Why Hire Mark?

CREDIBILITY: Mark is a Change Management Specialist, International Consultant and a frequent presenter at top management meetings around the world.

ENGAGING:  “Mark kept us glued to our screen, very entertaining and interactive, a true artist!”
Simone Zatti, Marketing Director, Hilti

PRACTICAL TAKE-AWAYS:  “Best of all, we walked out of the room with tools to help us with change management.” Marlene Stanger, Monsanto

HIGHLY INTERACTIVE:  “Our team was so pumped about our time with Mark.” Kevin Bollom, VP, Trane

INSPIRING STORIES:  “Dr. Mark is a fantastic storyteller!” Austin West, Professional Engineers Ontario

CUSTOMIZED:  Mark learns about you and your organization and delivers presentations customized to your needs.

Audience Interaction and fast-paced learning that entertains

The perfect blend of humour, content, experience and take-aways 3:13

Action-Focused Keynotes

Change Management Keynote

Harnessing the Hurricane: Adapting Faster to Extreme Change

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

Change management expert Dr. Mark DeVolder throws a lifeline to you and your team with tools and strategies he’s developed to help you clear away the fog.

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Resilience Keynote

Unstoppable Resilience: Developing the Mindset of a Champion

Why doesn't the fastest runner always win the race? Or why doesn't the smartest person always get the best job? Because it's not always the ones who "start out the smartest who end up smartest." (Dweck) It takes more than natural speed, intelligence or ability to be a champion. It takes change resilience. But resilience is not just for the elite with an Olympic gold around their neck. Resilience can be learned.

Mark shows leaders how to increase their grit, passion and purpose by developing the mindset of a champion. Mark's best practices will help you cultivate determination, increase resilience and conquer adversity.

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On Fire! Energized Together, Everyone, Every Day

When individuals lose their spark, organizations 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 employee engagement equips people to identify the causes of “flame out” and recognize behaviours and leadership decisions that act as a fire extinguisher.

People will learn how to apply engagement strategies that increase the total employee experience in four key areas: clarity, competence, influence and appreciation.

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From Fear to Confidence


Mark DeVolder gives your people the framework to transform their fear of change into confidence through change. Mark is known as the ‘Change Specialist.’  He knows change.  He knows why we fear it and how we get lost within it. And he knows how to help leaders and their teams navigate their way through it, with a teachable strategy to equip anyone to become Empowered through Change. Mark teaches teams how to understand change, view change, and navigate any change they experience.  When you move from fearing change to understanding how to move confidently through it, you feel empowered.  Mark will give your audience a path to walk through every change they experience.  As a result, you will see teams who previously felt exhausted and overwhelmed, become empowered by what change is making possible in their lives.

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Other Services


Each keynote can also be delivered in a master class format, half day or full day. Dr. DeVolder's style is a careful balance of content and learning related-activity. DeVolder uses content, group participation, individual reflection, jolt activities and stories to deliver high-content training. To ensure maximum value, members apply Mark's strategies to real work situations during the session.

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Dr. DeVolder has guided organizations through multi-billion dollar mergers and acquisitions, restructuring initiatives and organizational change. Contact our office to discuss how we can help you adapt more successfully to change.

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