Motivational Speaker. Trainer. Coach. Emcee. Impresario. Author. Networker and Dot Connector.

Sima Dahl helps business professionals create sway… the degree to which you have unrivaled ethical influence within your network, your community, and your industry. It’s the secret ingredient that grants you dibs and the right of first refusal, throws open doors and opportunities for you, and encourages people to recommend and refer you. Do you want to grow your businesses exponentially? Raise your visibility and get promoted? Create and cultivate a fan base of colleagues, clients, and customers that act as if they are your own personal sales force? How does consistent, sustainable, and repeatable success sound? Contact Sima today.

 Who Hires Sima? 

The Sway Factor™ system is an effective and time-efficient approach to personal branding, social networking and social selling, and through her keynotes, corporate training and workshops, Sima has helped thousands of sales teams, business owners, entrepreneurs and career-driven staff:

Sima’s roster of corporate clients includes forward-thinking companies such as Motorola, USG, Jones Lang LaSalle, Mesirow Financial, Orbitz, ADP, Assurance Agency, PepsiCo, United Airlines, Stratix Corporation, Microsoft, Abbott, Medline, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Her association clients include the American Marketing Association; Business Marketing Association; Association for Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings; Meeting Planners International; DSCOOP; Building Owners & Managers Association; International Housewares Association; National Association of Electrical Distributors; Institute of Internal Auditors, and dozens more.

Sima is the co-author of two anthologies and regularly writes about personal branding and social selling for the Marketing News and similar journals. She has previously served for more than 12 years on the boards of the American Marketing Association and Business Marketing Association; is Faculty at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management; and is a member of the National Speakers Association where she is on track to earn her Certified Speaking Professional designation. She earned her BA in Communications from the University of Illinois in Champaign and her MBA in Management with distinction from DePaul University in Chicago.

Previously she spent 20 years in corporate marketing where she wrangled brands and crafted messages for companies large and small. She still does that, only now she does it for people. In her free time you’ll find Sima cycling, skiing, exploring the Chicago food scene, or rocking out to live music.

Ready to see how she can put the power of personal branding, social networking and social selling to work in YOUR ORGANIZATION?

“Your ability to engage, entertain and educate our members was great! One member said, “Give her more time to talk – she was the best speaker I’ve heard in years.” American Institute of Architects