Recent presentations

The following selection of popular keynotes is to give you a flavour of what you can expect.

When surrounded by sharks and nobody is watching you wave for help, swim!

This is a fun filled, hard hitting, presentation covering the three main things that made the real difference to those professionals that grew their firms.

“Jon has a great presenting style; he keeps it simple but informative. He can really help give a business a clear strategy and he uses his vast business knowledge to help implement business plans and goals”. Rob Willford, Director at Blue Orange Creative

How to become the ‘Go-To’ Expert

Doesn’t every professional want to become the ‘Go-To’ Expert for both their firm and profession? Being seen as the ‘go-to’ expert confers status, recognition – but also an ability to attract new business without having to advertise or resort to hard selling and the dreaded cold calling. In this keynote, Jon takes the audience through his 5 step process to becoming the ‘Go-To’ Expert and shares examples of how various people have achieved this must wanted status. The “Go-To Expert” is a book Jon has co-written with Heather Townsend and published by FT Publishing.

Referral generation for professionals

Most professionals find that over 90% of all their new business comes to them via referrals. This popular keynote  is where Jon unlocks the secrets of referral generation, using stories and real life examples to illustrate how the SERVICE framework, underpins any professional’s referral generation strategy. Your attendees will come away from this session, inspired and enthused and knowing the difference between Buzzards and Sea Gulls.

“I have had the pleasure of attending a number of Jon’s presentations and training sessions at various networking events. Jon is a very engaging speaker with a relaxed style that puts his audience at ease. One of his greatest skills is ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to participate in the event, often practical way so that everyone leaves with the feeling they have not only learned a new skill, but made a positive contribution.” David Bridge, Bray Solutions

Successful Simple Social Media strategies to sparkle not swamp.

Social Networking is a marketing revolution that’s swept the world in the last couple of years. But many professionals don’t make use of these tools for fear that their day will be swept away, or worse. A popular talk filled with anecdotes, light bulb moments and enabling facts that many have used.

“Jon was a guest speaker at our conference at Silverstone on 23 October 2013. His subject was ‘social media’. He did an excellent job.”

Business writer and editor and publisher of The Mover Magazine, Steve Jordan

“Jon gave our company an invaluable introduction and insight into the world of Social Media/Networking, and how it can benefit us as a business. He was able to communicate information and ideas to staff on a multitude of levels, and as such made what could otherwise have been quite a complex subject area, extremely accessible.  We would highly recommend Jon to other company’s”. Brad Johnson, PK Education

“I’ve had so many additional comments and e-mails from candidates that attended your presentation that I felt it only right that I should let you know just how well it  went down with them. Your absolute professionalism, genuine enthusiasm and motivation was encouraging to many as was the succinct way it was delivered. Additionally the top scores that you received from ALL the attendees endorses that high regard and you are to be congratulated on your achievement. You are always a very welcome presenter Jon and these comments endorse the reason as to why you are so highly thought of. Again many thanks and we look forward to seeing you here again soon”. Heather Pedder: Business Development Manager at Basepoint Innovation Centre & Business Base in Bedfordshire

Networking: Rubber Eggs and Curly Canapes?

So many professionals attempt to use Networking to grow their firms, but many get frustrated at the lost of chargeable time and lack of results. This was about how to find make the jump between between Rubber Eggs and Curly Canapes in order to get real benefit from your networking. This talk covers practical tactics linked to simple strategies to make a difference to your audience.

“I can highly recommend Jon for his no-nonsense, humour and down to earth presentation style and practical advice that will benefit ANY business looking to increase sales, customers and profitability.”

Mark Hawkins, MatSoft Ltd