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The world is full of speakers, some with depth and some with stage presence. Every now and then you find someone who has both – Peter Fuda is one of those people.

Peter Sheahan, National Speakers Hall of Fame

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“The world is full of speakers, some with depth and no stage presence, some with stage presence and no depth. Every now and then you find someone who has both – Peter Fuda is one of those people. The extraordinary depth of both his theoretical and hands-on experience makes him the perfect leader for sessions with very senior audiences. Add to that his humble, disarming, and yet highly engaging style and his sessions become true catalysts for change. I had Peter speak to my own team, and amidst a program of more than half a dozen world class speakers he was the most memorable, and more importantly the most impactful. I have no hesitation recommending Peter for any leadership group, anywhere and in any time slot.”

Peter Sheahan, National Speakers Hall of Fame

Peter has completed numerous presentations to our CEO Forum and each time has impressed the group with his energy, clear thinking and results–oriented approach.

James O’Toole, Joint MD, International CEO Forum

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“Peter has completed numerous presentations to our International CEO Forum and each time has impressed the group with his energy, clear thinking and results –oriented approach to driving change and transformation. He has wisdom in abundance.”

James O’Toole, Joint MD, International CEO Forum

Peter has a powerful way with words. He is incredibly engaging and persuasive, whether in a large forum or an intimate conversation.

Andy Penn, CEO, Telstra

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“Peter has a powerful way with words. He is incredibly engaging and persuasive, whether in a large forum or an intimate conversation. He adds value to every situation. Peter has a natural ability to make the complex simple and to bring people to a shared ambition."

Andy Penn, CEO, Telstra

Dr. Peter Fuda’s keynote at our 3rd Annual Ultimate Culture Conference in Chicago 2017 was enthralling, entertaining and motivating.

Dr. Rob Cooke, Global CEO, Human Synergistics International

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"Dr. Peter Fuda’s keynote at our 3rd Annual Ultimate Culture Conference in Chicago 2017 was enthralling, entertaining and motivating, just like the many keynotes I have seen him deliver in the past. Possibly more importantly, Peter effectively captivated the audience while sharing information of substance based on contemporary theoretical frameworks, research studies, and statistical results. His observations, stories, and humor beautifully complemented his visuals and every point he made was concise, clear and easy to understand. We tremendously appreciate the care Peter took to tailor his presentation to the theme of our conference and to the interests of the leaders and consultants in attendance."

Dr. Rob Cooke, Global CEO, Human Synergistics International

Peter has an innate ability to craft and express a compelling story with humor and excitement and draw you into it. He is truly an inspiration.

Russel Owen, Global President, CSC

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“Peter is a uniquely gifted student of business and human nature. He has quick wit and remarkable insights, combined with world class facilitation and interpersonal skills. Peter has an innate ability to craft and express a compelling story with humor and excitement and draw you into it. He is truly an inspiration to me and all who work with him. Peter has developed a truly unique paradigm and methodology for looking at strategy and people, and aligning them at the molecular level. He is an amazing catalyst for change for any organization he chooses to serve, and a true pioneer in the business world.”

Russel Owen, Global President, CSC

It is very rare that a speaker is able to captivate an entire audience instantly, especially when that audience is made up of leading CEOs.

John Karagounis, Managing Director, The CEO Circle Group

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“It is very rare that a speaker is able to captivate an entire audience instantly, especially when that audience is made up of leading CEOs. Peter has spoken to our members many times and always connects on both a professional and personal level. He is able to engage the audience with his thought-provoking ideas, involving them and successfully getting them to share their experiences, thoughts and challenges.”

John Karagounis, Managing Director, The CEO Circle Group

Peter brings clarity to the dynamic confusion that challenges businesses on a daily basis.

Tim Sims, MD, Pacific Equity Partners

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“Peter has intellectual integrity; he is considered, wise and insightful in all that he shares. Peter brings clarity to the dynamic confusion that challenges businesses on a daily basis.”

