Famous Damus is an internationally celebrated speaker, author, and consultant. Damus is not a famous actor or former basketball player, but what he is famous for is helping organizations excel by learning how to compel. Damus helps organizations create breakthrough performance by creating memorable moments and unforgettable experiences for their customers that give them not just a competitive advantage but a compelling advantage over their competition.
Damus understands the challenges business leaders and professionals face on the path to success. He has spent almost two decades helping organizations increase sales, improve leadership, and elevate employee performance. He's been in the trenches running his own business since the age of 18 when he started his first business to help pay for his college tuition. Damus knows what perseverance and determination truly mean. He understands the highs and lows of being in business and working in corporate America. During his career as a business owner he accumulated over $100,000 of debt, and in his sales career he was fired from his corporate job as a retail sales specialist. Not accepting defeat Damus sold his way out of over $100,000 debt to become a successful debt free entrepreneur today. He also compelled the same company that fired him to re-hire him where he became the top sales specialist within the organization, and had the courage to walk away from his high paying job as a retail sales specialist to start several successful businesses today. Damus has gained invaluable knowledge that he shares with business professionals around the world!
Damus has excelled in his professional career as a Retail Sales Specialist and Strategic Account Manager for almost two decades where he has won numerous awards for being a top performer helping exceed sales goals for retailers across the country. He has excelled as a Strategic Account Manager dealing with the challenges of motivating people, improving employee performance, and effectively leading people. Since 2001 Damus has trained and educated thousands of sales professionals, managers, and small business owners. He has worked with businesses such as Macys, Sears, JC Penny, Art Van Furniture, UAW, Ford Automotive Dealerships, Motor City Casino, Toyota, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Integrated Manufacturing Assembly and many more. He has helped these organizations increase their sales, improve their leadership, and create a company culture where everyone is valued.
Damus has gained insight on how to help improve performance for organizations who feel they can and should be doing more with their people and the resources they have. Today he is the president of Damus Dynamic LLC a training and development company and the owner of a real estate development company. Having corporate success, entrepreneur success, and invaluable life learning lessons gives Damus the experience and knowledge to help make your next event Dynamic! He walks it like he talks it! He gets to know his clients needs, goals, and challenges, so your keynote presentation is customized creating memorable moments, unforgettable experiences, and tangible tools that make an immediate impact at your event!