Thoughts on Thursday - Free Webinar Series

Expert-Led Webinars on key skills.

Needed Now. Practical. Pivotal.

Update and refresh your skills with expert-led free weekly webinars.

Choose one or more of these practical and pivotal live webinars. Invest 60 minutes each week to sharpen your skills, increase your options and improve your chances of making the most of your time, opportunities, and business. All from the convenience of your office or your home and at no cost.

Which will you choose from the next series of webinars? 

Each is just 45 minutes with a 15-minute Q&A. Long enough to provide you with some practical and pivotal ideas needed now. Short enough for you not to lose too much of that precious commodity, time. You can watch one a week and incorporate any changes you want to make in your approach, in your own time.

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These Key Skills Are Needed Now: 


Risk It – How To Use Your Intuition To Revolutionise Risk Taking - Free Malcolm Tullett Webinar  

Thursday 21st October 2021. 11.00 to 12.00 BST

Malcolm Tullett is the Founding Director and Principal Safety Advisor at Risk & Safety Plus. Malcolm’s professional qualifications are nearly as long as his time in the industry which started as a long serving senior officer with the London Fire Service. His work as an author is recognized as an exemplar even by inspectors at the London Fire Service and his approach to Risk and Safety as a consultant is described as a refreshing game-changer by many organizations.

In this FREE Webinar: Risk It – How To Use Your Intuition To Revolutionise Risk Taking

Malcolm will pass on several key strategies to enhance your intuitive decision making around business risk captured in his new book – Risk It.

While Covid has been raging the argument for a gold standard of health and safety provision has been well made but many Business Owners and Managers still think health and safety compliance is too expensive and too complicated.

Malcolm will explore the belief that work environments will only become less risky and more productive when risk management best practice is blended with intuition. This webinar will enhance your intuitive decision making and facilitate effective management of the moral, regulatory, and financial aspects of health and safety.

- Do you use a Risk Register to help manage and grow your business?
- Do you think Health and Safety rules and policies slow you down?
- Do you find compliance too costly and too time consuming?

In short you will learn some of Malcolm’s risk changing secrets to help your business become less risky and more productive.

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Do You Love Life? Then Don't Waste Time - Free Jim Hetherton Webinar  

Thursday 28th October 2021. 11.00 to 12.00 BST

Jim’s Learning & Development career spans over 30 years, and in that time has impacted the lives of over 45,000 people in a variety of public seminars & custom on site programmes. Jim has presented to a range of audience sizes from 15 to 1500 and ranging from CEOs to junior managers. He has also worked with some of the major international consultancies to develop people and, crucially, their business results.
He has a passion for helping people to change mind-sets and beliefs, which accelerates personal growth and development for themselves and the people around them. 

This FREE Webinar, is designed to give participants the tools and techniques that have been tried tested and proven along with the motivation to take greater control and responsibility to get the very best out of 2022.

- Do you feel frustrated at the end of the day, week, month, or even year when you didn’t achieve what you planned to do?

- Are you optimizing your workload as efficiently and effectively as you could do?

- Are you happy you have an effective method for planning and organizing your time / life?

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Grown Ups Don't Use Power Point - Free Lee Warren Webinar  

Thursday 11th November 2021. 11.00 to 12.00 BST

Lee is the author of the award-winning best-seller ’The Busy Person’s Guide To Great Presenting.’ He has a strong background in sales and has held leadership sales roles at Hertz Leasing and News Corp UK. He has also been a professional magician and mind-reader, he’s a member of The Magic Circle and was described by Prince William as ‘absolutely amazing.’ For the last decade, he has been trusted by many of the globe’s leading brands to deliver keynote presentations and workshops helping people to sell better, present better and network better.

Are you struggling with:

- Lack of confidence when presenting and delivering sales pitches?
- Presentations that don’t get the results you need?
- No time to prepare and often feel like you’re ‘winging it?'

In FREE Webinar from Lee Warren, one of the UK’s top keynote presenters, you’ll discover what’s working (and what isn’t!) in pitching and presenting at the moment. From sales pitches to team updates, you’ll learn how to avoid ‘Death By PowerPoint’ and be confident, compelling and credible both in-person and online. 

