Ken Warren

Professional Speaker
  • Relationships Specialist
  • Customised Programs
  • Enjoyable, Interactive Learning
Speaking TopicsUpcoming Public Events

Bring Out The Best In Your Team

Ken Warren BA, M Soc Sc, CSP is a Relationships Specialist who helps teams to perform at their very best.

Through his enjoyable and interactive training programs, Ken has helped thousands around Australia to:

  • Build even stronger, more positive and effective teams
  • Handle difficult conversations in a more confident and positive way
  • Enhance their resilience and well-being at work

Ken is a great speaker for your next conference or in-house training day. You will enjoy his humour and stories, his interactive style, and find his ideas easy to put into practice.

What People Are Saying

“Skills to approach those class parents I would normally avoid”

“Ken’s presentation made me feel more confident and gave me the skills to approach those class parents I would normally avoid.”
Rhiannon Smith, Teacher, Gordonvale State School, North Queensland

“Five hours of great learning”

“Five hours of great learning. Best workshop I’ve attended in a long time!”
Vik Chaudhri, Manager Investigations, Australian Transport Safety Bureau, Canberra

“I always feel more equipped after engaging with Ken’s programs”

“Ken’s training is consistently helpful and always relevant to the promised subject. I do not hesitate to get along to Ken’s presentations, whether needed or not, as his knowledge and delivery has been a real positive for me. I always feel more equipped after engaging with Ken’s programs.”
Neil Gray, Alcohol and Other Drugs Case Manager, St Vincent de Paul Northern Territory

“Tailored the presentation with realistic examples”

“Ken’s presentation to our staff around having critical conversations while being respectful and being aligned to our school values was superb. He has a good understanding of primary schools and tailored the presentation with realistic examples of the relationships that we need to maintain and enhance. I would highly recommend Ken for communities wanting to learn, understand and practise building relationships through effective, positive communication.”
Andrew Oberthur, Principal, Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Primary School, Kenmore

“Ken was utterly professional, fully informed and highly engaging”

“Ken was utterly professional, fully informed and highly engaging in undertaking this key capacity-building training. Ken’s approach and preparation was first class and totally delivered upon my expectations. I would fight to get Ken again to help my team in the future.”
Bill Date, Executive Director, Qld Department Natural Resources & Mines, Brisbane

“Ken’s workshop was fun, relevant and challenging”

“We asked Ken to work with our school staff to start the year in a positive and affirming way. His workshop ‘Building Stronger, More Positive and Effective teams’ assisted us to renew our decision making process and to develop a statement of Shared Values. Ken’s workshop was fun, relevant and challenging for all educators in the dynamic world of schools.”
Anthony Lucey, Principal, St William’s School, Grovely 

“Wonderfully engaging workshop for a topic that could have been dry”

“A wonderfully engaging workshop for a topic that could have been dry. Ken is kind, extremely relatable and clearly knows his stuff. I was particularly impressed with his delivery and knowledge of the latest research and neurobiology.”
Hannah Collett, Mental Health Support worker, Hobart

“Real strategies that are easy to use and make sense”

“Ken brings a humorous and personal approach to dealing with conflict in the workplace and at home. Real strategies that are easy to use and make sense.”
Monica Bugeja, Teacher Special Needs, Mackay Special School

“His frequent use of humorous anecdotes contributes to this valuable presentation”

“Ken is a warm and engaging presenter. His ‘It’s All About Relationships’ program provides a comprehensive discussion of a range of workplace scenarios and effective strategies for dealing with these. His frequent use of humorous anecdotes contributes to this valuable presentation.”
Kim Bolton, William Ross State High School, Townsville

“A knowledgeable and charismatic presenter”

“Ken is a knowledgeable and charismatic presenter. His presentation was relevant, engaging and challenging!”
Rebecca Coulter, Teacher / Welfare Coordinator, Staines Memorial College, Brisbane

“Fun to boot!”

“Very valuable. Easy to listen to. And fun to boot. Thanks Ken!”
Kim Rosedale, Biosecurity Inspector, Biosecurity Tasmania, Launceston

“Made the staff feel comfortable to contribute”

“Ken’s training was excellent and we would very much like more training with him. He was a great facilitator with extensive knowledge, made the staff feel comfortable to contribute, and I was very pleased he targeted our issues of concern. I am very happy to recommend Ken and would love to have him back again to deliver further training with us.”
Shawtae Smith, Arthur Peterson Centre, North West Qld Indigenous Community Social Services, Mt Isa

Upcoming Public Events

Building Stronger , More Positive and Effective Teams

Do you have a great team already, but are looking for ways to improve?

Or is your team dealing with significant challenges and you know that action is required?

Would you like to feel more confident and effective in leading your people well?

If so, you will love this best-practice program based on Ken Warren’s 30 years leadership experience, as well as what the research says works.

Recent Articles By Ken

Eight Things Great Leaders Do

What do you think is the number one factor that determines a high-performing workplace? A great coffee machine? High rates of pay? The threat of redundancy hanging over everyone's heads? Some recent research by the Australian School of Business, University...

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Words Positive Leaders Regularly Say to Their Team Members

I think people in leadership roles often underestimate the power of their words, good or bad, on their team members. Here are 7 important messages team members regularly hear from wonderful leaders. “How are you going?”Team members who feel genuinely cared for as a...

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The top 7 mistakes that managers make

Let me start by saying there are no perfect people. So, our managers are entitled to make their share of mistakes along with the rest of us. That is, as long as they learn something from these experiences and don’t keep making the same mistakes. So, here are the top 7...

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Book Ken To Speak

Ken is a great speaker for your next conference or in-house training day. Your people will enjoy his humour and stories, his interactive style, and find his ideas easy to put into practice.