Dan Pontefract

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Dan is the best-selling author of three books: OPEN TO THINK: Slow Down, Think Creatively, and Make Better Decisions (2018), THE PURPOSE EFFECT: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization (2016) and FLAT ARMY: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization (2013). Dan is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria, Gustavson School of Business.

Mike Robitaille

Mike Robitaille, Leadership, Business, Sales, Leadership Speaker

Selling stuff is no longer enough. As internet transparency and social media organization shift power away from corporations, traditional branding and selling is becoming less effective. There is a new pattern to follow.

Michael Bungay Stanier

Michael Bungay Stanier, Business and Leadership Speaker

Michael and his company Box of Crayons have worked with organizations around the world to help them do more of the stuff that matters…and less of the other stuff. His speeches are highly practical, interactive, and a good deal of fun. Participants leave focused and committed to do more Great Work…and with an action plan to help them do just that.

Lisa Bentley

Lisa Bentley, Professional Speaker, Ironman Triathlete

Lisa raced for 20 years as a professional triathlete. In the course of her career, she has won 11 IRONMAN races, 11 IRONMAN 70.3 races (1/2 IRONMANs), has several top 5 finishes at the IRONMAN World Championships, represented Canada on multiple National Teams and at the Pan American Games and was ranked top 5 in the world for a decade.

Mike Evans

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Mike has developed a unique perspective from 20+ years of working alongside a star studded list of world-renowned thought leaders, including: Dr. John Kotter, Dr. Stephen Covey, Tom Peters, Jim Kouzes, Hyrum Smith, Steve Farber and Chris McChesney. Mike served in senior leadership and consulting roles with Kotter International, FranklinCovey, and Tom Peters Company. In addition to being a best-selling author, Mike is a leading authority on Unleashing Personal and Organizational Accountability, clients rely upon Mike’s solutions to; Accelerate Change, Shape Their Optimal Culture, Flawlessly Execute Key Strategies, Ignite Leadership Capacity at all Levels, and Amplify Employee Engagement, and Ignite Peak Performance.

Mario Pilozzi

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Get an insider’s perspective on one of Canada’s most successful business transformations, Wal-Mart Canada. Who better to provide this perspective than the man who led the Wal-Mart team through this transformation and unprecedented period of expansion, Mario Pilozzi, the former CEO of Wal-Mart Canada?

Dominique Laverdiere

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For more than twenty years, Ms. Laverdière has played several roles in teams supporting major technological transformation programs.

With a solid foundation in project management acquired at the beginning of her career, Ms. Laverdière quickly made use of her training in psychology to assist program managers in all aspects of human resources management. Whether it is to support the hiring process or to ensure a work environment conducive to the formation of high-performance teams, she has been able to create alliances based on trust and respect. She has worked in companies of all sizes and supported managers with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Toni Newman

Toni Newman, French Speaker, Business, Entrepreneur, Innovator, Profile Image

Toni Newman is a professional innovation catalyst – a talented communicator dedicated to helping people create more opportunities for success. She is a five-time award winning business owner with an uncanny ability to help her clients turn information into innovation and ideas into results.

Tom Deans

Tom Deans, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Succession Planning, Profile Image

Combining humor with his experience as president of a family-owned multinational corporation, Tom Deans’ best-selling book, Every Family’s Business, provides the framework for his keynote speeches and seminars.

Suzy Welch

Suzy Welch, Leadership Speaker, Business Journalist, Profile Image

Suzy Welch is an author, commentator, and business journalist. The weekly column, The Welch Way, she writes with her husband, Jack Welch, appears in Business Week magazine and is published by The New York Times syndicate in more than 45 major newspapers around the world, reaching more than 8 million readers. The Welches are also the co-authors of Winning, a #1 Wall Street Journal and international bestseller, and its companion volume, Winning: The Answers.