Tim Sims, MD, Pacific Equity Partners

As Chairman of the CEO Institute, I have seen many speakers on leadership over a number of years. Peter Fuda is one of the best.

Ray Weekes, Chairman, The CEO Institute

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“As Chairman of the CEO Institute, I have seen many speakers on leadership over a number of years. Peter Fuda is one of the best. The feedback from all participants in his sessions confirms that Peter has a significant impact on them with his fresh, insightful and very practical views on leadership transformation. His views on the leadership that works in any organization are highly distinctive and are based on clear core values delivered in a very engaging and entertaining manner.”

Ray Weekes, Chairman, The CEO Institute

Peter’s brilliant contribution, to an audience of 3000+, helped make our conference one of the most successful ever.

Quentin Jones, MD, Human Synergistics

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“As a keynote speaker at our 11th Culture and Leadership conference, Peter’s brilliant contribution, to an audience of 3000+, helped make our conference one of the most successful ever. Peter communicates his message clearly and powerfully.”

Quentin Jones, MD, Human Synergistics

There’s a sacred space where story, metaphor and data meet, and Peter’s work stands solidly in the centre of that space. Peter has changed my understanding of transformation.

Brené Brown, Ph.D., NYT Best-Selling Author

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“There’s a sacred space where story, metaphor and data meet, and Peter’s work stands solidly in the centre of that space.  Peter has changed my understanding of transformation.”

Brené Brown, Ph.D., NYT Best-Selling Author

What can I say but WOW! What a truly terrific, inspiring and informative session you gave – my congratulations. The room was just buzzing after you finished.

Amanda McKernan, Director, International HRD Forum

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“What can I say but WOW! What a truly terrific, inspiring and informative session you gave – my congratulations. The room was just buzzing after you finished and so many of our members told me how much they had enjoyed your session (myself included) – and the learning’s and insights you provided. It was a really thoughtful, informative and very relevant session to HR leaders and their teams, few of whom would be immune to the challenges you described. In my opinion it was one of the best events we’ve ever had. So, my congratulations on a truly great session – well done.”

Amanda McKernan, Director, International HRD Forum

Peter’s session with our 120+ senior leaders proved our most successful meeting to date. Over a 2-hour period, the participants were completely engaged.

Kerry Thiedeke, Director, Future Leaders Forum

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“Peter’s session with our 120+ senior leaders proved our most successful meeting to date. Peter bought expertise, energy, humour and a deep insight into the realities of senior leadership to this group. Over a 2-hour period the participants were completely engaged with Peter and the content around ‘business and leadership transformation’; the exercises and discussion groups were robust and provided some great insights and feedback from the group. We hope to work with Peter again in the future and would highly recommend him to any other organization looking for an impactful and cutting-edge speaker.”

Kerry Thiedeke, Director, Future Leaders Forum

Peter’s honesty and communication of his view is very disarming at times – it cuts away all the bs.

Mark Bayliss, CEO, Quick Service Restaurants

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“Peter is focused, gets to the key issues quickly and is fair, honest and objective. His honesty and communication of his view is very disarming at times – it cuts away all the bullshit.”

Mark Bayliss, CEO, Quick Service Restaurants

Peter delivered an inspirational, interactive and energizing session that provided the 1000+ delegates with the tools and insights to become extraordinary leaders.

Simone Williams, Executive Director, Health Workforce

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“Peter delivered a powerful, thought provoking plenary session on leadership at Health Workforce Australia’s 2013 conference. Peter delivered an inspirational, interactive and energizing session that provided the 1000+ delegates with the tools and insights to become extraordinary leaders. Peter kept everyone engaged with his dynamic and relaxed presentation style. The feedback we received was outstanding and I cannot recommend Peter highly enough.”

Simone Williams, Executive Director, Health Workforce

We received many comments from members that they found your speech to be very engaging and inspirational, and that the evening was one of the best that they had attended.

