"Dan's strategies on opening and closing a sales presentation have helped me improve my closing ratio to over 75%. I highly recommend him to any insurance professional."
~ Jason Webb, Bell-Anderson Insurance (Bellevue, WA)
"Dan keeps his commitments, develops realistic plans and expectations, and he executes – pure and simple. If you are smart enough to see when it is time to seek a fresh, outside perspective and to engage the assistance of a dynamic, enthusiastic and skilled professional, look no further than Dan Weedin."
~ Darin Puryear, Pacific Northwest Area President - Arthur J. Gallagher Insurance
"Dan is an expert in the field of insurance, as well as an excellent communicator/teacher of his expertise. He is a wealth of information. I find great value in his wisdom and suggestions. He is a very positive, energetic, personable and encouraging individual. He is the most reliable and responsive business person I have ever dealt with."
~ Debra Linn Allbee, Farmers Insurance agency principal
"The value we received from working with Dan can be summed up in one word...Focus! Everyone knows how easy it is to get distracted in business. With Dan's help we moved a major project forward in a matter of 60 days that we had been discussing as a management team for the last 3 years. In hindsight it is easy to see the return on investment of engaging with Dan. Hard work is never easy, but Dan helped us channel our focus and determination to implement the change we needed to become a better organization going forward."
~ Ryan Fournier, President - Fournier Insurance Solutions
"This year our firm decided to enhance our annual Strategic Planning meeting with the use of presentation coaches. I had the pleasure of receiving coaching advice from Dan Weedin. There were several items that impressed me regarding Dan's coaching techniques, but there is one nugget that stands out. Dan provided me with the encouragement I needed to use my creativity when making a presentation regardless of the audience. The result, a presentation that usually consists of numbers and stats turned into a fun way to show our staff having fun together while considering our future plans."
Krysten Bernal, Marketing Director and Head of Administration - Michael J. Hall & Company (Poulsbo, WA)
"Dan has a way of pulling out his bow and shooting an arrow of information right at me, with such precision that I can't help but learn. Dan has a way of coaching/mentoring that really gets your brain thinking in a different direction. He helps you see things from a different perspective in a way that only enhances how you move forward in your challenges."
~ Betty Skinner, Owner of Allstate Insurance (Bremerton, WA)
"I highly recommend Dan Weedin for organizations that want to strengthen their leadership muscle. If you want excellent results, get Dan."
~ Craig Valentine, 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking
"Working with Dan Weedin in a mentor relationship has dramatically accelerated my growth as a consultant and coach. I found it extremely valuable to have Dan’s expertise available on-demand to help with developing client proposals and building marketing gravity. Just as important, when tough issues come up and I needed a trusted person to give honest and on-target advice, Dan was there to be my sounding board and mentor."
~ Earl Bell, Mercer Island, WA
"I have enjoyed working with Dan. He is very insightful and has helped me create a plan for the future. He helped provide clarity, during a time I needed an unbiased professional opinion."
~ Carolyn Frame, Seattle, WA
"I benefit from working with Dan because of his extreme intensity and focus on the direction we are headed. He keeps me focused, accountable, and on task. Dan also looks ahead with optimism. His vision is large, which makes my vision expand. Limits are not in his vocabulary. He emphasizes the fact that the discipline has to come from me and it requires daily commitment to achieve defined goals. Not all coaches are created equal...Dan Weedin is exceptional."
~ Heidi Jack, Seattle, WA
"Dan has been a fantastic mentor. I originally started working with Dan because I needed advice and support in order to take my consulting practice to the next level. He provided value immediately by helping me land two new clients in the first month of our work together. He is honest, thoughtful, and a great 'big-picture' strategic thinker. I highly recommend him."
~ Ryan Honeyman, San Francisco, CA
"Dan has a unique ability to be both strategic and tactical simultaneously. With every topic we discussed, he helped me think about the big picture for where I wanted to take my business and what steps I needed to take today. Not just tomorrow or the next day but right now. His general business acumen in addition to his example of what it means to really do the work to become a successful entrepreneur makes him the mentor of choice for anyone seeking to grow a consulting practice."
~ Betsy Jordyn, Orlando, FL
"While all journeys may begin with the first step, the quality of that journey is often defined by whom you choose to travel with. Dan has been a part of my journey toward developing my professional consulting and business development skills. I can think of no better guide to navigate this journey than Dan Weedin."
~ Alan Jordan, Baton Rouge, LA
"Dan brought clarity and renewed focus to my business development efforts. His professional expertise, positive energy, and personal example were highly motivating and supportive."
~ Holly Burkett, Davis, CA
"Dan Weedin is one of the most knowledgeable and personable consultants in practice today. His grasp of contemporary consulting best practices is vast and his knowledge of the nuances of the insurance industry, in particular, is unparalleled. Dan has an almost uncanny ability to help his clients create sustainable momentum. My work with Dan has convinced me that he can help virtually any organization create and deliver exceptional value."
~ Steve Rigell, Poulsbo, WA
"Dan speaks in a way to empower me, to make me feel better about myself, and to challenge me. Each time we meet, Dan takes me to another level."
~ Doug Strauss, Federal Way, WA
"Dan's brought expertise and value to my new business by helping me circumvent the normal problems that start-ups face. This saved me both time and money."
~ Al Ardon, Poulsbo, WA
"Dan is an amazing coach. He not only guides to me a level of clarity that has been instrumental in achieving my goals, but also provided a role model for what I hope to achieve in my own business. He is charming and funny but also fearless and sharp. I recommend Dan with the utmost confidence."
~ Stacie Curtis, President CW Solutions (Millstone Township, NJ)