The key groups I help are in the professional, financial and academic communities. I show you simple step-by-steps how to work a room and follow up potential opportunities. Business networking skills are vital in today's competitive market; are you up to the mark?
I show you how to build relationships which is what business is all about.
I also help you get the best from LinkedIn. YOU CAN'T BUILD RELATIONSHIPS ONLINE...but you can start, reinvigorate and maintain a relationship. LinkedIn training is vital if you are registered but not sure how to get the best out of it
There’s no substitute for meeting and calling but when used in conjunction with offline networking, LinkedIn is one powerful and time saving piece of brilliant software.
In today's challenging world there has never been more important time to go business networking. I show you just how simple it is.
I run public courses, tailor-made in-house workshops,webinars and video conferences.
Business Networking Skills Presenter at Kintish - I show you how to become a more effective business networker. In 2 years I have also become a LinkedIn trainer and there is an ever-growing demand for our LinkedIn training. If you are in the advice-giving business and believe business development is part of your job, we can help. We show you how to become effective and confident networkers.
UK LinkedIn Trainer at Kintish - We run public, web-based and in house seminars covering basic, intermediate and advanced topics. At whatever level you're at we hope our LinkedIn training will make you even more effective. When it is used in combination with face-to face networking it can really help gain new business
Business Networking Presenter2000 - CurrentI show people how to attract new business by helping them feel comfortable and confident working a room and making the follow up call afterwards.
UK LinkedIn Trainer2000 - CurrentI show people how to use LinkedIn effectively; when it is used in combination with face-to face networking it can really help gain new business.
Partner1999 - 2000I became a partner at Baker Tilly Manchester UK after Gruber Levinson Franks 'merged' with Baker Tilly. I didn't spend too long doing the numbers but I was an active business networker which led me out of accounting into what I do now.
Dale Carnegie Training
Part time Trainer1998 - 2000A man and his messages shaped my life - the late great Dale Carnegie. I was a delegate on the management course in 1978 and in 1998 became a team leader and part time trainer for them.
Gruber Levinson Franks
Senior Partner1972 - 2000I joined as a qualified accountant in 1972. I believe I was major factor in the growth of fees and offices over the next few years. In 1989 I was appointed the company's first managing partner and in 1995 became senior partner.
Ernst & Young
Qualified Accountant1971 - 1972Qualified with this firm which was then called Arthur Young Mcclelland Moores. I spent just over 1 year and learnt to audit with them. When I found out how to do it I decided to move on!
Wilson Martin Clarke
Trainee Accountant1964 - 1970I did my articles under the stewardship of Mr Arnold Clarke (Deceased). He gave me the most fantastic opportunities to learn and grow into an all-round general practitoner accountant.
High School Qualifications
Bury Grammar School1959 - 19646 GCEs
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But really I am a self-confessed incurable workaholic!