Debbie Mayo-Smith CSP

More time. More income. Happy customers. If you want to improve effectiveness, then Debbie is the one.

She delivers practical; ’how-to’; motivating solutions that will have your group saying wow! every few moments. Debbie is one of the most sought after speakers in NZ and Australia, a media columnist and bestselling author of 16 books. She is unique in her gift for combining intimate knowledge of everyday business tools; understanding your business and problems; then creating unique customised presentations targeting pain points. Your group learns how to make easy, tiny, implementable tweaks to what they do, creating significant gains in the area you are targeting. 

The NZ Herald and TVNZ call Debbie the “Queen of Productivity.” Best selling author of sixteen books; NZ Herald Columnist, radio regular, Debbie is one of the most sought after results oriented speakers in Australasia”.

Not only is she funny, entertaining and practical, Debbie is one of the worlds leading business productivity experts. Her client list reads like the international who's who of business.

Debbie has sharpened the activity of over 1 million individuals around the world through her presentations, quick tip newsletters, articles, books and one minute videos.

Debbie's expertise is to marry smart thinking with the clever use of everyday software. The result is maximum gain from minimum effort. More sales. Better relationships. Significantly improved response times. Lowered operating costs. Reduced stress. Vastly improved time management.


Debbie can help with:
Time management; business growth; database marketing; improving communications;; customer service, computer productivity
Corporations experiencing belt tightening; slowing growth; staff turnover; hiring problems
Work/life balance; productivity; customer service and email overload
Sales teams, Business profits; sales; customer service; staff productivity; work life balance
Efficiency; customer communication/ value add; sales; customer service; presentation success; referrals and networking


Paul Nielsen; Managing Director; Hometech (Solatube) “I’ve been hiring speakers for over 17 years now and your presentation is the very best one we’ve had”

Ingenium - Government Risk Managers“That was the best session of the Ingenium conference, next to John Banks of course. Well worth attending”.

Darryl Hawke; Managing Director; Rivers Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd “Your presentation was the best 2½ hours of training I have done in 20 years. I could have added a week to my life alone over this period had I just known one of your tips!”

Gary Young; Chief Executive; IBANZ Inc Of the workshop presenters you have the best response with the highest ranking by delegates.

Gretchen Irvine, Project Officer – Conference and Events; Palliative Care Australia Wow – you may have just changed my life! I shared your tips with the office and they are all incredibly impressed.

Melanie Keenan, Defining Events I thought your session was a real breath of fresh air, not only the topic itself, but your lovely warm presentation style and depth of knowledge kept me engaged right till the end.

Jacqui Timmins, Exhibition Director, AIME & CIBTM “On behalf of AIME I wanted to personally thank you for speaking at AIME Knowledge. The feedback of your session has been fantastic, with our attendees rating you 4.9 out of 5 as a speaker in the post seminar survey!”

Valerie Bell; P/A to Chief Executive and Mayor; Clutha District Council “Although I am of an age that I cannot remember something that happened 5 minutes ago let alone 7 months, your workshop, enthusiastic presentation and vast knowledge made a lasting impression. Many thanks again for your helpful session and advice – much enjoyed.”

Susan Anderson, Insurance Adviser, Preferred NZ “I find your tips incredibly helpful, informative and easy to follow. You are my go to guru.

John Erkkila; CEO; NZ Home Loans “Your presentation provided fantastic insights for our consultants as to how to be more efficient and more effective in the workplace as well as highlighted the necessity for self promotion in the marketplace. Your message was perfectly targeted to the audience and of great benefit to our business.”