Keynote Speaking




“My story will help your organisation embed a culture that embraces change, thrives in uncertainty and develops trustworthy leaders with resilience and compassion.”

Skipper. Leadership Expert. Speaker

Brendan’s keynotes are a mix of sailing action and rich leadership insight, packed with highly applicable, business-relevant lessons in culture building, leadership and empowerment.

Your audience will leave feeling inspired, reflective, and focused on improving the culture within their team, using a number of actionable tools.

Meaningful Business Learning

“Brendan delivers an engaging experience that translates directly into meaningful business & team building learning.”

Your Event. Your Aims. Your Messages

Brendan will customise his keynote to your organisation. He will work closely with your event planner to ensure he is fully aligned with aims and messaging of the event.

Each keynote is carefully designed to strike a balance between inspiration and application – Brendan’s first and most important question to you will be “What do you want your audience to Know, Feel and Do after hearing me speak?”

An Inspiring Tailored Message

“Inspiring and thought-provoking insights, delivered with a tailored message that was impactful and translated well for our teams.”

Two Powerful Keynote Speeches
Addressing Current Organisational Challenges

Building Team Spirit In
Times of Uncertainty

Brendan will share the ‘lightbulb moments’ his team had during their journey into uncertainty on the world’s oceans. The lessons they learned will be seamlessly translated into your organisational context.

Key Take Aways:

  • Successful teams are built on a foundation of ironclad trust
  • A growth mindset is what allows a team to see opportunity in uncertainty and change
  • An empowered team is able to overcome massive adversity

Leading Through Change

Brendan will share his riveting leadership story, weaving in valuable strategies that will help your organisation’s leaders to improve their emotional intelligence, create an empowering culture and effectively lead through change.

Key Take Aways:

  • In times of change, teams need leaders with emotional intelligence. How’s yours?
  • How to communicate a compelling purpose to keep your team aligned
  • How to provide clarity on change strategy, to reduce resistance and defensiveness

Why leading organisations choose Brendan

A Sense of Inspiration

Well delivered, well received and it generated a sense of inspiration and powerful learning for our attendees


Our Conference Themes

Brendan carefully weaved the key themes of our conference agenda into his speech. The way he brings the story to life so you feel it and how he skilfully translates these into practical leadership lessons is inspiring.

Overwhelming Feedback

An incredible story-teller. The leadership messages are clear and always consistent. After his presentation, I was overwhelmed by positive feedback.

We Laughed and Wept

“We laughed and wept in equal measure. His ability to tell his true story, cleverly craft the words to reflect the key theme of our event and our values was truly inspiring.”


Changing Mindset

This was an excellent thought provoking presentation on leadership, and provided ideas on addressing challenges that we often face, and how to turn these into opportunities.

Top Class

Articulate, inspiring, entertaining and full of great practical advice.

A Warm Reception

You inspired us all. So many people have been emailing and popping by to say how amazing your keynote was.

A Profound Adventure

Brendan Hall guided us through a profound self-reflection adventure and inspired us with an amazingly impactful leadership story.


An Outstanding Session

Probably the best we’ve ever had! Brendan’s highly engaging workshop got right to the heart of the leadership challenges we face as an organisation – an absorbing and RELEVANT session for all involved.

Amazing Personal Story

A fantastic inspirational leadership speaker, that has a truly amazing personal story to tell that can be adapted to many tough leadership challenges


A pleasure to work with

Brendan is extremely professional and his attention to exceeding expectation is unique. Very personable and a pleasure to work with.

Fantastic. Excellent.

Brendan’s presentation went down fantastically well and the subsequent feedback has been excellent.

How Brendan Works With You

Here’s what you can expect from Brendan, from your initial enquiry through to him following-up with your audience.

  • Enquiry

    Click ‘Book Brendan’ to get in touch. He will check his availability and give you a quote.

  • Confirmation

    Made your decision? A digital contract will be raised which outlines your commitment to Brendan, and his to you.

  • Preparation

    Now the interesting stuff! Brendan will send you his online keynote questionnaire and arrange a briefing call.

  • Tailoring

    After your call, Brendan will work on tailoring his presentation so that it’s just right for your event.

  • AV Setup

    Brendan will email you or your AV team a Google Drive link containing his PowerPoint presentation 1 week before the big day.

  • Social Media

    Brendan will engage with your audience on social media, using appropriate # and @ tags. He creates a welcome video for your delegates and posts it 24 hours before his keynote.

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  • On The Day

    Brendan will arrive as early as possible to get a feel for your event before hitting the stage.

  • Afterwards

    The best bit of Brendan’s job is chatting to people and listening to their stories, so he endeavours to stay for as long as possible.

  • Follow-up

    Brendan follows up his speech with a bespoke “one more thing” video – an extra nudge for the audience on how to implement an idea from his keynote into their organisational environment, and a few bonus resources to help them.

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Brendan receives a high level of repeat bookings from his clients, for good reason – he’s a safe pair of hands and always delivers.

When Brendan is on-stage, the event organiser can relax.

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