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Futurist or Fortune Teller? by Sadie Sharp

Futurist or Fortune Teller? by Sadie Sharp

18/04/2018 | Professional Speaking News

I’ve worked as a freelance transformation consultant for the past 15 years and I’ve had the privilege to have seen some inspiringly creative areas of practice, and I’ve had the illuminating opportunity to see some pockets of astoundingly incompetent practice. The one thing that both ends of this spectrum had in common? They were all undertaken by people who considered themselves futurists...

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GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR SPEAKER… A salvo of ideas for you to consider by Geoff Ramm

GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR SPEAKER… A salvo of ideas for you to consider by Geoff Ramm

25/01/2018 | Professional Speaking News

1. Social Media: To create a buzz in advance of your event, ask your speaker to regularly send out promotional tweets, instragram pics or linkedin and facebook updates. 2. Pre Event Video: To help boost bookings or to enthuse internal team members, simply ask the speaker to produce a short 90 second video of who they are, what they’ll ...

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You Can't Build Relationships While Sat at Your Desk by Andy Lopata

You Can't Build Relationships While Sat at Your Desk by Andy Lopata

04/01/2018 | Professional Speaking News

A client recently briefed me ahead of a forthcoming event to a group of recent graduates. I was told that many graduate employees over recent years have spurned face-to-face networking events and conferences, seeing such events as a waste of time because they could build the necessary relationships online.  There is no doubt that the proliferation of online networks and their rapid gro...

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Service over Sales - The Telephone Assassin's Approach

Service over Sales - The Telephone Assassin's Approach

08/12/2017 | Professional Speaking News

How important is telephone etiquette to your sales calls? Anthony Stears AKA The Telephone Assassin has one mission - to get businesses talking again. In a world led by digital technology the art of conversation and building relationships verbally is eroded daily by the ever-increasing numbers of text messages and emails. When business relationships are increasingly important to...

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The Story of TWO Teams, 2,000 Miles and FIVE Lessons of Leadership by Caspar Craven

The Story of TWO Teams, 2,000 Miles and FIVE Lessons of Leadership by Caspar Craven

01/12/2017 | Professional Speaking News

Your team. In business, at home, in sport, on an adventure. Does it click and you are flying along? Or does it feel hard, crunchy and that something isn’t working? This summer, I led two very different teams. Both were in challenging, uncertain and changing environments. The setting was 2,000 miles of sailing along the rugged and windswept North Pacific coast between San Francisco and...

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