Breaking the cycle of unproductive meetings

I show leaders and their teams how to cut their meetings in half
and double the results
.... because no-one ever said "Fantastic! Another meeting".

After hearing David speak in Singapore:

The thing I liked about David’s presentation today was that it was simple, yet effective.

And man, I laughed!

I laughed and laughed and laughed!

But I remembered what he said.

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Meeting Mastery

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I show you how your meetings can be fewer, shorter and more productive.  

I show you how to use the most up to date techniques, strategies and processes including the best ways to use technology to make meetings powerful tools to get results.

Keynote Speaking

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Member of the Australian Speakers Hall of Fame.

Engaging, funny, high energy speaker for the after lunch graveyard slot.

Keynotes, breakouts and workshops at conferences for any industry and any profession.

Speaking and Presentation Coaching

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I show you how to own the room when you speak.

My unique model works on design and delivery and creates powerful speakers and presenters.  The model saves huge amounts of time going from draft to a powerful and polished finished product.

Workshops and Training

I run in-house tailored learning & development programs where people learn as well as laugh.

More laughing – more learning!

My programs are practical, relevant and streetwise and have content people can apply as soon as they walk out the door.

Chairperson for Hire

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I chair meetings when there are contentious issues, conflict, procedural technicalities or difficult people. All of these can make it difficult for internal Chairs or people who lack confidence or experience.

Hire me to be an impartial, external Chair so your meeting gets results.

Strategy Meeting Facilitation

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You can’t ride two bikes at the same time. Neither can a participant in a strategy meeting be the facilitator as well – it just does not work.

As a professional external facilitator, I bring process, insight and energy to make sure you get the best possible result.

Latest Posts

Is there a link between the number of meetings you attend and salary?

Is there a link between the number of meetings you attend and salary?

Some people justify their salary by having meetings. But are the meetings effective? Today I had an interesting meeting with…
Why the difference between misinformation and disinformation in meetings matters

Why the difference between misinformation and disinformation in meetings matters

Why the difference between misinformation and disinformation in meetings matters The meaning of misinformation is often merged with that of…
Parkinson's Law is alive and Well

Parkinson's Law is alive and Well

I’ve been talking about Parkinson’s Law in relation to meetings for over 30 years. Simply stated (in terms of meetings)…

See me in action

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Washington DC
Raising the Bar
Audience size – 2200
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Australia
Management vs Leadership
Audience size – 200
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Singapore
Decisioneering
Audience size -250
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Perth, Australia
Blue Penguin Strategies / Decisioneering
Audience size – 150
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Fremantle, Australia
Raising the Bar
Audience size 180

 

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Perth, Australia
Breakout Workshop – Meetings & Decisions
Audience size – 90

What my clients say

Graham Foster
Graham FosterCEO
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I could see straight away that David knew his stuff and then as the work progressed I saw his infinite patience and strategic manner. Our people were rapt in his advice and results were immediate. David is highly personable and intelligent.
Lauren O'Neill
Lauren O'NeillManager
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What I enjoyed most about David’s presentation was his enthusiasm and relatability with the staff. He was able to adapt the session as it went along. He knows how to stretch people to raise the bar.
Jeff Bailey
Jeff BaileyRegional Manager
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David was magnificent. His learnings were directly applicable to the work I do with financial advisors. A brilliant presentation all round.
Jo Saunders
Jo SaundersGlobal LinkedIn Consultant
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I highly recommend David. He worked on frameworks and helped me get really clear on what I'm selling, who I'm selling to and how to make my message crystal clear
Julie Meek
Julie MeekDietitian and Performance Specialist
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David pulls no punches in his coaching and so you move much faster and further. He has the ability to get right to the core with just a few questions and then turn that into exactly the words that I needed to say.
David Simmons
David SimmonsCEO TSG Key Group
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I’m an engineer by profession but David is a master when it comes to engineering words. He worked with me to get my message sounding like a highly tuned machine that suited me, my personality and and what I am about.
Gabriela Rosa
Gabriela Rosa
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David is amazing. With just a few simple things, he had me presenting in a way I have never done before. Using the tips David taught me I now have a sales conversion rate of between 30% and 40% every time I present.
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