Keynote Speaker: Robert "Dusty" Staub


A sampling of topics that Dusty can speak to and expand on:

  • Why Leaders Fail: The Answer Never Changes 
    What history reveals and why the solution is simple but not always easy
  • Courageous Conversations and Other Unnatural Acts.
    Learn how acting naturally can kill your career and what this expert in whole-hearted leadership suggests instead.
  • Three Core Messages Every Leader Should Deliver.
    If you don’t want your employees to “just show up” then use these to invite purpose, passion and power.
  • Do You Know Your Courage Quotient?
    Take this quiz to learn seven key acts of courage every leader needs.
  • The Information Age Is Over.
    Four important lessons for innovation when more, bigger and faster will not work any more.
  • Are You Spellbound? How Would You Know?
    Discover the limited thinking which may be holding you back at work, at home, in life.
  • Beware the False Choices in Life.
    Break out of the digital world of “either/or” and claim the full spectrum of your possibility thinking.

"Where your courage stops, is where your leadership stops.  Where your courage stops, is where you stop."

Robert "Dusty" Staub

Robert “Dusty” Staub has worked for over 30 years liberating the purpose, passion and power of individuals, teams and organizations. As President and Lead Consultant of EQIQ Leadership (formerly Staub Leadership International), Dusty’s training, coaching and consulting skills consistently yield high performance outcomes. He is a pioneer of whole-hearted leadership and the process of creating systemic accountability by aligning leadership and group behaviors with strategy to produce bottom-line results. You can book Dusty Staub for your personal development trainings, team coaching, and leadership trainings.

Dusty has worked and traveled extensively in Europe and the United States. He is the author of The Heart of Leadership: Twelve Practices of Courageous Leaders, The 7 Acts of Courage: Bold Leadership for a Wholehearted Life, and Courage in the Valley of Death: Daily Practices for Whole-Hearted Living. He has also co-authored Dynamic Focus: Creating Significance and Breaking the Spells of Limitation with Wayne Gerber.

Dusty has written over two hundred articles on topics such as leadership, team-based creativity, personal mastery, team effectiveness, personal effectiveness and business strategy and has written a bi-weekly column for the Triad Business Journal.

Dusty is one of a select group of certified forum facilitators for the YPO/WPO. He is a fellow in the School of Engineering at Virginia Tech, and received his Masters in Clinical Social Work in Marital and Family Therapy and Systems Management from UNC Chapel Hill. He currently lives in Kernersville, NC with his wife Christine. Dusty is the proud father of three young adults. He loves playing his Native American flutes, walking in the woods, and sharing stories and laughter with family and friends.

Dusty Staub's interview with Jack Canfield

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