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Published:August 17th, 2009 15:48 EST
Judyth Piazza chats with Dan Goldberg, Business developer, Master marketer, Speaker, Trainer and Coach

Judyth Piazza chats with Dan Goldberg, Business developer, Master marketer, Speaker, Trainer and Coach

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

Dan Goldberg, MBA, is an internationally recognized business developer, master marketer, speaker, trainer and coach.

He was the founder and former owner of the highly successful international optical company "For Eyes", whose cutting edge approach to the sale of eyewear and related services irrevocably changed the entire industry and had a major impact on how all service businesses are marketed. Subsequently, he created an international management, marketing, public relations and advertising firm, putting his prowess to work for clients in areas including; manufacturing, distribution, health care, accounting, landscaping and tree care, investments, technology, legal, publishing, real estate, fashion, education, retail, and organizations in the non-profit sector.

He has been the subject of stories in Newsweek, Business Week, Playboy, Successful Business, Investor`s Business Daily, major newspapers in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Boston, Baltimore, Miami, San Francisco, Oakland, St. Louis, Chicago, Los Angeles and many other national and local publications. In addition, Dan has appeared on Good Morning America and other national and local television and radio programs.

His business and marketing expertise and unique way of developing and achieving success has been expressed through frequent keynote speeches, lectures and training sessions to executives, entrepreneurs, government officials, graduate and undergraduate students, as well as other individuals from various walks of life. His sense of humor and comedic flair, honed from his time as a standup comic and writer while working with some of today`s best known comedians and entertainers, make for enjoyable as well as informative programs. Most recently, Dan appeared on NBC-TV news in Philadelphia for his advice on setting and reaching objectives.

Dan wrote a monthly column in Smart Business Now Magazine on sales, management and business growth techniques for five years and is the author of the books Lighten Up and Lead and Stand Back A Second, Just don`t fall off the edge, co-author, with Don Martin, of The Entrepreneur`s Guide to Successful Leadership and author of The Six Steps To Solid Sales Success (tm) and The Seven Elements of Successful Leadership (tm) programs as well as the audio tape Growing A Successful Business.

Dan is an adjunct professor at the Fox School of Business, Temple University and the Smeal College of Business, Penn State University. He has also served as an adjunct professor at the College of Business, Kutztown University, as well as Rosemont College`s Department of Communication. Dan also formed and served as Chairman of the Dean`s Council, Drexel University, School of Public Health for four years through the end of 2004. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University and his Master of Business Administration degree from Kutztown University`s College of Business where he currently serves as Executive-In-Residence and Chairman of the Dean`s Council. Dan sits on the Executive Board of the IVC of Philadelphia, is a Director and Senior Fellow at The Institute for Effective Leadership and Vice-President of the Institute for Ethical Awareness.

He was also officially recognized for his contributions to United States public diplomacy by being chosen to receive the Citizen Diplomacy Award for American Business by the International Visitors Council of Philadelphia (IVC). This award was given to Dan for his work in teaching Russian business executives strategic planning. These executives were chosen by the President of Russia and sponsored by the United States government under the Presidential Management Training Initiative (PMTI). The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives also presented Dan with a "Certificate of Appreciation" for his activities with PMTI.

Dan`s experience and dedication to making a difference continues to help businesses, organizations and individuals achieve their goals.

Dan Goldberg is a keynote speaker and the President of Dan Goldberg Consulting, L.L.C., a training, coaching, business and personal development firm located in the Philadelphia, PA area. You can contact him at, visit his website at or reach him at (215) 233-5352