Dr. Dan Strakal has been an expert on learning and development, the changing workplace, business success, and career development for over 20 years. He acts as a trusted client adviser and consultant within the corporate sector, government agencies, and small businesses. He also provides business, executive and career consulting, coaching, and workshops for individual clients. He is the coauthor of two books, Better Job Search in 3 Easy Steps and Better Job Skills in 3 Easy Steps, and hundreds of business-oriented articles.
He is the former host of the successful radio program Business Buzz With Dr. Dan and is often called upon by the national and international media as a featured workplace and business issues expert. A summary of appearances includes The Wall Street Journal; Fox Business; ABC, CBS, NBC affiliates, Self Magazine, SmartMoney.com, Computerworld, Diversity Inc. Magazine, and other media outlets.
Dan is a long-time member of the National Speaker's Association and continues to receive strong evaluations for his speaking engagements and workshops. A summary of recent appearances includes Toyota Corporation, Daimler, Givaudan, Exxon, Kuhne & Nagel, Nestle, Inc., the US Departments of Defense and Energy, Southwest Airlines, the University of Notre Dame, and many other venues.
He serves on the Board of Directors of the Career Planning and Adult Development Network, a Certified International Job and Career Transition Coach, a standing member in the OD Network, the Association for Change Management Professionals, the Association of Talent Development, and the Project Management Institute.
Dan has earned a Doctorate degree in Organizational Development, a Master's in Training and Human Resource Management, a Master's in Technical/Project Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education. He also holds many professional certifications and qualifications.
Dan is the owner and managing partner of Success Positioning Systems™ LLC and Capable Consulting.