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Speaking Business podcast

Each week Maria Franzoni, Speaker Bureau Director, invites one of her speakers to talk about their life, work, passions and leisure so that you can get to know the person who is the speaker behind the mic.

Apr 13, 2021

My guests today co-host a podcast called The Advanced Selling Podcast.  
 
They started this podcast 14 years ago and have over 800 episodes up — and boast a LinkedIn following of 12,000 group members. 
 
They each have their own sales coaching practice and team up every week to deliver tips strategies and attitudes...


Apr 6, 2021

My guest is a leading macroeconomist and recognised as a top-100 financial-services influencer.  He is a member of several international think tanks, with a wealth of policy experience working in the private sector and academia and advising market participants, fortune 100 corporations, policy makers and institutions....


Mar 30, 2021

My guest this week is a pioneer in humour-based training. He has spoken at over 2500 main stage events from Texas to Tasmania.  He is also the author of 4 books and markets his own line of stress buster products worldwide. He is a tears-in-your-eyes, laugh out loud speaker. He teaches people to be more resilient...


Mar 23, 2021

My guest today is a fashion industry and retail expert having designed for Alexander McQueen, Mulberry, M&S and Topshop. Her high flying, high pressure career, of global travel, enormous responsibility, crazy deadlines, mixing with high profile people, appeared glamorous and successful on the outside....


Mar 16, 2021

My guest this week is a British household name, he took over his family’s jewellery business in 1984.  By 1990 he had grown it from 130 stores to 2500. But everything changed overnight in 1991 when, during a speech for the Institute of Directors, he described a Ratner’s sherry decanter as ‘total crap’.

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