Selected along side names such as Oprah Winfrey, Denzel Washington and J.K Rowling, Dion Jensen is the first Inspirational Goalcast Speaker of this decade, with over 1.5 million views, a Trusted Virtual Speaker and Panelist who trended at No.1 on LinkedIn for #Crisisleadership during COVID 19, a Clinically Endorsed Author, Motivational Corporate Speaker, Transformational Military Speaker and Connected Community Speaker.
WHAT'S HIS BACKGROUND?
Born into the New Zealand Army (Ngati Tumatauenga) in Singapore, to a Samoan Father and English Mother, Dion grew up (with his little sister) in a multi-cultural world of shared values where family came first, you respected your elders, you never swore in front of a woman and you showed respect to the country and its people you found yourself in!
With these humble beginnings, Dion worked his way from the Military, Police and Bodyguard worlds, across into Strategic Corporate Roles before influencing people all over the world with his own content. This experience, combined with his clinically endorsed books and programs, allowed Dion to reach across countries and cultures to become one of the most current and relevant influencers in the world today.
With specialities in the 'human element' of Mental Health, Crisis Leadership and Training, Dion provides the links between Inspiration, Motivation and Transformation.
WHAT CAN HE DO FOR YOU?
For individuals, he helps you 'Make Peace With The Mirror' first, raising your self-esteem and self-confidence, then helps you map your 'VIP of Mental Health' so that you remain mentally agile, resilient or tough (your choice) then gives you access to The Lion Academy.
(His own personal online training academy to make sure you remain supported and encouraged.)
For organizations, he provides speeches, workshops, events, consultancy and retreats, designed to increase Engagement, Productivity and Revenue.
If your people need Inspiration, Motivation or Transformation, across Corporate, Military or Community demographics, there is no-one else in the world that can do what Dion Jensen does, in the way that he does it; The Pacific Way.
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Called upon to share his expertise in Crisis Leadership and Management, Dion presented to multiple countries struggling during the COVID 19 pandemic.
Having led in life and death situations around the world, Dion speaks with full authority on how to Lead and Manage during crisis.
If your organization and its people are in lockdown, being managed remotely or dealing with fear and uncertainty, then Dion Jensen is the Virtual Speaker for you!
Featuring in the Air New Zealand in-flight magazine alongside the 2019 New Zealander of the Year and the All Blacks Manager, Dion was recently hired as a subject matter expert to deliver a speech for The Corporate Health and Wellness Summit organized by Thinktank Media.
As the former Regional Manager for Asia Pacific (APAC,) Dion has led and managed teams where it counts; in the marketplace. At the end of the day, your people still have to deliver and inspiration without motivation and strategy, isn't enough.
If you want a speaker that can not only inspire, but can motivate your people to perform, then engagement, productivity and revenue, goes up.
Mental Health, Leadership, Management and Strategy are his fortes and as a clinically endorsed author who has featured on National Radio in New Zealand and Asia, he has the credibility to prove it.
If any of these are important for your organization, then Dion is the speaker for you!
Born into a Military family, Dion would go on to join the New Zealand Army and deploy to Bosnia, returning as a Military Veteran. He would then join the New Zealand Police Force before evolving into a Close Protection Operative working in the Middle East.
This journey gave Dion the insights and lessons to now provide solutions for the Military and Frontline communities of the world, solutions for PTSD, Suicide, Transition and Value and all those issues that only those in uniform face.
If your people wear a uniform, Dion is the speaker for you!
Dion was trusted to deliver his story at the 2019 Senior Enlisted Leaders Conference (SELCONF) in New Zealand for every allied commander at the top of the Senior Non-Commissioned Officer rank.
This was the first time that New Zealand had hosted this event. It was part of New Zealand Military and National History. On stage in front of his Military Tribe, Ngati Tumatauenga, Dion shared how he has moved through many issues that Military and Frontline Staff are yet to get through.
You can trust Dion to serve your unit and your corps. Because he is one of your own and has been where you are.
Government organizations and Corporate CSR budgets have mandates and community outcomes to achieve, not only to adhere to policy and legislation, but to form positive corporate culture and community impacts.
Although an international influencer in his own right, Dion is also an ex Community Constable and is still active in his local community. His speeches and workshops a hit with the local community due to his understanding of the 'grass roots' issues, coming from the the neighborhood himself.
Focusing on the 4 L's of Confidence and dealing with bullying, mental health and suicide, as well as gangs and drugs, Dion's talks and workshops are real and raw, providing actual solutions to community issues. Accepted as one of their own, who speaks the language of the community, Dion can reach areas of the community that many other speakers cannot.
Professional and Prepared
From the plane, to the hotel, to the event, Dion is renowned for representing your brand, your company and your people with courtesy and respect.
He arrives early, liaises with the events team, AV team and videographer, with a thumb-drive in hand containing everything that the team needs to run a smooth event.
Dion honors the audience, the AV team and 'The army of ants.' Those workers, waiters and waitresses that work behind the scenes.
Dion makes everyone feel like a VIP!
Dion was called upon to open the worlds first Idea's and Inspiration event at the 1 billion-dollar Lifelong Learning Institute building in Singapore
Dion's is one of the most adaptable speakers in the world.
With a unique and diverse background, Dion can deliver any of his signature speeches, or craft one specifically for your event.
When considering booking Dion to speak to your people, please understand that his content has come from live experiences, not theory.
