Tony Esteves is an entrepreneur, a circus performer, and international keynote speaker who is passionate
about connecting with people. His varied and unique international experiences provide the foundation for iOnTheBall.ca
Tony teaches about creativity and communication in an engaging and memorable way.
As a keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, Tony shares inspiring stories about how unexpected connections can transform one’s life and career. These face-to-face conversations are what inspired the creation of the Talk2MorePeople Project. This aims to prove the value of these conversations by meeting a new person every day for a full year.
A graduate of the Second City Improvisation Program in Toronto, Canada, Tony integrates dynamic teaching techniques using improvisation, juggling, and miniPing-Pong into his communication and creativity workshops.
Having lived, worked or traveled to 40 countries, including managing logistics for the US military in Uzbekistan, teaching in Japan, and corporate sales in Ukraine, Tony brings his international anecdotes to the learning arena. Now Tony teaches people to turn the volume up on their own voices to reach their full potential at conferences and events around the world. He does this with play and Creative Problem Solving techniques.
Tony has delivered sessions across North America and in Europe as well as South Africa.
He is a contributing author to the book, Big Ideas For The Big Stage – A grassroots guide that provides information, advice and insider tips to becoming a better speaker and presenter.
Audiences from Tony’s presentations leave entertained, educated, inspired and empowered.
June 2015 – Graduated from the CAPS (Canadian Association of Professional Speakers) Calgary Chapter Fast Track Program.
May 2014 – Completed the requirements to become a Certified Project Renaissance Facilitator under direct instruction of Dr. Win Wenger.
January 2014 – Completed the ThinkX “Productive Thinking Method” training with Tim Hurson, Franca Leeson, Daniel Bigonesse and Ginny Santos.
March 2013 – Completed the “Play Two Win™ Method” course at the CoachVille School of Coaching Mastery.
July 2012 – Completed the “Higher Ground Leadership® Pathfinder” Certification with Dr. Lance Secretan.
English – native speaker
Portuguese – basic conversational
Russian – intermediate conversational
Japanese – intermediate conversational
May 2012 Big Ideas For the Big Stage – A grassroots guide that provides information, advice and insider tips to becoming a better speaker and presenter. Tony’s chapter is on inspiration. For the most up-to-date publications and videos please see his blog here.