Alan Walker

trainer, facilitator & coach

You want guaranteed, value-for-money boosts to your people’s “people skills”. I have the credibility to work with all kinds of people, from specialist roles through to top executives. I make sure I’m on top form when I do my job. Effective training is your business and it’s mine too.

VideoShort, punchy clips – they work.

TrainingCatalogue as well as tailored for you. I also have a network of specialists I am proud to draw on.

CoachingGood, honest and down-to-earth: skills and developmental.

FacilitationActionable and effective outcomes – healthy conflict resolution.

Blog

A useful aphorism

14/12/2017 | How much time do you use designing ‘presentations’ (in other words, slides), putting, moving, making bigger, making smaller, replacing, changing … instead of doing a mind map first, deciding what you want to say, creating prompts and then designing visual aids? This, I hear a lot: “You know what happens? As you don’t have... [read more]

How not to sell (or maybe how to)

23/11/2017 | At the beginning of this month I received a call from an operator in a telecoms company. After the offer of a fantastic gift I explain I’m not going to change: one of my major customers is one of their principal competitors so it doesn’t make sense. It’s in my interest that my client... [read more]

A transaction in more ways than one

12/10/2017 | Waiting to pay at the checkout of supermarket. In front of me, a man. “Would you like a bag?” asks the cashier. “No, thanks. I can manage.” While paying he says to the cashier “Well, yes, actually. A bag please.” And she replies “That’s what I said at the beginning, that you’d need a... [read more]