Keynote Talks & Workshops
Putting Humour to Work
A perfect opener, closer or break from the norm! High energy, lots of clean humour and great ideas with a powerful message. Messages include: Why humour in the workplace is no joke; practicing safe, healthy workplace humour; three R’s of humour and stress management; why Ha + ha = AHA!; communicating more effectively with humour; serving your customers OR your colleagues with a laugh; motivating the troops with laughter.
Inspiring Workplaces – Creating the Kind of Workplace Where Everyone Wants to Work
What are the six ingredients needed to create a healthy, positive, successful workplace? The importance of defining an inspiring vision; valuing workplace values and why action really does speak louder than words; it’s not just what you say but HOW you say it; creating a culture of creativity and innovation; three powerful principles of keeping employees engaged and motivated; the importance of creating a culture that celebrates success and has fun!
Inspiring Leadership – Keeping Employees Engaged During the Good, the Bad and even the Ugly Times!
Geared only for leaders interested in truly transforming their workplace culture.
This workshop or keynote explores the difference between being a manager and a truly inspiring leader; the links between leadership and workplace success; how leaders can create the kind of workplace culture that attracts and keeps great employees; and how to keep employees engaged, challenged and motivated.
Putting Creativity to Work - How to Get More Ideas and Better Ideas!
Simply put: it’s about creating a team or workplace culture designed to get more ideas and better ideas for great success at whatever it is you do. Creating a culture of questions; the links between communication and creativity; brainstorming techniques with a twist; eliminating idea-squashing attitudes and behaviours; and the links between motivation, fun and creativity.
Inspiring Ideas for Inspiring Presentations
Michael’s presentation skill workshops receive rave reviews for their practical ideas and unique approach to public speaking. Many attendees who have taken this workshop rate it as the best workshop they have ever attended. If you are looking for a different approach and style to the same old public speaking workshops, this workshop is a must!
When do you let the Animals Out? A Hilarious Welcome to the Canadian Rockies
Based on the WILDLY best-selling book, When Do You Let the Animals Out?, Michael welcomes audiences to Calgary and the Canadian Rockies with this unique, high energy and humorous look at Canada and the Rockies based on his experience working as a park ranger.