Chief of Staff, Simon Sinek’s Start With Why
Stephen Shedletzky engages people in meaningful ways so that we connect with depth and live in a more fulﬁlled world. The Head of Brand Voice and an Igniter for Simon Sinek’s “Start With Why” team, Stephen has a knack for sharing the right words at the right moment and speaks, leads workshops, and coaches leaders and organizations to discover, articulate, and bring their “Why” to life.
Feeling stifled on his corporate track, Stephen was stuck by bestselling author and popular TED speaker Simon Sinek’s vision of a more inspired, safe and fulfilled world. Stephen was the fourth person to join the Start With Why team in 2012. Now, as the Head of Brand Voice, he ensures every product and authentically reﬂects the organization’s most deeply-held beliefs.
As an Igniter, Stephen is a passionate aid to the Start With Why team and those they serve and is always first in line to support those who seek to live their WHY from the inside out. He has shared his inspiring message to people and organizations around the world and serves clients in nearly every industry.
A graduate from the Richard Ivey School of Business with a focus in leadership, communication and strategy, Stephen is also the narrator of the bestselling Find Your Why audiobook and co-hosts the Start With Why Podcast, which has more than 600,000 downloads in over 180 countries.