Dan Sullivan

Dan Sullivan is the world’s foremost expert on entrepreneurship in action. He is the founder of The Strategic Coach Inc. and creator of The Strategic Coach® Program. Visionary, creative, wise, playful, and generous, he is a true champion of entrepreneurs worldwide.

  • When It Comes To Communicating And Setting Team Expectations, More Is More

    When It Comes To Communicating And Setting Team Expectations, More Is More

    Imagine you’ve been given the task of building a boat. You’ve been told what a boat is, who you’ll be building it with, and when it needs to be completed by—but that’s it. You don’t know the type...

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  • My Plan For Living To 156

    My Plan For Living To 156

    Dan Sullivan takes you through his Lifetime Extender exercise and reveals the powerful impact it can have on your entire life. Stop being nostalgic about the past and anxious about the future. Live fu

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  • Ask The Expert: How To Stay Focused And Set Yourself Up For Success Every Day3:39

    Ask The Expert: How To Stay Focused And Set Yourself Up For Success Every Day

    Dan Sullivan explains how he stays focused by not packing his schedule too tightly.

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  • Why Nobody Wins When You’re A Disruptive Business

    Why Nobody Wins When You’re A Disruptive Business

    There’s a narrative we’ve come to accept as a fact of our technological age, and it’s this idea that every industry in the world is destined to be disrupted. People are doomed to lose their jobs,...

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  • Ask The Expert: How To Grow Your Business Faster3:05

    Ask The Expert: How To Grow Your Business Faster

    Want the secret to exponential growth? Start by answering these four questions.

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  • What Is Rugged Individualism? And Why You Might Be Guilty Of It

    What Is Rugged Individualism? And Why You Might Be Guilty Of It

    Choosing to become an entrepreneur (and assuming all the risk this entails) requires a certain do-it-yourself spirit, or “rugged individualism.” You’re confident about what you have to offer,...

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  • What Is Capableism And Why Is It So Important For Entrepreneurs?

    What Is Capableism And Why Is It So Important For Entrepreneurs?

    There’s a simple way of looking at and understanding the world, and it has to do with where everything starts, which is with each individual having unique capabilities.

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  • Four Tips For Creating A Great Customer Experience

    Four Tips For Creating A Great Customer Experience

    Listen to the podcast below or subscribe to the Inside Strategic Coach podcast on iTunes. How To Create A First-Class Experience Think about past experiences you’ve had that you’d call...

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  • Ask The Expert: The Biggest Obstacle To Business Growth2:42

    Ask The Expert: The Biggest Obstacle To Business Growth

    Strategic Coach® founder Dan Sullivan reveals the number one obstacle holding you back from growing your business.

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  • The #1 Secret To Making Meetings More Productive

    The #1 Secret To Making Meetings More Productive

    In most organizations (and entrepreneurial companies are not exempt), meetings are treated as the drudging process you have to go through before there’s any agreement or alignment on a given...

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  • Capableism

    Capableism

    Create your bigger future by growing and combining your capabilities. Grow your capability. Grow your collaboration. Grow your business.

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  • Ask The Expert: The Toughest Challenge of Dan Sullivan’s Career2:19

    Ask The Expert: The Toughest Challenge of Dan Sullivan’s Career

    Dan Sullivan talks about the greatest challenge of his career, and how one shift transformed an obstacle into results. Being an entrepreneur presents some pretty unique ch

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  • How To Improve Business By Asking Good Questions

    How To Improve Business By Asking Good Questions

    When it comes to growing ideas, expanding mindsets, and building relationships with clients and prospects, asking questions can be far more valuable than providing answers.

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  • Leading With Intentionality: The Key To Effective Communication And Teamwork

    Leading With Intentionality: The Key To Effective Communication And Teamwork

    If I had to focus on just one skill that makes successful entrepreneurs more successful, it would have to be intentionality. Being intentional means having the ability to see results in the future...

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  • The 2 Ultimate Freedoms: Freedom From And Freedom To

    The 2 Ultimate Freedoms: Freedom From And Freedom To

    A lot of people might believe that entrepreneurs are only interested in money, but when you talk to really successful entrepreneurs, you find that they hardly ever talk about money as a goal or as...

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  • How Collaboration Can Work For Business Growth

    How Collaboration Can Work For Business Growth

    As you develop and grow your capabilities, you can start to combine them in new ways to create something greater, but you're also able to collaborate at a much higher level with other people.

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  • The Transformative Power Of Thinking About Your Thinking

    The Transformative Power Of Thinking About Your Thinking

    There’s a big age gap between me and my next oldest and next youngest siblings. So, on the farm where I grew up in Northern Ohio, I spent the first years of my life without any playmates. When I...

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  • Wanting What You Want

    Wanting What You Want

    Why getting what you want is incomparably better than getting what you need.

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  • Ambition Scorecard

    Ambition Scorecard

    Accelerate your growth in every area of your life.

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  • The 4 C's Formula

    The 4 C's Formula

    Your building blocks of growth: commitment, courage, capability, and confidence.

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