Dennis McIntee, a gifted keynote speaker, and author, travels across the US speaking at leadership summits, management training events, and healthcare conferences. So many people already know Dennis as “The Drama Free Guy.” This is because Dennis understands that if you eliminate unhealthy drama in the workplace, your teams will thrive and succeed. In addition to being a keynote speaker, he is also a leadership consultant passionate about helping leaders create high-trust, high-performance cultures.

Dennis is also the author of The 8 Qualities of Drama Free Teams, The Power of Pursuit, Drama Free Teams in Healthcare, Drama Free Productivity, Drama-Free Relationships.

He has been married to his wife, Lisa, for 27 years and together they have four children. Whenever he isn’t writing, traveling, or speaking, Dennis is an avid runner and enjoys training for races and watching soccer.

Featured Topics:

Creating Drama Free Teams that Get Results

Leading a high-trust, high-performance team that gets results is possible. It’s also possible to do it without putting in more hours and working harder. Creating an ownership culture free of drama, victim mentalities, and blame assigning helps leaders leverage their most valuable asset–their team members. This interactive workshop will give you the practical skills you need to eliminate all the excuses not only from your team but every relationship today.

  • Discover the two trust-building skills necessary to create buy-in with your team
  • Understand how to remove emotion from situations to facilitate change
  • Master the art of coaching through the GPS Methodology™

Drama Free Productivity

Stop wasting time, start making better decisions, and boost ownership and accountability. You can get control of your time and your team, even if it seems like you have too much to do and not enough time. In this interactive workshop and keynote, Dennis teaches the mindsets you need to take the drama out of your productivity. It is possible to do more in less time with less stress.

  • Discover the four components for productive meetings
  • Explore the ten trust-building skills you need to increase buy-in with team members
  • Develop two techniques that will remove the emotional drama that kills motivation

The Drama-Free Leader in Healthcare

Despite the fact that there are tons of opportunities for organizations to grow utilizing their current teams, many leaders still face hurdles. To create a drama-free team, you first must become a drama-free leader. Some leaders play the game “Simon Says” in their organizations, but great leaders know the real game is “Follow The Leader”. This keynote explores tools on self-management. Nothing makes a better impression on people than the ability to lead yourself.

  • Learn the three skills for effective self-management
  • Explore how to increase the level of trust with your team
  • Discover how learning to manage your emotional state is the hidden key to high-performance

Leading Your People Through Change

There are outstanding opportunities for organizations to grow, yet many leaders face hurdles. In fact, many of these hurdles are internal–not external. According to research by Bain & Company, 85% percent of executives say their greatest barriers to achieving growth objectives actually lie inside their own four walls. Because senior care is changing it is imperative to continually modulate your thinking to deal with uncertainty.

  • Discover The Creative Focuser™ to help you think outside the box
  • Learn the three mindsets needed to navigate through transition and change
  • Master The Learning Matrix™ to make your future bigger than your past

Drama Free Customer Service

You can deliver excellent service consistently with greater employee ownership. In this interactive workshop, you’ll discover what makes The Disney Difference™ and how to apply those same processes in your teams.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover the EBAR Customer Service Transformer™ to help people deliver consistent, excellent customer service
  • Learn the key to developing Behavior Standards
  • Learn how to create self-directed work teams so everyone can own his or her role

What people are saying…

Mortgage Officer

Dennis McIntee has an uncanny intuition, a wit and wisdom that kept our time entertaining, and fantastic tools and resources helping to improve my focus.

Owner, New Castle

Dennis has been instrumental to my thinking both personally and professionally. He has helped me “get out of my own way” and stay focused.

Executive Services

Dennis really knows how to build a path for you to follow, all the way to success. He has been great at getting true ideas and testing them to see if they work.


“Everywhere where I go there I am.  How I do anything is how I do everything”


Healthy high-performing TEAMS don’t just happen; they’re built. This is your blueprint.“…best wisdom on how to manage a team I’ve read…required reading for my team along with “The Go Giver” and “QBQ.”This quick start guide gives you 8 strategies to eliminate the DRAMA now!You will discover: –> Why your current plans are a waste of time until you fix this one thing –> The question you must stop asking (it kills your trust and engagement)

Disappointed In Your Team’s Results? Are you frustrated because your team doesn’t produce results fast enough? Stressed out because you spend your time putting out fires produced by team drama? The 8 Qualities Of Drama Free Teams will give you the tools you need to accomplish more in less time. This practical handbook shows you 8 different leadership strategies you can use today to see immediate changes in your organization. You don’t have to tolerate the drama. You can lead a high-trust, high-performance team that produces results.

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Customer Service - 100%
Sales - 100%
Productivity - 100%

Dennis McIntee has an uncanny intuition, a wit and wisdom that kept our time entertaining, and fantastic tools and resources helping to improve my focus.

Mortgage Officer