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Keynote Speaker

When you are looking for a unique Business Keynote Speaker for your next conference, seminar or special event, try The Persuader!

Steve Semmens, The Persuader, is a passionate and experienced Business Coach, Corporate Trainer, and Keynote Speaker, in the areas of Leadership, Business Strategy, Continuous Improvement, Sales and Marketing, and Change Management.

Steve has a Bachelor of Business (Honours), is a Sessional Lecturer at Charles Sturt University, in the School of Management and Marketing, and is a Professional Member of Professional Speakers Australia. He has a strong interest in the development and growth of entrepreneurial leaders, especially in regional areas. Steve currently consults, with a variety of organisations, helping them to implement effective and successful change management strategies, so they can reach their full potential and achieve the desired outcomes according to their set vision. Whether it’s persuasion strategies to influence and motivate your teams, tactics to effectively grow your business, strategies to attract new business or one-on-one executive coaching, the ground-breaking philosophies of The Persuader are revolutionising businesses across the country.


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Networking!

This Keynote is an entertaining and inspiring story of the successes, mistakes, and absolute disasters you can make, when out and about networking. This presentation will give you some great tips on how to comfortably start conversations, successfully network, and avoid the pitfalls of any potential awkward situations.

It will educate and inspire your audience to, generate more sales leads through referrals and Networking activities the right way!

The building blocks to create High Performing Companies! 

Exploring eight eternal building blocks, to help leaders and managers, to create high performing organisations, where employees become actively engaged.

Potential outcomes:

  • More engaged and empowered employees
  • Increased productivity
  • Empowering and creating leaders
  • Dedicated and loyal employees
  • Low turnover of staff
  • Improved organisational communication
  • A profitable and sustainable business


Leadership Excellence – The Care Factor – Positively Engaging Staff, Suppliers, and Customers

Networking Rules! Tools and techniques to help you meet, engage, and develop relationships with ideal clients!




Previous Clients:

Australian Computer Society

Australian Institute of Credit Management

Autism Link

Bathurst Regional Council

Bathurst Jobs Expo

Bathurst Business Chamber

BT Financial Group

Cenwest Innovate – Next Stage Growth Program

Charles Sturt University

CPA Australia

Dubbo Regional Council

Griffith University

Gulgong Business Awards

Key Business Network

Lithgow Business Association

NPA Worldwide

Professional Speakers Australia

Rapid Solutions

Redcliffe High School

Redlands College

Sheldon College

Western Sydney University

Women’s Network Australia