Dave Jenks – Futurist On A Free Enterprise Mission
For over 30 years, Dave has been a “business activator.” Each venture he joined expanded, improved and flourished. His writing, teaching, consulting and leadership have been recognized and respected for their insight, creativity and practical inspiration. “I’ve really been a teacher for my entire career,” he says. “I was certified to teach high school math and physics, but went on to instruct counseling and educational psychology at the college level. When I discovered the world of business I knew I had found my life’s work – to train, guide and encourage entrepreneurs. I am passionate about free enterprise.”
Dave served as a master trainer, business consultant and executive leader for Century 21 and Keller Williams Realty Intn’l. Prior to entering the real estate industry he worked in higher education administration, sales management and fund-raising. He became certified as an instructor for Dale Carnegie Training. From 1985 until 1994, Dave served as Regional Director and; Divisional President for Century 21, first in New York and then in Texas.
After founding The Leadership Connection to train business and sales leaders, he joined Keller Williams Realty International in 1996. Over the next 10 years the company grew from 2,100 agents to more than 72,000 and became the 4th largest real estate system in North America. In 2003, Dave co-authored The Millionaire Real Estate Agent which has become one of the all-time best selling books in real estate. During the next five years he co-authored
four more books including the 2008 publication of SHIFT: How Top Real Estate Agents Tackle Tough Times. Dave has gained a nationwide reputation as a master trainer and inspirational speaker.
In January of 2009, he teamed up with Laurie Hathorn to launch Free Enterprise Warriors, a web-based business dedicated to activating and supporting the global entrepreneurial transformation. Dave is Chief Creativity Officer of the company, serves as its lead trainer and writes regular blogs on davejenks.com and FreeEnterpriseWarriors.com
Contact dave at dave@FreeEnterpriseWarriors.com