Hi, I'm Dave.

 

I mentor decision-makers and CEOs to be respected industry Thought Leaders by accelerating their brand's trust & credibility.

 

 

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Dave Crane, Public Speaking Mentor

Hi, I'm Dave.

 

I mentor decision-makers and CEOs to be respected industry Thought Leaders by accelerating their brand's trust & credibility.

 

 

Learn More on How I Can Help

Hi, I'm Dave.

 

I mentor decision-makers and CEOs to be respected industry Thought Leaders by accelerating their brand's trust & credibility.

 

 

Learn More on How I Can Help
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Develop your personal brand to influence, create impact & dominate your industry.

 

Become a powerful communicator and use your voice, experience and network to drive your business success.

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The Thought Leader's Playbook
Charles III,
King of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

"I am most grateful for everything which you and your supporters are achieving in inspiring and motivating young people...

None of it would be possible for the involvement of people like yourself..."
Gary Chapman
President of DNATA & Emirates Group's airport operations.


"
Emirates Airlines Dubai Rugby Sevens was an absolutely fantastic event. I’ve had nothing but positive feedback. The atmosphere was just brilliant.

Thank you"
Jim Fitzsimons
Tournament Manager
Rugby World Cup Sevens



"The professional contribution from the MC team ensured the crowd was kept excited. This was much appreciated.

Please thank your extremely capable and highly professional team for a job very well done.."

❝ Dear Mr. Crane,

On behalf of the Misk Foundation and the entire Misk Global Forum team, I extend our sincere appreciation for your invaluable contribution to the success of the Big Now. Your role was pivotal in making the 2023 Misk Global Forum the largest and most impactful to date, reaching millions of young individuals worldwide on various platforms.

The scale of this year's forum, with 120+ speakers, 160+ sessions and workshops, and over 40,000 in-person and virtual attendees, was truly phenomenal. Your dedication in preparing such an inspiring contribution aligned seamlessly with our overarching theme 'The Big Now’, contributing significantly to the richness and diversity of the overall experience.

We deeply appreciate your commitment in making the journey to join us, reflecting your dedication to enhancing the lives of youth globally. We look forward to maintaining a connection with you and continuing to share knowledge, inspiration, and insights for future MGFs.

Wishing you continued success in all your endeavours.

Dr. Badr Al Badr

CEO, Misk Foundation

Dave, your ability to engage and captivate the audience was truly remarkable.

Firstly, I want to commend you on your exceptional audience control. Throughout the event, you maintained a perfect balance of authority and warmth, ensuring that everyone felt included and heard. Your presence on stage was fantastic, and you effortlessly kept the proceedings on track.

Secondly, your pacing was spot-on. You navigated the program with finesse, allowing for seamless transitions between speakers and activities. The flow of the event was smooth, and you managed to maintain the audience's interest and energy throughout.

Lastly, I appreciate your ability to connect with the audience on a deeper level. Your charismatic personality and genuine enthusiasm shone through, making the experience not only informative but also enjoyable.

Your practical talks left a lasting impact on our attendees, and many have expressed their gratitude for your impactful words.

Annash Ahmed

Conference Manager, Informa 

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Dave is a former BBC journalist, an award-winning motivational speaker, public speaking coach and mentor of CEOs and business owners. He trains global leaders like Ambassadors, politicians, celebrities and government decision makers to communicate more effectively and get better results.

As a trusted business advisor, speaker & coach, working with some of the world's best brands & events for the past 30+ years, Dave employs cognitive strategies to engage audience and build successful, productive teams for many top companies.

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Dave is a former BBC journalist, an award-winning motivational speaker, public speaking coach and mentor of CEOs and business owners. He trains global leaders like Ambassadors, politicians, celebrities and government decision makers to communicate more effectively and get better results.

As a trusted business advisor, speaker & coach, working with some of the world's best brands & events for the past 30+ years, Dave employs cognitive strategies to engage audience and build successful, productive teams for many top companies.

LEARN MORE ABOUT DAVE

❝ On behalf of the UAE IAA board of governors, I have the pleasure of extending our thanks & appreciation for accepting our invitation and being a speaker at the 21st Annual Regional Audit Conference. 

It was a very interactive and interesting session that benefited the attendees

Thank you for your support to the profession, in general, and to UAE IAA, in specific.

Looking forward to more collaboration in the future.  

Abdulqader Obaid Ali

Chairman of the Board, UAE IAA

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Dave Crane's Blogs, Podcasts, As A Guest and More

Our latest blogs...

The Future of Retail: Insights and Tips from Industry Experts

Jul 10, 2024

Our latest podcasts...

S04E25:

How Extreme Adventurers Use Thought Leadership To Conquer Everest  

We speak to Adrian Hayes, an extreme adventurer, leadership coach, and social commentator. Adrian shares his incredible journey, from climbing the highest peaks to navigating complex social issues. The conversation covers his achievements, challenges, and unique perspective on life and leadership.

Click here to listen
S04E24:

Your Fireside Chat With Rockstar Speakers

 

In this episode, we have an incredible lineup of guests who are here to share their wisdom and experiences. Joining us are:

  • Jeremy Schwarz
  • Coach MJ
  • Professor Christian Farioli

Enjoy!

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S04E23:

How To Energise Your Brand For Life With Simon Alexander Ong

 

We have the pleasure of diving deep into the world of personal growth, coaching, and public speaking with the renowned Simon Alexander Ong. Simon is the bestselling author of "Energize" and a sought-after speaker who has inspired audiences worldwide with his transformative insights. 

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S04E22:

Meet The World Changers Who Are Making A Difference At The Vatican in 2024

 

As a seasoned public speaker and a passionate advocate for impactful communication, I've always been inspired by the powerful journeys of world changers. Today, I bring you insights from The World Changers Summit, an exceptional event held at one of the most prestigious locations on the planet, the Vatican City. 

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Dave as a podcast guest

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