David has spent over 30 years working with leaders aligning their organizations to inspire individuals, teams, and hundreds, even thousands of people in various settings. He has captured his insights as an entrepreneur, speaker, author and film producer to share the powerful transformation that occurs when people share a common purpose. He has discovered that the key to real growth and profitability is purposeful leaders who build inspiring organizations and iconic brands. David’s mission is straightforward and clear: To provide people with the knowledge, skills and inspiration to perform at their best.
He is the author of the bestselling books, EVEN EAGLES NEED A PUSH – Learning to Soar in a Changing World, THE EAGLE’S SECRET – Success Strategies for Thriving at Work and in Life, and THE PUSH - Unleashing the Power of Encouragement. His co-authored book, Be Your OWN Brand, also a bestseller, is in its second edition and is now used by many business schools to address the importance of building a strong personal brand. David's latest book is My Sacred Journey Through Cancer. Also an award winning producer, David has produced two highly praised, inspirational films, The Power of Purpose and If I Were Brave.
McNally’s books have been translated into twelve different languages and developed into corporate training programs that have been released in over twenty countries. As an inspirational speaker, David's mission is straightforward and clear: to provide people with the knowledge, skills and inspiration to perform at their best.
David McNally is among an elite group of recipients of the Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) Speaker Hall of Fame by the National Speakers Association (NSA).
Many companies have acknowledged David as an influential motivational keynote speaker and embraced David's work as a key component of their ongoing corporate leadership training. Abbott Laboratories, Ameriprise Financial Services, Gartner Group, Merrill Lynch, Northwest Airlines, Pulte Homes, and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, are but a few of the many distinguished organizations that have embraced David’s work as a key component of preparing their employees for an ever increasing competitive and complex future.
"This LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD is being presented to David McNally for his significant contribution to our success. David, you have helped shape our culture and drive our performance. You have helped us to soar in a changing world."
"The power and impact of your remarks were clearly felt by all participants. I have been receiving calls and e-mails about how we can thrive in the marketplace. In fact, we are going to use your Thrivers vs Survivors characteristics to identify top performers. The real life stories you shared are enormously powerful and ones we'll remember for a long time. We look forward to your participation in future meetings."