Ignite a Shift

Ignite a Shift

Engaging Minds, Guiding Emotions and Driving Behavior

Stephen McGarvey


  • Description
  • Author
  • Info
  • Reviews


Spark a transformation, professionally and personally!

The ability to persuade and influence is the cornerstone of success. In Ignite a Shift, internationally acclaimed speaker Stephen McGarvey explores the subtleties of effective communication and highlights the essential fact that thinking impacts emotions which drive behavior.

Ignite a Shift is the quintessential guide to communication, positive persuasion and influencing with integrity. It reveals the proven techniques that the world's most effective leaders are using to motivate themselves and others to excel professionally and personally.

"Ignite A Shift is an insightful guide that supplies readers with practical tools to help influence, persuade, and motivate the people around them. The focus on the power of positivity, linguistics, and storytelling are crucial techniques whether you are leading a team, negotiating a contract, or simply attempting to better frame conversations in everyday life.” 

Michael Baghramian, Financial Advisor, Forbes List of America’s Next Gen Advisors (2019 & 2021)

“A must-read for senior executives and leaders. McGarvey provides terrific insights and tools on how to create behavioral shifts to successfully navigate change management.”

 John Howlett, President, Bunzl Canada


Stephen McGarvey:

Stephen McGarvey is a world-leading authority on unconscious communication, positive persuasion and influencing with integrity. Stephen has worked with businesses around the world to optimize their performance by helping them understand how their staff and their customers think and what unconscious elements/patterns drive their behavior. He has improved the performance of his clients internationally by speaking to a variety of audiences in a myriad of venues, ranging from the American Psychiatric Association Conference to numerous Fortune 500 companies. 

Uniquely qualified to teach the art and science of unconscious persuasion and influence, Stephen McGarvey ran his own private practice in Toronto, Canada for over 20 years and regularly received referrals from physicians to work with a wide variety of people. He is a unique professional with a wide range of experience and credentials, which include being a Certified Master Practitioner and Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and a Certified Master Hypnotist. Employing the empowering modalities of neuroscience and the latest in behavioral psychology, Stephen hosts The Stephen McGarvey Podcast and is known for bringing contagious enthusiasm and a powerful presence to the professional speaking circuit. As a result, Stephen has appeared many times on both television and radio. He resides in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.