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Tyler Hayden

“Livin’ Life Large.” Personal Development, Leadership, and Team Building Expert.

Tyler Hayden is an international leadership and team consultant, elected government official, and founder of the Message In a Bottle book series. He has over two decades of experience as a speaker and organizational consultant and is the author of more than a dozen books and measures on personal development, leadership, and team building.

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada


Livin‘ Life Large
Based on Tyler’s bestselling book Livin’ Life Large – Simple Actions that Create Success, this show will not only have your group rolling in the isles with laughter, but will also have them leaving the presentation room with simple changes that they can easily do to begin to create a balanced lifestyle in both their personal and professional lives. The content for “Livin’ Life Large” comes from true east coast wisdom like: There Ain’t A U-Haul Attached to Yer Hearse, You Are the Company You Keep, Party Like the Arse is Outaver, and more.  This show is all about creating long term life satisfaction by living “every single moment of every single day.”  In doing so we are able to effectively and efficiently balance the rigors that work and life throw our way

Friday! is the best day of the week because it is a gateway to freedom… But, you know that, that freedom is not yours because of looming deadlines, emails to respond to, and product to deliver. So somehow you innately change your state of mind to meet the needs of the day. You will seamlessly achieve everything, cause it’s Friday!, and you’ve got plans for the weekend. Friday! truly is a state of mind. It is a time when you pull out all the stops, get busy, and get ‘er done. Join Tyler as he explores the 9 ¾ most important skills to living the Friday! state of mind, everyday. Laugh along with Tyler while you learn among other things to: drop old behaviors, boost creativity, master meaning, create connection, optimize optimism, vet vision, and peak perform.

Everyday Adventure
If you are not pushing the envelope you aren’t living.  But really, are you going to climb Everest?  The closest we will probably get to Everest is the ride at Disney.  But just because we aren’t climbing Everest doesn’t mean that we can’t live an adventure lifestyle. Walk with Tyler through some everyday adventures that you can find in your own community or with a quick commuter flight.  Learn about the psychological and physical benefits of injecting adventure into the everyday.  Find out why and adventurous workplace is a profitable workplace.  Develop a new mantra of instilling the power of adventure in your everyday.  Explore quick techniques of imparting that sense of adventure to your community, children and co-workers.

Multiple Intelligence Quotient (MIQ)
You are invited to spend an interactive (and hilarious) session exploring some things that we can do to keep our teams engaged and functioning collectively.  Our exclusive MIQ process is a way of gathering information on your team member’s individual learning intelligences and then applying them to the collective group to help managers discover and create phenomenal opportunities for leadership.

  • Entertaining, energetic and certainly outside the box, Tyler left our group with some key messages that we will carry with us going forward and these will ultimately help us be even more successful. His presentation was full of energy and very entertaining, yet our managers took some key messages that were consistent with how we want to build our team and achieve success as we move into a new fiscal year.

    - Sales and Service, Scotiabank Atlantic Contact Centre
  • You were not only able to achieve them [our objectives] with exacting detail, but you exceeded every members' expectations. Tyler, your professional skills far surpass your age.

    - Property Claims Adjuster, Co-operators
  • Tyler’s 150% explosive energy is the first thing we enjoyed about him. Then he took the stage with his hilarious stories, heartfelt reminders of what is important in life, and his ability to inspire audience members and we loved him even more.

    - Executive Director, Recreation Connections Manitoba
  • It was a very high energy, fun session that got everyone involved and laughing! Your technique of delivering the message of paradigms and change was unique and well demonstrated and one that our sales force will definitely remember. A truly high energy, entertaining way to deliver the message!

    - Sales Manager, Air Liquide Canada - Atlantic

Summary Profile

Tyler Haydenhas been a full-time professional speaker and innovative educator for over a decade. His business is motivational keynote presentations, non-traditional team-building programs and virtual team design consultations. Tyler’s clients include some of the world’s largest corporations like Scotiabank, Manulife, and Caterpillar and associations, like the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and Project Management Institute (PMI). Tyler is a keynoter, team-builder and author. He has developed program solutions for groups in areas of leadership, management, teambuilding, staff motivation, personal development, and soft skill development.

Tyler is the author of 6 books, 2 audio CDs, 3 interactive CD ROMs, a team design App, 3 board games, tools and measures. His training materials have been sold worldwide, and he has delivered hundreds of high-energy keynotes and team-building programs. Tyler balances his busy speaking career with two other business ventures — Message In A Bottle Book Series, and an App Design Studio — both of which provide business and life solutions in innovative ways. All work and no play? No way!

Tyler enjoys travelling and experiencing new cultures and high-adrenaline activities, like skydiving, canyoning and survival camping.Tyler spends some of his “free” time building folk art sculptures and paintings. Finally, a description of Tyler would not be complete without a word about his greatest source of affluence: family. Tyler is a loving husband to Laurie, a high school principal, and proud father of Tait and Breton, his beautiful little girls. Tyler and Laurie look forward to building a loving family and continuing to make a difference in the quiet seaside community of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Tyler invites you to join him on a magnificent journey of Livin’ Life Large™!