Trasnformational Speaker

Danny Stone

Danny Stone is a Powerful Speaker, Author and Coach that Transforms Lives

"His ability to deeply connect with diverse groups allows him to share valuable information in a way that gets people to really use it."
Manager of Biz Start


Danny Stone is a seasoned Speaker, Teacher and Facilitator with 20 years of experience delivering highly engaging, interactive and mission-driven keynote speeches, seminars, retreats, and workshops.

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If you are looking for a dynamic, engaging, though-provoking speaking who has a great sense of humour and timing, contact Danny now!

"Your words resonated with me as those of Les Brown did when I was much younger and making my way in life. You are gifted and thanks for sharing that gift with us."
Retired Military Veteran / College Student

About Danny Stone

Danny Stone is a Best-Selling Author, Podcast Host, Author, Coach,  Personal Development Teacher and Speaker that has spoken in front of thousands of people. He is founder of the The School of Success, an online school teaching entrepreneurs how to launch and grow their businesses.


Five Popular Keynote Speeches by Danny Stone

Driving Diversity and Inclusion: How organizations can fight against anti-black racism and truly create an inclusive culture

“Our People Are Our Greatest Asset” You’ve heard this many times. It’s a tagline that many organizations love to use. But the question is…Does this ring true for ALL employees. Is this true for black employees and other people of colour? In order for a shift to occur within workplaces there must be an understanding and understanding of how systemic discrimination exists within organization either consciously or unconsciously. Danny will break it down sharing his experiences working in the corporate world and lay out various ways to create a more inclusive and diverse workplace and fight against anti-black racism.



How To be Triumphant In Turbulent Times

It’s no secret we are living in turbulent times. The entire world has been shaken up and many people are struggling to figure out how to make it through. In this high-powered, engaging talk, Danny shows you how to be triumphant in turbulent times. He gives you the foundation for taking back control of your live and make the shift from surviving to thriving.

Be The Driver Of Your Life

Danny takes audiences on a journey of going from being stuck, unclear and fearful to clarity, changing their mindset and believing in their dreams. He uses his story of growing up poor in low-income housing surrounded by drugs, crime and violence headed down the wrong path to a sought after speaker, coach and teacher. Danny has an ability to deeply connect with audiences and light a fire under them to get into action.

Ready 4 Change

How do you change your life? What is the secret to breakthrough challenges and stepping through to the other side? In this talk, Danny breaks down 4 changes that you need to make if you are serious about changing your life. He shares his journey and the journey’s of others and they went from surviving to thriving using the 4-change framework. His powerful stories, humour, and deep insight will leave the audience wanted more. 

There's Something Special About You

So often in life we struggle with our identity, our self-worth, and our ability to love ourselves. Regardless of if you are a student in high school or an adult, we all have moments when we need to be reminded that we are special. We need to know we are worthy of love, our dreams, and all that we desire. Danny gets real in this talk, it’s one of his favourites to deliver. The responses have been overwhelming after he has delivered this speech, as one person said, “it moved me in a way that I never expected!”


What People Are Saying About Danny's Speaking


I am an NSCC student and just listened to you motivational online talk. I was inspired by it. I am a little different than the average student in that I am retired from long career in the Canadian Armed Forces and going back to school for the enjoyment of learning and maybe a hobby career after. Your words resonated with me as those of Les Brown did when I was much younger and making my way in life. You are gifted and thanks for sharing that gift with us.


Retired Military Veteran / College Student

I just wanted to send another note to let you know that I watched your video over the weekend and I thought it was absolutely fantastic! Your message was wonderfully tailored for our students and your personal story really hit me in the heart. It was moving and motivational and perfect...You really did an amazing job. Thanks again for being such an important part of our orientation and I hope that we will have the chance to work together again.


Senior Advisor / Director Nova Scotia Community College

Your message was powerful, heartfelt and so inspiring Danny!!! You did an incredible job!!!


Keynote Speaker / Student Service Advisor Nova Scotia Community College

Hi Danny, I just wanted to thank you again for your talk with our players.  Personally I was able to take a few things away from your discussion with us specifically the 5 M's for morning routines.  Our players were very engaged during your time with us and I know that many of the points you brought up were relevant to their lives.  Thank you for taking the time to work with our group we are eternally grateful.


Head Coach University of Prince Edward Island Men's Basketball Team

Danny Stone is a terrific teacher / trainer that has worked with our entrepreneurs at Youth Employment Services on several occasions. His impactful workshops help our entrepreneurs to tell compelling stories from both a business and personal perspective. His ability to deeply connect with diverse groups allows him to share valuable information in a way that gets people to really use it. With his immense passion and expertise its no wonder why his presentations are always a hit. I highly recommend Danny Stone.


