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One of the most dynamic and entertaining speakers who has helped thousands of individuals and teams to transform how they and their businesses communicate with clients

Chris Helder specializes in advanced communication and behavioural modelling. Chris is one of today's highest booked speakers and he presents his high-impact presentations to some of the biggest corporations throughout the Asia-Pacific region, the US and Europe.

Chris speaks at client conferences and leadership sessions in the area of sales, communication, influence, leadership and mastering the face-to-face customer experience. He presents regularly throughout the Asia Pacific region, and as far as Europe and the USA. His global client list includes Citibank, Merrill Lynch, GlaxoSmithKline, Toyota, Fuji Xerox, Levi's, IBM and many more. He has established himself as one of the world's most outstanding speakers on the topic of communication, leadership, and influence.

He is also a best-selling author:

"The Ultimate Book of Influence: 10 tools of persuasion to connect, communicate and win in business."  This book takes ideas and aspirations out of the realm of 'what-if' and turns them into reality. It demonstrates the powerful tools to understand what drives your team which will boost results, to make stronger connections with customers and close more sales, to zero-in on people's feelings, dreams and desires and appeal to them directly, and to engage, inspire and to motivate people to achieve more than they ever thought they could!

"Useful Belief: because it is better than positive thinking" is a book about having belief systems that support you; it is not about being "positive", but rather asking questions of yourself such as, "What is the most useful thing to believe about this situation?". This book challenges readers to decide what belief system you want, to change your approach to various situations, clients and teams, to be more effective when tackling tasks, to give a new frame work to help improve the focus of your time and energy, and make everything a challenge and a learning experience

Sample presentation topics include:
  • Embracing Useful Belief. This programme is a game-changer in the field of motivation and performance. For years, people have been told to be "positive", yet the reality is that when most people try this they are unable to sustain it, and end up feeling worse than when they started. This speech This is a program about having belief systems that support you. it is not about being "positive", but rather asking questions of yourself such as, "What is the most useful thing to believe about this situation?" and "What is the most useful thing that I could do today to get me closer to where I want to be?" Positive thinking is about a feeling, while Useful Belief is all about "action".
  • The Power of Influence. This powerful program makes an immediate impact in the areas of communication, sales, leadership and building customer relationships. This is a high-energy presentation that will leave participants with the "tools" to persuade and influence others. His approach concentrates on understanding those you are trying to influence, in order to create a stronger connection and ultimately achieve results.

Chris was born and raised in the USA, but has lived in Australia for the past ten years, and travels from Melbourne, Australia.

"Chris is one of the best speakers we have had. He is engaging, amusing and real. His content resonates with my team and they all loved it. After two big nights, the team was attentive during the entire last day – not many speakers can pull that off.
Leanne Pilkington, GM, Laing & Simmons

"Excellent. Having sat through countless motivational speakers - Chris would rate as the best. He overlapped business goals and personal - very important for people who spend so much time at work."
Nadine Lacroix, Marketing & Communications Manager, Volkswagen Financial Services

"It's not just the exuberance, nor the passion. It's not even just about the remarkable content. With Chris Helder you know he just gets it. He reads his brief, knows who he's talking to – then gets a feel for the audience in the first 30 seconds. Wham! Everyone engaged, along for the ride and soaking up his invaluable insights and lessons"
Steve Rawlings, Managing Director, DMP Marketing

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