About the Speaker

Darlene’s favourite place is on stage motivating people to go after their dreams and live the highest version of their life!  On stage she shares powerful, inspirational, educational and empowering story-based content gleaned from her life and her clients’ lives to show audience members that anything is possible, regardless of circumstances. Her presentations are innovative, interactive, and engaging and can be customized for your audience’s needs. From workshop to keynote, Darlene’s fast-paced, fun, and interactive style will have your audience leaving feeling motivated and armed with an action plan so they can create the life and business of their dreams.  

Signature Topics Include:

• What is Stopping You?  The five key ways to conquer fear and circumstances to live the life of your dreams. • “Why?” The Most Important Question to Answer  Your “why” is the genesis of your passion and purpose and when you can articulate it to your audience, they will connect on an emotional level and want to hire you. During this presentation you will learn how to identify your unique “why” and present it to the world. • Leverage the Power of Story to Connect, Motivate, and Inspire Story-based marketing is the most effective way to connect and engage with your best clients to boost your business by raising trust and credibility, as well as differentiating yourself from the competition. In this interactive presentation, your audience members will uncover stories that they can use in their marketing to sell.   You can contact Darlene to speak at your event by email at darlene@darlenebutts.com or phone at 416-722-9766!      

See Darlene Live


HUB Inc Halton. – Oakville, March 20, 2019

H.U.B. Inc Durham – Ajax, April 9, 2019

H.U.B. Inc K/W – Waterloo, May 21, 2019

Stand Out Halton – Milton, May 27th, 2019


See Videos of Past Performances



Fearless Woman Summit – Niagara Falls, July 7, 2018 (full video here)

I am so glad that I stuck around til the end of the day as your presentation really hit home.” Bonnie G.

I wanted to tell you how much I loved your presentation on Saturday afternoon. For me it was exactly what I needed to hear!”  Melissa S.

I would like to say again I though your talk was fantastic….loved the challenge also!” Cathy L.


Fearless Women Summit – Barrie, April 7, 2018 (full video here)

“Loved your presentation yesterday — amazing!” Dawn M.

“Everyone probably had their own speaker who was their “one”.  The one who seemed to speak directly to them.  You were my “one”. ……thank you!”  Julie M.

You where so inspirational. I loved how you challenged us to just take the next step!” Tammy P.

You are a wonderful speaker and enjoyed your talk Saturday!” Sandra Z.



Fearless Women Summit – Toronto, March 24, 2018 (full video here)

HUB Inc – Toronto, April 25, 2018

Clarity and Collaboration Event – Niagara-on-the-Lake, June 7 and 8, 2018

FuckUp Nights Toronto – Toronto, February 15, 2018

Leading The Way Conference – Guelph, January 26, 2018

Darlene is indeed a promise keeper. A woman of her words. She delivers her style as an author and speaker with confidence. A powerful message that resonates, touches and stirs the soul of those that truly listen and hear. It has always been my honour to have Darlene as our guest speaker at WMAD and a treasured friend. We look forward to her coming back to our Windsor area whenever she can. Nancy A Bolton

Executive Director, "Igniting Human Potential" - Women Making a Difference

Darlene was a pleasure to work with while speaking at Fuckup Nights Toronto. She was patient, easy to work with, and proved to be an excellent fit for our audience. I would recommend her for future speaking roles! Patrick Socha

Fuckup Nights Toronto

Darlene is AWESOME! She led a workshop for my group on goal setting in January. Her passion, expertise, and relatability shone through immediately and everyone left feeling happy, motivated and inspired! Thank you, Darlene. Sandy Hatzis

The Hatzis & Jones Real Estate Team