Encouraging, energizing, empowering keynotes
Without exception, Bob Koehler’s audiences leave feeling energized, empowered and excited about applying what they have learned to their jobs and their personal lives.
Bob’s presentations combine tough love with common sense, delivered in a humorous, entertaining and relevant manner. Audiences from all over North America have received what Bob delivers — a good shot in the arm! He teaches them how to take control of their lives and their jobs, and discover the joy of creating their own best future.
Bob Koehler’s mission in life is to enlighten, empower, encourage and energize individuals and organizations to; become nothing less than their “Absolute Best” — to be “Extraordinary” at what they do and who they are.
Bob spent 24 years in the corporate world in marketing, business development, customer service and human resources. In 1986 he took his life’s journey to a whole new level and founded Bob Koehler and Associates Inc., (a fortune 500 company-in-training). Bob currently holds the position of Vice-president of Enthusiasm.
Audiences throughout North America have experienced the passion, enthusiasm and just plain fun of a Bob Koehler presentation. Bob’s messages are a combination of tough love, common sense, and “real world” … and are delivered with a large helping of reality, relevance, humour and energy.
Bob has shared the speaking platform with Futurist Faith Popcorn, Political Leader Stephen Lewis, Motivator Anthony Robbins, and Canadian singer-song-writer, Jann Arden.
Bob’s #1 objective with his audience is to leave everyone thinking, “Now that was time very well spent. I wouldn’t have missed it for anything”.
What People are Saying…
“Bob applied a consultative approach to his speaking engagement with us, investing the time and energy to truly understand our organizational culture and our staff needs. This enabled him to reach out to everyone present with a relevant message that not only inspires but also lingers – to choose “extra” over ordinary every day of our lives.”
“You were passionate, entertaining, energizing and practical. Most importantly your message was relevant to everyone in the room. Our Executive Vice-President said, ‘Bob Koehler is the best speaker I have heard in many years’.”
–The Great-West Life Assurance Company
“You had rave reviews on all of the evaluation forms and you really made our day a great success.”
–St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton, East Region Mental Health Services
“We were impressed with the research that you put into familiarizing yourself with our industry in preparing for your sessions, including several phone conversations with organizers, and discussions with producers and industry partners. You made a great impression on many people, as indicated on the overwhelming favourable comments on the evaluations that were returned at the end of the Symposium.”
–Saskatchewan Pork and Livestock Development Branch
I would like to send you a big ‘thank you’ for being the opener at our IT Dept. Teambuilding and Strategic Planning day. Your enthusiastic, positive presentation really set the stage for our staff to approach the day with open minds, focused on moving forward as an amalgamated group. I would also like to add that your attentiveness to our needs and concerns during the short time leading up to the presentation was excellent and appreciated.”
–Retirement Residences REIT
“I have personally attended several seminars over the years and your session was equal to the master motivator Zig Ziglar. Your message was uplifting and motivational.”
“We have received very positive feedback from our people. Many are using the tools that were made available during the program and believe these to be extremely helpful to them in streamlining their ‘Journey for the Best of the Rest of their Lives’.”
–Senior Vice President, Dana Canada Inc.
“All our evaluation forms came back with very positive feedback. The decision to have you end our conference as our closing speaker turned out to be right on. The membership was extremely pleased with the entire 3 days and topping it all off on the right note with your presentation was the key.”
–Credit Union Lenders Association
“Bob, thanks very much for the evident research you put into learning about our organization and tailoring your message to the specific culture of our audience.”
–Sales Force Development, Clarica
“Your informal, relaxed and ‘inclusive’ presentation style delighted the audience. Laughter, reflection and ‘extraordinary insights’ certainly refresh the spirit.”
–City of Mississauga
“We could not find enough words to describe the impact you made at our first day of a 3 day management team off-site meeting. People could not stop talking about what an outstanding job you did to motivate and encourage them to embrace and lead change.”
–AstraZeneca Canada Inc.