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Rodger Dean Duncan

Authority on Leadership, Change and Organizational Effectiveness; Author of Change-friendly Leadership

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 Rodger Dean Duncan Biography

After an early career as an award-winning journalist and university professor, Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan founded Duncan Worldwide in 1972 to serve the needs of organizations seeking to boost performance.

His client roster includes senior leaders at top companies in many industries as well as presidential cabinet officers in two White House administrations.

A highly sought-after speaker, trainer and executive coach, Duncan is widely known for his expertise in the strategic management of change—for individuals as well as for organizations. He keynotes many industry conferences and workshops related to human performance and organizational effectiveness.

In addition to his consulting practice, Duncan headed worldwide communications for Campbell Soup Company and was vice president of a global energy company. He’s also served on the faculties of three major universities.

Duncan Worldwide, now headquartered in the Kansas City, Missouri, metropolitan area, has affiliates around the globe. Top-selling author Stephen Covey called Duncan work on leadership “brilliantly insightful, inspiring—profound, yet user friendly—visionary, yet practical.”

Duncan earned a Ph.D. in communication and organizational dynamics at Purdue University. The Duncan Report, his blog on leadership and organizational effectiveness, now reaches opt-in business subscribers in more than 150 countries. He is also a frequent contributor to Fast Company and Forbes magazines.

Duncan is author of the internationally best-selling book CHANGE-friendly LEADERSHIP: How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance.

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Speaking Topics
  • CHANGE-friendly LEADERSHIP Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance

    Truly effective change is an elusive goal for most organizations. It doesn’t have to be. Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan offers a simple though powerful seven-step approach to completing your implementation on time, within budget and with all human and technical needs met. Dr. Duncan believes the second most expensive thing that can happen to an organization is for smart, capable people to quit and leave. He believes the single most expensive thing that can happen is for smart, capable people to quit and stay. In this powerful program, Dr. Duncan shows you how being change-friendly enables you to engage your people’s heads, hearts and hopes.

  • Be a Gardener, Not a Mechanic

    A first tendency of many business people is to fix things. Unfortunately, some leaders then try to fix people. Not many folks want to be fixed. Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan shows how great leaders adopt the role of gardener rather than mechanic. With his characteristic pattern of real-life illustrations, he explains how the gardener/leader creates an environment that encourages growth—full of light and nourishment. This program is ripe with ideas on getting a great harvest in your leadership garden.

  • Building a High-Performance Culture With Real Staying Power

    Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan has helped scores of organizations breathe new life into their cultures. With lots of stories from his vast reservoir of experience, he’ll show how your organization may actually contradict your professed values. Learn the keys to strategic alignment—ensuring that the behaviors at work in your environment reinforce your mission, vision, values and strategic business objectives.

  • Wake That Sleeping Giant!

    Within most of us there’s a gigantic potential waiting to be focused on a life of productivity, high performance and achievement. Learn the five keys to waking up the GIANT within. Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan underscores the power of SMART goals, the importance of courageous action based on personal vision, the necessity of saying no to forces that pull you off track and the indispensable vitality that comes from mental conditioning.

  • Collaborating for Results Dialogue Skills That Make Smart People Smarter

    People add value to the organization by virtue of their skill in interacting with others. When that skill is deficient, bad things happen: missed deadlines, busted budgets, turf battles and more. This highly engaging program reveals the specific dialogue skills that enable top performers to get consistently superior results.

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Rodger Dean Duncan?

    Booking fees for Rodger Dean Duncan, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rodger Dean Duncan, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Rodger Dean Duncan?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rodger Dean Duncan for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rodger Dean Duncan for your next private or corporate function.
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Rodger Dean Duncan

Authority on Leadership, Change and Organizational Effectiveness; Author of Change-friendly Leadership

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Rodger Dean Duncan Biography

After an early career as an award-winning journalist and university professor, Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan founded Duncan Worldwide in 1972 to serve the needs of organizations seeking to boost performance.

His client roster includes senior leaders at top companies in many industries as well as presidential cabinet officers in two White House administrations.

A highly sought-after speaker, trainer and executive coach, Duncan is widely known for his expertise in the strategic management of change—for individuals as well as for organizations. He keynotes many industry conferences and workshops related to human performance and organizational effectiveness.

In addition to his consulting practice, Duncan headed worldwide communications for Campbell Soup Company and was vice president of a global energy company. He’s also served on the faculties of three major universities.

Duncan Worldwide, now headquartered in the Kansas City, Missouri, metropolitan area, has affiliates around the globe. Top-selling author Stephen Covey called Duncan work on leadership “brilliantly insightful, inspiring—profound, yet user friendly—visionary, yet practical.”

Duncan earned a Ph.D. in communication and organizational dynamics at Purdue University. The Duncan Report, his blog on leadership and organizational effectiveness, now reaches opt-in business subscribers in more than 150 countries. He is also a frequent contributor to Fast Company and Forbes magazines.

