Lessons from behind the Mic - How curiosity is the key to great communication
Stephen is “the Edutainer” – a highly engaging and impactful Speaker and facilitator who delivers inspirational learning in a very entertaining way.
With an extensive background at senior levels in large PLCs such as VW Group, Pendragon and General Motors, Stephen delivers motivational messages in all areas of communications and presenting for teams and large audiences. Stephen set up and now runs his own training and coaching business (SSW Associates (UK) Ltd), which provides international audiences with Sales, Management and Communications training. SSW also offer the unique radio show based team-building event – Live at 3.
So, linked to Live at 3, his big, big passion is his radio presenting – with his own show “Everyday People” on a Milton Keynes local station, Stephen delves into the lives of the people who do amazing and inspiring work within the community, charities and groups locally. He is himself, inspired by the stories people have and how many have turned tragedy into great work and achieve their purpose – Stephen shares how genuine interest can help us build awesome relationships and help in selling, managing and communicating.
Whether it’s a keynote talk or as MC of a conference or awards ceremony, Stephen ensures engagement of the audience and critically adapts the message to fit the organisation. He creates a context for the audience that delivers his three key principles for success – Impact, Engagement and Motivation.
From a lengthy career associated to the international automotive sector – Stephen shares his stories, anecdotes and observations of how people lead, manage, communicate and sell. He may make you laugh, cry and reflect – but he will definitely provoke thought and have you return to your work wanting to make changes.