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Testimonials for David Koutsoukis
"Without doubt one of the most outstanding presenters we have ever worked with."
John Mistilis, Principal, Department of Education
"David's exuberance, innovative approach and engaging manner with which he connects to the audience are exemplary - a truly sensational learning experience!"
Julie Egonidis, National Congress Executive, CPA Australia
"Feedback from conference delegates was extremely positive and indicated that your keynote presentation was fresh and inspiring, while practical at the same time."
Bradley Woods, CEO, Australian Hotels Association
"Delegates absolutely loved him! Only 4 people gave him 4 out of 5... all 120 others gave him 5 out of 5 'Outstanding!'
Conference Organiser, Tauranga, New Zealand
"I have been to many workshops in my working life but none has come close to this one. It was brilliantly presented, I was never bored, and I have come away feeling invigorated and inspired to tackle work at any level."
Carol Bassett, Workshop Participant, ICC
"Absolutely brilliant! You managed, seemingly with ease, to achieve the big two - an enjoyable experience combined with excellent content which was to the point and relevant."
Paul Fleay, CEO, Inclusion WA
Fee Range: Up to $5000
David Koutsoukis's Biography
David Koutsoukis is a leadership and team development specialist who helps leaders build exceptional teams. He does this through keynote speaking, training and development programs, team building workshops, public seminars, executive facilitation, in-house consulting and by authoring leadership and team development resources.
He has a proven track record in team development including a multi-national company he helped take from a staff retention rate of just 55% to more than 95% in a 12 month period; another that achieved record profits at the end of a six month team development program; and a business that doubled it's turnover in one year by enhancing employee engagement.
David is a recognised thought-leader and skilled practitioner in the area of leading people. He has spent the last 30 years exploring the art and science of leadership – from his early working life as an outdoor adventure and leadership instructor – through team leader and management roles – to his time now as a leadership speaker, consultant and workshop leader. He 'walks the leadership talk' as a director and past chair of a number of companies; is a past National President of the National Speakers Association of Australia and has coached many sporting teams.
David has the CSP designation (the highest international accreditation for speakers worldwide), has twice been named Western Australian Speaker of the Year and has presented at seminars, workshops and conferences throughout Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the USA. He has worked with over 300 organisations across four continents including Woodside Energy, INPEX, BHP Billiton, Astra Zeneca, HBOS, Diageo and Wesfarmers, and is a regular presenter for the Masters of Business and Leadership program at the Curtin University Graduate School of Business.
David is the creator of the Seven Signs of an Exceptional Team has written more than 20 books including co-authoring 'Click! Why you click with some people and others drive you crazy!' and is a founding director of Click! Colours International – creators of the popular Click! Colours personality cards.
David Koutsoukis brings energy to events and results to business. His programs are built on the foundations of successful leadership experience and are engaging, enjoyable and effective. Clients say that David's presentations and programs are effective because of his fresh approach to leadership development; an intelligent approach that engages and motivates people to change their thinking and behaviour and helps leaders get the result they want.
Speaking Topics Include
The Seven Signs of an Exceptional Team - A Blueprint for Team Success
This UPLifting keynote presentation will give attendees a powerful framework for building an Exceptional Team with high performing people and excellent results.
Lift! Your Leadership - The Four Key Qualities of an Engaging Leader
This UPLifting keynote presentation will help attendees improve their credibility, trustworthiness, connection and inspire-ability - and enable them to become more engaging, influential and effective leaders of people.
Lift! Your Strategy - The Four Key Qualities of a Crystal Clear Strategy
This UPLifting keynote presentation will help attendees improve the simplicity, clarity, focus and alignment of their team strategy - and enable them to acheive their goals and objectives faster and more efficiently.
Lift! Your Productivity - The Four Key Qualities of Positive Productive People
This UPLifting keynote presentation will help attendees improve their energy, efficiency, aspiration and optimism - and enable them to become more postitive, productive and successful individuals.
Lift! Your Relationships - The Four Key Qualities of Quality Team Relationships
This UPLifting keynote presentation will help attendees improve respect, awareness, empathy and communication - and enable them to create a high-trust team environment with quality relationships.
Lift! Your Engagement - The Four Key Qualities of Highly Engaged Employees
This UPLifting keynote presentation will help attendees improve appreciation, belongingness, empowerment and enjoyment at work - and enable them to improve job satisfaction and personal performance.
Lift! Your Teamwork - The Four Key Qualities of Excellent Teamwork
This UPLifting keynote presentation will help attendees improve connection, direction, communication and trust - and enable them to become a cooperative and collaborative 'high-synergy' team.
Lift! Your Culture - The Four Key Qualities of an Uplifting Team Culture
This UPLifting keynote presentation will help attendees improve attitudes, language, expections and actions - and enable them to build and positive and productive team culture that attracts and retains great people.