Daran Wastchak is a small business performance coach, author, and professional speaker.

He recently sold the company he owned for nearly 20 years which provided residential energy efficiency and building science consulting for home builders and multifamily developers in Arizona. Since the sale of his company, Daran has been teaching small business owners how to create greater freedom within their business, and also sharing his motivational messages with audiences of all agaes and backgrounds.

Daran brings to his teaching, writing and speaking over 20-years of experience in business, as a member of non-Profit Boards of Directors, and Master’s and Ph.D. studies in Public Administration and Policy from Arizona State University.

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Keynote & Signature Presentations

“The Essence of High-Performance”
In Daran’s “Essence of High-Performance” presentation, he describe what a “High-Performance Organization” is and the benefits of being a High-Performance Organization, including less stress, more control, greater freedom, increased profitability, and a happier team. This power-packed presentation will show how every organization and its leadership can be more engaged, happy, and in perfect alignment on where they are going, how to get there, and what they intend to achieve.
“Surviving the Storm….with Vision and Values as Your Anchor”
With the economy going strong, but lots of signs that an end to the record market expansion may be coming soon, this presentation will share why the two key ingredients for “High-Performance” of Vision and Values are so important to your organization thriving rather than just surviving when the economy takes a turn for the worse. Daran will share his experiences with operating multiple companies over the past 20 years, including one company that failed miserably and another that leveraged the lessons learned from that failure to ultimately survive the most recent “Great Recession.” Every member of the audience will walk away with many nuggets of wisdom to help them thrive, not just survive, economic and other market challenges.

What Are People Saying?

“Daran is a life changing coach and very inspirational. He has provided me with a blueprint for exactly how to structure my business for success and future exit. His guidance has saved me years of lesson learning and money.” - Joseph Reyes

“Daran has a unique gift to communicate complex business struggles and opportunities in a clear actionable way.”- Matthew Gardner

“In just 60 minutes, Daran explained how to make core values more than just a catch phrase or icon on your home page, but instead a fundamental ingredient in the long-term strategy of your business. 10 out of 10! I would recommend him/his presentation to any business owner / decision maker.”- Francesca Zunzucchi

“This presentation is what every owner and manager needs, especially if they are struggling with their approach to managing their team.” - Rebecca Smout

"Daran is an amazing speaker with a talent for delivering information that is digestible and entertaining. He has the ability to teach from a different angle with different viewpoints. I would highly recommend anyone to sign up for one of his classes as he is clearly an expert with a passion to teach!" - Brian Tardif

“This presentation is a must see for every new startup or existing business. It will help you realize how important planning is and where it can take your business.”- Tricia Bond