I love to talk.
Simple as that. Some will tell you I talk too much. I know some ex-girlfriends thought so :)
As did some of my teachers at school. A few of them kicked me out of class a few times!
Parents probably thought the same but being the lovely mum and dad they were, they didn’t say anything.
So being a speaker seems an obvious thing to do. And although speaking on stage wasn’t a life-long goal,
it seems to fit nicely with what I’m doing right now.
My passion is branding, advertising and marketing (obviously). So talking about any of these gets me excited. And animated.
But so does Personal Development. Being a qualified Life Coach and NLP Practitioner, I am fascinated with anything that is to do with the mind. And personal growth. Anything that inspires us to change and live a better life.
I have always been curious as to why we, as humans, do what we do. So some of my talks have been around Personal Development.
Like the one I did at the YES group, a personal development community, I was one of their YES X speakers, their equivalent to the Ted X talks. I spoke about the ‘warrior’ inside of us. All of us. One hundred people, standing ovation. Loved it. Check out the video below.
I spoke at Shay Allie’s well known ‘Inspire’d Stage’ where I talked about doing something you love. I’ve been fortunate to do something I love, as an Art Director, for 25 years. And now I’m doing more things I love. Like speaking on stage :)
I have been a speaker at Matt Kendall’s ‘Interesting Talks’ a couple of times where I’ve talked about branding and marketing. It has over 20,000 members so the events are always full with enthusiastic businessmen and women. Sadly I don’t have any good quality videos to show so you’ll have to take my word for it (or ask Matt).
I’ve also spoken at one of Simone Vincenzi’s events for G-TeX about branding.
If you like what I say, how I say it (with my south London accent), even what I wear, get in touch.
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me on 07984 304174.