What people are saying:
“Geoff was an incredible choice!”
“Amazing!”
“So much energy!”
“Everyone I spoke to loved the workshop and most attendees wanted a follow-up session!”

This is what one conference organizer had to say about Geoff’s advanced emotional and social skills workshop. Whether you’re looking for a keynote presentation to engage your audiences or want to bring emotional and social programming to your own event or training roster, Geoff is able to provide a wide array of speaking services.

  • Keynote addresses
  • Short 20-30 minute talks
  • Longer 1, 2 or 3 hour presentations
  • Daily training
  • Corporate retreats
  • Weekend training

The following are just some of the conferences and organizations where Geoff has been able to delight audiences with his signature blend of humour, warmth and pragmatic insight into the spectrum of human emotional and social competencies.

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Speaking testimonials

“Geoff effectively changes the conversations traditionally rooted in conflict to those of open dialog and collaboration.”
— Former President, Project Management Institute, Durham Highlands Chapter

“Anyone who missed this missed the best lecture of the semester!”
— Fleming College symposium organizer

“I was so impressed with Geoff’s enthusiasm.”
— Royal Bank symposium organizer

“I felt like my batteries were being recharged. Geoff has a contagious energy that I want to bottle and store next to my desk.”
— Durham College symposium organizer

Workshop testimonials

“This is a fabulous course with a fabulous speaker. Geoff knew the material and was extremely passionate. All I can say is give me more! More Geoff! More courses!”
— Advanced ESC Training for Working Professionals workshop participant

“Geoff was an incredible choice for our inaugural workshop series!”
— Advanced ESC Training for Working Professionals workshop organizer

“Great presentation. I felt like sometimes you spoke directly to me. Excellent work.”
— Advanced ESC Training for Working Professionals workshop participant

“Excellent presentations and scenarios! Excellent examples to explain the content of the workshop.”
— Advanced ESC Training for Working Professionals workshop participant

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Conference Presentations

  • 2017 Rethinking Disability Conference, Toronto
  • 2017 Strategic Advisory Panel for Recognition of Prior Learning, Toronto
  • 2017 Reversal Theory Conference, Swansea, UK
  • 2017 Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Toronto
  • 2016 Project World Conference, New York
  • 2016 Ontario Public Service Project Management Conference, Toronto
  • 2016 Rethinking Disability Conference, Toronto
  • 2016 Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Victoria
  • 2016 Project World Conference, Toronto
  • 2016 Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Conference, London
  • 2015 International Society for the Study of Individual Differences Conference, London
  • 2015 Project World Conference, Toronto

Invited Talks

  • Why Emotional Intelligence Matters for Entrepreneurial Success. 2017 Autumn Starting Point Workshop at Peterborough Economic Development, Peterborough
  • Motivational Intelligence: The Science of Change. 2017 Project Managers United Toastmasters Club monthly meeting, Toronto
  • Change and Motivation. 2017 ExamsPM Project Manager Summit, Toronto
  • Why Emotional Intelligence Matters for Entrepreneurial Success. 2017 Summer Starting Point Workshop at Peterborough Economic Development, Peterborough
  • Emotions and Strategic Planning. 2017 Spring Mentoring Workshop at Project Management Institute’s Durham Highlands Chapter, Oshawa
  • Why Emotional Intelligence Matters for Entrepreneurial Success. 2017 Spring Starting Point Workshop at Peterborough Economic Development, Peterborough
  • Why Did They Have to Choose Me? The Emotional and Social Consequences of Project Work. 2017 Project Managers United Toastmasters Club monthly meeting, Toronto
  • You Know How to Manage Projects. So…Now What? 2017 Project Management Student Symposium at Durham College, Oshawa
  • Why Did They Have to Choose Me? The Emotional and Social Consequences of Project Work. 2016 PMI Community Leaders Inspiring Connections meeting, Oshawa, ON.
  • The Soft Skill Salsa: Why Emotional Intelligence Matters for Project Success. 2016 Project Management Institute Southern Ontario Chapter, Toronto
  • Why Smart People Fail: The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Project Success. 2016 Fleming College Project Management class, Peterborough
  • Why Did They Have to Choose Me? The Emotional and Social Consequences of Project Work. 2016 RBC Project Talks Symposium, Toronto
  • Why Did They Have to Choose Me? The Emotional and Social Consequences of Project Work. 2016 Project Management Institute’s Southern Ontario Chapter symposium, Toronto
  • Why Smart People Fail: The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Project Success. 2015 Project Management Institute’s Southern Ontario Chapter symposium, Toronto
  • Why Smart People Fail: The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Project Success. 2014 Project Management Institute’s Durham Highlands Chapter monthly meeting, Oshawa
  • Hide and Seek: Tracking the Elusive Teamwork X-Factor. 2014 Sunlife Financial Quarterly Townhall Symposium, Toronto
  • “This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things:” A Project Risk Retrospective. 2012 Trent University Project Management class, Oshawa
  • The Soft Skill Salsa: An Examination of Destructive Project Management Behaviours. 2011 North American Project Management Telesummit, Seattle