David Muddle

David is a senior management consultant who worked for many years prior as a senior executive in the federal public service. He currently works with Wilde & Company CPA’s / Olson Law as Managing Partner. David’s areas of expertise and interest include leadership and talent management, strategy and planning, stakeholder engagement, change management, negotiation, and facilitation. David works with diverse organizations and individuals in the areas of strategy, governance, and organizational development. He is a sought after facilitator, problem solver, business coach and advisor. David is actively engaged in his community and sits on a number of volunteer boards. Currently he sits as Vice Chair on the Board of Directors for the Edmonton Valley Zoo Development Society.

DeeAnne Riendeau

Advising from Inside and Outside

How easy do you find it to be truly heard by the people you interact with? Do you sometimes find that in certain relationships, your ability to be heard depends as much on what the other person is open to hearing as it is to how you are communicating?

Whether you are working in an organization or coming in as an external service provider, factors such as the personality of the person you are communicating with, his or her position, the organization’s culture, and the timing of your communication, all influence how a message is received. David will share with you his top tips on how to give voice to your observations and concerns in a way that you can be heard. He will also humbly talk about his lessons learned over the last 20 years of working in government and private industry.