Sima Dahl

  • Sima is on a mission to show business professionals how to market and sell themselves. Onstage or online, she is the living proof that shifts the way people tell their story first to themselves, and then to others.
  • Her early experience as an award-winning B2B marketer paved the way for Sway Factor™, ground-breaking personal strategies that empower and inspire professionals to stand out, stay relevant, and be in demand.
  • Sima excels at distilling complex ideas into simple, practical strategies that move people into action. From social selling for sales teams eager to make quota to self-promotion for high-potential leaders eager to get a seat at the table, Sima will have your audience on the edge of their seats.

Sima Dahl, CSP, AS, and MBA

Raise Your Sway Factor™ - Be in Demand.
International Keynote Speaker & Corporate Trainer Onstage & Online

Sima Dahl, CSP, AS, and MBA, is an international speaker and branding visionary who will revolutionize the way you think about the business of personal brands. Her experience as an award-winning marketer paved the way for Sway Factor™, her ground-breaking personal branding framework that empowers professionals to generate demand for who they are and what they do. With bold candor, unfiltered honesty, and her signature charismatic style, Sima has traveled from Boston to Budapest showing business owners, enterprise sales teams, and association audiences how to out-hire, out-sell, and out-perform the competition.

Whether she’s keynote speaking, delivering corporate training, presenting a virtual workshop, or coaching executives, her passion is palpable. Her clients are progressive thinkers willing to embrace personal branding in business and who understand that in today’s hyper-connected, global marketplace, personal and business brands are inextricable and include such brands as Allscripts, BMO Harris Bank, CDW, Jones Lang LaSalle, M3 Insurance, Orbitz, Walgreens, United Airlines, United Benefit Advisors, and Zebra Technologies.

Sima is one of 12 percent of speakers worldwide to earn the Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association and one of 88 speakers worldwide to earn the Accredited Speaker designation, an honor conferred by Toastmasters International. Only three women in the world hold both.

Sima was an Edmund James Scholar at the University of Illinois where she earned a BA in Communications and graduated with honors with an MBA in Management from DePaul University. She travels from Chicago where she lives with her heart-husband Bill their dog, Lolla (Palooza.)

Years of Speaking Experience
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$10,000 – $15,000


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"Could See The Excitement"
"I could see the excitement from our team as they were getting solutions and ACTION STEPS we needed to implement! And now - even a few months after your presentation our team is still using the principles you taught us which are now ingrained into our culture. YOU ROCK!"

St. Maarten
"Will Long Be Remembered"
"Your keynote address kept everyone engaged and will long be remembered by everyone attending our OAC meeting. Your ability to customize the program and relate it directly to our industry and our specific company was outstanding."

-Linda Shaub
Director Of Marketing
Interim Healthcare
"They Were Delighted"
"Rick, I spoke to many attendees and they were all delighted by your content, presentation style, and for the humor you injected throughout. You exceeded my expectations and you will recall that I had very high expectations of you!"

-Milt Douglas
VP of Sales
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