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DAN WORKS WITH ORGANIZATIONS TO DEVELOP MANAGERS TO BE MORE EFFECTIVE STRATEGIC LEADERS AND DECISION MAKERS.

Daniel (Dan) J. Knight founded and heads the Five Star Decision Institute in Alexandria, VA. He is expert on strategic leadership and decision making. Using his proprietary Five Star System and his signature Strategic Leadership and Decision Making Equation he helps organizations, large and small, guide their managers to higher levels of strategic leadership, decision making and performance.

Through highly interactive consultative coaching, training and follow through processes & methods, Dan helps organizations create more effective:

  • Strategic thinkers
  • Persuaders
  • Innovators

Dan is a retired US Army LT Colonel, a professional member of the National Speakers Association-DC, a past president and a former dean of its Speakers Academy. He is also a contributing editor for Strategy & Leadership, a leading business strategy journal. He is dedicated to transferring knowledge, motivation and skills to managers in organizations. He does this through the art and science of speaking, product development and consultative performance coaching, training & follow through.

Assessments

Assess your strengths, developmental areas, opportunities and external threats.

Step-by-Step Process & Tools

Effective decisions can be reduced to a repeatable process that balances benefits and costs.

Creative & Innovative Mindset

Reasonable risks are necessary to find the best options and make progress.

Influence & Persuasion

There is a deliberate process to identify your strategic goals and develop partners.

Strategy, Execution & Measurement

It’s important to develop and execute strategic goals to move forward.

Speaking

Dan spent his military career speaking to and advising decision makers around the world.

Today he continues to speak as a sought after keynoter and seminar leader. His audiences regularly include managers and people from both the private sector and government.

Coaching

Dan’s direct approach to problem solving and opportunity exploitation. Using his Five Star Decision System, Dan will coach you and your managers on how to produce strategies and action plans that will be implemented and produce results – guaranteed!

Consulting

Using his 5 Star Decision Making System, Dan will help you and your managers become more effective:

  • Strategic thinkers
  • Persuaders
  • Innovators