Mike Lipkin is a Toronto-based speaker, author, motivator and persuasion coach who has worked in twenty-two countries with over 1,000,000 people. He is also the President of Environics/Lipkin, the specialist motivation and persuasion company in the Environics Research Group, one of Canada’s largest and most sophisticated research houses.
Michael Kerr is an international business speaker, humorist, trainer, author and one of North America’s leading authorities on creating healthier and more productive working environments. Michael’s presentations are known for their high energy, positive (“safe”) humour and practical ideas that audiences can put to work immediately. His third book, You Can’t Be Serious! Putting Humour to Work, has been called “the bible of humour in the workplace.”
Stuart Knight is an award winning entrepreneur, critically acclaimed author, and hit producer. He has written, produced and starred in live presentations that have been seen by over one million people and each year speaks internationally helping some of the world’s biggest companies reach new levels of success.
Based on the business classic “Built to Last” that sold over one million copies, Thompson reveals the tools of the world’s most successful leaders for the sequel, Success Built to Last. This inspiring and fun keynote provides the secrets from hundreds of high producers whom Thompson has studied and met face-to-face.
As a global executive, Kathleen Taylor attributes her business success to an unyielding customer focus, strong core values, constant innovation and authentic leadership. These key elements combined with her ability to build high performing teams have enabled the ongoing delivery of superior long term results.
A powerful new idea is sweeping North America: that "doing good" can mean more than volunteering and philanthropy. That how we earn our living can become the way we give back. We’ve all heard about the rich and powerful doing good works. Julia Moulden presents a new group of role models – ordinary men and women who have reinvented what they do for a living. They’re people who want their work to reflect their values, and help them make a difference in the world
Certified Speaking Professional, Jeff Tobe’s credentials are impressive. Insider Magazine dubbed him “The Guru of Creativity” and readers of Convention & Meetings Magazine recently chose him as one of the top 15 speakers in North America. Tobe has earned this reputation through his trademark presentations, “Colouring Outside the Lines™”.
After a successful career as a consultant and a senior manager, Jasmin Bergeron has given more than 1000 keynote conferences and seminars to organizations in 12 countries around the world. He is a professor of marketing at the Business School of the University of Montreal. Jasmin has authored/co-authored four books, 10 scientific researches, 20 case studies, and more than 100 newspaper articles for publications including the Wall Street Journal.
Howard Behar’s career in business spans over 50 years, all in consumer oriented businesses covering several industries. He retired from Starbucks Coffee after 21 years where he led both the domestic business, as President of North America, and was the founding President of Starbucks International. During his tenure, he participated in the growth of the company from only 28 stores to over 15,000 stores spanning five continents. He served on the Starbucks Board of Directors for twelve years before retiring.