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Dayna Steele

Move From Back Stage to Center Stage


How can you grow your business and be BETTER than the competition using the same principles as the world’s greatest rock stars?

To succeed in today's increasingly competitive world, you need more than just talent. You need to be better than the rest and take your business to the next level. You need to stand out like a ROCK STAR.

A serial entrepreneur, media strategist, nationally recognized rock radio and television personality and the author of Rock to the Top: What I Learned about Success from the World's Greatest Rock Stars, DAYNA STEELE has created thousands of Rock Stars for her clients using her proven ROCK STAR PRINCIPLES of success.

Dayna will give you what it takes to grow your business and move from back stage to center stage, all highlighted with her experiences, stories and photographs with the world's top rock stars.  Dayna rocks an audience and audience members leave ready to rock their business!

“You did your homework, you knew our audience, you related your message to our industry, you mingled with our attendees the evening prior (wow, even after a long trip), you were definitely “low maintenance, no stress” onsite and were very self sufficient and great with your sound checks, a.v., etc. just prior to your presentation. Excellent ROI – thank you!”  –Lonie Mezera, Program Manager, Iowa Tourism Board

Keynote Presentations

Find Your Inner Rock Star: Build Your Stage for Success
Best audience:  Opening Keynote

Each customer interaction is an opportunity for a performance. You can either be the Rock Star at center stage or the roadie backstage. Dayna Steele creates Rock Stars with her proven Rock Star Principles highlighted by her experiences and photographs with the top rock stars in the world – to give you what it takes to grow your business.

  • Make employees feel valued by the company
  • Show participants how to become more customer focused
  • What positive contributions have an effect on the company
  • Reinforce your company initiatives and objectives
  • …all of which impacts your bottom line

“Dayna Steele is one of the brightest, most engaging, inspiring and effective speakers anywhere. She is elegantly effective and valuable.”   –John Getter, ABC TV Producer

An Encore Performance: From Rock Star to Super Star
Best audience:  Opening or Closing Keynote

By popular demand from those who have seen Dayna speak – additional Rock Star Principles to take your Rock Stars to Super Star status.  This high energy, quick witted keynote will fire up participants and immediately put them in the mindset to open up to even more new ideas and concepts inspiring them to reach higher and work harder toward set goals.  Please note: this keynote presentation is only available to event and meeting planners who have already presented Dayna’s first keynote, Find Your Inner Rock Star, listed above.

  • Increase your confidence
  • Develop a stronger brand
  • Set higher goals
  • Better organization

Breakout Session

I’m With the Band: Rock Star Networking
Best audience:  Workshop, Breakout Session, Sales Training

Would you rather do business with someone you don’t know or with someone you know or with someone recommended by someone you know?  Everything you do in business comes down to who you know, your relationships with other people. Using her real life examples and stories in this hands-on, give-and-take session, Dayna guides your team through the keys to lasting and productive business relationships.

  • Creating a networking strategy
  • Getting to the people you need to meet
  • Discovering the best places to network
  • How to make it a mutually beneficial relationship

“Dayna Steele is one of the foremost experts on networking.”  –Staci Layne Wilson, AOL Find A Job

Rock Star Interview

Live Interview: Dayna and your Company Representative
Best audience:  Lunch Break, Conference Closer

A unique offering from one of the best interviewers in the world.  Dayna has interviewed countless rock stars and celebrities, now let her interview your rock stars – your company CEO, President, Founder or maybe even the winning sales team or your top customers – live on stage in front of your audience. Dayna works closely with the planner and a company representative prior to this event to script questions.

  • Get your company’s message to the audience
  • Let your team get to know management
  • Discover something unusual about the boss!
  • Brave? Open it up to questions from the audience at the end with Dayna moderating

* Combine either Dayna Steele Keynote Presentation with the Breakout Session or Rock Star Interview into one day for a discounted fee plus travel expenses. Two (or three) presentations for your participants and you pay only for the travel of ONE speaker

Meet Entrepreneur, Author & Speaker Dayna Steele

“If you want your group to sit riveted in their chairs enjoying every minute and then walking away with great business tools, then Dayna Steele is the lady to deliver your message.”
–Kathryn Watson, Program Chair ABWA

Dayna Steele is a successful entrepreneur, media strategist, nationally recognized radio and television personality, the author of the best-selling business book Rock to the Top: What I Learned about Success from the World’s Greatest Rock Stars, and a popular motivational speaker.

As a top radio personality, Dayna was named one of the 100 Most Important Radio Talk Show Hosts by Talkers Magazine, nominated as Local Radio Personality of the Year by Billboard Magazine and has been inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame.

Dayna created The Space Store, the world’s largest space related e-commerce venture, and founded Smart Girls Rock, a social media network and product line to encourage girls to make “smart the new cool.” Dayna’s other venture is Operation National Anthem, a series of free videos of active U.S. service men and women offered to venues throughout the country to play prior to the singing of the United States national anthem.

Currently traveling the world with her presentation Find Your Inner Rock Star, Dayna shows individuals and companies how to grow their business and be better than the competition using her Rock Star Principles. Clients who have moved from back stage to center stage include Franchise Source, State of Iowa, MLT Vacations, NASA, University of Texas, Christus Health, Institute of Real Estate Management and more. She is currently working on her next book, I’m With the Band: Network Your Way into Anything, Anywhere, Anytime!

Dayna lives in Seabrook, Texas with her husband, author Charles Justiz, and has three sons. She is a member of the National Speakers Association, Screen Actors Guild, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and is an Expert Blogger for Fast Company Magazine online.


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Topics: Networking, Business Growth, Leadership, Entrepreneurism, Motivation, Performance Improvement

Industry specialties:
Media, Entertainment