is one of America's most respected authors, keynote lecturers and productivity
consultants on high performance human achievement.
He has inspired, informed,
challenged and entertained audiences for over 25 years from the board rooms
of multi-national corporations to the locker rooms of world-class athletes
and in the meeting rooms of thousands of conventioneers throughout the world.
Recently, he was voted business speaker of the year by the Sales and Marketing
Executives' Association and by Toastmasters' International and inducted into
the International Speakers' Hall of Fame.
With over 10 million audio
programs sold in 14 languages, Denis Waitley is one of the most listened-to
voices on personal and career success. He is the author of 15 non-fiction
books, including several international best sellers, "Seeds of Greatness,"
"Being the Best," "The Winner's Edge," "The Joy of Working," and "Empires
of the Mind."
His audio album, "The
Psychology of Winning," is the all-time best selling program on self-mastery.
Denis Waitley has studied
and counseled winners in every field from Apollo astronauts to Superbowl champions,
from sales achievers to government leaders and youth groups. During the 1980's,
he served as Chairman of Psychology on the U. S. Olympic Committee's Sports
Medicine Council, responsible for performance enhancement of all U. S. Olympic
Dr. Waitley is a founding
director of the National Council on Self-Esteem and the President's Council
on Vocational Education, and recently received the "Youth Flame Award" from
the National Council on Youth Leadership for his outstanding contribution
to high school youth leadership.
As president of the International
Society for Advanced Education, inspired by Dr. Jonas Salk, he counseled returning
POWs from Viet Nam and conducted simulation and stress management seminars
for Apollo astronauts.
A graduate of the U. S.
Naval Academy at Annapolis, and former Navy pilot, he holds a doctorate degree
in human behavior.
B.S., U.S. Naval Academy
Ph.D. in human behavior,
La Jolla University
for returning Vietnam POW's and Iranian hostages
Former Visiting Scholar
at the University of Southern California
Motivator for Superbowl
Author of "The Winning
Generation", a student oriented video workshop used in over 1,000 schools
Author of fifteen books
and 10 best-selling audiotape programs
Founding member, National
Council on Self-Esteem
Associated with Jonas
Salk Institute for Biological Science
Former Chairman of Psychology,
Sports Medicine Council, U.S. Olympic Committee
National Youth Award for
outstanding work with young people
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