Dr Mark DeVolder

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Tagline: Business Leadership

Business Leadership | Strategy

Dr Mark DeVolder is recognized as one of today’s original thinkers and motivators on transitions.

His high-energy, content-rich and humour-filled presentations, teach people how to be bold, flexible and innovative in the face of constant change.

Known by his clients as the ‘Change Specialist’, Dr DeVolder’s presentations are in demand by some of the largest and most successful organisations in the world.

And with good reason, Dr DeVolder reveals why 70 % of most change initiatives fail to achieve their stated goals. With convincing business examples and compelling stories, Mark unveils straight-forward strategies that produce dramatic results.

Dr Mark DeVolder delivers dynamic presentations in both the private and the public sector to industry leaders and ‘Fortune 500’ companies.

His client list is impressive and it includes the likes of NASA, REMAX, Siemens, PepsiCo Europe, Suncor Energy, Laird Technology, Boehringer Ingelheim, Medtronic, Produce Marketing Association and PricewaterhouseCoopers (to name a few!)

Dr Mark DeVolder | Business Leadership

He has entertained, informed and delighted audiences from Monaco to Dubai, from Singapore to Barcelona and from Istanbul to Kuala Lampur.

As a change expert, author and internationally acclaimed motivational speaker, Dr DeVolder won the prestigious ‘Top 5 Speaker Award USA’ in ‘Business Management’ for four consecutive years.

His keynotes are backed-up by impressive business acumen; as a licensed mediator. DeVolder has skilfully guided million dollar change management projects and resolved multiparty disputes with an enviable 95 % success rate.

Dr Mark DeVolder – Leadership customized programs are a mix of practical tools, rigorous research, collaborative consulting, all punctuated with entertaining humour and engaging audience interaction. People leave with tools and a template to re-energize, re-engage and transform their workplace and their lives.

Dr Mark DeVolder offers the following keynotes/programs:

Harness the Hurricane: Adapt to Extreme Change and Achieve New Heights

Change is constant, unpredictable and accelerating. Extreme change can – much like a hurricane – leave you dizzy, disorientated and dazed, as though the earth is moving under your feet. Even if you survive the storm, you know that more is coming …

Change expert, Dr Mark DeVolder, throws a lifeline to you, your executive team and employees with change strategies and tools that he has developed to clear away the fog. Mark equips audiences with cutting-edge principals that energize people in the midst of change. His proven transition model enables people to ‘Accept and Let Go’ of the past and to discover opportunities buried in rubble.

You will learn tools and techniques to:

⦁    To overcome deer-in-the-headlights syndrome/get mobilized for change.
⦁    To develop change-ready people, thinking and behaviours.
⦁    To gain a competitive advantage through shift ability ©
⦁    To cultivate exceptional leadership skills through flexibility, vulnerability and trust.
⦁    To dramatically improve personal engagements with breakthrough happiness habits.
⦁    To implement strategies to increase productivity, profitability and morale.

You will receive practical take-aways:

1.    Change-Ready model for practicing deliberate intuitiveness.
2.    Shift-Ability take-away – Conquering indecision.

On Fire! Energized Together

When individuals lose their spark, organisations lose their fire. This predicament has a devastating effect on productivity, profitability and company reputation. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. Mark’s test-driven model of engagement equips people to identify the causes Of ‘flame-out’ and to recognize behaviours that act as a fire extinguisher. People will learn how to accept new practices and to let go of the past with Dr Mark DeVolder easy to apply engagement strategy that increases clarity, competence, influence and appreciation.

Dr Mark DeVolder shows leaders how to:

⦁    Identify behaviours to increase engagement.
⦁    Re-ignite employees’ passion for teamwork, communication and innovation.
⦁    Build a culture of trust, loyalty and appreciation.
⦁    Accelerate performance and productivity.

Practical take-away: Personal Daily Happiness/Engagement Tips

Shape-Shifting: Your Way to Business Success
Have you wondered why some people have the ability to change frequently, easily and quickly?

Are you amazed at their creativity, tenacity and results?

These people are shape-shifting entrepreneurs.

In DeVolder’s ground-breaking presentation, you will learn:
⦁    How to cultivate the heart and mind of an entrepreneur;
⦁    How to reinvent yourself, overcome obstacles and seize new opportunities.
⦁    Essential keys of entrepreneurship; flexibility, vulnerability and trusting partnerships.

Don’t settle for being the best. Learn how to be the only one who does what you do.

Sixty to Zero in Your Workplace: Engage High-Performance Safety
Hazards and obstacles abound in the fast and frenzied pace of business today.

In the rush to stay competitive, people are increasingly tempted to take short cuts and sacrifice safety.

The most common barrier however, is actually change itself. Some employees feel paralyzed by change and when they feel paralyzed, they disengage. Without the ability or capacity to change, accidents can happen.

Dr Mark DeVolder – Business Strategy Leadership proven transition model enables people to accept new practices and to let go og the unsafe past.

As people become Change Ready, their level of engagement rises. DeVolder supports this progression with his easy to apply strategy, which increases clarity, competence, influence and appreciation.

During Mark’s high performance presentation, you will learn how to:
1.    Get Change-Right and Change-Ready
2.    Defy change paralysis through Mark’s mobilized-for-safety approach.
3.    Significantly reduce the risk of accidents and liability.

“Mark, you were nothing short of awesome!!!”
Chief Personnel Officer, PepsiCo Europe
“We all left with a better grip on our humanity and tools to soar higher”
Spaceport Operations, NASA
“Thought-provoking and dynamic. Moving and powerful.”
“Dr Mark DeVolder was very insightful. He speaks with lots of humour and engagement of the crowd”
CEO, Purolator

“Dr DeVolder provided amazing examples of how we can get engaged, improve our lives and accept change”
CEO, New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union

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