During the session, Lee can help you to learn how to:

- Be more engaging when presenting
- Prepare properly with a proven structure so that you’re more confident and credible
- Create presentations and pitches which get results

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Fast: 4 Principles Every Business Needs to Achieve Success – Free Gordon Tredgold Webinar   

Thursday 18th November 2021. 11.00 to 12.00 BST

Gordon is a former corporate warrior who successfully delivered complex $100m projects, ran $300m departments and led global teams of 1000 staff. He has helped clients reduce operational costs by $350m, increase performance by 50%-500% and helped entrepreneurs triple their revenue in just 12 months. 

Now Gordon’s a highly sought-after keynote speaker on Leadership, Employee Engagement and Operational Excellence. He’s been recognized by Global Gurus as a ‘Top 10 Leadership Expert and Speaker’. Gordon’s work has been featured in Forbes, Business Insider, Inc., Entrepreneur, Fortune, and Addicted 2Success. He’s written 4 books and his last book FAST was a finalist in the Chartered Management Institute Management Book of the Year. 

In today’s world leadership has never been more important. We are facing unprecedented challenges.   Businesses need to overcome all these obstacles against a backdrop of staggering employee disengagement. 

In this FREE Webinar, Gordon will share his FAST Approach, which is powerful, pragmatic and proven and has helped companies achieve costs savings of $350m in operational costs, increase productivity by 50-500% and also increase revenue by 300%. 

 FAST uses simple techniques to not only mitigate failures, but also to foster employee engagement, increase confidence and belief which helps to create engaged, empowered and excited teams. Highly engaged teams become a competitive advantage as they can increase customer retention to 80% and profitability by 21%. 

 Register here and learn: 

  • Key causes of failure and how to mitigate them 

  • How to ensure that your teams are pulling in the same and right direction 

  • How to leverage focus and accountability to increase effectiveness 

  • Simple questions to ask that will increase accountability and ownership 

  • How simplicity can increase confidence, believe and get your teams inspired and excited 

  • Simple techniques that will help reduce complexity and increase efficiency 

  • How to use transparency to motivate teams and build momentum. 

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Win, Win, Win – People, Business & Customers  – Free Kate Turner and Mike Sharples Webinar   

Thursday 25th November 2021. 11.00 to 12.00 BST

How Building Better Employee Experience Is Good For People, Business & Customers:  

Kate Turner is the CEO of Motivational Leadership and author of the best-selling book, CREATE Motivation: Unlock The Leader Within. She is also a UK leading authority on motivation. She has over two decades experience of helping businesses deliver high, sustainable levels of performance.   

Mike Sharples is the CEO of Brand Experiences and co-founder of the Employee Experience Opportunity (EXO). He has spent over 20 years helping organisations achieve success by creating better outcomes for their employees and customers. He is the co-author of the book: Monetising The Employee Experience and creator of the employee motivation and productivity platform ‘mojo’.   

We need a better relationship between employers and employees. There are so many challenges ahead of us, yet our traditional expectations around the world of work are in a state of flux. It is time to think differently. People across organisations are under pressure. Talk of the ‘Great Resignation’ and the ‘War on Talent’ are getting louder at the same time as the productivity gap is getter bigger. If you want to solve these problems, where do you invest your time and money? What one step is worth taking?  

 Join Kate Turner and Mike Sharples in this FREE Webinar as they explore these threats head on. They will share with you the statistics behind these headlines, and give practical, actionable steps you can take immediately.   

  - Are you a business leader seeking better ways to drive high levels of performance and productivity?  

  - Are you being challenged on your people budgets and need a clear business case to demonstrate ROI?  

  - Are you a team leader wanting simple and proven ways to tap into the full capability of your team?  

  Kate and Mike will show you how. 

