International Speaker | Authority on Conscious Contributions & Influential Communications
Suzanne F. Stevens cultivates conscious contributions and Influential communications.
Suzanne inspires and challenges individuals and organizations to contribute NOW while creating a positive ripple effect from any situation to impact their Community, Company or Country and beyond.
Suzanne is an international speaker, entrepreneur, trainer, host, philanthropist and Chief Edge Optimizer for Ignite Excellence Inc. Group of Initiatives.
Suzanne's Mantra: “We perform best at the edge or our comfort zone." In Suzanne's high-octane presentations, her goal is to take people to the edge where they meet an enhanced version of themselves - their Edgeness™.
She doesn't only talk about pushing your edge; she lives it.
Suzanne as a Philanthropist
In her mid forties, Suzanne and her husband sold most of their worldly possessions and dismantled her internationally acclaimed training business to pursue a life of contribution.
Suzanne has recently returned from two years of backpacking through Africa with her husband interviewing women leaders for Wisdom Exchange TV. Suzanne has pioneered Wisdom Exchange TV a philanthropic initiative. She is the host and co-producer of the first African focused web-enable platform to educate, cultivate and inspire future African women leaders. To date, Suzanne as interviewed 63 African women pioneers and Wisdom Exchange TV is being watched in 77 countries and growing.
In 2007, Suzanne founded the Ignite Excellence Foundation which provides tertiary education scholarship to perspective women leaders in emerging countries.
Suzanne as an Entrepreneur specializing in Influential Communications
Suzanne is the Chief Edge Optimizer & Founder of Ignite Excellence Inc., an internationally acclaimed training company specializing in influential communications for leaders, business and sale professionals. Ignite Excellence's extensive training programs focus on how to influence, differentiate and engage more people and win more business. Suzanne and her team have trained on 5 continents to fortune 500 companies. Ignite Excellence has expanded their in-class training to online solutions to provide affordable access for emerging markets and beyond.
In every keynote, session or training program, Suzanne brings her audiences to the front row by using her primary research, interactive nature, human observations and slice of humour to get the audience not only to ask “Why not?” but “What If?”
I AM HERE – Consciously Contribute™ from any situation, Inspired by African leading ladies
Diamonds out of the Rough™ Conscious Contributors' Leadership Attributes Inspired by African leading ladies
Explore Your Edgeness™ The interaction between discovery & potential
The UnSales Sales™ Debunking 10 top sales perceptions
Presentation Oxygen™ Top Persuasive techniques to Breath Life into your Presentations
Suzanne can provide Keynotes, breakouts, full in-depth training programs, and multi-day learning in all influential communications including sales and presentations development to win and maintain business.
What some of her clients have said:
“Suzanne Stevens is a most captivating motivational speaker. She is tuned to her audience, and provides exactly what is required to bring home the critical behaviour or objective.” David J. Miller, President and Chief Operating Officer, NGrain
“I had the pleasure of hearing Suzanne Stevens speak at a CNW Group internal conference and recently at IABC luncheon. On both occasions, Suzanne inspired the audience to think, while engaging us in a conversation. Her highly dynamic style, flow and information all contribute to bringing the audience to the desired goal. People leave with clear actions to take that will impact our personal and business life.” (Elisa Schupp, Vice-President, Central Canada, Canada Newswire)
“Suzanne is an excellent role model for other women and the session was a big hit! Her presentation was engaging and the content was interesting, relevant and thought-provoking.” Nancy Forrester, Manager, Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group)
“The unique thing about Suzanne Stevens is her innate ability to quickly identify how a particular community works, figure out how to craft communication to be effective in that context and then show how to use those skills.” Lois Shaw,Africa International University (AIU) Kenya
“Suzanne Stevens is a dynamic presenter who has a unique ability to engage, motivate, and teach influential communication skills in a friendly and conversational manner. Suzanne can educate, enhance confidence, and bring about real change in people…regardless of their title of level of experience.” (David R. Groobert, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Environics Communications, United States)
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