• Drew Dudley

    Drew Dudley is the Founder & Chief Catalyst of Day One Leadership, and has spent the last 15 years helping individuals and organizations increase their leadership capacity.

  • About Drew

    Speaker, author, and founder of Day One Leadership

    Prior to founding Day One, Drew spent 8 years as the Director of one of Canada’s largest leadership development programs at the University of Toronto and served as National Chair of Canada’s largest post-secondary charity, which mobilized 35,000 volunteers annually to support the work of Cystic Fibrosis Canada.


    Recognized as one of the most dynamic keynote speakers in the world, Drew has spoken to over 250,000 people on 5 continents, been featured on The Huffington Post, Radio America, Forbes.com, and TED.com, where his “TED talk” has been voted “one of the 15 most inspirational TED talks of all time”. Time and Business Insider magazines have all included his talk on their lists of “speeches that will make you a better leader”.


    Drew’s clients have included some of the world’s most dynamic companies and organizations, including McDonald’s, Proctor & Gamble, JP Morgan Chase, Hyatt Hotels, the United Way and over 75 colleges and universities.

  • Talks

    Leading with Lollipops

    TEDx Toronto

    Selected to appear on TED.com, this talk (delivered at TEDxToronto in 2010) was ranked by visitors to the site as one of the “Most Inspirational TED Talks of All Time”.

    The game has no winners

    TEDx TraverseCity

    Of all of his TEDx talks, this is actually Drew’s favorite – an exploration of two words he feels are the key to a life of leadership and impact. Filmed at TEDxTraverseCity

    The Leadership Game

    TEDx Anchorage

    Recorded in Alaska at TEDxAnchorage, this talk introduces the process Drew teaches individuals and organizations all over the world.

    The List


    Filmed at TEDxUWO in 2012, this talk highlights the lessons “that are learned though never taught” that keep people from realizing their leadership potential

  • Book Drew

    Drew Dudley is exclusively represented by the Lavin Agency.