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2021 Remaining Programme will include: 

  • Tom Ziglar

  • Bob Hayward

  • Jim Hetherton

  • Kate Turner

  • Gordon Tredgold

  • Lee Warren

  • Helena Mitchell

  • And many more new faces and old favourites will be back in 2022


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Regular Speakers

Bob Hayward

Bob is the author of five Amazon Best Sellers, including The Profit Secret, released in December 2020 and listed as a Finalist in the Business Book of the Year Awards 2021. Previous books include Persuade released in 2018;  #Remote Working! released in March 2020, Fit For Purpose Leadership 6 released in April 2020, Pivot & Grow released in October 2020. He is a Growth Consultant and a Senior Executive Coach. Having started seven businesses, the largest of which reached £12.6 Million in turnover (in today's terms), he now loves using his experience and the skills developed along the way to make growth happen for others. His clients include global giants like Keolis Amey, Unilever and BMW along with industry disruptors like Sapphire Balconies, Zappshelter and Maundrells.

Jim Hetherton

Jim has over 30 years’ experience as a Keynote Speaker, Trainer, and Coach. While a Principal Consultant with Franklin Covey he led their expansion into the UK, he then went on to lead the expansion of an OnTrack international into the USA. His vast experience of busy, demanding and senior roles makes him an ideal source of inspiration and knowledge.

Richard Lock

Richard is an International Trainer, Speaker, Coach, and Facilitator with over 30 years of people development experience helping leaders achieve business goals and rejuvenate their management approach. He is known for being encouraging and supportive, making learning enjoyable whilst maintaining a clear focus on business goals and practical application.

Walter Blackburn

Walter is a well-respected authority in training and coaching after a 40-year career in the industry. He works with people at all levels helping them to gain greater skills, self-belief, motivation, and direction. His understanding of emotional intelligence in relationship building, influencing skills and leadership have won him clients and respect across the world

Kate Turner

Kate is the founder of Motivational Leadership, with over 20 years’ experience as a leadership development coach and trainer. Kate has experienced first-hand, the cost of leaders who ‘dig deep’ in order to reach their targets. Her command of a range of management and leadership tools enables her to offer her clients helpful frameworks to harness the energy and drive of all the individual members of your team

Guest Speakers

Tom Ziglar

Tom Ziglar is the proud son of Zig Ziglar and the CEO of Ziglar, Inc. He joined the Zig Ziglar Corporation in 1987 and climbed from working in the warehouse, to sales, to management, and then on to leadership. Today, he speaks around the world; hosts The Ziglar Show, one of the top-ranked business podcasts; and carries on the Ziglar philosophy: "You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” His mission is to share the Ziglar message with billion-dollar companies, small-business owners, academic institutions and individuals, inspiring a whole new generation of successful professionals and people worldwide. 

Ken Keis

Ken Keis, Ph.D. is an expert on leadership, purpose, wellness, and the foremost global authority on personality and behavioural assessments, that increase and multiply your success rate. Ken has co-created CRG's proprietary development models and written over 4 million words of content for 40 business training programs and 500+ articles. He is an expert on assisting individuals, families, teams, and organizations to realize their full potential and to live On Purpose!  An internationally known author, speaker, and consultant, in the past 32 years, Ken has conducted more than 3000 presentations and 10,000 hours of consulting and coaching. Dr. Keis is the author of Why Aren't You More Like Me?, Deliberate Leadership, and The Quest For Purpose!

Joel Weldon

As a former construction worker who turned down a four-year college scholarship because he thought he wasn't smart enough to go to college, Joel Weldon is living proof of the power of one idea to transform your life! Today he's one of the most highly respected and sought-after motivational speakers in North America and has been an Idea Consultant and Sales Trainer to many of the world's leading organizations and businesses for over three decades. Joel is the only speaker to have earned all four of the highest honours in the speaking profession "for his profound impact on corporate America"

Grant LeBoff

Grant Leboff is one of the U.K’s leading Sales and Marketing experts. His fourth book, ‘Digital Selling’, debuted at #1 on the Amazon charts prior to being published in September 2016. Having built a successful direct marketing company, which he started in 2002 and sold in 2008; he is a thought leader in his field. Leboff’s main focus is to address the massive changes that are taking place in a world that is constantly being introduced to new technologies. He continually challenges Sales & Marketing conventions that become accepted wisdom but don’t necessarily deliver results. He is a highly sought-after consultant, a regular contributor to many leading business magazines, newspapers, radio and TV shows, and an international speaker who constantly makes presentations at conferences and events all over the world.

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