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John Di Frances Motivational Keynote Speaker


"As our opening keynote speaker, John did an outstanding job of connecting with our audience, and delivered a compelling and thought-provoking presentation.  He was able to combine his expertise with humor and deliver a spot-on keynote."

Kelly Foy, CEO, Elite Meetings International
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Keynote Speaker and Consultant, John Di Frances' professional career spans thirty years of global corporate, nonprofit, academic and government agency experience in senior executive and industry leadership positions.  Developing strategic initiatives and solutions, he has worked with organizations ranging from aerospace and defense to pharmaceutical; "black" weapons programs and high technology to consumer products; engineering and construction to computers, software and systems as well as assisting religious nonprofits and philanthropic foundations. John's client list includes the U.S. Government, major U.S. corporations such as United Defense, Merck and Medco Pharmaceutical, United Technologies, Textron Corporation and offshore corporations, trusts and foundations across the continents of Europe and Asia.

Writing his own course materials, John taught seminars as a faculty member of the National Contract Management Association. He has also instructed at the University of Wisconsin and for the American Gas Association and serves Fortune 1000 corporations as a Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) Council Educator. In the mid-1990s, John earned a PMC (Professional Management Consultant) designation. On several occasions, he has been retained as an expert witness for corporate litigation.

In 1983, John founded DI FRANCES & ASSOCIATES, LLC, a consulting firm assisting large and middle-market companies in developing strategic solutions and initiatives. Early in his career, John won a "golden boy" reputation for finding clever solutions to complex problems and generating innovative strategies for entering new markets. A wide-ranging cross-industry background enriches keynotes. A cross section of John's industry solutions:

As a keynote speaker, John selects timely and relevant topics and continually updates his material. (Link Wet Ink Presentations) A creative thinker, he is simply incapable of delivering the same speech twice. Whether Innovation, Leadership, Sales & Marketing Initiatives, Negotiation or related topics, John introduces cutting-edge, 'out-of-the-box' strategies for purposeful innovation. Enhanced by visuals, story-telling and light humor, John delivers thought-provoking, fast-moving, and reliably informative keynotes.

In 2010, John founded Red Door Innovation® to provide a dedicated location where management teams can develop purposeful innovation within a timely context. John asserts, "Not all ideas are innovation. Solutions must be practical, affordable and capable of implementation." Red Door Innovation Center offers a unique program for achieving powerful new strategies through idea generation (ideation). "The first step is to get out of the office, away from established patterns and distractions. We provide an open environment where teams collaborate to function synergistically."

Knowledge, experience and compelling ideas ensure a content-rich and inspiring presentation for maximum attendee value. Business keynote speaker, John Di Frances' goal is to challenge audiences with engaging keynotes offering innovative strategies for driving growth, empowering personnel and improving customer/supplier relationships. Truly innovative solutions hold the key to a successful future. John Di Frances encourages organizations to move beyond perceived limitations. His professional insights and strategies allow them to open that door.


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Are you looking for a keynote motivational speaker to address your group? Contact us to schedule a conference call with John to discuss your program needs. As each motivational keynote he delivers is crafted uniquely for that specific audience, John can accomodate most requests by program organizers to incoporate unique content or address specific issues. Call us today to schedule a time to speak with John.

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Business motivational speakers span a wide variety of experience and expertise. John Di Frances is a business motivational speaker who has more than three decades of globl business experience across many industries and organizations. When seeking a business motivational speaker, consider John's ability to communicate with audiences from diverse ethnic groups and nationalities.

Choosing the best keynote business motivational speaker from among the many professional business motivational speakers who speak on business related topics is critical to the outcome of your event. John combines the broad international business experience that is so important today with the ability to interact with your attendees.

Keynote business motivational speakers can bring a new energy and dynamic to your event. As they are not a part of your industry, they can offer a fresh perspective and new outlook. As a keynote business motivational speaker, John seeks to compliment, not compete with, the other speakers at events where he presents.

Just as no two events are ever the same, so each audience is also unique. As a business motivational speaker John creates each motivational keynote to address the specific concerns of that audience, instead of employing stockor canned speeches. He is speaks to the issues that are foremost on the mind's of your participants.

John is a business motivational speaker that you can trust to deliver lasting motivation and teh high impact content your meeting deserves.

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Motivational speaker John Di Frances is one of the most most highly regarded and desired motivational speakers speaking today. He createss each motivational speech to motivate that unique audience, based uponthe type of event and the audience needs.

John represents a new style of motivational speaker. Traditionally, motivational speakers have touched their audiences emotions, but frequently provided little else to produce a lasting impact. John goes beyond in motivating his audiences. Heunderstands that to effectively motivate his audiences, he must touch their minds as well as their hearts. His motivational keynotes speeches provide high take-away value content, enablring attendees to follow through with the necessary changes in their changes which will enable them to become more productive.

His motivational speaking is grounded in decades of solid international business experience, both in executive positions and globall consulting assignments. His real world experience enables John to provde both the needed motivation as well as important content to audiences which they can act upon.

As a keynote motivational speaker, John uses both humor and engaging stories in order to motivate his audience. Creating that perfect mix of motivation and information, he leaves a lasting impression upon participants.

Whatever your venue or event type, if you desire akeynote motivational speaker who will bringinspiration and motivation your group, with a strong motivational message that they will long remember long after the event, John is the motivational speaker for you.

When selecting among the available keynote motivational speakers for your next event, remember that Convention South Magazine named John as "One of the Most Desired Speakers".

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It is common for organizations to utilize the services of keynote motivational speakers for a wide variety of events. John Di Frances is a widely recognized keynote motivational speaker. He is a frequent keynote motivational speaker for corporations, associations and nonprofits.

Among keynote motivational speakers, John brings the highest standard of keynote,motivational speaking to audiences globally. His high value content, frequent doses of humor and high impact graphics, captures his audience's attention and ensures that this is a keynote motivational speaker they will not soon forget. Lively motivational keynotes speeches with a high level of visual stimulation result in memorable keynote motivational speeches.

Keynote motivational speaker John Di Frances, is easy for meeting planners to work with. He recognizes that his keynote motivational speech is but a single element of your meeting and that often, last minute agenda changes are necessary. John works to accommodate these sudden 'snafus' that sometimes occur, even when they negatively impact his time as a keynote motivational speaker.

With organizations and individuals looking ever more closely at event ROI, it is important that your speakers deliver content that the audiences can readily understand and apply. John clearly understands this and his keynote motivational presentations are designed for the participants to leave your event with actionable information that that they can immediately begin putting into practice.

Very few keynote motivational speakers are completely comfortable delivering a keynote motivational speech to an audience of senior executives, as to new hires or the volunteer supporters of a nonprofit organization. John is! His years of international business experience, his work on boards of directors and his ability to readily communicate with people at all organizational levels, enables him to communicate effectivey with all types of audiences as a keynote motivational speaker.



Keynote motivational speaker John Di Frances will make your next event one that will bring you heartfelt 'Thanks' from grateful attendees who have benefitted from John's presentation. Put his wealth of experience to work for you and be the hero of you rnext event!