Chris Helder

Australia - QLD

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For over two decades, Chris Helder has been captivating audiences with his trademark style, explosive energy and powerful messages that build resilience and deliver hope, inspiration and entertainment. You’ll be hard pressed to find a speaker on the circuit who is more passionate about their craft or delivers longer term results than Chris Helder.

His principles have been adopted globally as the gold standard in building a mindset for resilience, high performance and results. But his presentations go way deeper than a single-shot motivational speech. His ability to challenge traditional, outdated ways of thinking and seed proven sales and leadership concepts and an ethos for long-term change has made Chris the go-to speaker for sectors as diverse as real estate, retail, education, hospitality, banking and finance, insurance and more.

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The power of influence

This is the keynote presentation that put Chris Helder on the map as one of the highest booked speakers in the world today. This presentation is loaded with energy; humour and practical information that can be put in place immediately. It will leave participants with "tools" to PERSUADE and INFLUENCE. Within this session audiences will explore:

  • Master the power of matching body language for quick connections with clients
  • Learn to read and adapt to different personality types
  • Understand how to quickly gain rapport using the FORD technique

Useful Belief

Last year this became Chris Helder’s highest selling keynote presentation with the declaration that positive thinking doesn’t work! Following the content of his best selling book this presentation teaches participants to be pragmatic, practical and action focused. Within this session audiences will explore:

  • Altering your approach and be more effective when tackling tasks
  • Developing a new framework to help improve the focus of your time and energy
  • Improving your results by taking the right actions

Cut the noise

Chris Helder’s brand new keynote! This is a program, which addresses that we are all inundated every day with so much NOISE! With everything from media, social media, endless emails and countless meetings, it can feel like fifty thousand things hitting us from every direction. In business today it becomes even more important than ever to identify what gets results and what is simply a waste of time. This compelling keynote will have an immediate impact on your ability to FOCUS and PRIORITISE for greater success. Within this session audiences will explore these brand new techniques:

  • Accelerated Focus – technique to increase concentration and demonstrate to participants how they can achieve more in less time
  • Circles of Importance – technique for prioritisation, simplification and eliminating distraction
  • 10 Seconds of Guilt…Move On – technique to manage internal negativity and increase individual production


He was a big hit! He is very dynamic and keeps people thoroughly entertained throughout the presentation as well as providing them some meaty information which they can take away and use in their jobs.
- Chamber of Commerce and Industry Western Australia

Usually I am very critical of presenters, but I have just been to our breakfast forum and seen one of the best. Chris Helder is brilliant! Chris is young, vibrant, passionate, has great content and is really into changing behaviours.
- Commonwealth Bank

As a result of Chris's skills the program was enjoyable and quickly absorbed. There have been immediate improved results in behaviour and increased selling skills.

I have been to a lot of motivational workshops before and your presentation was easily the best I have ever seen. The tools you taught us on reading different people and adapting made alot of sense both from a business point of view with our clients, but also in my personal life.
- Woodland McGee Financial Services

Chris Helder is the best young speaker in the world right now. Chris has spoken twice at our company and blew away the room getting standing ovations both times. This doesn't happen very often because our people are used to hearing the best speakers - from Anthony Robbins to Robert Kiyosaki.
- The Group Inc. Colorado

Never have we had a program that was so relevant, delivered with down to earth style and a passion that is contagious to say the least.
- Graphisoft Australia

You were truly inspirational and the feedback from the team has been excellent. I would recommend you to any company who is keen to move into the future by creating real relationships with their clients and understanding the needs and motivations of their own team. Thank you!
- Norbrook Laboratories

Chris Helder is a sales master and a master teacher! The day was full of challenge, insight, humour, energy and involvement. Truly a day I shall never forget and a speaker I shall always recommend!

The staff made huge improvements to their customer service, selling and problem resolution skills.
- Australian Pacific Touring

Chris Helder was our keynote speaker at all five Jetset Travelworld Group State Conferences. Each week he showed the same high energy and enthusiasm that was contagious. His messages were strong and the delegates who attended walked away with new skills that they could put into practice back in their shops immediately. Chris made a huge contribution and helped all our agents and national office staff finish the State Conferences on a real high! Our feedback rated Chris' session the highest out of our program over the 2 days. We loved him!
- Jetset Travel

Having selected and promoted 107 professional speakers over the last 10 years, Chris' presentation ranked in the TOP 5 we have ever had. This is amongst people like Brian Tracy, Stephen Lundin and Michael Gerber.
- The Knowledge Gym

Chris Helder is a high energy business speaker whose energy and passion for maximising performance inspires his audience to positive action and change.
- Skandia Australia

Thanks again for the fantastic few months we have had working with you. Really opened my eyes

Chris Helder is the best young speaker in the world right now. Chris has spoken twice at our company and blew away the room getting standing ovations both times. This doesn't happen very often because our people are used to hearing the best speakers.
- Anthony Robbins to Robert Kiyosaki

Having selected and promoted 107 professional speakers over the last 10 years, Chris' presentation ranked in the TOP 5 we have ever had. This is amongst people like Brian Tracy, Stephen Lundin and Michael Gerber.
- Mike Doughty, MD, The Knowledge Gym. Auckland, New Zealand

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