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On Dane's Coaching
"Hiring Dane was one of the best decisions I've made for our company. He provides the tools I need to be an effective leader - even our team culture has shifted. His emotional intelligence is exceptional & his guidance insightful."
Author of What Color Is Your Parachute
On Dane's Writing
"All people trying to choose a career could profit from Dane's elaborate working out of the idea that what you choose to do in life should flow first from who you are and from the detailed way he shows you how."
How can I help?
Stories that Invite. Ideas that Transform.
Selecting a speaker can be daunting. Will the audience connect? Will they walk away encouraged and inspired? Will what gets presented really help?
I love the challenge of creating custom talks that pierce the veneer and stay in people's thoughts and hearts well beyond the stage. I specialize in helping freelancers thrive in our digitized times.
The Business of Creativity.
Guests include: Donald Miller, Seth Godin, Gretchen Rubin, Josh Muccio, Erwin McManus, Todd Henry, Chris Guillebeau, Jeremy Cowart, Jeff Goins, Michael Hyatt, Ann Handley, Starlee Kine, Brad Montague, Chase Reeves, Sarah Greene Carmichael, Scott Stratten, Josh Kaufman & Ryan Holiday.
Executive and Team COACHING
Know Yourself. Lead Yourself.
I help business owners and their teams act more human in a digitally dominated economy. It's no longer optional to have a thriving culture that your people want to be a part of. We help companies build cultures where people flourish and have a blast establishing new standards of excellence. To learn more, click here.
Mastermind Groups for Freelancers
The gig economy makes running any business tough, especially if you're on your own. I founded Fastermind.co to help freelancers reinvent how they work so they shift the game in their favor. It provides daily virtual co-working, weekly hot-seat accountability, monthly live trainings, quarterly in-person workshops & an annual conference in Southern California.
Put the creative back into your creativity.
Seth Godin describes Fast Track as "a priceless gift… offering advice on how to make a living in world where everyone has a camera."
Every great business begins with a great owner. That's why running a phenomenal photography business is less about the craft and more about the creative. FTP explains how to become that owner.
Build your business from the ground up.
Once you've figured out who you are as a photographer, you need to decide where you're going. That's what this unorthodox business planning book is all about. Business Plan is written specifically to complement Fast Track Photographer.
Keynotes & Interviews
How to Solve the Freelancer Problem
Good Balance and Un-Balance
The Photo Report with Braedon Flynn
Bringing Your Business to the Next Level
Connecting Things Southern California
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