"You simply can't go wrong by having Dave Crenshaw present at your meeting. He's professional. He's personable. He engages the audience. His material is absolutely outstanding. We will have him back."
—Greg Anderson, Managing Director, Crown Council
"I hired Dave Crenshaw to address three hundred entrepreneurs from across the globe on the Myths of Multi-tasking. Dave has a simple and yet important message which he delivers in a fun, light and entertaining way. I would not hesitate to re-hire or recommend him to others."
—David Nilssen, Cofounder & CEO, Guidant Financial (EO Seattle)
"At Zappos.com, our core values include pursuing growth and learning, doing more with less, and building a positive team and family spirit. Dave’s message can resonate with anyone looking to live those values and make themselves invaluable."
—Tony Hsieh, CEO, Zappos.com
"Dave Crenshaw demonstrates how multitasking is, in fact, a lie that actually wastes time, energy, and money… ‘switchtasking,’ as Dave calls it, not only uses up more of our resources, but it also diminishes our overall productivity."
—Chuck Norris, Actor and Martial Artist
"Crenshaw has mastered the perfect recipe for small business success. This book rocks!"
—Michael Symon, Iron Chef and Restaurateur
"Dave did a phenomenal job … high integrity, tremendous content. If you’re considering hiring Dave for an event I highly, highly recommend it. He went above and beyond."
—Robin Robins, President, Technology Marketing Toolkit
"I’ve produced some extraordinary events with speakers such as the Dalai Lama and Sir Richard Branson. Dave Crenshaw’s message, his passion, his commitment to his clients is unlike any we’ve ever seen before. He was without a doubt one of the biggest hits today."
—Koroush Assef, Partner, SimpleWealth
"This is the one book I wished I had when I first started out in business. The Focused Business is jam-packed with street-smart strategies to help you achieve success NOW. Crenshaw rips apart all your excuses and will jump-start you on your way to the profits you deserve!"
—"Famous Dave" Anderson, Founder of the World's Best BBQ Joint
"Dave has perfectly captured the sobering reality of an entrepreneurial existence. Follow his advice and your path to excellence and the 'ultimate harvest' will be more rewarding and a lot less stressful. I wish this book existed five years ago."
—Raegan Moya-Jones, CEO and co-founder of Aden & Anais
"Our business has grown financially. It’s grown in organization and stability of our systems. Our employees are definitely happier and most importantly—my stress level has decreased substantially."
—Angy Ford, Owner, Bravo Arts Academy
"I had Dave Crenshaw come to one of my events and speak to about four hundred of my members. Since that first event I’ve hired Dave again to come and do another session for my people because they just can’t get enough of him. Book him before someone else does."
—Sam Beckford, Owner, Successful Studio Strategies
"Our meeting attendee survey proved him to be the top rated speaker … Dave’s presentation was inter-active, provided great solutions and really made people think about the positive changes they could make."
—Diana Nelson, Event Coordinator, KFSA
"Invaluable bridges the gap between employee - manager relationships and productivity. Companies that implement this message not only stand to improve their bottom line but also make their work environments happier for everyone."
—Keith Ferrazzi, Author, Never Eat Alone
"Dave’s unique system-oriented, yet personal approach to coaching and his breadth of experience has made all the difference. We've received demonstrable short term and long term payoff. Dave is truly a superhero!"
—Chris Dexter, Partner, DexterLaw
"As someone who has lived the tale Dave Crenshaw tells, focus always triumphs over chaos! Don’t be attracted to all shiny objects; find the right object and make it shine!"
—Lynda Weinman, Cofounder of lynda.com
"Dave is clever, witty and relevant to these times. He speaks effectively and delvers an engaging presentation evidenced by an enthralled audience that did not stir. I recommend him to help increase your productivity. Simple but effective."
