David Zinger Profile

David Zinger, B. A., M. Ed.

Email: dzinger@shaw.ca

Professional Site: www.davidzinger.com

Strength Based Leadership Site: www.zingeronleadership.blogspot.com

Humor & Personal Perspective Site: www.zingers.blogspot.com

David Zinger


David sees himself as a leading CEO (Chief Engagement Officer) in Canada. David specializes in entertaining and informative speeches, workshops, and education applying psychology to personal and professional living. He offers exceptional services, resources, and tools to foster and enhance development.

David Zinger, B. A., M. Ed., has twenty-five years experience in education and training. He is an exceptional presenter whose workshops are inspirational, current, informative, entertaining, humorous, and practical.

David’s Strengths: Here are two perspectives on the top 5 strengths David offers you based on the VIA Signature Strength Questionnaire and the Gallup StrengthsFinder 2.0:

VIA Strength Inventory

Gallup StrengthsFinder

1. Humor & Playfulness 1. Maximizer
2. Curiosity 2. Strategic
3. Creativity & Ingenuity 3. Positvity
4. Love of Learning 4. Ideation
5. Sense of Purpose 5. Empathy


David custom designs his workshop topics to meet the specific needs of each client. David’s presentations are highly recommended by his many clients from both the public and private sector. Participants appreciate David’s use of stories and his down-to-earth approach inviting learners to engage in learning.

David has customized and delivered more than 1000 courses and seminars across North America to both large and small audiences. He has instructed courses in Education Psychology and Continuing Education at the University of Manitoba for over 20 years, he also developed two distant delivery certificate courses to teach adult educators for a consortium of Western Canadian Universities.

David has designed numerous independent study degree courses ranging from Microbiology for Nurses to Canadian Literature for the University of Manitoba. David was a regular humor columnist for Education Manitoba. David wrote his Master’s of education thesis on humor in counseling.

David was certified this year to teach Crucial Conversations. David is proud to live and work in Manitoba. He lives in the communiyt of St. Vital in Winnipeg and he is the father of 3 teenagers.