Contributor Profile

D.J. Vanas

Job TitleSpeaker, Author and Owner

Company NameNative Discovery, Inc.

About
D.J. Eagle Bear Vanas is a celebrated speaker and best-selling author whose expertise is showing people and organizations how to apply the warrior spirit at work. He is the author of the popular book The Tiny Warrior: A Path to Personal Discovery & Achievement which is printed is six countries. His latest book, Spirit on the Run, is his first novel. D.J. is an enrolled member of the Ottawa Tribe and a former U.S. Air Force officer. He inspires organizations to strengthen their tribe and practically apply warrior spirit principles to perform at their best, stay resilient and thrive in tough, changing environments. For two decades, he's delivered his dynamic programs in 49 states and overseas to clients such as Walt Disney, NASA, Intel Corporation, the U.S. Army, Subaru, Costco and hundreds of tribal governments and businesses. He's also been invited to speak at The White House - twice. 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. D.J. is the President and owner of Native Discovery Inc. and will be featured on the upcoming PBS Special, The Warrior Tradition, airing nationwide on November 11th of this year.

Conference Sessions

  • Keynote: Victory by Design

    October 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Titian 2301

    Victory is not born from waiting for a better economy, a new administration, the perfect moment or the exact mix of resources – it's about using what we have ri...

    • Language: English
  • Warrior Spirit in Leadership

    October 14, 2019, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Titian 2301

    Based on concepts from D.J.'s best-selling book, The Tiny Warrior: A Path to Personal Discovery & Achievement, this program will ignite the warrior spirit in yo...

    • Language: English
  • Warrior Spirit in Leadership

    October 14, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM, Veronese 2401

    Based on concepts from D.J.'s best-selling book, The Tiny Warrior: A Path to Personal Discovery & Achievement, this program will ignite the warrior spirit in yo...

    • Language: English

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