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Stephan Maighan      

Entrepreneur, Best-Selling Author & Consultant

Entertaining, inspiring and moving, Stephan Maighan’s signature keynote presentations are geared towards motivating and challenging participants to reach their full potential in both their personal and professional lives.

From hilarious anecdotes to moving stories, Maighan has mastered the art of taking his audience on an evocative emotional journey. He makes parallels between his professional and personal experiences to help participants remember the importance of being adaptable in the workplace. His motto is simple: “It’s not what happens to us that matters, but what we make of it.”

What would our personal and professional lives look like if we were able to up our game and perform to our fullest? The answer to this question and many others is given in his signature keynote presentations, along with the tools and strategies needed to mobilize employees and inspire a winning attitude.

A true entrepreneur, Maighan is the co-founder of Maighan Distribution, a company that imports and wholesales baby, kids and wellness products to over 500 retail stores across North-America including Indigo, Best-Buy and He is also the founder of Mentora Inc, a training and consulting company for leaders, managers, employees and entrepreneurs.

His oratory skills and his zero-excuse attitude have earned him dozens of international invitations. Some of his clients include Airbus, Costco, Pfizer, Bombardier, Nespresso, Stanley and IBM, as well as the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence. He also had the honor of sharing his ideas at the ESSEC Business School in Paris, the Military Symposium on Cybersecurity, the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, among others.

Since 2011, he has accepted the role of spokesperson for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and contributes actively to the Foundation’s activities nationwide.

In 2018, his Excellency the Right Honorable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, awarded him the «Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers», an official honour created by the Crown to celebrate and recognize the exceptional volunteer achievements and the wide range of voluntary contributions of some Canadians. This medal honors their passion, dedication and commitment both in Canada and abroad.

His first book, "Take charge of your life", which will also be available in English in 2019, has rapidly become a best-seller and has been chosen favorite on French radio and television. Many have also heard him on 104.9 FM while he was hosting his weekly radio show called “Attitude Matters”.

A sought-after keynote speaker, Maighan is invited to speak at more than 75 events per year around the world.

Maighan and his wife have been married for over 20 years, together they have a daughter, a McGill University student and a son, entrepreneur and former Concordia University student.

Whether your audience comprises 15 executives or 10,000 participants, Maighan’s keynote presentations are always tailored to client-driven needs and expectations. Maighan will help you transform your next business meeting, annual conference or in-house workshop into a successful and memorable experience.

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Adapting Through Change

Attitude & Mindset

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