Back In The Northern Hemisphere | BOOK ME BABY

I’ve got June & July dates across a couple of continents now available for those who want to invest in presenting / public speaker professional development (for them or their leadership teams).

Here are the locations / dates of where I’ll be:

  • First three weeks of June in the UK
  • Late June to start of July mainland Europe: 26-30th Switzerland (attending HATCH Europe) then 30th June-12th July in Germany
  • Mid July North America: 12-15th Toronto, Canada then Pacific Northwest USA en route back to Aotearoa New Zealand)

So if you’re looking for a half or full day “Purposeful Storytelling Masterclass” professional development opportunity to accelerate you and / or your leaders in their public speaking skill set get in touch via the contact form. Here are some testimonials regarding the impact from some recent satisfied customers (more via front page of this site):

“DK delivered a brilliant session for my team, giving us all accessible, understandable and effective advice on how to present engagingly. The training worked for those with extensive presenting experience as well as those with little exposure to public speaking. It was also very practical and encouraged us to embed our learning by doing. Highly recommended!”

Emma McLean, Engagement Lead, Human Sciences Studio at Accenture The Dock, Dublin

“I cannot recommend DK highly enough – we just had our second very well attended event with him “Presenting Engagingly Online”, which has received fantastic feedback from all the participants. After the first event on “presenting with purpose” with DK last year, our whole team gained a new level of confidence and know how, and it was so popular we just had to offer another session with DK. From the perspective of events organisation, the whole thing couldn’t have been easier – Having all the content and information provided in advance, easy set up made our jobs so much easier.”

Julia Hahn, Wellington Branch Manager | German New Zealand Chamber of Commerce

“I have had the great pleasure of inviting DK to work with our team for 2 enjoyable and valuable sessions so far: an in-person (those were the days!) public speaking and storytelling workshop; and a virtual Presenting Engagingly Online session. These were both very highly rated by our team and we’re looking forward to having DK come and share more magic with us to help us continue to hone our skills and confidence. On top of that, DK is one of the kindest, most compassionate and generous people I know. He builds an environment of trust, confidence and care, role modelling respectful feedback and gently supporting people to build confidence and strength with public speaking, storytelling and presenting. I cannot recommend DK highly enough.”

Kimberley Gilmour, People & Culture | Health & Wellbeing, Groov Now

And here’s my bio:

As a Creative Producer, DK works with a wide range of clients ‘crafting delicious learning experiences’ either online, in-studio or in person events. He is the 9yr-ex-TEDxWellington / TEDxWellingtonWomen licensee plus founder of the unique video podcast Creative Welly and the annual Creative Leadership NZ conference.

He’s also a Speaker Coach, working with CEO’s and senior executives plus a random ex-All Black and Dame thrown into the mix plus delivers internal masterclasses on the topics of ‘purposeful storytelling’ to small leadership groups.

Previously, DK established Collider, a city-wide programme focused on transforming Wellington into an internationally recognised Smart Capital (with 200 events in 14 months with over 5000 attendees).

He also founded Mediasnackers in 2006 and through it has over a decade of working in the social media space consulting / delivering training & consulting on five continents and to a cross-sector range of clients from UNICEF, Gates Foundation, BBC, Ubisoft, Hasbro plus spent time as a social media manager for a national education company in NZ.

More info and pedigree via my about page and looking forward to collaborating with yous.


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