"A story teller with real world experience and academic credentials...”

Professional Speaker

With over 100 media appearances per year, Steve is a highly sought after public speaker; speaking to audiences across Canada and the world for the past 20 years, his engaging style pulls the audience into the presentation.

Referred to as, "a story teller with real world experience and academic credentials," he frequently speaks at Chambers of Commerce events, conferences, and to individual businesses.  His strong speaking ability is complimented by his facilitation experience, allowing him to command any room and engage all audiences.

 Recent speaking engagements include:

  • CMA Conference, Halifax: A Practical Approach to Strategic Growth; event received the highest ratings at the conference
  • Morning Power Session, Oakville Chamber of Commerce: Growing your Business Strategically
  • REDKNEE, International Sales Conference: Creating a Sales Culture
  • Sylvite, Annual General Meeting: Strategic Growth 
  • CICA (Canadian Institute for Chartered Accountants) 2012: Why Merge? and Succession Planning

Past speaking topics include:

  • The Strategist not in the Room
  • Strategy – This is not Rocket Science
  • Linking Long-term Strategy to Mission/Vision/Values and Day-to-day Business
  • Get More from your Existing Clients
  • Sales – This is not Brain Surgery
  • Sales and Marketing – How to Save the Marriage
  • B2B – Not Sexy, but Profitable
  • Segmentation – Everything you need before  the 4Ps
  • Crisis Management – Preparation, Planning, Practice: It will Save your Brand
  • Communications Planning – Mixing the Old with the New Media
Steve’s Tips
  • Career Planning – You own your Career
  • Tools and Tips for the Young Businessperson
  • Tools and Tips for the Seasoned Veteran
Motivational Speaking
  • Five Reasons I shouldn’t do what I Do

Steve is a regular guest on the nationally syndicated Charles Adler Show and Roy Green Show; he is a business commentator on BNN, CTV, CHCH, CBC, and CHML Radio. He is frequently quoted in the Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator, and various other business papers and magazines.