—Murrali Rangarajan, Managing Director and Co Founder, at Business Accelerator, LLC
"Dave's ability to help companies and entrepreneurs achieve their full potential is simply excellent. Dave spoke in Ghana at The Vodafone African Leadership Seminar and I must say I was humbled to part of his presentation in Ghana."
—David Pappoe Jr., Founder/ CEO, Pap Oil services, Ghana
"Over the years at SANG we have had some amazing speakers share the stage like Tony Robbins, Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy, Guy Kawasaki, David Allen, and I can honestly say that some of the things that Dave shared with our group has been some of the most impactful. Dave's message is important and his delivery is powerful. You will be glad you hired Dave Crenshaw, I certainly was."
—Larry Benet, Chief Connect of SANG and the author of "Connection Currency"
"Invaluable is the next logical step in career development. This story will show you step-by-step how to increase your value in the market and increase workplace harmony."
—Daniel H. Pink, Author, A Whole New Mind and Drive
"Dave helped us to increase our revenues and help me to feel that I can handle the things that I have on my desk."
—Jason Smith, CEO, Magnum Manufacturing
"Dave is very knowledgeable with his craft and has a great way of teaching it to a variety of personalities. His insight and follow up is amazing. He teaches proven concepts that have been a great help to me personally and to my professional career. I never knew Dave before I hired him to help me. I now count him as a trusted friend."
—Brent Bingham, VP Sales at Winder Farms
"Dave has an uncanny way of knowing what ails most entrepreneurs. I've appreciated his insight as a business coach and I use him as an outsourced board of directors. Many of the recommendations he's made have had a great impact on our efficiency and profitability. He's helped not only the company but also on my own effectiveness as a leader."
—Jacob Hoehne, Chief Creative Officer, Issimo Productions, inc.
"It was the best money spent this year."
—Jason Payne, CFP, Owner - Payne Wealth Management - Securities offered through Sammons Securities Company, LLC, Member FINRA and SIPC
"This is a refreshingly honest and inventive approach to small business! I love it."
—Neil Grimmer, CEO and cofounder of Plum Organics
"Dave definitely brings a fresh approach to finding that extra hour or two that we're all looking for in a day. Not just in business but in our personal life as well...take the time to meet with Dave. As they say it takes money to make money, well with Dave it takes time to save it."
—Greg Fix, Vice President at Magleby Construction
"I couldn’t recommend Dave more highly. I’m thrilled with the investment, thrilled with the opportunity of working with him and being coached by him. I feel that Dave Crenshaw is on his path and on his way to becoming one of the great business minds of our generation."
—Jason Hewlett, Owner, JH Entertainment
"Dave Crenshaw provided two very informative and entertaining seminars for our guests. He provides real life scenarios, great concepts that can be applied in all industries, and he brings humor and candor to the discussion."
—Jason Stoddard, Vice President, KeyBank
"I now perform better as a business owner. My mind is free and I’m more organized."
—Gary Heaton, Owner, Valpak
"It’s been a wonderful experience. I really highly recommend it. Even just communicating with my husband has improved. It’s been wonderful. Just go for it and try it out."
—Liliana Somma, Owner, The School of Dance and Music
"Dave helped free up at least thirty percent of my time. He radically advanced my organization and career."
—Jane Ann Craig, CEO, Total Dental Administrators
"Invaluable is operations excellence for small companies. Crenshaw’s easy-to- follow style explains practical methods for analyzing what one is doing and figuring out how to be more productive-more invaluable."
—Brad Smart, Author, Topgrading: How Companies Win by Hiring, Coaching, and Keeping the Best People
"A fresh take on the problem of timewasters in our corporate and personal lives, The Myth of Multitasking will change your paradigm about what is productive and what is not. I loved the concept of ‘switchtasking’ versus multitasking."
—Hyrum Smith, Co-founder, FranklinCovey
"Dave Crenshaw is spot on with his assessment that chaos is a business killer. If we weren’t able to focus and build the correct systems to avoid chaos, OtterBox wouldn’t be the industry leader in mobile device protection."
