Douglas Kruger

When your goal is to ‘own your industry’, Douglas Kruger has some fascinating insights to help you get there. He speaks globally on how businesses and brands can compete more effectively and position themselves as industry experts. He dismantles self-imposed rules that can hamstring aspiring companies and he shows you how to develop talent.

He also trains top executives and sales teams in persuasive presentation skills, helping them to win new business.

A hardcore advocate for personal discipline and a committed crusader against victimhood-mentality, Douglas is passionate about creating thought-leaders and disrupting outdated ideas.

The author of 5 business books, including the highly-acclaimed “Own Your Industry – How to Position Yourself as an Expert”, A multiple award-winning speaker, his clients include senior management and sales teams at companies like MultiChoice, BMW, Liberty, and HP.

His thought-leadership ideas have been featured on CNBC Africa, SAFM, Classic FM among others and he has been published in Forbes, Entrepreneur and Destiny Man. His next book, due for release in 2017, is tentatively titled, ’They’re Your Rules – Break Them.’

Douglas’ most requested talks are:

  • “Relentlessly Relevant – How to Innovate” – Disruptive change, competitive advantage, thinking differently to out-pace your competition
  • “Own Your Industry – How to Position Yourself as an Expert”. – When you are the Branson of business, the Clarkson of cars, or the Nigella of food, the business comes to you.
  • “Talent.” – How it works, and how to grow it – or crush it
  • “Is Your Thinking Keeping you Poor?” – How the Rich think Differently – Mindsets around work and wealth, and how to change your reality