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David Shands

David has been an authority in the entrepreneurship arena helping individuals make the transition from their job to their dream for years, since he’s done it himself in 2012.

AUDIENCES: Middle & High School Students, Aspiring Entrepreneurs

FEE RANGE: $2k-$7k

TOPICS: Relatable Entrepreneurship Coaching, Business & Idea Development

David is an inspiration to anyone with an idea to create what doesn’t yet exist.

From employee to employer, David worked in various customer-oriented industries, all while building his own apparel business. He coined the phrase, “Sleep is 4 Suckers”, starting out with wristbands and a cool story, later evolving into a clothing line and a way of life. With entrepreneurship being his overarching area of expertise, David works to inspire and uplift many with his brand tag line “If you lose sleep doing what you love, you will eventually live the dream that you only would have dreamt”.

Since David quit his job at the Cheesecake Factory in 2012, his successful businesses, compelling story and unique teaching style has taken his speaking platform across the country. David has the unique ability to teach complicated subjects like entrepreneurship, marketing, leadership and mental toughness in a way that is being grasped and understood by audiences of all ages.