Dwain’s practical, hands-on approach teaches leaders how to overcome life’s most difficult challenges AND grow a profitable / dominate organization. His personal story and custom process of navigation will help entrepreneurs solve problems faster, make better decisions and communicate more effectively; all crucial to achieving and sustaining winning performance.
Dwain is an author, entrepreneur and professional speaker. He began his career in the financial services/banking industry, focusing on the areas of turn-around management, product development, community and governmental relations.
In 1994 he founded WaterMark International, serving as a trusted advisor to top business leaders and enjoying a client list covering the spectrum of business, from small enterprises to major universities and Fortune 100 corporations.
Dwain advises these CEOs and their companies through one-on-one coaching, workshops and high-level mastermind groups. His innovative process plays a critical role in these business leaders achieving their goals for success.
His keen awareness of the pitfalls that entrepreneurs encounter and laid-back, engaging style enables Dwain to connect at all levels of the organization. And the dynamic results achieved have earned the respect and trust of his clients – leading to long-term business relationships.
However, after a life-threatening bout with cancer Dwain needed to balance his personal life without sacrificing his business goals. While enjoying a long motorcycle road trip, he cleared his head and found the answer. The result is his book: The Biker's Guide to Business – When Business and Life Meet at the Crossroads, published by John Wiley & Sons.
Using the motorcycle as metaphor, Dwain combines lessons learned from decades in the boardroom and the saddle to create a model that will help anyone – whether they ride or not – navigate through the challenges of building a successful business while maintaining a flourishing personal life.
“Dwain Deville was an excellent keynote speaker at our convention. His rapport with the crowd was instant and he held their attention with commonsense advice gained from his vast business and biking experience.”
Marion J. Posen, VP Sales and Marketing
THE BIKER’S GUIDE TO BUSINESS
6 STEPS TO BUILDING A HIGH-PERFORMANCE ORGANIZATION
There are many ‘moving parts’ to riding a motorcycle safely and at peak performance, not the least of which is coordinating all your appendages at one time.
And it’s the same in business…
Using the motorcycle as metaphor, Dwain explains the key fundamentals that when mastered turn your company into an unstoppable force within your marketplace, even in the most challenging of times.
THE MYTH OF WORK/LIFE BALANCE
WHAT DOES IT REALLY MEAN AND HOW TO ACHIEVE IT IN TODAY’S ECONOMY
For entrepreneurs, Work/Life Balance is the holy grail of business. There is no greater challenge as it was different for our parents and certainly different for the next generation of leaders.
Having faced down cancer while in the midst of resurrecting his business from near collapse, Dwain speaks from first person experience on ‘figuring it out’.
Dwain easily translates these hard-fought lessons so that everyone in the audience will walk out with the tools, tips and techniques necessary to achieving the lifestyle they really want.
“Dwain Deville and his Biker’s Guide to Business make a lively and informative presentation. Great! Whether speaking to young professionals or seasoned veterans, Dwain’s “out of the box” and powerful business insi ghts message is relevant and timely. He has a knack for being information and insightful as well as personable and entertaining. I would highly recommend Dwain as a speaker to “start the engines” in your company or group”.