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Dale Thomas Vaughn is a speaker about men and masculinities, empowerment, leadership, gender equality, managing and marketing to millennials, goal-setting, emotional intelligence, and success. 

Full Speech at TEDxSMU

Dale Thomas Vaughn breaks down the crisis of masculinity and shares insight on how great men transcend the big barrier we all experience. In an inspirational, heartfelt talk, he illustrates the 3 steps and 7 simple but powerful words that can build deeper connection, respect, and purpose in your life.

I totally came away from the event changed. Truly one of the best events I’ve ever been to... and I have been going to an event every two weeks or so for years. Great content. I really enjoyed meeting everyone.
— Chris S., CEO of Bliss Life Press


  • Personal Development - (Self-Actualization, Connection, Accountability)
  • Purpose (clarification, edification)
  • Emotionally intelligent Goal-setting (50-day plan)
  • Business Development - (Empowerment - Entrepreneurship)
  • Publishing your big idea book (Amazon)
  • Build Your Speaking Business around speaking/teaching/coaching
  • Media Training (Media For Your Mission)
  • Crewing Your Rowboat (Leadership Team Building)
  • Recruiting Your Mentor (Mentorship)
  • Dedication and Perseverance (Self-Management)
  • Managing Millennials
  • Healthy Masculinities, Masculinity
  • The Next Generation of Gender Equality, Equity, and Partnership
  • Men With Integrity Can End Sexism and Sexual Violence
  • Become Known as an Expert in Your Field

Full Speaker Bio: Download Here

Dale Thomas Vaughn has worked with some of the most influential people in the world including billionaire industry moguls, academic thought-leaders and international heads of state. Dale began his career in communication at Southwest Airlines and Ticketmaster/Live Nation - after which he co-founded an inclusionary leadership consulting company called The Gender Leadership Group. 

As an activist at the forefront of the conversation around gender equality and healthy masculinity, Dale was acknowledged as a "leader of men of quality" by feminist attorney Gloria Allred, and presented at the International Conference on Masculinities alongside other leaders like Gloria Steinem, Sheryl Sandberg and Michael Kimmel. As seen on CNN, CBS, Huff Post Live, TEDx, dozens of top podcasts and blogs, and in the LA Weekly, Dale’s work has received multiple Best of LA awards, Telly awards, and the M Award for service and leadership from his alma mater SMU. 

As a Renaissance Man
He has written and edited seven best-selling books, run with the bulls in Pamplona, trekked the 500-mile pilgrimage that is the Camino de Santiago, become a certified specialist of wine, played competitive dodgeball at a national level, and his recent learning endeavors involve learning the guitar, the piano, and taking real estate classes. Also, he can solve a Rubik's Cube in about 3 minutes.

Dale lives in Los Angeles with his partner Elizabeth Menzel, founder of the Happy Woman Academy.

Your workshop was one of the best workshops I’ve ever had here.
— Jason K., SBA Los Angeles