Dave specializes in opening or closing keynote speeches that energize, entertain and leave people inspired.

Why Book DAVE to Speak?

“For 20 years, Dave has been speaking all over the world. His uplifting, interactive presentations to over 2000 groups, have captured hearts and minds. Help your attendees be more effective agents of positive change  – how to communicate, influence, motivate and mentor people to be their best.

With a background in both Humanistic Neuro-Linguistic Psychology and Performance Coaching, he uses proven secrets to effect positive change (within yourself and with those you serve).  

Discover how to transform resistance, open people’s minds to new ideas, and inspire them to action.

Client's Testimonials


"I’ve been hiring Dave to speak at my conferences for many  years and his presentations are always world class. My audience love his inspiration, passion  and sense of humor. He delivers such an important message about how to master our mindsets. Dave's keynotes are truly life-changing."

Natalie Heeley, Forever Living Products Ltd


Dave is one of the leading mindset trainers  & speakers in the world today. As well as personally experiencing the power of his trainings, over the years I have seen him inspire thousands of entrepreneurs  from the stage. He inspires  & motivates his audiences to take  their business to a whole new level . "

Jerry Conti, Co-Founder of Lux Vacation Rentals LLC


"In business you need great mindset, you need focus, you need a vision. I’ve been calling on Dave for many years as the goto mind coach to me and my team. You need somebody who understands where you are in business and where you want to go. Dave's leadership & mindset trainings really keep us on track. ”

Julie White, UK Businesswoman of the Year (2011), Managing Director  D-Drill Ltd

KEYNOTE SPEAKING TOPICS: Dave specializes in entertaining opening or closing keynotes. Participants leave feeling positive, inspired, energized, connected to others, and with practical tools to implement into their daily lives.


The Mindset of A Superachiever: How high achievers produce far more in less time and how you can do the same

From modelling & mentoring the most extraordinary achievers, Success Coach Dave O'Connor identifies the 5 mindset secrets that make the difference between being a struggling, stressed out business owner and being a superachiever who effortlessly produces extraordinary results with more time/freedom to savour, appreciate and enjoy your family and lifestyle.

During this engaging and practical program your audience will discover how to:

  • The productivity strategies of the worlds highest achievers.
  • Experience the power of Strategic Mental Rehearsal.
  • Master your focus and eliminate distractions.
  • How to get yourself (and others) to take the actions we know we should be taking.
  • Developing the 5 key success habits necessary to achieve your biggest goals FAST.
  • How to get momentum—and consistently build on it so you can be an unstoppable force!

Outcome: Audience members will leave inspired with insightful tips and practical tools that they can immediately apply to their own business and life to breakthrough to their next level of success.


Best Audience: Associations, Sales Training, Network Marketing, Entrepreneurs 

What happens within your team when a crisis hits? Do some people avoid challenges and become reactive - focusing on the problems instead of the solution? If so, then this presentation is for you. The #1 skill you need to be indispensable in this day and age is the ability to perform a complete mental reset and bounce back from setbacks and disappointments over and over again. As the world changed at faster rates, people desperately need practical tools to shift their mindset from negative to positive in an instant (and inspire others to do the same).

After 20 years of research and thousands of presentations we have identified the top 5 mental reset practices of high achievers who tend to stay innovative, solutios-oriented, adaptive, optimistic and proactive in the face of constant change & challenge.

These practices require very little time during your day and simply train your brain to consistently stay in a peak performance state, no matter what the distractions. 

During this engaging and practical training, your group will discover how to:

  • Shift a negative reactive mindset to a positive problem solving mindset 
  • Turn obstacles, resistance and challenges into opportunities for success 
  • Create the daily routines and structures of high performers
  • Bounce back quickly from stress, struggle and setbacks over and over again

Presentation Prosperity

How to Create Presentations that Attract More Business and Inspire Positive Change

Best Audience: Associations, Sales Training, Network Marketing, Entrepreneurs 

  • Do people seem uninterested or resistant to your message?
  • Do you need better clarity on what to say during presentations?
  • Are you struggling with how to communicate the value of your offerings to others?

…then this program might just be for you. Win people over to your message with this step-by-step process.

Discover top tips for crafting and delivering presentations that build the value of your message to the specific people you are talking to. Discover how to:

  • build better rapport with your listeners
  • feel and act more confident
  • build more relevance for those you are there to serve
  • attract the results you need – more income, more credibility, more impact, more buy in


A 5 Step Process for Getting a Mental Breakthrough

?Best Audience: Sales training, Associations, Entrepreneur Conference


This life-changing presentation will help you transform limiting STORIES that keep you stuck. You'll discover a quick 5 step process you can use over and over again, to re-write those stories so you can have the life you REALLY want...

80% of the reason a person fails is because of inner self sabotage that's often below their awareness. It's very common for even HIGHLY successful people to:

•lose faith in themselves and their direction
•get thrown off by challenging people
•feel defeated by rejection
•get confused about how to make decisions
•avoid taking important actions
This training will transform:

•confusion into clarity
•self doubt into confidence
•fear into courage
•procrastination into action

TRAINING AND BREAK OUT SESSIONS: Dave is an expert in experiential learning. That’s why people stay so engaged during his sessions. Participants leave with specific, actionable habits that stick.

