Meet Dan Baker

Meet Dan Baker

Dan is one of the more sought-after,

asked-to-return speakers

in the industry.

 One of trucking's Senior Statesmen, who has been

in the business for over 40 years, traveling throughout the US and Canada, serving countless trucking companies and focusing on the people challenges

that constantly confront the industry.

  

 

About Dan

Dan knows that people, not diesel,

are what move the trucks.

What Dan Does

Dan does a lot of work in the areas of:

Basically, Dan's commitment is to the drivers and to all those people who work with and/or have anything to do with the drivers.

 

Currently Dan is heavily involved in helping his Truckers

attract and work with our emerging Millennial Generation. He constantly

reminds us that the driver is the only one who creates the revenue that feeds the rest of us.

His audiences range from the very large to the very small. He speaks at:

  • After-dinner occasions

  • State and national conventions

  • Company meetings

  • Seminars of all types

  • Combination seminar, after-dinner, keynotes presentations

 

A New Set of Priorities

MOVING FROM PROMOTION TO ATTRACTION

The emergence of the newer and younger generation into our trucking industry demands that we re-look at our priorities as well as our approach to what we’re doing.

He is affectionately known as the most "asked back" speaker in the industry.

Dan has his audience learning and laughing at the same time. His wit and wisdom about the trucking industry has been engaging everyone from corporate leaders to dispatchers and drivers for decades. Check with our office for more details and scheduling speaking dates.

Consulting & Training

He is affectionately known as the most "asked back" speaker in the industry.

Dan has his audience learning and laughing at the same time. 

His wit and wisdom about the trucking industry has been engaging everyone from corporate leaders to dispatchers and 

drivers for decades. Check with our office for more details and scheduling speaking dates.

 

Dan's Videos

Dan has a way of combining his Texas warmth, wit and wisdom with a stimulating and thought provoking message

that drives to the heart of our need to understand ourselves and our relationships.

DAN’S INTRODUCTION

THE DISPATCHER / DRIVER

RELATIONSHIP CURRICULUM

THE FIRST YEAR

1.  Focuses Mainly on the Role of the

                                           Dispatcher/Driver Relationship

2.  The Role of the Dispatcher

3.  The Roles of the Driver

4.  The Basic Nature of that Relationship

5.  The Company – Customer – Driver Relationship

6.  How to Work with the Other Company Departments

7.  The Dispatcher as CEO of His/Her Fleet

8.  Gett'm Rollin'- Gett'm Paid - Gett'm Home

9.  Keepers of the Culture!

THE SECOND YEAR

1. Focuses Mainly on How we Deal with Ourselves
2. Attracting Instead of Recruiting Drivers
3. Building a Culture that Attracts
4. Learning to Manage Our Own Thinking
5. Dealing with Conflict Resolution
6. Building a Culture of Trust and Respect
7. Building Relationships that Last

8. Learning to See the Good in People
9. Working on What Makes People Tick

THE THIRD YEAR

1. Main Focus is On the Generational Turnover
2. Customs and Traditions of the WWII Generation
3. The Value of the Boomer Work Ethic
4. The Gift of the Generation X Group
5. The Emergence of the Millennials
6. Keeping the Value of the Work Ethic
7. Adjusting Our Work to the Leisure Ethic
8. Tendencies and Characteristics of the Generations
9. Our New Challenges In Trucking

Thoughtgrams

Dan's Thoughtgrams are a daily message designed to entertain, enlighten and inspire.

They are short, to the point, and fun to listen to, as they deal with almost every aspect of our daily lives.

People pay attention to what they enjoy listening to, so Dan has made certain that each of his 200 plus Thoughtgrams

are insightful, stimulating and always thought provoking.

Dan's Thoughtgrams always leave a message that outlives the listening, so make one of Dan's Thoughtgrams part of your daily experience and you may

think a lot clearer and laugh a lot more.

 

Songs & Poems

Over the years, Dan has written hundreds of poems, articles and stories. He has also written and recorded several trucker songs. Many times, he will recite the words to one of his poems or songs and people ask where they can get a copy of this or that one.

 

Here are three of his poems, two in print and one recited:

 "Daddy's Just A Trucker"

"Add It Up"

"The Real Issue"

 
 

Contact

Dan Baker

(800) 460-3288 or (830) 438-3288

P.O. Box 93

Bulverde, Texas 78163

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