LIVE Workshops

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Creating Your Engaging Talks and Workshops — LIVE Bootcamp


Participants in Ida’s sessions have come from organizations such as

  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Fedex
  • Cayuga Medical Center
  • SUNY (State University of New York)
  • Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Regional Municipality of Halton
  • State of Wyoming
  • City of New York
  • Bosch
  • The Augustinians
  • CallSource
  • University of Minnesota
  • IBM
  • HSM LLP Accountants and Consultants
  • CSAE (Canadian Society of Association Executives)
  • Allstate Insurance
  • CEANY (Continuing Education Association of New York)
  • Rotary Club International
  • Level 3 Communications
  • YMCA
  • PMI (Project Management Institute)
  • Tourism Toronto
  • IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals)
  • Magna International Inc.
  • ICSA (International Customer Service Association)
  • Tompkins Courtland Community College
  • CAEM (Canadian Association of Exposition Management)
  • U.S. Department of The Interior
  • Ohio State University
  • Manulife Financial
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Tampa Bay Times
  • SaskTel
  • Training Magazine Events
  • Scotiabank
  • Pennsylvania School Board Association
  • State of Wisconson
  • State of Michigan
  • AstraZeneca
  • Alberta Health Services
  • and more

5 Reasons Event Coordinators Love Booking Ida!

1. Experienced Professional Speaker

Ida has been presenting participant-centered conference sessions and interactive workshops to groups of various sizes across North America and beyond for over 30 years. Your audience will learn, as well as be engaged and inspired.

2. A Use It Right Away Message

Ida engages and builds rapport with your audience members from the get-go. She empowers them immediately to use the skills and knowledge they are learning – but, she doesn’t stop there. Ida addresses what comes next, helping your audience plan how they will implement their learning after they leave the session.

3. Successful Communicator

Ida’s foundational approach to teaching is to Engage, Encourage, and Empower the participants in her workshops. With a strong background in train-the-trainer and instructional design, Ida has spent many years coaching managers and their teams on how to create and deliver the most dynamic effective workshops possible, while at the same time ensuring that participants are engaged and empowered. Over the course of her teaching/consulting career, she has taught thousands of people how to be successful communicators.

4.  Author

Ida is the author of five business books, a trilogy of tips booklets, and various articles on professional development. She regularly participates in professional development programs in order to bring the very best training strategies to her clients.

5. Easy to Work With

Ida is easy to work with – which makes your job that much easier too!

What Others Just Like You Have Said

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Your workshop was terrific! I was so pleased by how you involved everyone and honored their contributions. You built a really welcoming environment for people and then armed them with wonderful tools to move forward in their lives.
Anne MacKay, Former VP, United Way of Kitchener-Waterloo & Area

Our team building morning with you was a great success! Our people were completely engaged and fully participated in every activity – far more than we’ve seen in internal and client situations. Since the session, we’ve noticed that individuals are more interactive and confident with managers, partners, and clients and more forthcoming with their questions and ideas.
Maurice Moss, Managing Partner, HSM LLP Licensed Public Accountants