Duncan is author of the internationally best-selling book CHANGE-friendly LEADERSHIP: How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance.

Rodger Dean Duncan Speaking Topics

  • CHANGE-friendly LEADERSHIP Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance

    Truly effective change is an elusive goal for most organizations. It doesn’t have to be. Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan offers a simple though powerful seven-step approach to completing your implementation on time, within budget and with all human and technical needs met. Dr. Duncan believes the second most expensive thing that can happen to an organization is for smart, capable people to quit and leave. He believes the single most expensive thing that can happen is for smart, capable people to quit and stay. In this powerful program, Dr. Duncan shows you how being change-friendly enables you to engage your people’s heads, hearts and hopes.

  • Be a Gardener, Not a Mechanic

    A first tendency of many business people is to fix things. Unfortunately, some leaders then try to fix people. Not many folks want to be fixed. Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan shows how great leaders adopt the role of gardener rather than mechanic. With his characteristic pattern of real-life illustrations, he explains how the gardener/leader creates an environment that encourages growth—full of light and nourishment. This program is ripe with ideas on getting a great harvest in your leadership garden.

  • Building a High-Performance Culture With Real Staying Power

    Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan has helped scores of organizations breathe new life into their cultures. With lots of stories from his vast reservoir of experience, he’ll show how your organization may actually contradict your professed values. Learn the keys to strategic alignment—ensuring that the behaviors at work in your environment reinforce your mission, vision, values and strategic business objectives.

  • Wake That Sleeping Giant!

    Within most of us there’s a gigantic potential waiting to be focused on a life of productivity, high performance and achievement. Learn the five keys to waking up the GIANT within. Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan underscores the power of SMART goals, the importance of courageous action based on personal vision, the necessity of saying no to forces that pull you off track and the indispensable vitality that comes from mental conditioning.

  • Collaborating for Results Dialogue Skills That Make Smart People Smarter

    People add value to the organization by virtue of their skill in interacting with others. When that skill is deficient, bad things happen: missed deadlines, busted budgets, turf battles and more. This highly engaging program reveals the specific dialogue skills that enable top performers to get consistently superior results.

FAQs on booking Rodger Dean Duncan

  • How to book Rodger Dean Duncan?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rodger Dean Duncan for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Rodger Dean Duncan, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Rodger Dean Duncan or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Rodger Dean Duncan?

    Booking fees for Rodger Dean Duncan, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rodger Dean Duncan, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Rodger Dean Duncan?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rodger Dean Duncan for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rodger Dean Duncan for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Rodger Dean Duncan or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rodger Dean Duncan or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Rodger Dean Duncan is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Rodger Dean Duncan for your event is available upon request. Rodger Dean Duncan generally travels from MO, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jonah Sachs, Jez Humble, Francis Lawrence, Fabian Kaempfer and Jon Steinberg. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Rodger Dean Duncan for an upcoming event.

Rodger Dean Duncan Speaking Topics

  • CHANGE-friendly LEADERSHIP Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance

    Truly effective change is an elusive goal for most organizations. It doesn’t have to be. Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan offers a simple though powerful seven-step approach to completing your implementation on time, within budget and with all human and technical needs met. Dr. Duncan believes the second most expensive thing that can happen to an organization is for smart, capable people to quit and leave. He believes the single most expensive thing that can happen is for smart, capable people to quit and stay. In this powerful program, Dr. Duncan shows you how being change-friendly enables you to engage your people’s heads, hearts and hopes.

  • Be a Gardener, Not a Mechanic

    A first tendency of many business people is to fix things. Unfortunately, some leaders then try to fix people. Not many folks want to be fixed. Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan shows how great leaders adopt the role of gardener rather than mechanic. With his characteristic pattern of real-life illustrations, he explains how the gardener/leader creates an environment that encourages growth—full of light and nourishment. This program is ripe with ideas on getting a great harvest in your leadership garden.

  • Building a High-Performance Culture With Real Staying Power

    Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan has helped scores of organizations breathe new life into their cultures. With lots of stories from his vast reservoir of experience, he’ll show how your organization may actually contradict your professed values. Learn the keys to strategic alignment—ensuring that the behaviors at work in your environment reinforce your mission, vision, values and strategic business objectives.

  • Wake That Sleeping Giant!

    Within most of us there’s a gigantic potential waiting to be focused on a life of productivity, high performance and achievement. Learn the five keys to waking up the GIANT within. Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan underscores the power of SMART goals, the importance of courageous action based on personal vision, the necessity of saying no to forces that pull you off track and the indispensable vitality that comes from mental conditioning.

  • Collaborating for Results Dialogue Skills That Make Smart People Smarter

    People add value to the organization by virtue of their skill in interacting with others. When that skill is deficient, bad things happen: missed deadlines, busted budgets, turf battles and more. This highly engaging program reveals the specific dialogue skills that enable top performers to get consistently superior results.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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