Dan Thurmon helps leaders and their organizations move confidently through change and transformation, so they become, achieve, and contribute more. He incorporates his incredible talents — from juggling, to performing amazing feats of balance — into his energetic presentations to not only entertain but demonstrate what we are all capable of when we set our minds to it. Drawing on his years of research and practical experience, Thurmon is a valuable asset to individuals and organizations looking to adopt, integrate, and implement new action plans.
Thurmon is the founder and president of Motivation Works, Inc. As an expert speaker and performer, he’s delivered thousands of presentations across six continents for audiences of world leaders, Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, educations, and even troops on the front lines of battle in Iraq and Afghanistan. His corporate clients have included Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, Honeywell, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, Marriott, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Prudential, State Farm, and Walmart.
Thurmon is the bestselling author of three impactful books: Success in Action, Off Balance on Purpose, and, most recently, Positive Chaos. He also produces a weekly video-coaching series and podcast in which he shares leadership principles and life-enhancement strategies in under three minutes. Thurmon is also a social media sensation with several of his TikTok videos reaching more than 30 million views.
In 2011, Thurmon was inducted into the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame. He has also served as the president of the National Speakers Association, where he led the Board of Directors and the 3,000+ member organization through a critical transformation that included new governance; new mission, vision, and values; higher member value; and greater financial accountability.