Liz Cacciottolo, Events Chair, Chief Executive Women

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“On behalf of Chief Executive Women, may I thank you for being our guest speaker at our event for CEW members and guests. We received many comments from members that they found your speech to be very engaging and inspirational and that the evening was one of the best that they had attended. We were also delighted to involve the next generation of female leaders as guests of our members as CEW has a strong commitment to Women Enabling Women Leaders and we are extremely grateful for your contribution in providing such thought provoking and informative material.”

Liz Cacciottolo, Events Chair, Chief Executive Women

Peter has inspired me and my team to take our organization on a journey that has been sign posted with numerous successful outcomes.

Clynton Bartholomeusz, MD, Beiersdorf

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“Peter has inspired me and my team to take our organization on a journey that has been sign posted with numerous successful outcomes.”

Clynton Bartholomeusz, MD, Beiersdorf

Peter is a strong communicator, has a relaxed presentation style, and is able to call on a deep reservoir of company experience in responding to questions and issues raised by our members.

Chris Cheatley, Joint MD, International CEO Forum

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"CEO Forum has worked with Peter for many years. He has spoken at numerous briefings we have held, and we very much value the relationship we have with Peter. Peter’s strengths are his deep knowledge of the companies we work with, and a real understanding of the issues that leaders of those organizations face in trying to bring about change and set a new direction for their people. I know he is held in very high regard by the CEOs he has worked with, and has helped to bring about change in their companies that has stood the test of time. He is a strong communicator, has a relaxed presentation style, and is able to call on a deep reservoir of company experience in responding to questions and issues raised by our members."

Chris Cheatley, Joint MD, International CEO Forum

Our team was thoroughly engaged by Peter with many describing him as the best speaker we’ve ever had at McGrath.

John McGrath, Chairman, McGrath Estate Agents

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"Our team was thoroughly engaged by Peter with many describing him as the best speaker we’ve ever had at McGrath. Peter’s use of stories and real-world experience effectively bridge the gap between academic theory and business reality."

John McGrath, Chairman, McGrath Estate Agents

Peter presents leadership topics with power, relevance and impact.

Jamie McPhee, CEO, Adelaide Bank

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"Peter presents leadership topics with power, relevance and impact. However, the most critical element is how these topics are delivered with a level of enthusiasm, energy and fun such that the key messages really ‘sink in’. This has been highly beneficial in developing our leadership capabilities. Peter has the unique blend of two critical skills. Firstly, he is knowledgeable about his subjects but as importantly, he has the ability to communicate that knowledge to others in a way that the key messages will be remembered."

Jamie McPhee, CEO, Adelaide Bank

A sample of delegate feedback on your session included: “Fuda was excellent - very cogent and powerful approach. Absolutely brilliant. So many 'take-aways'.

Peter Wilson, National President, AHRI

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"I am writing to thank you for your personal contribution as a speaker at the AHRI National Convention 2009. We appreciate the manner in which you developed your session and we believe it strongly enhanced the professionalism of the event. A sample of delegate feedback on your session included: “Fuda was excellent - very cogent and powerful approach. An extremely useful session, I took a lot away from it. I thought I'd have heard it all before, but was pleasantly surprised by this fresh 'take'. I have already passed on key messages to team and they are very much on board. Very engaging and the only one seeking interactivity. Absolutely brilliant. So many 'take-aways'."

Peter Wilson, National President, AHRI

I wanted to personally thank you for your contribution to the overwhelming success of the event. Thank you for helping us to ‘make a difference’ to our members at the National Congress.

Brian Stewart, CEO, Urban Development Institute

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"With the 2009 UDIA National Congress now over, I wanted to personally thank you for your contribution to the overwhelming success of the event. As a regular speaker at similar events I am particularly mindful of the time and effort that you have made and the many hours of thought and preparation involved in trying to make an original and valuable contribution. With great respect may I say that you have made such a contribution. Thank you for helping us to ‘make a difference’ to our members at the National Congress 2009."

Brian Stewart, CEO, Urban Development Institute