Derek Deprey is a speaker, author, and consultant who helps organizations create energized and effective cultures, so that they can fully realize their mission and vision.
Derek's passion in life is to evoke excellence in every person at every level. After a career of working in basketball operations at the collegiate and professional levels, he empowers others both as a general manager at a fitness club and as a leadership professor at a university. Derek founded Move Results to impact the lives of individuals, organizations, and communities. Today, he loves to inspire and influence others as a speaker and writer. He is the author of SHIFT: Move from Frustrated to Fulfilled. Derek lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with his wife and two daughters.
He brings his expertise on organizational culture, employee engagement, and leadership development to thousands of people each year. Whether you’re rolling out a new initiative or seeking a thought-provoking, energizing, and engaging keynote speech or workshop, Derek can help. His live events are always customized and personalized to specifically address your challenges and opportunities. Delivery can be tailored from entry-level to C-level audiences. Derek is committed to bringing energy and delivering actionable content. Every one of his audiences laugh and learn at the same time.
Most Requested Topics
Derek speaks on an array of motivational and inspirational topics that all lead to one common goal… Creating Energized and Effective Cultures!
His philosophy is simple: Intentional Self-Leadership + Inspirational Team Leadership = Invigorating Culture
It takes movement of self and others to create an invigorating culture. Each and every one of us must manually shift through the following five speeds in work and life to create an energized and effective organization. Moves 1 and 2 are about self-leadership… moving YOURSELF. Move 3 consists of a self-leadership and team leadership blend. Moves 4 and 5 are about team leadership… moving OTHERS.#1. MOVE TO GROW Best Selling Topics
#2. MOVE TO LIVE WELL Best Selling Topics
#3. MOVE TO CONNECT Best Selling Topics
#4. MOVE TO DEVELOP OTHERS Best Selling Topics
#5. MOVE TO BECOME A TEAM Best Selling Topics
– Dan Burnett, Author and Learning Consultant“If Derek was the last speaker I ever heard, I would be fulfilled. He was electrifying.”
– Diana Kuemmerlein, HR Manager at PFlow IndustriesDerek really hit the nail on the head with his full integration of our company values. The amount of interactive exercises with genuine thinking for our team was perfect. The office is now buzzing with energy!"
– Cindy Abraham, GE Capital"I've been at and attended Derek's workshops. They have really helped me move the needle in my personal and professional life. Derek understands, teaches and lives the concepts and helps others daily."
– Joe Sweeney, Author of Moving the Needle & NY Times Best Seller Networking is a Contact Sport“Just like our business at Northwestern Mutual is about helping people build brighter futures, Derek's goal in SHIFT is to help you make every decision with an eye toward your vision.”
– John Schlifske, CEO at Northwestern Mutual“SHIFT will help you be more present, live your potential, and become the best version of yourself. Derek will help you overcome your frustrations and create your own definition of success that will reshape how you think about yourself.”
– Shawn Achor, Author of The New York Times bestsellers Before Happiness and The Happiness Advantage“Ever since the first time I met Derek, he has been full of energy for helping people get better. That is one reason that we rushed to hire him at Marquette. I am not surprised he is continuing his passion of helping people in SHIFT. Derek is proof of how much you can grow as a person and in life once you decide to face your deepest frustrations and fears. He is providing a game plan for people to turn their have-tos into their want-tos.”
–Tom Crean, ESPN Analyst and Former Head Coach at Indiana University men's basketball