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Need an Engaging Keynote Speaker?

David’s style is energetic, engaging, and entertaining. He has a direct and non-fluff style, which is sure to stimulate some thinking, challenge mindsets and educate those who attend. 

Some of the topics he can present on include:

  • Leading in Uncertain Times
  • Developing Front-Line Leaders
  • The Six Attributes All Winning Teams Have
  • What Motivates Staff – Don’t confuse hygiene factors with Motivators
  • Are You an Authentic or Toxic Leader?
  • Leading yourself – “Quo Vadis – Where are you Going”
  • There are only two ways to Coach – Up Ambassadors and Coach Out Trolls 
  • The Art of Coaching:- 52 Coaching Tips for a Coach
  • Leading a High-Performance Team Culture
  • 15 Myth Busting Culture Tips
  • The Blind Side of Leaders
  • Building Resilience, Optimism and Accountability – The key ingredients to any team success
  • Leadership Credibility – Symbolism & Role Modelling is Everything
  • Leadership Qualities & Behaviours for Different Parts of the Business Cycle
  • Leading Yourself – Everyone has a Front Yard and a Back Yard – is yours aligned?
  • Six Team Attributes Needed for when the Going Gets Tough
  • Why Leadership Development Programs Fail

Do you have what it takes to be excellent? I am not a fan of well-intended incompetence. The world is littered with teams and leaders who know what to do but fail to implement. Excellence requires three elements which include: An appetite to pursue it, a leadership will to implement it, and finally clear definitions & measures.

– David Stewart


Every assignment is unique – nothing is pulled off the shelf – but certainly there are common themes and issues all teams have



  • “The Colorpak team have used David Stewart and his team at RYP International on several occasions to facilitate team building. We have been delighted with the insights, approach and results that David has delivered every time through his well thought through and considered game plan"

    - Alex Commins – Colorpak

  • "David’s facilitation and leadership skills has delivered brilliant outcomes and feedback for us"

    - Hass Dellal – Australian Multicultural Foundation (AMF)