The brains behind the books
Kevin is a business advisor, marketing expert and the author of several successful business books, including the bestselling The Diagrams Book (LID). He previously worked in the communications and advertising sector for over 25 years. Kevin is the author of The Diagrams Book, The Smart Thinking Book, The Ideas Book, The Business Bullshit Book, and The Excellence Book.
Simone Lemming Andersen is an author and journalist. She is a specialist in networking and performance. She worked at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, where she produced radio and TV programmes and hosted her own live talk show. Later she became a senior adviser in a PR company. Her clients include Novo Nordisk, Microsoft and Ernst & Young. Simone is the author of The Networking Book.
Anthony Tasgal spent 15 years as an ad agency planner before setting up POV, a strategic brand consultancy. He is a Training Director for the CIM and a Visiting Lecturer at Buckingham, Nottingham Trent and Beijing Normal Universities. Anthony is the author of The Storytelling Book.
Dr Martyn Newman is a leading international expert on emotional intelligence and leadership. He is MD of RocheMartin and a consulting psychologist with an international reputation as an expert in emotional intelligence (EQ) and leadership. Martyn is the author of The Mindfulness Book.
Tim Johnson has spent most of his working life as a business strategist, helping create scalable sustainable businesses and turning around those in distress. Tim now works as a business coach, and mentor. Tim is the author of The Success Book.
Ben Elijah Is a coach, speaker and author. He has worked in some of the world’s biggest technology firms and now helps individuals and organizations build better relationships with conflicting information in a complex world. Ben is the author of The Productivity Habits.
Helen Chapman is a former senior business manager with an Airline company and has Health & Fitness background. Helen has led successful organisational development strategies, working as developer, owner and facilitator of new company cultures. Today Helen is a Facilitator and works as a thinking partner with senior business leaders. Helen is the author of The Meeting Book.
Phil Dobson BSc (Hons), MBPsS, DHyp, BSCH (Assoc). Phil is trainer, facilitator and coach, and the Founder of BrainWorkshops. He now works with organisation including the BBC, NBCUniversal, Jamie Oliver, Discovery Communications Europe, and Viacom International, providing brain-based training programmes that transform thinking and performance. Phil turns insights from neuroscience, cognitive and behavioural psychology, NLP, hypnotherapy and mindfulness into applicable skills and techniques for the workplace. Phil is the author of The Brain Book
Emma is the Director and Founder of London Speechworkshops who deliver one to one and corporate training to increase personal effectiveness through a unique approach o communication, presentation skills, and accent softening. clients include the Korean Olympic bid team, Time newspaper group, Credit Suisse and many more. Emma is also an award-winning theatre director, social entrepreneur, founder of social enterprise, soapandstories.co.uk, business and founder of www.wearesunflower.com. Emma is the author of The Connection Book.
Nicole Soames is a highly qualified coach and EQ practioner. Founder & CEO of Diadem, commercial skills trianing and coaching company. With over 75 clients in 12 different countries, helping more than 2500 people become commercial athletes in selling & influencing, account management, marketing, presenting, strategy, coaching and leadership and management. Nicole is the author of The Negotiation Book.
Guy is the published author of Great or Poor, and Sales through Service. He works with Business Advice Organisations, offering simple and hugely powerful guidance as well as referrals and reputation sales. He is the co-author of The Reputation Book.
Russell is a professional trainer and business advisor for SME, national, FTSE 100 and private companies working in B2C and B2B environments. Russell is the co-author of The Reputation Book.
Sanyin Siang is the Executive Director of the Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics (COLE), a laboratory for leadership, at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She is the author of The Launch Book.