/ Published July 14, 2021
Virtual Event: 15 July 1:30 to 3:30 EST
Topic of Discussion: Calling All Warriors: Powerful perspective from Native American culture on how to navigate change with confidence and clarity, continue serving well, maintain perspective, health, and a sense of humor.
Presenter: D.J. Vanas (enrolled member of the Ottawa Tribe of Michigan)
Zoom Link: https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1618038699...
Webinar ID: 161 803 8699
Webinar Program Objectives
• Understand through a traditional Native lens what a warrior is (and isn’t) and why it matters
• Learn five solid strategies to navigate change with confidence and clarity in times of uncertainty
• Examine how we create a sustainable environment that fosters strength and resilience
• Gain insight into the critical need for self-care in a service environment (and how to do it right)
D.J. Vanas is an enrolled member of the Ottawa Tribe of Michigan, a former U.S. Air Force officer, best-selling author and his expertise is in showing people and organizations how to apply the warrior spirit at work. He’s delivered over 7,000 programs to clients such as Intel Corporation, USAA, the U.S. Army, Walt Disney, Costco, Subaru, Indian Health Service, Mayo Clinic, NASA and almost 500 tribal nations in their businesses, governments and communities. He’s also been twice invited to speak at The White House. He’s primarily a keynoter and workshop presenter and his passionate focus is inspiring the use of our traditional warrior spirit principles to stay resilient, fiercely solution-oriented, create clarity from chaos and get better results in all we do as leaders and service providers. He holds a B.S. from the U.S. Air Force Academy and an M.S. from University of Southern California and has served on the Board of Directors on the National Board of Certified Counselors. After serving ten years as an Air Force officer, he is now the president of his own company, Native Discovery Inc. D.J.’s mission is to "build the warriors of tomorrow...today". He’s also the author of “The Tiny Warrior: A Path to Personal Discovery & Achievement” (which is printed in six countries) and his newest book and first novel, “Spirit on the Run.” **D.J. is featured on the PBS documentary “The Warrior Tradition”, exploring the warrior spirit traditions across Indian Country, which aired nationwide on Veterans Day**.