Testimonials

Associations

“Stephane’s keynote was practical, dynamic and fun. Several participants said that this presentation should be offered to all managers and heads of human resources in our industry.”
– Yves Martin, President, Electro-Federation Canada

“Participants loved Stephane’s practical and realistic ideas that are easy to implement.”
– Tania Gagnon, Development Agent, CBDC Madawaska

“Mr. Simard has taken great care to adapt his keynote to our context and goals. The vast majority of our members recommend Stephane and some even want to invite him to give a keynote in their region. We have received nothing but praise about him.”
– Valerie Brunet, Coordinator, Federation of Chambers of Commerce of Quebec

“Our members enjoyed your energy and humour. You provided them practical tools to generate more commitment among their employees.”
– Jean-Francois Michaud, President and CEO, Quebec Association of Furniture Manufacturers

“Stephane’s keynote is inspiring. I recommend it without hesitation.”
– Isabelle Ducharme, Association of Eastern Townships Human Resources Managers

“It’s a must see! Stephane proposes interesting ways to attract, retain and motivate employees: a hot topic in many corporations.”
– Renee Bolduc, General Manager, Innovation and Development Manicouagan

“Stephane has demonstrated his ability to deliver a keynote that is interactive, fun, inspiring and full of practical ideas to our 210 attendees during our 7th annual HR conference.”
– Pierre Dufour, Member of the organizing committee

“Stephane’s keynote has been my favorite of the year. A mix of content, humour, interaction and a particularly effective use of PowerPoint. A refreshingly different perspective.”
– Sandy Lachapelle, Saint-Jerome’s Chamber of Commerce

“Your keynote helped make our 41st convention exceptional. You tailored your presentation to make our 800 delegates laugh and to stimulate their reflection in order to adapt to the new reality.”
– Francine Levesque, President, Federation of Health and Social Services – CSN

“Stephane is an outstanding communicator. He masters his topic and presents his message with passion and humour.”
– Isabelle Labrecque, Coordinator, South Shore Chamber of Commerce

Corporations

“One word… Excellent! We truly enjoyed Mr. Simard’s keynote with its refreshing way to combine humour and content. After the presentation, our managers were all committed to change their approach to achieve the desired results.”
– Pierre-Louis Lemieux, District Director Banking, Scotiabank

“All of our managers emerged delighted from the half-day workshop. We want to repeat the experiment in order to follow up on the actions that we committed to implement next month.”
– Marie-Christine Bertrand, Human Resource Director, Canadian Tire

“Stephane has presented innovative ideas that provoke both reflection and questioning. No doubt many of these suggestions will make their way and will enable our organization to be an employer of choice.”
– Martin Grenier, Regional Director, Rio Tinto

“Stephane has managed once again to deliver a motivating and content rich keynote despite the fact that some of the participants were seeing him for the 3rd time.”
– Karine Brochu, Marketing and Professional Services Associate, Apotex

“Through its interaction with the audience, Stephane raises enthusiasm among participants. Many found his presentation fun and very relevant.”
– Anne-Lise Frechette, Marketing and Communications Agent, Dooly’s

“The keynote delivered in both French and English by Stephane has allowed us to increase awareness of our managers on necessary changes to the way we recruit and
mobilize our staff.”
– Angela Vautour, Human Resources Director, Co-op Atlantic

“Stephane’s humour and ability to interact directly with the people despite a large audience while delivering quality content makes him a world-class speaker.”
– Jean-Pierre Picard, Regional Director, Shur-Gain

“Stephane presented us an excellent interactive workshop with a touch of humour. Our participants learned many tips easy to implement. A fresh and different perspective on the generation gap in the workplace.”
– Noemie Boucher, Marketing Coordinator, Gespra

“Stephane delivered to our managers an excellent full-day workshop packed with practical ideas and powerful tools to make us an even better employer.”
– François Prenovost, Executive Vice-President, RailTerm

“We want to say thank you for your professionalism. It is unusual for speakers to take the time to adapt their content as you did for our group. Your presentation was excellent from beginning to end. A must to create a culture of multi-generational teams.”
– Marie-Pascale Tremblay and Sylvain Menard, Directors, Usana

“Stephane has built a workshop that was adapted and the objective has been achieved
beyond our expectations. We are very satisfied and we recommend him without hesitation.”
– Nathalie Langlais, Human Resources Director, Stavibel

“Congratulations Stephane! You have captured the interest of the entire human resources team throughout our one-day retreat. Your content and the way you present it are really interesting. I will be happy to recommend you to our upcoming corporate events.”
– Richard Genest, Training Director, Jean Coutu Group

Public Sector

“Stephane delivered an interactive and content-rich keynote to our managers. No doubt that the insights he shared will help us better manage our multigenerational teams and reach our common goals.”
– Mathieu Laperle, Director of Food and Hospitality Services, McGill University

“Super interesting presentation! Dynamic and applicable to both education and workplace. Humour, content and interaction gave a stimulating pace to the keynote.”
– Tania Laurin, Coordinator, Guelph University

“The workshop was tailored to our needs. Stephane is a seasoned speaker. His animation and interaction captivates the interest of participants. Very dynamic, he has a great sense of humour.”
– Aurele Michaud, Pedagogic Counsellor, CCNB

“Our managers have truly enjoyed Mr. Simard’s workshop (recommendation rate of 100 %). It was an opportunity to discover new tools adapted to today’s reality and several participants have pledged to review their practices.”
– Lucie Rioux, Agency for Health and Social Services Monteregie

“Excellent speaker! Great! We want to invite him again. Excellent keynote with topic very relevant.”
– Managers of Maisonneuve-Rosemont hospital

“Stephane delivered a 3 hours workshop of solid material. It was very practical with lots of ideas and participants committed themselves to implement at least one concrete action within the next month.”
– Johanne Levac, Daycare Manager – Educational Services, Lester B. Pearson School Board

“Stephane’s keynote was refreshing and entertaining at the same time. I recommend him to everybody.”
– France Lacombe, Coordinator, Montreal’s University