Manager YES BIZ Entrepreneurship Program

Danny is so inspirational! He was one of our speakers and round table discussion leaders for our World Cafe event at the University of Toronto Transition Year Program and the students loved him. Danny is engaging, motivational, and funny yet leaves you with practical tips that you can implement right now to change your situation or your life. It’s almost as if he is speaking directly to each individual, that’s what makes him such a powerful speaker and mentor.


TYP Program - University of Toronto

Hey Danny I just saw your speech for the NSCC orientation. You are very inspiring and gave me lots of great advice for moving forward in my passion. Thank You!


College Student

Your speech was so inspirational. Thanks for sharing your story about growing up. Lately, I have been feeling alone and not worthy. I feel like no one understands me. When you spoke about loving yourself and told us that we are special and worthy I believe you. Thank you for making me understand this about myself.

High School Student

Danny has made a valuable contribution to our work. He has made various presentations and lead workshops to youth, adults and service agencies. He has spoken to various audiences ranging from small to large groups on an assortment of topics including leadership, goal setting and community development initiatives. He is passionate and his an incredible ability to connect and inspire his audiences.


Founder of Zero Gun Violence Movement

The feedback from Danny’s presentations was amazing. His speech about being the driver of your life and how you don’t need permission to be great really inspired the youth. He is a down-to-earth, keep-it-real speaker that mixes in powerful stories and humour to connect with the audience. Danny is someone who deeply cares about people and that comes across in his keynote conversations. I also heard some of the students reached out to him and sent him messages on social media and he responded to each of them


Youth Outreach Worker

Thank you for sharing your journey with our young people. It was amazing to hear you speak about the various ways to think about what success could look like and how we can achieve or start thinking about careers at a young age. Opportunities present its self in multiple ways and you’ve reminded us to think differently, for example, we realize that our strengths are within things that we enjoy and do every day. Being able to turn existing talent into something of a career can be possible by doing more research and taking up any learning opportunities available. Thank you so much for coming to the Success Beyond Limits Program!


Executive Director Success Beyond Limits

Wow! That's all I can say. Danny's presentation was fire. He keeps it real and he's not afraid to share his own journey. He definitely inspired me to follow my dreams.

High School Student

Hey, Danny Stone I just wanted to say I was so inspired by your words about "be different" and "don't care what other people say about your passion" You really inspired me to work on my goal to be a singer. I am really thankful and I wish you the best. Much appreciation. (the guy who slouched in his seat during ur amazing presentation)

Youth Council Member

Danny, you are the man! For real. You are so down to earth and you keep it so real, thanks so much for coming to our school today. You really inspired me to be the driver of my life. I completely get what you mean. I already started following you on IG. Thank you so much!

HIgh School Student

I hope you don't mind me tracking you down on social media, but I have to tell you this Danny...My son came home today and told me that you spoke at his school today. I have NEVER heard him so excited about a speaker. He said you spoke to him about being whatever he wants to be. You told him that he has greatness in him and to keep walking a positive path. Thank you so much for lighting a fire in my son!


I am Danny Stone came to our community centre today. When you talked about not asking permission to be who you want to be or do what you want to do, I felt that. I felt like you were talking directly to me. You are so inspirational. I'm ready to be myself and do what I want to do to better myself. Thank you for inspiring me.


Danny has an amazing ability to connect with students and teachers. Everyone in the room was hanging on to his every word. We were all so tuned in and wanted him to stay longer. When he told us that we have a greater mission than we know and to follow our curiosity I had never heard anyone say it like that. We will definitely have him back to speak to more students and teachers and staff.

Ms. Smith High School Teacher

When we embarked on planning a virtual orientation experience for all 10,000 students, we knew we needed a speaker who could energize and empower our students while making them feel seen and understood. Quickly into the planning, Danny's name was suggested and from there, the process of getting in touch and working with him could not have gone smoother. It was obvious from the get go that Danny cared. He cared about what we were trying to accomplish with our event and he took the time to talk to us about our goals and was sensitive to event logistics we were working through. But most importantly, Danny cared about our students and showcased his powerful ability to speak directly to the individual and make everyone feel like they belonged. We are living in a time when all of us in need to stay connected to each other and lean on each other for support, but most importantly believe that we deserve to be here and deserve to succeed and Danny Stone was the perfect person to deliver that message.

Noel Manager, Signature Events and Service Nova Scotia Community College

Incarcerated Man From Prison in Toronto, Canada


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