“THE NEW WORLD OF SPEAKING”
Frank Furness CSP is an internationally sought-after Sales & Technology Speaker and Social Media Presenter. His lively, enthusiastic and humorous style has inspired audiences all around the world.
He is a specialist in sales, technology, social media and goal setting and how they work in tandem to produce great results for organizations.
He has been a guest on many radio and TV talkback shows and is the past President of the Professional Speakers Association of Europe.
He currently spends seventy percent of his time speaking internationally, working in sixty three countries.
He is a regular speaker at Entrepreneurs University and his clients include the British Olympic Team, The Professional Cricketers Association, Sporting Champions and Sport England.
In 2007 he was awarded ‘Top Speaker’ for Vistage Europe and in 2011 inducted into the ‘Speaker Hall of Fame’ In 2013, he was awarded TEC Australia ‘Overseas Speaker of the Year’ for his 28 presentations which averaged 94%.
He has been an avid supporter of video marketing for many years and his YouTube channel has 700 videos, 4 million views and over 7,000 subscribers.
Frank is also a partner in a successful Insurance Company in London.
Nikki’s work is fuelled by her passion for play, connection and relationships. She is a sought- after speaker and co-author of three bestselling books: Future-proof Your Child (Penguin), Easy Answers to Awkward Questions (Metz Press) and Tech-Savvy Parenting (Bookstorm) and a number of ebooks .
She is the “go-to-person” for the media regarding anything to do with child development and parenting, having racked up almost 2 000 media interviews in 10 years, including a weekly slot on SABC 3’s Expresso and Radio 702. She is a guest lecturer at Henley Business School, Wits Business School and GIBS.
Nikki is a founding member of the PSASA. She spent many years as the editor of the association’s newsletter and was also a member of the Gauteng Chapter Committee.
In 2016 Nikki received her CSP™ (Certified Speaking Professional) designation from the National Speakers Association in the US. It is the highest earned international recognition for professional speakers who speak for a living. Nikki is one of just over 600 speakers in the world to hold this designation. In South Africa she was the 10th speaker to acquire her CSP and was one of only four women to achieve it at the time.
Nikki lives in Johannesburg with her two sons aged 19 and 23.
The title of Nikki’s talk is “What if, what if happens”.
No-one’s life unfolds in a straight line, either professionally or personally. Disruption is part of the human condition and we all experience it in very different and sometimes profound ways. How prepared are you practically and emotionally to cope should a ‘what if’ moment happen to you? As Nikki Bush shares her story of six tragic minutes that changed her life forever, you will be moved to get your practical affairs in order and lay emotional foundations for resilience and resourcefulness now, that will stand you in good stead should a ‘what if’ moment strike.
Frank’s books ‘Walking with Tigers – Success Secrets of the World’s Top Business Leaders’ and ‘How to Find New Business and Clients’ are International best sellers.
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Frank will be joining us live, on-line to provide insight to how the world of speaking has changed and what you should do to continue successfully.