—Curt Richardson, Founder and Chairman, OtterBox
"The path of the entrepreneur is littered with every imaginable personal and professional struggle. Thank you, Dave, for showing how to overcome that chaos as entrepreneurs journey toward success."
—Anisa Telwar Kaicker, Founder and President, Anisa International
"Dave's material and presentation are top notch. I highly recommend Dave as a speaker/presenter to any group or organization."
—Ted Broman, Owner IntegraCore, Conduit, Health Connect
"I was blown away. I love his wisdom, I love his humor, I love his clarity, I love his examples and I’m a fan. I’m a raving fan. Dave’s the man."
—Raymond Aaron, Author and Speaker
"Played 9 holes of golf today—all due to you, Dave."
—Lisa Pevateaux, Owner, Elite Dance Academy
"Dave Crenshaw has truly changed the way I get business done and deal with my family. With Dave's system the results were immediate! My business and my family have benefited greatly from this increase in efficiency."
—Tyler Hawkins, Owner, Xavier Paint
"Crenshaw outlines a winning game plan for entrepreneurs in The Focused Business. Highly entertaining and enlightening!"
—Mark Eaton, NBA All-Star, speaker and founder, 7ft4.com
"As my business has grown, so have opportunities for growth and demands on my time. Like most entrepreneurs I often find it difficult to know when to say "no". Dave's program has helped me identify and focus on the "highest value" tasks and that has given me more time to explore the new opportunities and for myself and my family."
—Kent Thomas, Salt Lake City, Utah
"If every busy professional could internalize Crenshaw’s message… we’d all get much more done in less time."
—Gina Trapani, Lead Editor, Lifehacker.com; Author, Upgrade Your Life
"It was exactly what I needed to leverage all the stuff that comes into my life at home and at work."
—Brad Norton, VP Marketing, UCCU
"I’ve referred other people because I felt Dave was well worth the investment."
—Scott Asbell, Partner, Rocky Mountain Mortgage
"Dave is amazing! I would highly recommend Dave to anyone needing to add time to their day and organization to their life. "
—Wendy Bird, Founder, My Princess Pearls
"The things Dave he taught me literally gave me an extra two hours a day. I don't even know how but my life has been so much easier and in control since. I have already recommended Dave to several business owners and will continue to do so in the future."
—Jimmy Rex, Owner at Real Estate Foreclosure Specialists
"I recommend Dave Crenshaw whole-heartedly and am his advocate for any speaker presentation."
—Jason Hewlett, Owner, JH Entertainment
"Like most entrepreneurs, I have far more ideas than I have time to implement them, even with a great team in place. Dave's program helped me reduce distractions, focus on high value tasks and run my business like a well-oiled machine. Now I reap the financial and emotional rewards of having more time to coach more people."
—Libby Gill, Author and Speaker
"It's the one service I’ve paid for and utilized that I can refer without any hesitation whatsoever."
—Clay Johnson, CEO, Castle and Cooke Mortgage
"There’s not a day that I don’t say to myself that the teaching, the experience, the organization , the systems that Dave brought to the table taught me of been worth every cent that I paid him."
—Lamond Woods, Sentry West Insurance
"I feel in greater control of my business. I have learned how to control and use my time wisely."
—Glenn Mitchell, Owner, Sav-Mor Auto
"My wife and I are actually spending more quality time together, less time on unimportant things related to business. My family life has increased and improved."
—Don Eldrege, Owner, GDE Construction
"I had the opportunity to attend one of Dave's workshops. He was specific in actions to take and not filled with fluff like so many other workshops I've attended. He gave me hope that I to with a little effort can become effective in my day to day activities."
—Mark Weisenburger, IPC at doTERRA
"Dave demonstrated why he is such an in-demand speaker and expert. He is practical, candid and avoids "consultant speak" while seriously impacting how we do our work."
