A high-energy, high-content speaker, Dave Kahle has a special gift for engaging his audiences and stimulating people to think. He's a world-class speaker who has presented in 41 states and six countries. He brings a wealth of practical information to his clients. Dave has acquired his message through real life experience. He has been the number one salesperson in the country for two different companies in two distinct industries. Dave took a new territory to over $5,000,000 in sales in five short years, becoming the number one salesperson in the nation.
As the general manager of a start-up company, Dave directed that company's growth from $10,000 in monthly sales to over $200,000 in just 38 months.
Dave has published over 1,000 articles, six books in ten languages, and numerous multi-media training programs. In addition, Dave serves on the editorial advisory panel of two newsletters: The Competitive Edge and Sales & Marketing Excellence.
Dave is unique in that he combines 31 years of successful sales experience with a clear understanding of how people learn (he holds a B.ED from the University of Toledo, and a Master's Degree in Teaching from Bowling Green State University). As a result, his audiences learn.
Dave and his wife live in Grand Rapids, Michigan where he is a father, a step-father, an adoptive father, a foster father and a grandfather.
Dave is a member of the Authors Guild, the Christian Businessmens Committee and the American Society for Training and Development.
"Dave's methods and experiences are invaluable for any sales manager, but especially .for the new sales manager making the transition from the sales force."
"This program made me take a close look at my skills at sales management and realize my shortcomings."
Graybar Electric, Inc.
"Dave (is) a highly motivational speaker and addressed each persons concerns directly. I would like each of my salespeople to receive a similar workshop."
Helen M. Merriman
Pilot Industries, Inc.
"Great way to learn more about sales management from David and other sales managers."
"I found your seminar valuable in redefining my new role and understanding how to move the skills I have enjoyed in sales to my people."
"The program provided a good overview of the sales manager's role and the tools available to effectively improve his/her salesforce."
Modular Systems, Inc.
"Outstanding program. Would recommend to anyone just starting or beginning sales management."
Ulbrich at Illinois