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FREE Virtual Book Launch Events

Given the chances of a face-to-face book and speaking tour in 2020 for LEAD. CARE. WIN. is as likely as me growing a full head of hair again, I am hosting three separate virtual book launch events. The sessions are 60-minutes in length, with 45 minutes dedicated to a keynote centering on the book’s main points, and the rest earmarked for Q&A. Each event is free but limited to 500 spots.

There are also 25 spots available immediately following each virtual book launch event for a private, 90-minute session with me. We’ll break down the book even further, take more of your questions, and essentially get into some virtual work-shopping.

Click below to register for the virtual book launch events.

Keynote Appearances


  • Leadership
  • Purpose
  • Organizational Culture
  • Remote Work / Remote Teams
  • Employee Engagement
  • Open Thinking
  • Pervasive Learning
  • Collaborative Technologies


  • Leadership Conferences
  • Virtual / Online Events
  • HR / People & Culture / CHRO
  • IT / Technology / CIO
  • C-Suite / Boards
  • Learning / CLO / Education
  • High Potential / High Performer
  • Offsites & Team Building

Upcoming Public Events

  • ReFrame Group – Lead. Care. Win. (Sept 29 – Virtual)
  • getAbstract – Leading with Heart (Oct 8 – Virtual)
  • Improve BC Day (Oct 16 – Virtual)
  • HR Congress 2020 (Nov 18 – Virtual)
  • Rising Economy Week (Nov 19 – Virtual)
  • Degreed Lens (Mar 21 – Los Angeles)
  • ATD Core4 (Nov 15, 2021 – Nashville)
  • Private events are unlisted


Dan is asked to deliver roughly 50 keynotes every year based on his books, research, and 25 years of experience. Every talk is tailored to the audience, ranging from 15 to 90 minutes. (And yes, virtual keynotes are one of his specialties.)

He has delivered his unique presentation style of humour, metaphors, stories and wicked graphics to audiences in Europe, USA, Australia and of course his home country of Canada.

Download Dan’s Speaker Overview document in PDF format that outlines what to expect, and why you would use him at your event.



Lead. Care. Win: How a More Caring Leader Is What Matters

Purpose Fuels People: Why a Meaningful Role & Purpose-Driven Organization Matters

Have You Checked for Frowns? The Critical Importance of Engaged Employees

Dream, Decide, Do, Repeat: We are Losing the Ability to Think and What to Do About it.


Dan is deeply honoured to have been asked to deliver four different TEDx Talks. Each of them has targeted a specific audience, yet in totality, they tell a story about Dan’s passion: helping people reach their full potential. You can watch each of them below.


Long before the pandemic, Dan was delivering webinars to audiences across the world by the thousands. His unique take on the topics of leadership, corporate culture, purpose and thinking are always practical yet thought-provoking.

Dan believes that webinars should be interactive where the audience participates in aspects such as surveys, polling, quizzes and Q&A. Every webinar is customized for the client.

  • 60-minute webinars and webcasts are an easy, economical way in which to deliver various leadership and engagement topics to your organization or team
  • Sessions are typically 45-50 minutes of content and 10-15 minutes of open Q&A
  • ZOOM is used for all sessions, an easy to install app or extension. (Zoom can also be used over a web browser.) Laptops, PCs or devices require sound.
    • If your organization prefers to use your in-house webinar licensing (e.g. Microsoft Teams, WebEx, etc.) don’t worry! Dan has used them all.
  • NOTE: webinars and webcasts are only delivered by Dan, not with any Pontefract Group associates or consultants


Inc. named him one of the top 100 leadership speakers.

Download Dan’s Speaker Overview document in PDF format that outlines what to expect, and why you would use him at your event.


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What others are saying

Dan is a conference organizer’s ideal speaker. Not only did he inspire and energize our group, but he also masterfully adapted his content so it resonated with the audience and our conference theme. As a bonus, Dan is able to nimbly navigate to adjust to a reduced time slot when other speakers went over time without sacrificing the impact of his session.

Director and General Counsel