The Best Motivational Speakers – Wikipedia states that in the United States and many foreign countries, Dan Clark is one of the most sought-after Motivational Speakers of our time. Dan was the youngest ever to receive the National Speakers Association’s highest earned designation: CSP – Certified Speaking Professional in 1987, and was inducted into the Professional Speakers Hall of Fame in 2005. Achievers Global and eSpeakers have named Dan one of the Top Ten Motivational Speakers in the World, acknowledged by the biggest influencers, speaking on the biggest international stages on the planet.
Dan Clark is not only one of the most famous professional Motivational Speakers, he is also Founder/CEO of Dan Clark & Associates, a New York Times Best Selling Author of 35 books, University Professor, served on the International Board of Governors of Operation Smile, on the National Advisory Board for OK Kids Charities and as a Pentagon Appointee on the National Civic Leaders Board with U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff.
Dan Clark, one of the greatest Motivational Speakers gave four speeches in the Soviet Union in 1991 and again in 1992. Dan went live on Moscow One Television, and this was broadcast to all 15 independent Russian States.
Again in 1992, Dan Clark, one of the most amazing Motivational Speakers ever, while in Hamburg, Germany, in 1992, was the general session keynote speaker at the United Nations NGO World Congress.
In 2005, Clark traveled to Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Djibouti and Ethiopia and spoke 23 times on 12 bases plus on the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) aircraft carrier. Since then, Dan has continued to conduct multiple Military Tribute Tours ‘down range’ to motivate, teach and thank our combat troops all over the world!
Writing Career of Dan Clark, One of The Most Effective Motivational Speakers
In 1983, Dan Clark, one of the best Motivational Speakers had started writing and he published his first book, Getting High – How To Really Do It.
His third book, One Minute Messages, consisted of 250 of his own short stories of 24 lines each. Clark would give copies away to people he met on the condition that they promised to buy a copy to give to someone. The book sold over 170,000 copies
Dan Clark, an awesome Motivational Speaker, was approached by Mark Victor Hansen and Jack Canfield, the co-creators of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, about how he marketed One Minute Messages. Clark became a primary contributing author to the Chicken Soup for the Soul series in 1993, contributing as an author and editor to its first 12 volumes. Clark’s Chicken Soup for the College Soul was number two on the New York Times bestseller list in 1999, with over 1,000,000 copies in print. One of Clark’s short stories, Puppies for Sale, was made into a short film at Paramount Studios starring Jack Lemmon. As of February 2006, Clark had sold over 100,000 copies of Puppies for Sale, which has continued to be a favorite of many attendees at Clark’s speaking events.
Additional Books and Works by Dan Clark, Author
- Getting High – How to Really Do It(1983) 5 reprintings
- The Missing Link(1985)
- One Minute Messages(1986) 5 reprintings
- Weathering the Storm(1989)
- Puppies for Sale and Other Inspirational Tales(1997)
- The Best in Customer Service(1996)
- The Best in Leadership(1996)
- Chicken Soup for the College Soul(1999) co-author
- Puppies for Sale Children’s Classic(1999)
- The Most Popular Stories by Dan Clark in Chicken Soup for the Soul(2004)
- Forgotten Fundamentals: The Answers are in the Box(2007)
- The Funniest Things Happen When You Look for Laughs(2007)
- Lyrical Poetry(2007)
- Rainbows Follow Rain(2007)
- The Thrill of Teaching(2007)
- Privilege of the Platform: The Art and Science of Public Speaking(2007)
- Wisdom, Rhymes and Wizardry(2007)
- Soul Food Volume I(2008)
- Soul Food Volume II(2008)
- The Art of Significance: Achieving the Level Beyond Success(2013)
- Influential Impact (2017)
- Making of a Champion (2017)
- Transference of Trust (2017
- Raising Significant Children (2017)
- Humor File (2017)
- Treasury of Clarkisms (2017)
“Changing The World, One Speech at A Time”
Dan Clark the CEO of a multi-million-dollar corporation, is an internationally recognized most fulfilling Motivational Speaker, Entertainer, Gold Record Songwriter/ Recording Artist, and Award Winning Athlete who fought his way back from a paralyzing injury that cut short his American football career. Sponsored into the National Speakers Association in 1982 by world renown motivational teacher Zig Ziglar, who personally tutored Dan in the art and science of storytelling, Dan has since spoken to more than 6 million people in over 6,000 audiences, in all 50 states, in 71 foreign countries, on six continents to most of the Fortune 500, Super Bowl Champions, NASA, FBI and thousands more.
If you’re looking for one of the most extraordinary Motivational Speakers on the topic of resilience, leadership, and motivation, you just found him. Dan’s reputation as one of the top 10 Motivational Speakers is built on his ability to inspire change and explore tough topics.