Winnipeg Chief of Police, Personal & Professional Life Growth, Diversity & Inclusion Expert
Devon Clunis always believed that one person can make a difference and his personal and professional life has been about exhibiting that ideal.
Devon grew up in Jamaica and immigrated to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1975 at age 11. With the help of key difference makers, He was able to achieve success in a culturally challenging setting. The little boy from Jamaica went on to become a Canadian history maker; the first Black Chief of Police in Canadian history.
As Chief of the Winnipeg Police Service, Devon led an organization of over 1900 employees with an annual budget surpassing $263,000,000.00.
Success meant learning to navigate complex work environments, attracting and retaining highly motivated, passionate, results-driven, team–oriented individuals, while creating inclusive, caring cultures that gave each individual a sense of purpose and belonging.
Devon now apply these proven leadership principles across North America helping individuals and organizations achieve their aspirational goals.
We are more powerful and effective than we give ourselves credit for. Sometimes, we simply need someone to remind us of that truth. We need to know that our individual actions matter, that what we do can change the course of a single life and impact the destiny of many.
Devon and Pearlene have spoken to audiences of all ages; in schools, businesses, government, and community gatherings. Their messages of hope have inspired many locally in Winnipeg, nationally across Canada, and internationally in the U.S. and the Caribbean. They inspire you to achieve your personal and professional potential.
- Personal Fulfillment
- Define your purpose
- Stay focused
- Achieve interpersonal potential
- Ethical Leadership
- Create a Caring Culture
- Engage Effectively
- Development Leaders
- Set Leaders Free
- What Do You Need?
- Sometimes you need a plan designed just for your needs
- We do that
- Focus Group Engagement
- Coordinate and lead discussions
- Collect data
- Produce detailed analysis/reports
- Provide stakeholder feedback
- Strategic Alignment
- Formulate vision
- Define strategic goals
- Assess resource needs
- Develop implementation plans
- Facilitate implementation
- Evaluate results and provide follow-up feedback
- Creative Outreach
- Conduct situational assessments
- Develop educational and outreach plans
- Coordinate outreach
- Evaluate outcomes
- Assess workplace vulnerabilities
- Develop physical and psychological resilience
- Prepare and respond effectively to a workplace crisis
- Protect people and property
- Survive and thrive after a crisis
The Little Boy from Jamaica: A Canadian History Story
will help create an understanding of contemporary social issues, leading to an aware and culturally sensitive generation of young adults.
- Accountability | Self Leadership
- Attitude | Change of Attitude
- Business Change
- Business Expert
- Business Growth
- Business Leadership
- Business Management
- Crisis | Crisis Management
- Diversity and Inclusion
- Emotional Intelligence
- Excellence | Success
- Government | Government Relations
- Leadership | Leadership Development
- Overcoming Adversity | Adversity
- Performance | Productivity
- Professional Growth | Personal Growth
- Social Change | Human Rights
- Stress Management
- Teamwork | Team Building
- Workplace Culture