G. Sumdany Don is the Founder & Chief Inspirational Officer at Don Sumdany Facilitation & Consultancy. Don trains people to communicate with the customers effectively, build great teams, and inspire strong leadership among managers. He left his prestigious corporate career to start his own venture and make his passion a reality. Currently he is training up 1200+ full-time employees of Grameenphone, while Chevron, Perfetti, Holcim, Berger, Envoy Group and so on are some of his regular clients. He has trained over 12,000+ people so far.
“I believe everyone out there has immense potential to do amazing things but we limit our potential within our own confinement. We put ourselves in a box and become comfortable within it and never want to get out of it. I am on a mission to inspire people to take lead in their lives and help them to rise above their own boundaries,” said G. Sumdany Don.
As a certified trainer and motivational speaker, G Sumdany Don is recognized as a versatile authority on the science of motivation and leadership. He is a “Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)” Trainer, NLP one-to-one Coach, and Timeline Therapist certified under the American Board of NLP, and trained by global NLP Master Coach, author and trainer from NLP Top Coach Asia (Thailand) Sebastian Leblond. From completing the “Facilitation and Training Skills” with certified Master-trainer Sarah Krasker at the Master Trainer Institute(France) and training under global facilitator and brand-marketing mentor Trini Amador from BHC Consulting (USA) to working for Philip Morris International (PMI), he has had an illustrious career over the years. Throughout his career, he has worked in the field of marketing and sales and human resource and as well as in advertising.
Don also conducts career build-up workshops at East West University (EWU) and the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). He has conducted sessions in Dhaka University, JU, IBA JU, NSU, AIUB, BRAC, Manarat, ASA University and several others. He also offers corporate client training sessions for Bdjobs, Prothom-Alo Jobs, Business Express, and for Chartered Accountants in ICAB. Don also has his own live radio show called “Donspiration” at Colours FM 101.6 and he writes for The Daily Star and has his own weekly column called “Level Up with G. Sumdany Don” published every Thursday in the SHOUT magazine section.
Don has conducted several trainings i.e. for the Relationship Managers of Eastern Bank Ltd on “Leadership and Team-Building”, training for the Factory Workers of Berger Paints BD on “Conflict Management”, PACE (Professional Advancement through Communication Excellence) training for Holcim Bangladesh, “Youth and Entrepreneurship” for the United Nations (UN) Youth Advisory Panel – UNYAP and many more.
Apart from training, he is also engaged with acting. He acted in the film “PipraBidda” by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki. He has done few other television commercials including Banglalink, Pran Ghee, Fresh Ata, Radhuni Shorishar Tel and so on.