"Thank you for coming to Mexico. Your participation in our Presidents Retreat in Cancun was just amazing.. Your engaging facilitation style helped us achieve our objectives of having deeper connections between our chapter members."

Eduardo Godoy Alvarez - Education Chairman

YPO / WPO, Mexico

"Your program was a huge hit at our leadership conference in Washington DC. Building relationships is critical to our culture. Your facilitation style was spot on with helping our partners grow and learn. Thanks again for joining us at the Watergate hotel."

David Sylvester

Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

It was great to work those three events with you. Thank you for your professionalism and easygoing attitude. You made my job very smooth.  I've seen many events at the hotel over the years. Your event was the best because of the human element. Thanks again for helping 200 kids in our community."

Brice Kadel - Sales Manager

The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado

"THANK YOU for speaking in West Palm Beach. Duane your program exceeded my expectations. The general managers were engaged. Your opening session getting the audience involved and building relationships was terrific. The kids were amazing. I know I had to keep the tears at bay.  The value you brought to our conference was amazing. You made us look like heroes!"

Beth Sargent - Executive Director

Club Management Association of America

"Giving back is an intricate part of our culture. Seven of our Top Advisor Conferences culminated with the bike event. Thanks again for speaking in Sonoma, Tulsa, Colorado Springs and San Diego. We are BIG FANS of your program and message!"

Janet Ashley - Vice President

Meeting Services, Bank of America

"Thank you for spending a magical week in Delta County speaking and inspiring our students, teachers and parents. The Cocker Kids Foundation is very grateful for your message. Kids need life tools, direction and hope. You brought those to our community.

​Pam and I enjoyed our dinner and evening with you. Boy your a good snooker player. Keep inspiring lives on stages around the world. Duane remember little stages lead to big stages."
Joe Cocker
​Music Legend

Duane has been blessed to speak, train and consult with hundreds of corporations, universities, and charities in over 20 countries.

His international travel to 200 communities with UP With People and study of cross-cultural communication allow his message to resonate with diverse cultures around the world.

Please click the contact page to have Duane speak in your community.

Duane you did an amazing job. Your materials were very relevant and easy to follow. I love your enthusiastic but easygoing style. How you tie the material back to real life situations is extremely helpful."

Colleen Cacchiotti, Human Resources


"Amazing! We brought in our global  team for three days of leadership in Denver. Our goal was to build relationships, inspire and enrich lives.  Duane's program was the perfect fit and the highlight of the conference."

Bill Graebel - President and CEO

Graebel - Relocation Services Worldwide

"Awesome baby! Duane it was great working those six stages and events with you. Your a slam-dunk for the community and client. Lives were changed!"

Dick Vitale


"Our company culture believes in giving back. Your program was a big hit with our sales conference. I would highly recommend you hire Duane for your next leadership event."

Larry Taylor - Chairman of the Board & President

Merchants Bonding Company

"Duane it was an honor to represent your awesome event. Your CSR message of getting organizations involved to sponsor schools is CHANGING LIVES! Please tell your contacts we need their involvement and support. Organizations play a huge role in building confident kids."

Deborah Hernandez - Principal

Rancho de la Nacion

"Gold medal performance for the Emily K Center and our Global Executive Leaders. The Durham community and our kids are forever grateful."

Mike "Coach K" Krzyzewski - Duke University National Champs

2008 Beijing, 2012 London Olympics, 2016 Rio de Janeiro

Olympic Gold Medal Basketball Coach


"Thanks for presenting at our National Conference. Your CSR presentation on day one and Bikes program on day two were terrific! Your doing great work spreading the word about CSR. We all need more significance in our organizations. Keep it up!"

Karen Lee - Oregon State Bar Association

National President, ACLEA