David C. Olcott is founder, president and CEO of Samurai Success, Inc., an international executive, organizational and personal coaching firm headquartered in Denver, CO.
Throughout his more than 30 years of professional coaching experience, David has worked with numerous individuals, organizations and companies throughout the United States and Hong Kong.
His coaching focuses on developing strategies and structures that provide for sustainable growth and productivity. Even during the direst of economic times such as in the aftermath of 9/11 and in the recent economic crisis, Samurai Success clientele have enjoyed record growth by following his proven methods of success.
His clients praise his uncanny ability to make complex ideas understandable and to propel them to consistently achieve seemingly out of reach goals.
David is also a nationally known motivational speaker and lecturer. His dynamic and positive approach energizes audiences to move from being a worrier to blossoming into a warrior. During many of his presentations, he has motivated people without any martial arts training to join him on stage and smash boards with their bare hands.
Prior to founding Samurai Success, David was a #1 national trainer for Anthony Robbins and was the business manager to the #1 selling real estate agent in the world. David has also enjoyed a distinguished career in the world of public service.
He served as the chief of staff for a member of the Florida State Senate and served as the campaign manager and legislative aide to the youngest woman ever elected to the Florida House of Representatives.
David is master certified in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and has earned a Bachelor of Science in finance from Florida International University. He has trained in the martial arts for more than 15 years and holds a second-degree black belt in Aikido. David is also an accomplished motorcycle racer who has competed against top-level racers throughout Colorado.
David has been a guest on several radio shows and is the author of the soon-to-be-released book, Swords of Illumination.
David is married to Dr. Lorena Lavarne and they have one son, Josh. The family spends their time in both Denver, CO and Sarasota, FL.