Keynote Speaker

Decision Making / Leadership / Motivation / Innovation / Communication / Problem Solving / Sales / Creativity / Teamwork / Fun!

David has become one of Europe's most dynamic, engaging, and sought after keynote speakers with a client list that features some of the world's most successful organisations.

Working with clients that include PWC, Institute of Directors, Bombardier Aerospace, and EasyJet, David designs custom development programmes that fit the specific needs of organisations large and small. Cultivating decades of cutting edge management and leadership research from some of the world’s most eminent sources, David has shown some of the most successful organisations in the world how they can work more efficiently and effectively.

David's keynotes, seminars and workshops are carefully designed to offer value and insight. He offers a range of bespoke, and off the shelf corporate speaking and motivational packages which are listed below.

If you've seen him live before you'll also know it can be a lot of fun.

If your workforce needs a morale boost, your organisation needs to implement strong team tactics, increase sales figures, or get your teams to start thinking ‘outside the box,’ David and his team can devise a bespoke plan of action to suit your business.

We can develop and deliver a one-off workshop, a series of seminars, or create something specific for your business.

  • “A standing ovation that seemed to last forever. I have never seen so many open mouths. Over three months later the staff are still talking about David.”

    Apple Inc.
  • “The energy in the room is beyond anything I have ever experienced at a conference.”

    PWC
  • “From the moment he stepped on stage, David’s high-energy motivational speech generated an amazing buzz for the entire session, one that we have never experienced from an external speaker before. Attendees came with no expectation and left highly motivated & engaged and are still talking about David’s session with high praise 4 weeks later.”

    Facebook
  • “I don’t think we’ve ever had a presenter be remembered in such high regard for such a long period of time.  We continue to rave about the contribution you made, and were astonished that you managed to raise the bar two years running.  I can’t recommend you enough.”

    Harvard University

Bespoke

A truly customised talk that is built from the ground up, in consultation with you and your team, to meet you precise event objectives.

Key Takeaways

  • Work directly with David to create maximum impact
  • Tailored, immersive, and interactive
  • Brand message and themes fully integrated throughout

Mind Your Business

This interactive session challenges delegates to think differently and offers them a practical transferable toolkit

Key Takeaways

  • Dramatically improve decision making
  • Drive ownership and accountability
  • Develop leadership and motivation skills

Growth Mindset

This high octane session looks at the role of mindset, and the drivers of decisions that achieve engagement. Delegates will be given a transferrable toolkit to use to motivate and engage those they work with.

Key Takeaways

  • Understand the growth mindset
  • Lead engaged and motivated teams
  • Utilise flexible thinking skills

Engage and Lead for Success

This energetic session will introduce delegates to the psychology of management and leadership, and provides them with a practical toolkit to make them a more effective leader.

Key Takeaways

  • Empower and engage managers and leaders
  • Develop leadership and motivation Skills
  • Improve communication skills

Persuasion, Influence and Sales

This fast paced session will equip delegates with persuasive trading, and language techniques to help them persuade and influence others, and/or to increase sales.

Key Takeaways

  • Communicate clearly and persuasively
  • Use trading techniques and power words to boost sales
  • Understand best ways to pitch product or service

Master Public Speaking

This session will equip delegates with the skills they need to deliver memorable, engaging and interesting presentations.

Key Takeaways

  • Engage and enthral audiences
  • Communicate clearly and confidently
  • Effectively plan dynamic and memorable presentations

Bespoke Programmes

Scroll down to see our comprehensive catalogue of keynotes, seminars, and workshops that have been delivered to organisations large and small, all over the world. Looking for something more specific? Achieve maximum results by working with us to build a custom programme, designed from the ground up around your needs that can optimise your team’s performance today. We specialise in:

  • Influence and Persuasion

    Influence and Persuasion

    The ability to influence and persuade others is useful in all aspects of one’s lives. Whether dealing with clients, work colleagues, your boss, or even you partner, parents or children, the ability to move others to get what you need and want is incredibly useful. It’s really just a matter of knowing what to do and how to do it. It’s that simple really.

