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We're not your average training and coaching consultancy. Speak First has been helping organisations like yours to become more successful and more profitable for more than 30 years. We’re one of a handful companies specialising in communication and management training that’s able to deliver consistently around the world – using expert local trainers to adapt the content to the local culture.

10 February 2017

Sales season: Part 5 A face-to-face with sales manager Jun Man

Does anybody ever think of the sales manager behind the sales person? We see a wealth of media coverage of the sales person’s perspective, how to be successful, how to reach all your targets, how to ...

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8 February 2017

Why it’s time to leave behind your presentation ‘Leave Behinds’

  One common cause of ‘Death by PowerPoint’ is trying to kill two birds with one stone – producing a presentation and a leave-behind at the same time. As a result both get done badly. As Jerry ...

6 February 2017

SAles season Part 4: Personal development done right

Everyone can benefit from personal development on some level. Afterall, that's the reason you're here. The key thing to remember is that personal development is ongoing and needs constant refinement ...

27 January 2017

Sales season part 3: 6 ways of achieving credibility through voice

Although exact figures vary, there is a body of research that suggests that the way we say something may carry more weight in  communication than what we actually say i.e. the vocal element is more ...

20 January 2017

Sales Season Part 2: Appearance skills and Body language

 ‘You never get a second chance to make a first impression’.

13 January 2017

Sales Season Part 1: Attitude and self - confidence 

Positive attitude and self-confidence are the foundation of a strongly successful salesperson. They’re the basis of putting your best foot forward. Ying and yang.

11 January 2017

Body Language: 7 steps to becoming instantly likeable

We all want to be liked and accepted. Be it by our managers, our friends, family, neighbours, audiences and our other everyday crowds - but as we all know a little too well, it can be a struggle. ...

24 November 2016

Essential NLP: 4th edition now available

Think about the last time you set a goal. Did you achieve it? What about the last time you decided you’d like to be more, or less, of something? More confident? Less stressed? More focused? Did you ...

29 September 2016

3 great reasons to visit stand D180 at the 2016 World of Learning exhibition

With only three weeks to go, the Speak First team are very excited! On the 19-20 October 2016 we’ll be exhibiting at the World of Learning exhibition in Birmingham, UK and meeting with L&D and HR ...