In Business or Life Sharp fit For Life
Would you agree that today, in this modern, digital, ever connected world, that we all live incredibly busy lives?
Maybe you are juggling the demands of a thriving, or potentially surviving, business, or a successful career, with the love and attention you want to give to your wonderful family. Meaning that you find you have little time left over for anything else.
Perhaps you also want to spend time with friends and helping those around you that need it or have assisted you in the past when you needed it. Leading to frustration or disappointment when you can’t be there for them.
Potentially that leaves you in a position where you don’t have your needs met. Whether those are your conscious desires or the unconscious necessities, the ones that your body has. Where one day you wake up and wonder what happened? Where did my body go? Why does it ache so much? What is that pain? Or, as I had, why is it so hard to get out of bed!
Yet how would it feel to gain the fitness, the health and the lifestyle that you are delighted with? Being able to wake up everyday knowing you’re physically at your best for whatever lies ahead.
What if you had the freedom and flexibility to fit in to your life what it takes to gain that fitness and lifestyle? Gaining that healthy body and mind that fits around your schedule.
Imagine what you could do with the extra energy and focus that comes with being physically fit and healthy. What areas of your life would benefit and what doors would open up to you?
Picture being able to spend your time fully present, enjoying activities and incredible experiences without your body holding you back. The freedom to choose and take advantage of what life brings up.
And here you have the ease that comes with knowing I’m doing the right things for my body and my life.
If you are a busy Entrepreneur, Consultant or Exec as I am, you are probably wondering “how can I achieve that in my incredibly busy life?”
Now, as many people started to ask me how I did this, looking back I realised there were just 6 areas that I needed to work on, that made me fit for life.
Digital Leadership & Small Business Growth
Transformation & Consultancy
I have worked in the IT industry since 1993 and have developed an eclectic variety of skills in management and strategy along with a breadth and depth of technical knowledge and experience. Clients have described me as ‘Knowledgeable, personable, refreshing, unbiased, diligent, help!‘ ‘A breath of fresh air in a world where IT complexity often seems to create as many challenges as it solves.’
As an Enterprise Architect, IT Solutions & Technology Consultant, I believe in being an enthusiastic leader, helping companies to structure their IT so that it becomes a business enabler not a barrier to communication & growth.
Small Business Growth
Beat The Statistics
THE 9 SKILLS TO ENSURE YOU SURVIVE AND THRIVE IN BUSINESS
Are you looking to build a growing, profitable and sustainable business? Amazon Bestselling author and creator of the Growing Business Generator Martin Sharp takes you through the foundational 4 key skills that he has developed, beyond his technical expertise, that has provided success time and again in building his own, growing, profitable and sustainable businesses since 2009 and over 20 years delivering successful transformational change in other peoples companies.
In BEAT THE STATISTICS: THE 9 SKILLS TO ENSURE YOU SURVIVE AND THRIVE IN BUSINESS you’ll discover:
- What the UK business landscape is today and how to prosper in it.
- How you can align those around you fulfil your business aspiration.
- How to predict what will happens with your business.
- A greater ability to make sure your message hits home every time.
- Improve your success in winning new business.
- … and loads more!
The Significant 7 Imperatives for Delivering Successful Change in Complex IT Projects
Why did I write a Book
I wanted to share what I had learned about delivering successful solutions that drive business’s forwards to greater success and improve the lives of those working in them and realised that writing a book was perhaps the best option. Along with my colleague, we identified the Significant 7 Imperatives for Delivering Successful Change in Complex IT Projects, that came up time and again in all our successes.
Having worked across a wide range of sectors from Pharmaceuticals, Aerospace companies, Universities, Councils, Motor and Drinks manufacturers, Airport operators, hospitals through to countless smaller businesses.
I have advised thousands of company IT users and improved the way they interact with their IT devices and consume IT services.
These include companies such as HSBC, ITV, Spire Healthcare, Kinstellar, Heathrow Airport, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, PAREXEL International, Manchester Airport Group, Edinburgh Airport, University College London, Close Brothers, HSBC, ING Bank, Global Collect, Platform Smart, Affini Technology and Comms-care.