  • Leadership

    Leadership

    There are natural born leaders, and there are those who need a little help. That’s where we come in. We can introduce participants to tools and techniques so they can make subtle behavioural changes that will transform how they will interact with their peers, and other staff, whilst also giving them the tools and skills required to feel comfortable at the top.

  • Motivation, Engagement and Empowerment

    Motivation, Engagement and Empowerment

    People are your greatest asset and now is the time to start investing. In today’s ever changing climate, engaging and inspiring your people has never been more important. Drawing on the hard science of what makes world class organisations tick, we show you how easy it can be to get results that fundamentally change the way your teams work.

  • Communication

    Communication

    Confident business dealings ultimately start and end with good communication, and this is not just what we verbally communicate, it’s with our voice inflections, and most importantly our body language. People who communicate effectively not only are more likely to get what they want, they help create a harmonious and respectful work culture. What’s not to like about that?

  • Decision Making

    Decision Making

    We believe that decisions are the oxygen of effective organisations. Taking ownership, driving performance, and achieving results all start with good decision making. Empowering your team to not only make better decisions themselves, but also influence those around them are key competencies for high performance organisations.

  • Team Work

    Team Work

    You spend more time with your work colleagues than you do with you own family. That’s why it’s so important to make workplace relationships work. Understanding what makes others tick, and how to communicate and collaborate with them effectively is an essential work skill. High performing teams benefit everyone in an organisation.

  • Innovation, Creativity and Problem Solving

    Innovation, Creativity and Problem Solving

    Every day people tackle problems, create and innovate. In the knowledge economy, these skills are becoming increasingly important. We believe that everyone has the ability to be innovative, and solve problems, and our session will arm you with the weapons you need so thinking outside the box will become second nature.

  • Fun

    Fun

    Mounting workplace pressure and staff stress has seen the emergence of strategies to deal with this phenomeum. Injecting fun into the work environment is something that every organization can so. Of course, we can’t forget about meeting business goals. David’s keynotes and seminars are proof of that work can be fun and productive at the same time.

London School of Economics - Case Study

Objective

An often hard to motivate group of individuals required a much needed skills and morale boost.

Solution

Built from the ground up, the content was designed to encourage attendees to think critically about the challenges, and opposition that they face.

Result

After the event, the client said ...

“David transformed 200 passive and Facebook grazing LSE undergraduates into active owners of their own education. In six years, I have never witnessed this level of engagement. Laughter filled up the lecturer hall AND everyone walked away with practical skills to see them through (beyond just studies). I even had one student say, 'now I am ready to face anything, even my exams!'. In one hour, David made a lasting impression on our future leaders of tomorrow. Thanks David - you truly are a Star.”

Apple Inc - Case Study

Objective

At the end of a busy trading period Apple’s key team needed to recon ciliate, and celebrate great performance as well as inspire their people.

Solution

A highly energetic, and interactive session designed to challenge the team to think outside the box, as well as the way they think.

Result

After the event, the client said ...

“A standing ovation that seemed to last forever. I have never seen so many open mouths. Over three months later the staff are still talking about David.”

Saatchi and Saatchi - Case Study

Objective

A team of dedicated advertising professionals wanted to learn about the science of influence in written and verbal communication.

Solution

A practical and outcome focussed keynote was delivered on the key drivers of behavioural change, influence and persuasion.

Result

After the event, the client said ...

“David delivered an incredibly insightful session on his work. His tips made a genuine impact on the audience who couldn’t scribble them down fast enough.  There’s been loads of positive feedback. Awesome stuff.  Educational, insightful and fun. I couldn’t think of a better way to start a Monday morning.”

“Wonderful – We are STILL talking about it – have had loads of emails about how great it was. I’m really grateful.  Thanks again!!!!!!”

