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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


  • David Stewart's approach not only helped engage and unite our community, he also motivated and stimulated key stakeholders, which allowed for strong project management, fund raising, communications and promotion. The project outcomes would not have been possible without David's expert guidance, professionalism and facilitation - Our Town is forever grateful”.

    - Paul Kelly – Paul Kelly Creative
  • David guided the cultural transformations of companies I lead from 1999-2012. His methodologies are based upon behaviours and active engagement between people, teams and leaders. The sustainable effect of his framework remains evident at my last role (2007-2012 - prior to my retirement) and has long been positively discussed at all levels within that company even today (2020). I highly recommend David for a "no nonsense, understandable and behaviours driven" cultural change programme.

    - Mike McCarthy
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