Are you looking for a Canadian Motivational speaker?
But not just any Canadian Motivational Speaker...
Do you want a:
Motivational speaker who understands the Canadian
Motivational speaker who works with Canadian
Motivational speaker who appreciates Canadian
Motivational speaker who is proud to be Canadian?
You have found him
Say hello to your Canadian motivational speaker, George
Best selling author, radio show host, presentation specialist, creativity catalyst
Is George Torok an engaging motivational
Thank you for another great presentation. I've heard you speak many times and you just keep getting
My sales brokers were not only presented with excellent, useable material that they can apply in their
daily work, but were also thoroughly entertained - what a rare combination.
I highly recommend your presentation to any organization looking for a dynamic speaker who can deliver
a meaningful message with enthusiasm and humour. George, you never disappoint - thanks again!
President & CEO
Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers
Is George Torok a practical business speaker?
"Second time I hired
This is the second time I hired you to speak to our people. That speaks of my high confidence in you,
your style and your message. That also speaks of my satisfaction. I would hire you again - because I
know I can count on your results.
Because our business is built on relationships, I valued the emphasis you placed on relationship
building. You explained why. You clarified principles. You showed them how. You challenged them to get
Most importantly, you demonstrated that despite the chores, our business can be fun. You clearly have
fun at what you do. That makes it so easy for your audience to enjoy your presentation and soak up your
Is George Torok a professional
"Most professional speaker ever"
CPSA presents over 150 events across the country in a year and you are the most professional speaker
I've ever had the pleasure of working with. And I'm not the only one who feels that way. In fact almost
90% of the audience rated your content and/or delivery as Excellent.
Director Professional Development
CPSA Sales Institute
As you can see, audiences and clients rave about George Torok and
his motivational presentations.
Bottom line - George Torok is an engaging,
motivational, business savvy, professional speaker. And he's Canadian - imagine that.
Click the play button below to view this video of motivational
speaker, George Torok, live on the streets of downtown Toronto.
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your motivational speaker. No fancy tricks or special effects -just your speaker in action. This was a
small group of small and medium sized business owners. You can see how comfortably George Torok handles
questions and group interaction effectively and in his own "Goofy" style. And yes, George Torok also speaks to
George Torok Works with Many Canadian Corporations
Motivational Keynote Speaker for Canadian Associations
George Torok speaks to associations across Canada and the rest of North
America. He delivers motivational keynote speeches, informative seminars and engaging workshops.
"10 out of 10"
Thank you for helping to make CGA Ontario's annual conference the success it was. Thank you for readily
accommodating the ever-growing number for your session.
In fact, your median rating for the session on creative problem solving was 10/10. One can't do any
better than that. Thank you for your enthusiastic and creative training.
Delmarie Scherloski, Director
What Canadian associations has he spoken to?
Association of Canadian Clubs, Canadian
Booksellers Association, Canadian Hotel Marketing & Sales Executives, Canadian Institute of Management,
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Canadian Sanitation Supply Association, Canadian Association of
Professional Speakers, Canadian Manufacturers of Chemical Specialties, Canadian Professional Sales Association,
Canadian Society of Association Executives, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Professonal Organizers of Canada,
Purchasing Management Association of Canada...
George Torok is on the faculty of
the Canadian Management Center, CMC, which is an affiliate of the
American Management Association, AMA. For the past decade George Torok has delivered Effective Executive
Speaking, the flagship program for CMC.
George Torok has instructed at three Canadian business schools: DeGroote at
McMaster University, Schulich at York University and Queens Executive MBA program at Queens University. In
addition he has been a guest speaker at three Canadian colleges. Even while meeting the content requirements
of the academic environment his programs are described as motivational, engaging and memorable.
It was most enlightening to hear you speak to our business students at the DeGroote School of Business.
You provided valuable content, entertained us and demonstrated both a clear understanding and humility
for the science and art of presentation skills.
