speakers Association’s highest earned designation for individuals who over a minimum of five years as a full time professional speaker, have demonstrated extraordinary competence in Platform Skills, Business Management, Continuous Education, and Association Membership Involvement.


In 2005, Dan was inducted into the National Speakers Hall of Fame. Admission into the National Speakers “Council of Peers Award for Excellence” CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame® is a lifetime award for speaking excellence and professionalism, honoring professional speakers who have reached the top echelon of platform excellence. Inductees are evaluated by their peers through a rigorous and demanding process proving exceptional excellence in the five categories of message, presentation/delivery, experience, professionalism and collateral material. The award is not based on celebrity status, number of speeches, or amount of income. To date, 232 men and women worldwide have been inducted into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame®, including Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Zig Ziglar, and former U.S. President Ronald Reagan.

Primary Contributing Author to Our Chicken Soup For The Soul series

Mark Victor Hansen & Jack Canfield“Dan Clark is a primary contributing author to our Chicken Soup For The Soul series, co-author of Chicken Soup For The College Soul, and author of Little Souls-Best Night Out With Dad. Dan is larger than life, one of the greatest storytellers in the world, and one of our most popular and beloved authors. Dan fully comprehends and lives by the Success Principles we propagate, and teaches The Secrets through his powerful, unforgettable, inspirational masterpieces!”

Mark Victor Hansen & Jack Canfield, Co-Creators, Chicken Soup For The Soul series

Soul FoodHealth Communications - publishers of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series - published Dan’s own collection of 250 original stories called Soul Food, from which Dan’s world famous story Puppies For Sale was made into an award winning film at Paramount Studios starring Jack Lemmon.


achievers“Our prestigious list of the Top Ten Speakers In The World was generated from the 250 speakers we hired over a fifteen-year period of time, including Zig Ziglar, Jim Rohn, Denis Waitley, Jack Canfield, Les Brown and Dan Clark. Our selection criterion was based on professionalism on and off stage, unique and original message, deep and genuine connection with each audience member, and the highest ratings on attendee evaluations demanding we have him back for a return performance.”

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Dan Clark named one of the "Top Ten Motivational Speakers in 2015" by eSpeakers

“With 9,138 speaker profiles, 188 expert topics, 74 Directories and 17,316 events booked through eSpeakers software in 2014, we know a little something about speaker and subject matter experts.

Consequently, we have named Dan Clark one of the “TOP TEN MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKERS IN THE WORLD for 2015” by eSpeakers.

2012 Utah Father of the Year

The Father of the Year Awards galas are hosted in cities across the country in a collaboration between the American Diabetes Association and the National Father’s Day Council. The councils in each city are comprised of community leaders who strive to heighten the meaning of fatherhood, while raising funds for philanthropic purposes.

Awardees are selected because their peers and families recognize them as role model fathers who make family a priority, and influential leaders who are significantly balancing demanding careers and community involvement.