Speaking & Workshops

David Bentall and the Next Step team bring a lifetime of experience working in and with some of Canada’s well-known family enterprises. Blending personal experience, professional insight, humour, and empathy, our Advisor’s keynote speeches and workshops will inspire, educate, and motivate.

Speaking Topics Include:

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  • How our Heroes Share our Leadership style
  • Fireproofing Your Family Business: 7 Ways to Avoid the Three-Generation Shirtsleeves to Shirtsleeves Paradigm
  • How Quality Relationships Can Enhance Both Your Business & Personal Life
  • Goal Setting for High Potential Executives: Why 16 Buildings Is A Lousy Goal for A Life
  • Change or Die: How to Create Lasting Change, Both Personally and Professionally
  • Dear Younger Me: 9 Tips for Next Generation Successors and Their Elders
  • Decision-Making for Family Enterprises: How to Create Alignment and Harmony in Your Family
  • No Fear, No Regrets, No Problem: Goal setting For Living A Life with Purpose
  • Creativity and Tenacity: Building Blocks for Enduring Success
  • One Man’s Personal Journey: From Family Business Executive to Family Enterprise Advisor
  • From Litigator to Leader: Help Your Family Collaborate and Create the Future They Want
  • Honesty Pays Off: Accelerate Your Success Through Ethical Decision-Making
  • Business Boards and Family Councils: Governance for Families in Business
  • Improve Your Communication & Conflict Management Skills
  • Living with Wealth: Raising the Next Generation to Be Wise Stewards
  • Loving Your Neighbor: How Charitable Giving Can Transform Your Company Culture
  • The Transforming Power of Male Friendship
  • The Qualities & Characteristics You Need to Be A Collaborative Member Of A Family Enterprise
  • Ethics in The Executive Suite: Lessons Learned From 3 Generations Of Success…And Defeat
  • Turbo-Charge Your Team’s Success and Transform Your Company Culture
David Bentall presenting

Check out David's talk for TEDx Bear Creek Park - A Shift in Thinking

Premiered: March 27, 2021
In his talk Change Your Heroes / Change Your Life, David explains how having the right heroes helped him develop his Emotional Intelligence as a leader.

Book David C. Bentall for Your Event

David is available to speak on a wide variety of topics. Customized presentations and workshops are available and can be tailored to different audiences. Please contact us for more details.