“David was fantastic! He really did his homework, knew about us, had the context right and really engaged our group. We were very pleased with his work.”

CEO of a U.S. Regional Health System

“I also want to compliment you on your presentation which helped focus our management team on the challenges we need to acknowledge and the importance of leadership in bringing about positive changer. Your session which was rated the best in our program, helped position us for advancing Public Service Renewal initiatives and the Organizing Framework within the Government of Canada and Fisheries and Oceans context within our program. Your remarks were very relevant for our participants and will help our senior managers better understand their role as leaders for today and the futire…We have had considerable requests to post your material…and there has been a very positive buzz about your session across the department.”

David Burden, Associate Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

 “You were not only the star performer in the eyes of 100% of the students but you were like a hero! Your message resonated very loudly and directly with these rising stars. It was unanimous and so interesting to get the reactions…it was incredible how you connected with the group, earned their respect and took them to a new level.”

Dan Holy, Director General, International Institute of Iron and Steel

 “Your presentations, The Management of Change and The Management of More Change, were extremely well received, as you will note from the attached summary of your session evaluations. Many delegates were of the opinion that the topic matter was very pertinent and the presentations were expertly delivered and thought provoking.”

Thomas A. Hockin, President and CEO, The Investment Funds Institute of Canada

 “The insight you provided to community, government and industry leaders was highly relevant and germane to the forest industry’s current and long-term challenges. We appreciated both the candid style of your delivery and the well-researched content of your presentation. You thinned out some overgrown thinking and created open patches for creative problem-solving.”

Bob Friesen, President, Interior Lumber Manufacturers’ Association

 “I don’t know who better integrates the material of contemporary management.”

 Henry Mintzberg, Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University