Doug Stevenson is the creator of The Story Theater Method for strategic storytelling in business, and creator of The 21-Step How to Write and Deliver a Dynamite Speech System.
He does not only presents transformational speeches, he analyzes and reveals what he has just done. Not only does he make you laugh and cry, he teaches you how he does it. He's like a magician who performs a wonderful magic trick, and then takes you behind the curtain to show you all of his secrets.
Doug is a former professional actor who spent 20 years performing in everything from Snoopy to Shakespeare and in movies and TV. In his first movie he was karate chopped by Chuck Norris and in his last, he portrayed a pervert on a Perry Mason Movie of the Week.
On the practical side, Doug understands marketing, sales and customer service because he has owned a number of businesses including a successful real estate brokerage. He learned his lessons in leadership while serving on the board of directors and then as the president of a state association. And finally, he learned how to embrace diversity by speaking in several different countries, and at international conferences to people of many different cultures.
His corporate clients include Microsoft, Cisco, Amgen, Bayer, Caterpillar, Oracle, State Farm Insurance, Hewlett Packard, Maytag, UPS, the IRS and many others. He has spoken, trained and coached in the U.S, Canada, Denmark, Austria, Australia, Singapore, England, Ireland and Germany, among others.
Doug's keynotes are filled with inspiring stories that will make you laugh, make you feel and make you think. His content is solid and his delivery is polished and professional.