Paul Bates, Dean
DeGroote School of Business
Canadian Association of Professional Speakers
George Torok is a charter member of the Canadian Association of Professional
Speakers, (CAPS). This is the association in Canada that promotes professional and ethical standards within
the Canadian professional speaking industry. CAPS is a founding member of the International Federation for
Professional Speaking, IFFPS.
George Torok has served CAPS on both the Toronto chapter board and the Canadian
national board. He continues to serve the association in various roles - committee member, convention
speaker, chapter presenter, expert advisor and contributing writer.
Canadian Media Expert
In which media has your motivational speaker
George Torok is often interviewed and quoted as a business expert for many
Canadian and international media. The media that contacts and quotes George Torok for provocative insights
includes: The New York Times, The Globe & Mail, CBC, The Toronto Star, Profit Magazine, Montreal
Canadian Journalist, Columnist and Business Writer
George Torok has written and published over 350 articles in many Canadian and
international publications. He has written regular columns for The National Post, Enterprise Magazine,
Success Weekly and The Business Link. In addition he contributes to the Globe and Mail, Profit magazine and
many other Canadian and international publications.
Canadian Radio Talk Show Host
George Torok is the creator and host of the weekly radio show, Business in Motion
on 93.3 cfmu. This radio show features 30-minute interviews with Canadian business leaders. George Torok has
interviewed over 400 business leaders, innovators and entreprenuers.
Contrary to many radio and TV shows about business this program delves into the
motivational lessons of business leaders. This radio show showcases what business is doing right and how we
can learn from them. And of course we also learn from the mistakes. Because failure can also be a powerful
Canadian Bestselling Author
George Torok is co-author of the Canadian bestseller, Secrets of Power
Marketing. This book is Canada’s first guide to personal marketing for the non-marketer. The book
reached Canadian bestseller status within six months of publication and is published in at least seven
countries. Secrets of Power Marketing is a treasure of practical marketing ideas written in an entertaining
and motivational style.
"One of the most practical marketing
Next to a lifetime of experience this is one of the most practical marketing books I have seen. I know
you wrote this book for small business - but big business could learn a lot from it too.
Senior Chairman of McDonalds Canada and McDonalds Russia
Author of To Russia with Fries
"Captured somuch practial advice"
I am so pleased to see that you have captured so much practical advice in Secrets of Power Marketing.
You understand and illustrate the importance of being focused, of feeling proud about your product, and
connecting with people. It does not take expensive advertising campaigns. It is more important to be
unique, be real and be human.
Frank C. Buckley
WK Buckley Limited
manufacturer of Buckley's Cough Mixture
"It tastes awful and it works"
George Torok has been quoted in several other Canadian books by Canadian authors.
One of his highest acknowledgements was to be recognized by Canada’s great author and editor – John Robert
Colombo. John Robert Colombo is considered Canada’s most prolific author. Colombo has been called a Canadian
national treasure. He is the author or editor of over 150 books and is a member of the Order of Canada. John
Robert Colombo writes about Canadian motivational giants.
A sampling of the quotes from George Torok included in Colombo’s quote book;
“As my grandfather used to say, ‘You can do anything you want but you can’t do everything you
“Mountain climbers will scale a mountain because ‘it is there’. Why don’t teenagers clean the mess in
their room for the same reason?”
“Anyone can manage when things go right. It takes a leader to take charge when things go wrong.”
“There are three types of meetings – boring, complete waste of time and postponed.”
What's motivational about running marathons?
George Torok knows the pain of quiting and the embarassment of not measuring
up. In high school he failed to make the football team so he ended up on the track team. That led him to the
cross country team. They were the geeks of the track team. George Torok dropped out of his first high school
race. It was a six-mile race. Thirty years later he completed his first marathon - 26 miles. Since then he has
completed two full marathons and five 30-k races. So what's motivational about running marathons? Crossing the
Canadian motivational speaker for your association conference or convention. A Canadian
motivational business speaker for your corporate meetings and special events. Inspirational keynote speaker &
bestselling author, George Torok, delivers practical business insights in an engaging and motivational style.