—Wayne Turmel, Virtual and Remote Teams Expert Blogger , Trainer and Consultant
"I really recommend everyone invest some time to attend Dave's trainings. Just few hours of your valuable time can make a big difference in your career. I can assure you that it's worth it!"
—Marcelo Felinto, Partner at Marffeli Consultoria Empresarial Ltda.
"Dave is fantastic to work with! He is very professional and at the same time a very generous and fun person to work with. It’s a pleasure to recommend Dave."
—Maria Breitholtz Söderström, Consultant, Sweden
"Dave’s Get Time Boot Camp process is rock solid and immediately useful. The best thing though is Dave’s generosity and integrity. It is a pleasure to know and work with him."
—Pam Bryan, IAPC Coach
"It’s been a couple of years and I have maintained all of the instructions that Dave Crenshaw helped me with. I saved myself so much time."
—Dianna Anderson, Owner, Design Spectrum
"Dave's Boot Camp directed my focus on the most valuable tasks to achieve my careeer goals. It has created enough time for me to advance my education, work full time and still have quality time for myself and family. The rewards are worth the investment and effort."
—Karen E. Martin, Holland, MI
"Dave is extremely patient. He is relentless in his efforts to help you improve, and he really cares about your success, both professional and personal. He has good business advice and a huge network of colleagues to draw from for any type of service or product you may need. Dave is as sincere a person as I have had the pleasure of woking with."
—Jonathan Law, Instructor at Home Acoustics Alliance
"Prior to Dave's program I was overwhelmed and losing the battle with all the "stuff" that I had to get done. Now I am able to be creative and focus my energy on my most enjoyable and profitable activities. Thanks, Dave!"
—Jon Skidmore, Psy.D., Performance Coach/Licensed Psychologist
"Dave helped fine tune our business systems in a way that was objective yet tailored to our "uniqueness." He also helped us address difficult decisions when they needed to be made. I highly recommend him."
—Terry Ann Olsen, Design Coordinator, Foremost Interiors
"Dave is incredibly motivating and very knowledgeable about not only the theories behind productivity and becoming "invaluable" but also the technology that can be best used to accomplish the goals."
—Laura Lee Sparks, Owner, The Simple Solution
"Dave's tutorial on Time Management are great! His tips has changed my life! I strongly suggest his video tutorials in Lynda.com to every single human being on earth!"
—Mehran Shirazi, PhD Student and Research Assistant at Simon Fraser University
"Dave Crenshaw's video series on time management, on how to make ourselves irreplaceable in the job and how to achieve our goals with a simple seven-point system is kept short and concise and immediately applicable. Moreover, it's - thanks to Dave's entertaining and enjoyable way of presentation - fun to follow."
—Holger L. Weinel, Designer and Illustrator
"It’s like a weight has been lifted off me. I was able to be much more organized. I highly recommend it. It’s worth every moment of your time and money."
—Mark Crosby, Contractor
"In just our first short discussion, Dave was able to help me see through the fog and chaos I brought him and give me tools to find my clarity. The value is more than financial, though I am certain that will be significant, it speaks to my sense of personal direction. Books, seminars, personal coaching... one way or another avail yourself to this rare and talented man."
—Paul Pugmire, Owner at Deja Blue, Inc.
"If you take his advice, your work day life will be transformed, you will become more effective and valuable, and you will be focusing more on your most lucrative and meaningful activities. His ideas also work in your home and family life."
—Revel Miller, Business Coach
"I'm grateful for the techniques I learned with the Boot Camp because I am much more able to complete tasks on time, to be more focused and productive at the office, and I actually have more leisure time."
—Beverly Delidow, Huntington, WV
"Dave encouraged and taught me to start a small business. I'm still using his advice and still draw from his examples and ideas. Dave has my highest recommendation."
—Matt Graham, Software Engineer, Action and Portrait Photographe
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