David Atkins

Author, State Police Captain, Million Dollar International Direct Sales Earner, Keynote Motivational Speaker, Executive 1:1 Coaching & Consulting, Business Leader of 1,400 Person Organization

Expert on

  • Inspirational
  • Vision/Purpose
  • Attitude
  • Mindset
  • Motivation
  • Adversity

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David is a retired New York State Police Captain after 22 years of service.  He ran all State Police operations for the entire County of Westchester NY which averages approximately 400-500,000 911 calls a year.  David was the New York State Trooper of the Year in 2003 followed by New York State Police Investigator of the Year in 2007.   He moved up through the ranks during his 22-year career with the New York State Police. He went from patrol to Investigations to leading undercover units involved in Organized Crime, Auto Theft, Money Laundering and large scale drug organizations.  David was also a first responder at Ground Zero on 09/11 where he spent weeks working in New York City.  Additionally, while working full time with the NY State Police David also built a million-dollar direct sales business.  Through his success both in law enforcement and business, David became a Keynote Motivational Speaker presenting to groups of a few hundred people to over 20,000 people in the NFL Super Dome in New Orleans.   David published his first book The Leveled Up Life in 2022 and is an Executive Coach working 1:1 with Clients as well as a Consultant.  Most importantly David is a husband and a Father to his three daughters.




Have you noticed…

Fear, Adversity, Mindset and Excuses

…to name a few are often the difference makers for those that are truly successful and those that aren’t?

We all face them each and everyday, but a select few know how to overcome them.

So how do you overcome these obstacles that we all face every single day both personally and professionally?

You teach your organization a model that speaks to their inner core,
…mindset and thought process to breakthrough these barriers.​

That’s where David comes in…How?

Breakthrough Fear & Adversity with a NO EXCUSES mindset.

Through David’s success in law enforcment, business building and Team leading he has learned what it takes to have a No Excuse mindset to succeed.

Educational / Informative Inspirational / Life-changing Humorous / Funny


Transform Your Mindset from Simply Surviving to Thriving:Having a Vision
Often we think about what we truly want to achieve but we must have the Vision within ourselves to succeed.  To to live it, to breathe it, to read it and to focus on it so everything we do is in alignment with making our Vision become a reality.David walks you through the power of Having A Vision to lead you to your goals.  
Inspirational / Life-changing


Transform Your Mindset from Simply Surviving to Thriving:

Positive Mindset

If our mindset isn’t strong we will constantly let life’s circumstances dictate how we respond. But when we flip that upside down we learn that we cannot control what happens to us but we can control how we react. A positive focused Mindset is the most powerful tool for one’s success.

David’s shares his poweful life lessons and setbacks that helped propel him to where he is today.  


Transform Your Mindset from Simply Surviving to Thriving:

Sense of Urgency

We often talk about the things we are going to do and accomplish. We talk about starting “tomorrow” or “someday.” It’s the start that stops most people. But the fact is tomorrow is not guaranteed and success is never convenient. It will never be the perfect time to start. It’s about creating it.

David shares his story about how living each day as if it’s your last can massively impact your level of success.

Inspirational / Life-changing