163 | Dane Espegard | The Dream Machine: A Leader’s Guide to Creating Teams of High Performers Who Achieve Extraordinary Outcomes

In this episode, Darius and Dane discuss why dreams matter, the benefits of having a dream list, how having a “dream culture” can improve the performance of a team, and how leaders can help their members achieve their dreams. They also touch on the topic of best practices for making dreams a reality.

In this episode, Dane and I talked about:

  • How Dane’s book The Dream Machine came about
  • The importance of having a dream list
  • How Dane leads and helps his team achieve their dreams
  • The best practices for making dreams into reality
  • The coolest dream Dane has seen someone turned into reality
  • What the readers can learn from The Dream Machine
  • How businesses can show their appreciation for their team members
  • And other topics…

Meet Dane:

Dane Espegard is a culture consultant who teaches, assists and executes the implementation of a Culture centered around Dream Achieving. The system is bottom-up and puts the emphasis on the development and personal lives of the team member. Dane works with companies in a very simple manner to get the culture started and leaves them with some very easy to implement steps. Connect with Dane at www.DaneEspegard.com.Dane has been public speaking and training individuals for 15+ years while implementing his system for Vector Marketing where he is a Division Manager and operating one of the top performing teams in the nation. Dane brings a successful people-oriented method to market in his latest book, The Dream Machine so other leaders can benefit from the extraordinary transformation to their teams and businesses.

Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine LIVE. Darius is a mad scientist, high-growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius is on a quest to create 1,000,000 Core Value Driven Organization by 2030. He is calling this “The Core Value Revolution.” Darius is an alumni of the Birthing of Giants Entrepreneurial Program at MIT and Stagen Integral Leadership Program. Darius’s accolades include being ranked #9 Top Rated CEO in America on Glassdoor, has won numerous Stevie Awards, and has founded and grown organizations that have been ranked #40 in the Inc. 500 and were ranked #3 Best Places to Work By the San Francisco Business Time. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and, especially, Pink Unicorns. His book, The Core Value Equation, is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is available at www.thecorevalueequation.com.

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My team and I are on a mission to help YOU create a cultural revolution. I want to teach you how to build a core value driven organization. 



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