Steven Saunders

Described as an 'Edutainer', Dr Steven Saunders has earned a well deserved reputation as one of Australasia's foremost platform speakers.

Steven speaks with authority on a wide range of topics. His knowledge of behavioural psychology coupled with 26 years of practical business experience gives Steven the ability to deliver presentations that not only 'hit home' but also provide audiences with sensible ideas for getting positive results. All talks are presented in a sharp manner, punctuated with one-liners, relevant anecdotes and are supported by hard facts and research.

Steven Saunders was the first student to start studies and graduate with a Doctorate from the University of Waikato in 1973. No ordinary psychologist, Steven is a public speaker, sales trainer and advisor to companies and corporations throughout Australasia and South East Asia. His consultancy works in the areas of recruitment, sales training, personality assessment and the selection and management of staff. Steven provides training programmes senior recruitment services and is in demand as a keynote speaker and facilitator.
Steven is one of New Zealand's pioneers in the area of public speaking, sales training, culture change programmes, personality assessments and stress management. Delivering 200+ training programmes and/or speaking engagements each year on a wide variety of topics, Steve's inspirational manner is in demand with and organisations around the globe.
Steven has worked closely with Olympic athletes and national sporting teams, applying his ideas to achieve new goals. The lessons he has learned in working with Olympic athletes and national sporting heroes can be applied to any business
Dr Steven Saunders has earned a sound reputation as a leading motivator with major companies and corporations. His motivational ideas will improve sales and customer service performance, inspire managers to become more effective communicators at all levels and better equipped to thrive on stress in today’s pressurised business environment. He centres on the common denominators of success - a positive attitude, a commitment to goals, a focus on results and on the art of winning with people whether they are your customers, your staff or your associates.
Steven is a former President of the Waikato Chamber of Commerce & Industry and now an Honorary Life Member. Steven's motto... "Don't take life too seriously you'll never get out of it alive


• Managing Change
• How to Thrive on Stress
• Common Denominators to Success in Selling – for the committed salesperson who enjoys the rewards of being in the top 10% of their profession
• Personal Motivation / Goal Setting
• Winning Customers
• Recruitment & Personality Profiling