Royal College of Physicians - Case Study

Objective

An organisation facing huge structural change required the tools and skills to manage and adapt with resilience

Solution

Exploring the impact on change in organisations, delegates were equipped with a practical toolkit to help them drive the change in all areas of the organisation.

Result

After the event, the client said ...

"David connected with the audience from the start gained their confidence established his credibility and delivered an inspiring tutorial on leadership and change. The staff became active participants and took away practical tools and techniques to use in their daily work.  I have never before seen our staff, predominately educationalists (with a liberal sprinkling of PHDs), so engaged and willing to participate and learn."

Citibank - Case Study

Objective

A cross cultural international team of professionals needed to launch a program.

Solution

With an emphasis on interactivity and engagement, David delivered an immersive bespoke people development workshop that inspired Citibank professionals to “be more”.

Result

After the event, the client said ...

“It was a fantastic session highlighting the importance of driving our own personal development. It was interactive, engaging, thought-provoking, funny and provided all those that attended with some tangible key learning that they can transfer into the workplace.”

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  • “David was amazing! What a nice, normal, humble person with such an amazing talent, I was blown away as was so many of our audience members!”

    Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • “David had strong engagement with all participants and feedback from attendees has been overwhelmingly positive; a very memorable experience all round. We would love to work with him again!”

    Lloyds Bank
  • “He captivated the audience from the very youngest to the oldest with his energetic and dynamic delivery at every show.  He had the audiences throughout in the palm of his hands and they left the arena enthralled and confused in equal measure.”

    British Telecom
  • “Not only is David exceptionally skilled at what he does, he is also a master of his craft and a gifted entertainer. His experience in the corporate world is second to none – he worked closely with the business to design a brief that both entertained our employees and taught them valuable work and life-based skills.”

    United Health Group
  • “His great talent is an unparalleled ability simultaneously to be highly entertaining and engaging whilst reinforcing the important messages about human behaviour, success and how to influence decision making.”

    Royal College of Nursing
  • “The event was fantastic. As always David’s style is very engaging and he keeps you on the edge of your seat. He brings the subject to life and his real world examples make it easy to apply learning back in the workplace.”

    Citi

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David is a leading authority figure within the Business Community because of both his research, academic background, and years of management and leadership experience.

It’s this reputation that has attracted some of the world’s biggest companies, to use David, to help shape the mindsets of those in their organisations.

Although the seminars are great fun, the sessions have a serious undertone. David uses proven business techniques, tailored objectives, and continuous professional development (CPD) tools, to ensure that delegates can use what they have learned as soon as possible.

  • “A standing ovation that seemed to last forever. I have never seen so many open mouths. Over three months later the staff are still talking about David.”

    Apple Inc.
  • “The energy in the room is beyond anything I have ever experienced at a conference.”

    PWC
  • “From the moment he stepped on stage, David’s high-energy motivational speech generated an amazing buzz for the entire session, one that we have never experienced from an external speaker before. Attendees came with no expectation and left highly motivated & engaged and are still talking about David’s session with high praise 4 weeks later.”

    Facebook
  • “I don’t think we’ve ever had a presenter be remembered in such high regard for such a long period of time.  We continue to rave about the contribution you made, and were astonished that you managed to raise the bar two years running.  I can’t recommend you enough.”

    Harvard University

David is working with

About David
  • Apple
  • Harvard
  • VW
  • Microsoft
  • PWC
  • NHS
  • Facebook
  • Boston Scientific
  • Saatchi & Saatchi
  • EY
  • Deloitte
  • British Airways
  • CitiBank
  • Coca-Cola
  • IBM
  • Apple
  • Harvard
  • VW
  • Microsoft
  • PWC
  • NHS
  • Facebook
  • Boston Scientific
  • Saatchi & Saatchi
  • EY
  • Deloitte
  • British Airways
  • CitiBank
  • Coca-Cola
  • IBM