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testimonials

"This was the perfect kick off to our conference. Stephen provided everything we want to give our members attending our conference - a thought provoking story, practical advice, and an opportunity to learn from other members of our community."

Tom Barnes / CEO - MIABC

“You have the amazing ability to make people feel comfortable and your humour in the way you see and experience life resonates with people in a very special way….I thank you again…for being exactly the inspirational speaker we wanted for our conference.”

Raf Sansalone / Director - Human Resources / Borden Ladner Gervais

“Stephen is a joy to work with!  He is easy going and very organized…. He is a professional…Stephen is also hilarious. I do not hesitate to recommend Stephen as a keynote speaker.”

Kathy Moscrip / Conference Planner / Looking Glass Productions

"In relationships, so much is lost in translation because people don't listen.You've demonstrated magnificently the importance of actually listening in the moment. Delivery was brilliant and hilarious! Thank you!"

Maureen McGrath / RN & CKNW / Sunday Night Health Show 

“We hired Stephen O’Keefe as a keynote speaker for our annual sales advisor conference. Stephen took the time to interview us prior to our conference so he could customize his talk for our group. Stephen’s presentation was well prepared, relevant and the audience was engaged the entire time. His talk had the perfect mix of humour and on point messaging. Working with Stephen was a pleasure, and I would highly recommend Stephen.”

Ramon Solinas, Marketing Director, Chambers of Commerce Insurance

“This was such a powerful TEDx Talk to witness live!  Stephen had the audience from the beginning to

end.  I encourage everyone to watch this inspiring –

and hilarious – talk.”

Bill Stainton / Executive Producer / 29 time Emmy award winner

"Your presentation was powerful and incorporated a lot of very important principles that we all need to remember and action in our legal practices and in life generally"

Valerie Dixon / Bar Association Chair - Employment Law

“Stephen O'Keefe truly teaches us all how to communicate and listen. He's so funny and has a style that is truly his own.”   

Jacqueline Way / Founder / 365give

"Stephen O’Keefe is an incredibly witty, charismatic, and moving speaker. On behalf of an audience of more than 850 students, teachers, and organizers, we would not hesitate to recommend him as a speaker at any conference. His keynote on overcoming communication barriers was perfect for our Model UN conference which was centered on international relations and debate. It was an absolute pleasure to hear his insightful stories and experiences. His presentation drew not only the attention of our delegates, but delightfully entertained all attendees with his unique, expressive sense of humour."

Organizers / Canadian High Schools Model United Nations

"Thank you for your excellent presentation yesterday - it was really interesting, entertaining and thought provoking."

Matthew Cooperwilliams / Chair - Employment Law Section, CBA, BC Branch

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