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.
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, decrease the stresses of the role and fill their portfolio with success after success.
For your business or company, the service I offer is like having an 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 confidence. 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.
One of the reasons I love speaking is that it can reach more people.
Public speaking is an important skill in any professional field. It’s also an important skill for anyone trying to make their voice heard.
Speaking well can be a potent tool for personal growth and development, and it can help you develop your confidence in ways that you never thought possible.Lets Chat about Public Speaking
Do you want to learn the secrets of being a top presenter with authority in your subject area?
First, let me tell you a little story
When i first started out in business i knew that my client's time was the most valuable thing they had. Moreover, I quickly realised my time with them would be short and i needed to be able to present my case with clarity and confidence. I needed to be engaging from the start. You see people will judge you within seconds, and if they believe you are boring, not for them or don’t resonate with your message, then it will be a lot harder to win them over later, you know that first impressions count right?
To do this i needed to learn to present myself better than the next, with authority and with confidence.
i read books and watched lots of online video content, with little or no improvement, my confidence and presentations skill was still only average, and i felt uncomfortable in many situations.
One day online i stumbled upon a chap called Andy. I scanned his website with interest and with some scepticism, after all I am a Yorkshireman! Could he be that good? was it all a front? after some checking around and talking to Andy i booked myself on one of his training sessions. WOW!!! from the get-go i was hooked, Andy took me under his wing like some mystic guru, with a young Padawan.
During the following months, i attended Andy's catching sessions, watched and read edgily the online training materials, learning about how to improve presentation my skills. How to create an engaging opening to a presentation and how to improve the likelihood of agreement during your presentation. Whatever it was, I knew I needed to further develop my presentation skills and master what I’d started to learn.
At first, I wasn’t very good though knew that these would be powerful skills to master, so I became a member of the Professional Speakers Academy and within the year became an award-winning international speaker, speaking across Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and in the US. Double businesses around the world, changing the hearts and minds of so many to share their gifts, skills and knowledge, along with being invited to become a speaking mentor and trainer for the Academy itself.
So who is this Andy; Andy Harrington is in one of top public speakers in the world speaking with such greats as, Anthony Robbins, Sir Richard Branson, T. Harv Ecker, & Alan Sugar & many more... at large venues such as the London O2 Arena in front of thousands of people.
If you're a business speaker with a message to share, and are wondering how to improve your communication skills whether you're speaking on stage, talking on camera or giving a motivational speech, Andy's public speaker training will help you.
I turn around and address the whole room “Would you agree, that continuing to disagree is getting us nowhere?” there were a sea of nods “and would you also agree that we have to do this, regardless of any personal reservations?” the nods were joined by quiet though audible grunts and yeses.
You may wonder why you should bother with public speaking. If you're like most people, you probably don't like public speaking. You may even be afraid of public speaking. But the are some very real advantages of public speaking that can help you in both your professional and personal life.
Being able to speak well in public will:
- Improve your personal and professional reputation.
- Increase your influence in decision making processes.
- Help you to gain the trust and respect of others.
- Provide an increase in personal confidence and self esteem.
- Enable you to be seen as an expert in your field.
- Help you to stand out from the crowd and be memorable
- and many many more
You too could learn the skills and secrets of been an accomplished public speaker, just checkout Andy Harrington's website today.
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