Leadership isn’t about a job title, it’s about the ability to influence others, whether or not they work for us, or with us, or even if they’ve never heard of us. Successful professionals everywhere need communication skills which engage, enthuse, motivate, challenge, support, persuade and inspire others to deliver results – as never before. And it’s not easy. We operate in a business world that is fast paced, global, remote, digitally disrupted, full of matrix structures with ‘dotted lines’ across times zones, cultures and languages. Our customers are more demanding, our colleagues are extremely busy, the pace of change is relentless, the impact of a global pandemic lingers, and uncertainty is everywhere.
You see? Being persuasive isn’t easy, and so we focus on helping leaders everywhere to get much, much better at it.
What We Can Help With
Improving your ability to be persuasive in your commercial context. All of us are in the business of relationships, which means we’re in the business of communication. The environments are now many and varied: in person, remote, hybrid and whether it’s engaging our people around a shared purpose, driving business priorities, being persuasive in a transformed working world, leading change across our organisation, convincing our customers, collaborating with colleagues, breaking down barriers, engaging teams, driving performance, strengthening our culture, developing others, or retaining the best people, we help leaders everywhere to develop exquisite influencing skills.
Communication Skills For A Hybrid World Of Work
Whatever your role, we need to persuade, we need to influence, and we need to have impact like never before.Find Out More
Being More Persuasive
All businesses are challenged to make hybrid working do just that: work. As the world starts to return to the office, and we all explore how to move forward amidst the global Covid-19 pandemic, engaging our colleagues, developing our teams, retaining our talent, finding, keeping and strengthening the relationships with our customers to deliver results has never been harder.Find out more
Driving Our Priorities Within The Business
Have you ever had the experience of a colleague saying to you that they cannot help or support your efforts because of ‘competing priorities’? We work in fast paced, matrixed, performance led, global businesses with dotted lines, remote teams, different cultures and – as a result – competing priorities.Find out more
Engaging Our Teams To Deliver Performance
It’s never been harder to engage our talent. Brilliant people are hard to find, difficult to recruit, and essential to engage continually otherwise, we’ll lose them.find out more
Persuading The Business To Support Our Ideas
Having a great idea for our business doesn’t make it happen. There’s an ocean of activity between ‘I’ve got a great idea!’find out more
Sarah seems to continually stand out in terms of her passion, cultural match to our business and her undoubted capability
Brilliant. Amazing. Inspiring. Just some of the words our members have used to describe development sessions that they’ve attended with Sarah
Sarah Brummitt - The Remote Presence Expert
Sarah Brummitt is a pioneer in the field of Remote Presence. As a seasoned learning and development professional, qualified Executive Coach, published author and award winning Personal Branding expert, Sarah runs a leadership development business with clients that take her and her team all over the world.
Remote Presence is the ability to effectively communicate, contribute and challenge remotely, irrespective of the media, demonstrating the skills to 'reach' an audience by being persuasive, impactful and compelling with our contributors.
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