Doug Nielsen

Lead yourself first so others will choose to follow.


Associations, Corporate


Accountability, Empowerment, Inspirational, Leadership, Motivation, Teamwork/Teambuilding

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Over the past two decades, Doug Nielsen has been instrumental in assisting thousands of individuals overcome self-imposed limitations and accelerate personal achievement. Doug infuses his audiences with energy and enthusiasm. In working with him, participants learn how to gain control of their lives and to develop the motivation to consistently succeed personally and professionally.

Doug earned his bachelor's degree in Clinical Social Work and Psychology and later his Master's degree in Behavioral Science in 1993 from the UNLV. As an LCSW, he maintains a thriving private practice. As a nationally Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), Doug provides speaking, training, and coaching services to organizations across the country.

As COO of an employee wellness program, Doug helped the company triple its client base during his tenure. He is the author of the best-selling book "Take Life by the Helm! Proven Strategies for Gaining Control", is a black belt in karate, and is a proud father of six.

Doug Nielsen Color Photo Doug with arms folded Hands on hips Take Life by the Helm Interacting with audience

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