  • The Art of Communication
  • Team Play
  • Storytelling in Business
  • Overwhelmed By Your To Do List? 3 Tips To Breaking Free
  • Speaking On The Funny Side Of The Brain



How to Turn Differences into Win-Win Solutions

Best Audience: Associations, Leadership Training, Staff Training, Marketing, Entrepreneurs

Conflict is an element like fire: too much causes damages; too little and no transformation can occur.

Costly communication breakdowns often happen between people because of simple-to-solve issues. If not dealt with you can lose productivity, income, well being, customers and employee engagement.

Diversity of opinions between people can lead to decisions that are wiser and more sustainable. This program covers the top habits of those who turn differences into solutions. During this engaging and interactive presentation you will discover how to:

  • practice 3 habits that prevent communication breakdowns
  • communicate your needs without causing defensiveness
  • switch from an unhealthy tension to a healthy discussion
  • have touchy conversations that lead to positive outcomes
  • win back trust and create goodwill where it was lost

Experience the joy of making open communication a part of your daily work life.


3 Tools for Breaking Free

Best Audience: Staff Appreciation Event, Staff training, Team Leadership event

The group that plays together – stays together.

An organization or company cannot move forward unless a core group of people act together on a shared vision. 

Creating a culture of workplace enjoyment establishes:

  • a web of goodwill
  • motivation to serve and be loyal
  • higher and more positive energy
  • a solutions-oriented mindset when facing problems

Conversely, teams that operate from a foundation of scarcity, distrust, apathy, and reactivity end up having to deal with a host of unnecessary problems: absenteeism, high turnover, office politics, and costly communication breakdowns.

During this engaging and interaction program attendees will:

  • celebrate big and small accomplishments
  • discover structures that bring out the best in people
  • build their “team esteem”

Experience the power of creating a thriving team culture.


Best Audience: Associations, Leadership Events, Staff Training, Sales training, Network Marketing, Entrepreneurs

  • Are your listeners not as engaged as you’d like them to be?
  • Are you finding it hard to convey a complex message briefly?
  • Do you love stories but aren’t sure how to craft them?

…then this program might just be for you. People who can craft their message in story form are indispensable communicators whether it’s a formal presentation, education session, running a meeting or one-on-one.

Most presenters need more stories, but either can’t think of any to tell, don’t know how to craft them effectively or lack the skills to delivery them well. During this engaging session you will discover:

  • a template for creating powerful stories
  • the do’s and don’ts of using stories
  • how to delivery stories with greater impact


A Quick 7 Step Process for Breaking Free

Best Audience: Conference Breakout Session, Staff Training, Leadership Summit, Entrepreneur Event

Rushing around overwhelmed and impatient is now epidemic. This state of mind has become normalized in our society. Yet, it doesn't have to be that way.

The costs to you, your work, your organization, family and society are huge such as:

  • Foggy thinking leading to less productivity
  • Health issues
  • Relationship breakdowns
  • Financial problems
  • Lowered happiness and quality of life

Mindset is 80% of your success in project management. Most top athletes, musicians and business people hire mindset coaches to help them survive and thrive given the immense pressure of their role.

Project managers are under just as much pressure at times, and need these tools too.

Strategies will get you through for the short term, but for lasting results you need good practices of mind that work at both the conscious and subconscious levels for lasting results.

Benefits to attending this session:

  • Lower your stress even under intense deadlines
  • Get more done in less time with less suffering
  • Help yourself and others be less reactive and more solutions-oriented under pressure

Experience the relief of being calm, cool and collected under pressure.


Best Audience: Sales Training, Leadership Event, Speaker or Training Program, Teacher's Conference, Entrepreneurs

“Blessed are those who can make people laugh, for they shall never be without an audience.”

Here is a unique approach to unlocking your comic genius. If you want to stand out from your competition as a business communicator, you need to make people smile from time to time. Contrary to popular belief, being a more light-hearted presenter is a skill that CAN be taught. Discover how to tap into the funny side of your brain to:

  • build rapport with your listeners
  • open people’s minds to new ideas
  • turn dry concepts into engaging stories
  • make your message more memorable

Go to the next level with one-on-one coaching

Dave O'Connor helps leaders and speakers communicate in a way that dissolves resistance and open people’s minds to ideas, products and services. Whether you are a team leader, a business owner or sales person, HOW you communication is 80% of your success. Get the help you need to break free to the next level potential. Dave has short and long term coaching programs, group or individual, depending on your needs and the needs of your team.

Read more about all of Dave’s “Delighted Clients” including speaking, training and coaching testimonials.

About Dave O'Connor

For over 20 years Dave O’Connor has assisted thousands of individuals to achieve superior levels of performance in life. Dave specializes in assisting people to make rapid and long-lasting change and is a leading results coach for individuals and organizations that want to accelerate their progress and produce breakthrough results.

As a Professional Executive Coach to Conscious Business Owners, Change Leaders, Coaches, Consultants and Network Marketing Companies, his trainings continually impact sales growth and performance with incredible results. Because of his Holistic approach, his expertise extends to all areas of his clients’ lives – physically, emotionally and professionally.

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