Dana Wasson


Dana Wright-Wasson has been writing all her life. A third generation San Franciscan, she's led hundreds, maybe thousands of meetings. She knows what makes a good meeting work, from good planning and preparation, to shaking things up so people are excited to participate. In her book, We've Got to START Meeting Like This, she gives tips on how to plan and deliver a successful conference or retreat, the special events that bring lots of people together. To Meet or NOT To Meet shares tips for those regular weekly meetings so the right people show up, contribute, and leave prepared to take action.

Dana is PASSIONATE about engaging people. She works as a visual facilitator, using large sheets of paper and a colorful palette of markers to help groups tell their stories, find meaning, and take action. She is the founder of a successful consulting firm specializing in employee engagement, strategic planning, and leadership development. When she's not working, she's traveling with her husband, visiting her two daughters, or playing with her Goldendoodle, Mysti.


Talk the Walk: Designing a Clear Path to a World Class Employee Experience
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,830. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general
Written with wit and wisdom, Talk the Walk is every leader’s guide to creating a culture that inspires employees to show up with passion, solve hard problems, and make the company better--together.
To Meet or NOT To Meet?: 10 Tips for Practically Perfect Meetings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / meetings & presentations
A fast, informative and fun book brimming with ideas that will change the way you think about every meeting you either manage or attend.
We've Got to START Meeting Like This!: Creating inspiring meetings, conferences, and events
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / meetings & presentations
The START Meeting Model will ignite your events, conferences and meetings. Once you've used the tools and skills in this book to design and run a high-outcome, high-engagement meeting, you too will say: We've Got to START Meeting Like This!