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Every Humans' Success in life depends on Strong Relationships at Home, in their Community, in their Profession and Marketplace.  Strong Successful Relationships depend on Strong Communication and Emotional Intelligence skills to successfully interact with many different types of people from all walks of life.  A diverse team of people offers a diverse set of options and creativity leading to product or services breakthroughs.

Every Communities’ success depends on individuals trading goods and services with each other which requires successful relationships.


Every successful person I know in sports or business has hired a coach to improve their performance and move out of their comfort zone to the next level of their goals.  We would be happy to share our references with you.

John has worked with, hired, advised and coached CEO's, CFO'S, VP's, Country Managers, National, Regional and District, Sales Managers, Sales and Marketing staff.  He has been very successful at developing growth strategies for small businesses that work! The foundation of all his success has been to build strong relationships with all stakeholders in his life.

DGS have turned around manufacturing companies, sales distributors, Service companies and not for profits.  We have merged a 60 year old not for profit to achieve sustainability.  DGSI has been project managers for manufacturing companies. 

DGSI has hired and trained sales reps in Computers, Critical Care sales,  Pharmaceuticals, Equipment manufacturers, distributors, and Life Sciences companies.  They has taught territory management, process improvement and communications for sales reps to work in hospitals,doctors offices and research labs.  DGSI has also taught sales to sales reps for manufacturing and distribution companies.   The most significant offering has been how to communicate in stressful environments to build successful relationships. Communications and Emotional Intelligence has been our passion.

Strong leaders understand the need to become more aware of our strengths and weaknesses and how to manage them.  The most effective leaders know their team: What makes them tick, what strengths they possess, how they prefer to go about their work, and what activities will excite or deflate them.  They especially know their teams goals and dreams.  Amazing leaders help their team achieve their goals while working on the organization's goals.  

We provide insights to improve relationships, trust and communication between managers and teams. A deep understanding of a leaders own driving forces and those of the people they manage. We also work with our clients to identify potential blind spots in their leadership style assisting them in reaching past their comfort zone into the next level of their career.  How to improve trust and relationships with their team, and to help them get the most out of themselves and the people they lead.

One of the Key Advanced Leadership Skills is being able to communicate with all types of people,  manage the stressful situations (Emotional Intelligence) so you can build strong, productive relationships and an amazing life.

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We have attended the school of hard knocks, served our country in the military,  attended and taught at Colleges and Universities.  We have worked our way up from small business, owner, sales rep, and CEO.  We have worked globally. We are know for doing turnarounds. 


As we chased our dreams we fell in a few times, learned, grew, make adjustments,  and got back in the boat to continue towards our dreams. 

Always remembering it is about who we become during the journey and who we  help!

Now it is our time to give back, assist those  committed to their dreams.  We especially want to assist them when they fall in ,as they will, get back in the boat, learn, grow and get back to chasing their dreams.


Our vision is that:

  • More people can successfully start and succeed with small businesses.  

  •  More people can become successful leaders that help others succeed in life.

  • More people have success at building strong, healthy and enduring relationships in their personal and professional life.