When he speaks about Leadership, it is because he has actually led; when he speaks about solutions, its is because he has overcome the problems.
Your audience will connect with Dion immediately because they will feel how much he cares and more so if they are from the following demographics:
Global - Corporate - Military
Overcoming Fear In Business:
The VICTORY Approach
Dion's first officially recorded public speech at The Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce Australia!
This was the keynote that featured in the book 'Humanitarian Rockstars by Cindy Rochstein.
A former Australian Prime Minister in the next room and set among a moment in time where there was a lot of tension in the country, Dion did NOT pull any punches!
An emotionally charged event, an emotionally charged audience and an emotionally charged speaker still very much in Soldier Mode.
Real and raw, this speech was all about overcoming FEAR in the business world using lessons from the Military.
Talking about 'the monsters under the bed' and how he tackles fear head on, this speech inspired the audience to have the courage to stand up to fear and succeed in the business world.
Engagement, Productivity, Revenue, Inspiration, Innovation, Implementation
The VIP of Mental Health:
Dion Has Arrived On The International Speaking Stage And Silences The Audience!
Featuring in the Air New Zealand in-flight magazine and sharing the line up with All Blacks Management and The 2019 New Zealander of the Year, Dion’s skills were in high demand.
A year after disrupting the speaking world in Asia Pacific with his bold and confronting style,
Dion was asked to confront a dangerous subject in the workplace: Corporate Bullying.
Showing Corporate Class in his delivery style, Dion delivers an intellectually stimulating perspective, yet uncompromisingly bold approach with just a glimpse of his Soldier Mode.
The Military Mindset is clearly evident but delivered in a corporately savvy manner that touched the hearts of all who attended.
Incorporating audience participation, Dion’s connection to the audience was undeniable.
One audience member stated, “I have never seen someone silence a room like you just did!”
Mental Health, Leadership, Management, Conflict Resolution, Effective Communication
Honouring Those Who Serve:
A Personal Story
"For those of us who wear uniform, we are called to stand IN harms way!"
Life comes full circle for Dion when he is invited to speak at the 2019 Senior Enlisted Leaders Conference that included the Senior Non- Commissioned Offers from all allied nations around the world.
Sharing his life journey from the military, through the corporate world and into the commercial sector as his own brand, Dion supplied solutions to many issues the military still struggles with.
Dion began with Corporate Class showing his skill as a speaker then slipped straight back into Soldier Mode to challenge the leaders and commanders in the room.
Clearly demonstrating that it is through Leadership that change is affected, Dion's own journey shows that leadership starts from within.
Honouring his past, Dion calls out a challenge to his own people in their own language: The language of a warrior in a traditional haka: Kamate
Authority, Leadership, Managing Change, Inspiration, Motivation, Mental Health
Make Peace With The Mirror
The speech that Goalcast requested as this decades first speech shared with their 30 million fan base!
In this keynote, Dion invites the audience to consider where they are really getting their value from.
In a very personal address, Dion shares how he HATED who and what he saw in the mirror and how his journey to making peace with the mirror, revealed secrets to increasing self-esteem and self-confidence.
An inspirational and thought-provoking address where Dion will give your audience the insights, tools and thought processes to help them 'Make Peace With The Mirror.'
An international keynote requested as the opening speech for the world's first Idea's and Inspiration event at the 1 billion-dollar Lifelong Learning Institute building in Singapore that became a global event.
With over 300,000 views in the first 24 hours, this speech will resonate with every single audience member who hears it.
For individuals, teams and organizations who see their people as their greatest asset!
Inspiration, Motivation, Transformation
The VIP of Mental Health
Sharing the event with the 2019 New Zealander of the Year and The New Zealand All Blacks Manager, Dion utilizes his psychosocial experience to tailor his VIP of Mental Health concept to tackle Corporate Bullying.
As a global psychosocial consultant and former Regional Operations Manager for Asia Pacific, Dion was ideally placed to connect to an audience that consisted of CEO's and HR Professionals.
A keynote that links the head, the heart and the wallet, every demographic of your business can benefit from this powerful, experience and results based speech.
Make Peace With The Mirror
Dion's signature keynote is delivered within an organization for the benefit of their own staff.
A softer approach, Dion shares the same story however is delivered in a very respectful and intimate manner.
The result from this keynote consisted of many tears, many smiles and many 'thank you's' after the event.
Lift and inspire your people to 'Make Peace With The Mirror' so they come to work looking for the best in others.
Delivered to the iconic 5 star Fullerton Hotel brand in Singapore.
How To Pitch Your
Having written the sales and marketing plan for Asia Pacific and having personal connections to the TV Show 'Shark Tank' Dion was invited to assist a Defence Client for their internal innovation event.
Dion is an NZ Military Veteran and his connection to the demographic in the room was obvious.
To combine this background with his sales and marketing expertise alleviated a lot of fear!
A fantastic ice-breaker and informative keynote to foster innovation and engagement within your organization.
Delivered to DSO National Laboratories in Singapore.
Freedom From Fear
Liberate Your People
A section taken from Dion's full speech entitled 'A Soldier In The Business World' (below) Dion shows how he increases engagement, productivity and revenue within a business by looking for the fear.
Delivered at The Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce in Australia to the business community, it was a watershed moment for many of the business owners in attendance.
An international keynote to the business and creative community.