Epic organizations thrive on change
A spellbinding storyteller and motivational speaker, Steve grabs your attention and never lets go. His highly interactive and deeply researched presentations touch the heart and soul of corporate purpose and individual motivation.
As a young man Steve crossed the Sahara Desert overland. Decades later he embarked on a 3 year – 72,000 mile global odyssey to find a new story and a reason to tell it. These incredible journeys inspire his work to create legendary leadership in epic organizations as a motivational speaker, leadership trainer and consultant.
He is a bestselling author and international expert in Narrative Intelligence. Steve’s first book, Shifting Sands: A Guidebook for Crossing the Deserts of Change, has sold over 125,000 copies in half a dozen countries. He has worked with more than 500 of the world’s best organizations to revolutionize change leadership and ignite employee engagement.
Steve lives on Vancouver Island in Victoria, BC with his wife Maureen, a family lawyer. They have 7 adult children living in Canada, the USA, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Steve builds Epic Organizations® that thrive on change with outrageously engaged employees and a powerfully compelling story. He has worked with over 500 organizations on 4 continents. As an international motivational speaker Steve excels at addressing global conferences.
What People are Saying…
“Steve was the glue that held our conference together and helped make it our best ever. Never have I seen a speaker receive such high scores!”
–Vice-President, TWC Financial
“We all found the session incredibly moving and inspiring. I have seldom come across such unanimously enthusiastic feedback.”
–Vice-President, Rogers Communications
“Steve is a gift to all of us. He delivered a concept that connected with me personally and professionally, and I took another life changing step forward as I have in the past with his other presentations.”
–Vice-President, Delhaize America
“Steve is one of the best motivational speakers I have ever seen. He excels at taking business information, which is relevant and important for the company, and weaving it seamlessly with his own experience to create a dynamic, powerful presentation.”
–President and CEO, Vishay Siliconix
“Given all the changes our leadership team has gone through this conference was very important. I know that a piece of Steve’s story will stay with each attendee and assist them as they move forward. ThemeWeaver® allowed Steve to be part of our team as we went through this journey.”
–Senior Manager, Mbanx Direct
“Steve quickly gained a thorough understanding of our business needs and customized his presentation to meet our requirements. His storytelling, high energy and sense of humor kept the audience engaged throughout the entire day and made a lasting impact on all of us.”
–Senior Manager, NiSource