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Coaching & Mentoring
While working with many of my clients it became apparent that there was a need for some of them to have one-to-one guidance. So I now offer my services to a select number of clients, as a IT Leadership Expert.
For your business or company, the service I office is like having a IT executive come in to help you create a strategy, and plan, for your marketing, helping you to save money on wasted initiatives and building a sustainable environment for continuous improvement.
For the individual, it is having that trusted 2nd opinion, the 2nd pair of eyes and career confidant. A coach and mentor to help you improve your skills, reach your goals and avoid the mistakes of others.
Trying to grow a business or enhance your career can be stressful and time-consuming, but the result of working with me as a coach & mentor means the client has the confidence to take measured risks to increase revenue, capitalise on identified opportunities and get others to drive it forwards with them so
Book Writing & Public Speaking
One of the reasons I love speaking is that it can reach more people. IT Leadership is not taught to Engineers, Project Managers, Enterprise Architects or indeed at any level, so most, whilst very skilled at their area of expertise, have no idea how to lead or contribute to the success of a business. I feel it is so important for all members of IT to learn this aspect, but equally that it doesn’t have to cost them a fortune!
I am passionate about the subject of IT Leadership, particularly for business owners and those in the IT profession, as such I run events and workshops across the UK to share the Expert Transformation Accelerator. I also run an online training program and have a YouTube Channel where I regularly post videos and share content and training on being the IT Leader, teaching how to improve their interactions with others, decreases the stresses of the role and fill their portfolio with success after success.
Who is Martin Sharp?
Perhaps you have found that there is a lack of clarity as to why change is necessary?
Is the lack of a reason why causing you or your organisation confusion, increased costs and decreasing position? Maybe your organisation or team is not on board with the transformation ahead and are causing delays, distress and distractions, potentially to the point of actively sabotaging the initiative? Possibly the information distributed is not being understood by the audience and is further compounding the problems?
Imagine then that the reason behind the change is understood and those involved in the transformation can see the benefits for themselves personally, for the organisation and those externally to it such as customers, regulators or standards bodies. Your aspirational plan is being formed into a clear digital vision that your organisation can use to reimagine itself, redefining experiences, opportunities and associations.
There has never been a better time to take advantage of these benefits. In a world where even the constant of change is being overtaken by the acceleration of change, to survive and thrive in the 21st century you need to have a digital strategy, have a clear understanding and an alignment with that of your customers.
But who am I? As an Author; Coach; Mentor; Consultant; Speaker; enterprise architect and strategic thinker, I believe in delivering successful change in complex environments and clarity to the most complex of my client issues. Navigating the complex and ever-changing IT landscape, I have been told I my pragmatic solutions deliver change and realise business benefit within every organisation, every time.
I love computers, I have done even when I was a small boy. They are so simple, logical, obedient. But not everything in life is like computing. My career has had its ups and downs, from the of having to make many my employees redundant to the elation of delivering the IT transformation making a merger or acquisition successful. The key for me though is continuous improvement, learning and implementing a diverse and eclectic array of subjects allowing me to not only translate between the business and IT but in many cases remove the divide altogether.
In 2016 I became an award-winning author and Amazon Bestseller with his book: Digital Transformation: The Significant 7 Imperatives for Delivering Successful Change in Complex IT Projects and was asked to write for the British Computer Society for their 2015 publication Digital Leaders. Then in 2017, I was made an international award-winning speaker by the Professional Speakers Academy. And in 2018 became an Amazon best selling author in the leadership category.
When not working, I enjoy spending time with his family exploring, learning and having fun. I performed the recovery of Lower Wharfe Canoe Club, a British Canoe Union affiliated club and recognised by Sports England’s Clubmark accreditation as Chairman and continues as an active paddlesport coach. I have also participated in the International Snow Sculpting competition in Ischgl, Austria as a member of the British Snow Sculpting Team.