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Change Management Specialist, Professional Trainer & Consultant
Mark DeVolder is the Change Specialist and a pioneer in the field of transition management. Unique in the industry, DeVolder is one of the few speakers who teaches leaders how to change. As an award-winning speaker and recipient of the Top 10 Speaker Award in Change Management, Mark is a frequent presenter at high-level management meetings around the world, both live and virtual…from coaching NASA rocket scientists how to re-create themselves to the cultural transformation of a $42 billion merger; from pivoting to a safety-first culture in Qatar’s oil industry to preparing Egypt’s largest company to restructure itself. Mark teaches leaders about Perpetual Pivot, the process of adapting to continuous change through reinvention, innovation and anticipation. Read More >
In addition to cutting-edge content, Mark brings high-energy, humor and audience interaction to all his presentations. He uses his skill as a master storyteller to draw people into the essence of his message. Whether live or on a virtual stage, Mark has the ability to connect deeply with people: “Mark kept us glued to our screen” and “Mark was inspiring and kept the audience charged.”
Across five continents and in over 25 countries, Mark has worked with a myriad of impressive and diverse organizations, large and small, including NASA, McDonald’s, GE, Autodesk, Coca-Cola, Marriott, Siemens, Medtronic, PepsiCo, Bristol-Myers Squibb, PWC, HILTI, Verizon, Orascom Construction and Monsanto. Mark has engaged and delighted audiences from Monaco to Dubai, from Singapore to London and from Istanbul to Barcelona.
As a researcher, consultant and author, Mark has written the multi-disciplinary book on managing change, entitled, Perpetual Pivot: How the Best Leaders Adapt to Exponential Change. His second book, Get Engaged, is a practical guide for improving employee engagement. Mark’s first publication was his doctoral dissertation which studied the elements of diversity, inclusion and teambuilding, entitled Unity in Diversity Through Synergy. Read Less ^
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Empowered Change Moving from Fear to Confidence
Never before have leaders faced our current level of fast and extreme change, where chaos, disruption and crisis have become the norm. Mark asks, how do we successfully navigate through such a world? His answer is that we must learn the skills of Perpetual Pivot, a continuous process of adapting, reinvention and anticipation. Mark explains that the hardest part of change is the transition. Consequently, he shows leaders how to traverse through the maze. Deeply practical, leaders will learn how to walk through the door of uncertainty into the future, armed with tools to successfully navigate transitions.
Change is constant, unpredictable and accelerating. Extreme change can – much like a hurricane – leave you dizzy, dazed and disoriented, as though the earth is moving under your feet. Even if you survive the storm, you know more is coming. Read More >
Change expert Dr. Mark DeVolder throws a lifeline to you and your team with tools and strategies he’s developed to clear away the fog.
During Mark’s high-octane presentation, you will learn how to: Read Less ^
Why doesn’t the fastest runner always win the race? Or why doesn’t the smartest person always get the best job? Because it’s not always the ones who “start out the smartest who end up smartest.” (Dweck) It takes more than natural speed, intelligence or ability to be a champion. It takes resilience. But resilience is not just for the elite with an Olympic gold around their neck. Resilience can be learned. Read More >
Mark shows leaders how to increase their grit, passion and purpose by developing the mindset of a champion. Mark’s best practices will help you cultivate determination, increase resilience and conquer adversity.
You will learn powerful lessons to help you: Read Less ^
We live in a VUCA world: volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. It’s not surprising that leaders who survive, thrive and deliver in business today have one trait in common; they are resilient. But resilience is not just for a few; it can be learned. Read More >
Mark shares how to rewire your brain and increase neuroplasticity to spring through adversity, overcome obstacles and reinvent yourself. He reveals success strategies that enable you to adapt boldly, nimbly and quickly in midst of constant change.
Mark shows leaders how to:
Recharge your team with Mark DeVolder’s industry-tested program. Get your employees and organization on fire. Read Less ^
Hazards and obstacles abound in the fast and frenzied pace of business today. In the rush to stay competitive, people are increasingly tempted to take short cuts and sacrifice safety. The most common barrier, however, is actually change itself. Some employees feel paralyzed by change, and when they feel paralyzed, they disengage. Without the ability or capacity to change, accidents can happen. Read More >
During Mark’s high-performance presentation, you will learn how to:
Empower your employees to achieve “target zero.” Read Less ^
“We all left with a better grip on our humanity and tools to soar higher.”
“Mark kept us glued to our screen, very entertaining and interactive, a true artist!”
“Mark’s virtual keynote energized the audience and he provided us with tools to apply to our organization.”
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“Mark’s presentation was such a breath of fresh air! An incredible delivery! The mark of a professional!"
“Mark, you were nothing short of awesome!!!”
“If you get to work with Mark DeVolder, you're really lucky!”
“Thought-provoking and dynamic. Moving and powerful. Remarkable energy. Mark was inspiring and kept the audience charged.”
“Mark DeVolder was fun, brilliant, charismatic, refreshing and truly inspiring.”
“Mark DeVolder did a terrific job for us!”
“Dr. Mark DeVolder was very insightful. He speaks with lots of humour and engagement of the crowd. Very appreciated by our team!”
“Dr. DeVolder’s presentation was exactly what we were looking for during this changing period that we are going through.”
“Dr. Mark exceeded our expectations. He really reached new heights in change management.”
“Mark was the closing speaker at the largest HR conference in the Middle East. If you get to work with Mark, you’re really lucky!”
“Mark was fantastic!”
“Dr. Mark DeVolder has tremendous charisma and made his message so powerful that we will all benefit from it!”
“We thoroughly enjoyed Mark’s presentation! He kept the audience truly engaged. It was exciting and interactive with lots of laughter. We heard constant feedback throughout the entire conference about how much everyone took away from the experience. Mark impressed them so much."
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