Scott Schwefel

Scott Schwefel, CEO, Discover Yourself
ROI Podcast Episode 240

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Scott Schwefel is CEO of Discover Yourself. After starting, growing, and selling 3 different multi-million dollar businesses, Scott now delivers keynote speeches and trains CEOs and executives in selling skills and leadership throughout the world. He has spoken in London, Paris, Geneva, Scotland, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Kuwait and throughout all of North America. He has also lived with the Hadza and Massai tribes in Tanzania.

Scott’s first business was in partnership with Tino Lettieri, called Tino’s Inc. and after 3 years was sold to Schwanns in 1989. From 1990 until 2003 Scott built and sold Benchmark Learning, Minnesota’s largest technology training company, and then from 2004 until 2014 he built and sold Insights Twin Cities to Insights Global in Scotland.

He also learned lessons on life and leadership as a TEC/Vistage member from 1995 until 2003, and he has published four books: I Think I’ll Stand Up, Get a Job Fast, GPS for Success, and Discover Yourself. He is also a highly rated speaker for Vistage International, the world’s largest CEO member organization and has trained several dozen leadership teams running billion-dollar business units.

Today Scott Schwefel and his team deliver increased sales, profits, and productivity in some of the world’s best companies while himself traveling globally training teams, leaders and sales people, speaking to thousands, and reaching millions more via his live webinars, his videos, and his Ted Talk (

If asked “What’s your dream job?”, Scott would say, “EXACTLY what I do now… teaching people how to communicate better with each other.”

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