Ignitor Leadership Infusion

Our objective is to deliver tailored content rich material in a practical, fun and memorable way that drives impact way beyond the day of the session

Our customers have expectations for their people and we realize we are an extension of your expectations of your people. You have hired us to help equip your people with the tools they need to do their jobs effectively. The testimonials from our customers speak to the impact we are having with their teams - an impact that goes way beyond the day of the session.

"I am extremely grateful for my leadership training with Lyndon Friesen.  We met monthly over the course of a year and during that time I have grown both personally and professionally.  Lyndon helped me understand my strengths as a leader and to recognize my weaknesses so I may improve.  I am now more confident in my role as a leader in my organization.  Lyndon is very ea...read more

“You are an expected staple at our annual conference.  You are challenging us more and more to become the leaders that the organization requires of us. Ability to customize to meet my needs was huge. I provided the facilitator with the book I wanted to emphasize just three weeks ahead of the event. He developed materials that were spot on and facilitated precisely the dialogue I wanted ...read more

"The delivery and how relatable the speaker was to us made all the difference.  Thank you.”  (Mike Newman - General Manager)"...read more

“Thank you so much for facilitating this session for us.  I learned a lot of things that will help me avoid missteps in my leadership going forward.  You were very engaging and made us all feel very comfortable.  I was able to reflect and become more aware of who I am as a leader and create the definition for who I want to be going forward. "...read more

 ‘Always excellent.  Nice to know that your training involves real mistakes that you also might have made and how you explain the importance of your learning to us.  Come back soon!’...read more

Lyndon was hired to facilitate a series of Change sessions to prepare and condition our teams to what Change would represent for us.  His contribution went far deeper than a facilitator’s role: he supported the teams and engaged with them to ensure that everyone felt part of the process and had a voice.  Lyndon’s professional experience in managing strategy and business requirement...read more

Catarina Silva, Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa - Ontario - Canada

"I thank you for your guidance and suggestions. It was incredibly engaging and beneficial. I think you created a foundation for very productive discussion in the future which I hope we will invite Lyndon to facilitate; in the meantime, you gave us some useful tools and terminology that can improve our teamwork if we concentrate on using them.”...read more

“We appreciate the customization to our company allowing us to see real life application / benefits of the material.  Thank you.”  (Mary Pogue - Senior Talent Director)...read more

”We appreciate your contribution to our growing organization.  You make us think outside the box - you help us reflect on our own way of leading, asking us great thoughtful questions, allowing for great interaction.  I truly believe you want us all to succeed.  You rock.”  (Dr White)...read more

We appreciate your contribution to our growing organization.  You make us think outside the box - you help us reflect on our own way of leading, asking us great thoughtful questions, allowing for great interaction.  I truly believe you want us all to succeed.  You rock....read more

Dr. White, DentaQuest, Nashville, TN

"Great inclusive facilitation. You gave us very strong insights into both ourselves and our teams.  I would like to bring you back to work with one of my other organizations."...read more

“what a great day.  we love your personal style and today we rolled up our sleeves and put a collaboration plan in place to execute with your teams.  you are making a real difference with us."...read more

Some of us including myself were called to be judges but you were called to do the work that you are doing.  Your talent, purpose, and passion was obvious.  This was the most exciting training course I have ever taken.  Both from a technical and energy perspective.  Very rewarding for our team....read more

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington DC

I wish we had more time to learn from you today.  I have taken so much away to work through with our board. ...read more

Chairman of the Board, People's Trust Federal Credit Union Board of Directors | Gary Daugherty, Boston, MASS

"Great cadence and flow to the entire day.  Thank you for making it practical - this learning will stick with me for a long time.  I did not know learning and development could be this exciting."...read more

I engaged Ignitor Leadership to facilitate a series of ½ day workshops on personal leadership. Feedback from our team members who participated was extremely positive! Lyndon managed to blend the perfect amount of theory and practical experience into a fast paced format that allowed participants to share experiences through interactive dialogue. I have already seen how these workshops have en...read more

Julie Mantle, Director Human Resources - Powerex Vancouver, BC

 “Wow - amazing session!  The information you shared is so valuable in our world of working with our clients each and every day.  I will be a far more effective sales team leader going forward.  We all loved your energy and personable stories to back up the learning.  Thank you for being vulnerable with us."...read more

Lyndon Friesen has been working with us at the Virginia Department of Heath, Office of Health Equity as a facilitator, since June. However I have been in correspondence with him and members of the Outback Training Team, since late March. Early on, I found Outback Training to be most helpful, thorough, and very customer service oriented. I'd hoped that the facilitator we would be paired with,...read more

Lauren R. Powell, PhD, MPA Director, Office of Health Equity - Virginia Department of Health

Lyndon, this was so beneficial.  We talked about our strengths and weaknesses as an Executive Leadership Team in a way that we had never done before.  You pushed us on becoming more professionally vulnerable with each other, thereby strengthening us as a team.  Phenomenal impact!  ...read more

Lisa Steiman, VP People and Culture, Owner - Montreal, Quebec

You are an expected staple at our annual conference.  You are challenging us more and more to become the leaders that the organization requires of us.Ability to customize to meet my needs was huge. I provided the facilitator with the book I wanted to emphasize just three weeks ahead of the event. He developed materials that were spot on and facilitated precisely the dialogue I wanted to...read more

Lorin Crenshaw - VP Finance, Albemarle

"Very engaging, lively, fun, relaxing and challenging all at the same time.  This definitely did not feel like your traditional learning and development session.  Thank you!"...read more

Relentless focus on progress and the positive.  This reminder and group exercises was invaluable for our team.  You have helped us break down our walls, build trust, and gain traction.    You were extremely effective with our group.  These have been the most productive ‘staff development’ meetings that we have ever had in the past 15 years.  Thank you for your e...read more

Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, | Melanie Horvath | Business Manager, School of Pharmacy

“This exceeded my expectations and our team has been talking about how valuable this was for them.  Thank you.”...read more

“You continue to be our zen master for our team.  Thanks for accommodating your schedule and working with us again.” Lou Rossi (founder / owner)...read more

"Very effective for our executive leadership team and highly impactful learning.  What a great fit for the rest of our strategic planning tomorrow."...read more

"you did a great job at keeping us all involved throughout - this was the end of 3 days of meetings and we were all quite tired but you presented in a passionate and meanginful way - great job"...read more

The detailed strategy we built today with objectives, milestones, accountability, and action plans for 2019 is way beyond my expectations for this session.  Expertly facilitated.  You pushed us when we needed pushing.  Our vision has a chance at succeeding in 2019 because of our plan built today.  Thank you!...read more

This was the best learning and development session we have ever had.  Extremely well presented - you seemed to know us so well.  The inward look at how we as individuals can become stronger individuals is a concept we will incorporate into all of our on boarding material.  Thank you so much....read more

Carolin Robinson, Manager of Risk - Vision Credit Union, Edmonton

Ignitor Leadership Testimonials