"Alastair is a great speaker.  He takes the time to understand his audience and comes up with compelling stories that bring the topics alive. He started doing talks with me in Exeter and now he’s speaking to my whole industry across Europe!"

Sean Fielding, Director of Innovation, Impact and Business at University of Exeter

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Lets break it down for a second. Thought suggests musings. Thought suggests insights. Thought suggests a point of view. Leadership is all about getting others to follow you, often blazing a path. Put the two together and you have content which is created with the purpose of getting others to think and follow if they agree. It....

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Working with Ex-Exeter Chiefs and England International Tom Johnson

Super excited today to announce that I’m working with Ex-Exeter Chiefs and England International Rugby star Tom Johnson. TJ and I met last year when I helped him out with his testimonial year. We worked together on the sales of his calendar and I created and ran a number of social media campaigns for him....

5 reasons you should consider improving your LinkedIn skills

You may have seen that I’ve recently launched an online course on how to improve your linkedin skills. You can find it here: https://www.udemy.com/linkedin2017 I’ve been teaching our clients how to get the most from this powerful platform for many years now. I’ve been on the platform myself since the mid 2000’s. Its the most important....

Making over 100k from LinkedIn and creating an online course

Last year I generated over 100k's worth of business from LinkedIn alone. Want to do the same? Read on... I've been using LinkedIn for business since the mid 2000's. Whilst many others discounted this network, preferring instead the more glitzy and slightly cooler networks like Twitter and Facebook. I pursued all of them, trying to work....

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What people say about working with me

'Alastair has provided some digital flair to the One Planet MBA and Masters career programmes we provide in the University of Exeter Business School. Not only does Alastair have a broad understanding of how digital platforms can support a successful career shift, but he is also an engaging speaker with the ability to tailor his sessions to the mid-career demands of the MBAs and the early career aspirations of our Masters students. Alastair knows his digital stuff and we look forward to welcoming him back again.'

Becky

Careers Consultant MBA & Masters - Exeter University

 

Alastair has delivered a number of compelling and highly informed talks on personal e-branding to lecture theatres of up to 300 students. The content is always razor sharp, as is the wit. Needless to say he is now a regular feature on the programme.

Dominic Prosser

Graduate Careers Manager

"Alastair is a great speaker.  He takes the time to understand his audience and comes up with compelling stories that bring the topics alive. He started doing talks with me in Exeter and now he’s speaking to my whole industry across Europe!"

Sean Fielding

Director of Innovation, Impact and Business at University of Exeter

"I've worked with Alastair and his team for more than three years, and found their insights into the fast moving world of digital communications both revealing and highly practical. Even better has been Alastair's own talent at communicating these issues to varied audiences."

Ward Crawford

Independent Marketing Consultant

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