International Business Consulting

Our passion is helping businesses achieve STRESSLESS-GROWTH.

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We help leaders create Stressless-Growth by moving them from ‘Commander” to “Influencer” so that they can move their managers from “Silo” to “Team players” who in turn move staff from “uninterested” to “Engaged”  We beleive People are King!

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Business Coaching & Mentoring

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We help Business Owners and Corporate Executives mould Highly Individual people into Winning Teams that take Ownership and Implement Strategies that are Aggressive, Monitored and Adjusted. Guaranteeing Sustainable and Stressless-Growth.

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Non Executive Directors

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Our Non-Executives have extensive high level corporate experience and have run their own companies. They are Knowledgable, Pragmatic & Focused on Results.

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Sales Team Coaching

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Our Unique I.O.U.A.S.A.P training method has been developed by our “Sales Coach of the Year” who has over 20 years as a top Salesman. Sales team Coaching will take your team to the next level and keep them there.

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Transformation & Change

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Whatever the reason for Change our Transformation team have all of the tools and Knowledge you need to make sure that the Change you want is Relevant, Happens and is Sustainable.

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Conflict Resolution

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Conflict in the work place is Unnecessary, Distressing for all involved, Expensive and wastes valuable Management Time. We will make sure we find the right solution for You and Your Staff. Resolve conflict and improve results.

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Creative Thinking

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After our Thinking Techniques training you will will have Expert knowledge of 7 Thinking techniques, Enhanced Creativity and Greater Clarity on the way forward. Creative thinking will keep you ahead of your competition.

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Strategic Marketing

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To support you in developing challenging, achievable marketing strategies we have a number of tools to help you deliver ambitious targets

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Creative Advertising

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Our creative advertising campaigns are guaranteed to increase Brand awareness, sales and Profits

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Video Marketing

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Engage viewers and they will share the video with others, spend longer on your website and more time interacting with your brand. For any social media campaign, any SEO exercise, video is without doubt the best tool.

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Executive Health

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It is increasingly difficult to manage well and at the same time minimise stress throughout the organisation. When the CEO and senior management group is stressed, they could make questionable business decisions that affect everyone in the team.

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Executive & Team Profiling

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Profiling is an extremely cost effective method to support organisations to achieve their maximum potential. There is a direct link between behaviour, health and well- being and bottom line profits of any organisation

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Meet the Team

All of our team have been at the top of the corporate ladder and run their own businesses, so you can be sure that we know the right solutions for your business. Our goal is to create Stressless-Growth.

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What others say

Kat Lee-Ryan

Lead vocalist & songwriter writer

Elaine is a powerful force and an innovative and creative lady. She ploughs forth where others fear to tread and has an amazing sense of humour and unquenchable ambition. She is brilliant.

Russell Reeves

Associate at Thrings

Rikki remains calm and collected, even in the face of extreme adversity. It is a testament to his strength of character. His enthusiasm is infectious, he is a joy to work with.

Bob Bradley

MD2MD

RIkki has twice spoken at LeaderFest, the conference for leaders I run and each time I found him totally engaging. He speaks with passion, humility and clarity about the real challenges of leadership.

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Roger Ogle

Director at Swindon Publications Ltd

Rikki represents business experience in Swindon. He’s been there and done it and can offer a wealth of understanding to anybody needing advice and direction.

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Andy Somers

Sales Director at Innov Solutions Ltd

No-one but Paul has ever taken such an interest in personal and business challenges like this before. When he says he’s 100% unrehearsed, unpackaged and totally spontaneous he means it, you can add altruistic to his list too.

Pavan Bhattad

ThinkGenius

Phil was very good at teaching his subjects. He also has fantastic knowledge about Speed reading and memory techniques. No wonder he is the Chief Arbiter at the World Memory Championships.

Ian Manthrop

Student Loans Company

If you are looking to hire one of the most passionate and most competent sales trainers in the business then you should hire Paul. 
His boundless energy, belief and passion are second to none.

Steve Richards

Director at Concept2Reality (Bath) Limited

If you’re looking for a colourful, committed and hard-working mentor then Rikki is your man – grey and middle of the road aren’t his skill sets!

Sue Pycroft

Director at Vox PR and Marketing

Rikki combines considerable personal energy, enthusiasm and experience in strategic leadership to take teams with him and support them in achieving their goals.

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Paul Atherton

Sales Coaching

Rikki is Possibly the most intuitive, pragmatic and experientially driven executive coach I have ever met.

Stewart Bates

Regional Sales Manager at Staybrite Solar

I have always found Paul to be very knowledgeable about sales, as well as highly driven and inspiring.

Mark Forsyth

Johnson Controls

Our internal stakeholders enjoyed Bob’s energetic style and managed to take away valuable learning tools for future productivity in the workplace.

Barney Drake

Director at y3s Group

At the tender age of 23, I attended many of Paul’s training sessions whilst I was a yound BDM at First National. His infectious enthusiasm for personal development and sales training played a huge part in establishing my career.

S.Elizabeth Loss

Managing Partner, oxford logical consulting

Rikki was my professional mentor. Rikki is an attentive and unpretentious person, particularly given his immense personal and professional accomplishments.

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Annik Rau

Talent Scout & Founder at Pony Express

When it comes to Sales training you want to turn to someone who knows the subject INSIDE/OUT! Paul is just this person. Very focused, result driven and highly recommended.

Tom Ball

CEO at NearDesk

Bob is incredibly cantered and clear on where he can and cannot add value which makes him very easy to deal with. He’s also a true giver and inspiration to be around.

Kevin Copp

Senior Manager - at Philips Healthcare

Working with Rikki on any project or initiative is always exciting, his positive enthusiasm is infectious. He knows what he wants and drives his team to achieve success. Rikki is honest and will always tell you exactly how he views a situation.

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Sven Ringling

Skype SAP Consultant

I worked with Bob on a project rescue mission with very tight deadlines. He was the change & communications manager. The project could never have met the deadline without him.

Jon Hill

P S D at Bellrock-FM

Bob and his training have made a significant difference to the way I manage my priorities and work. Taking his advice has had made me much more effective.

Jeremy Blain

Regional MD Cegos Asia Pacific

Bob is a dedicated Learning and Performance Professional. I value above all his ability to support, challenge as appropriate, and drive excellence in all those he touches.

Matt Cottle

Commercial Director at Y3S Group Ltd

I have known Paul ‘Mr Motivator’ Atherton for 15 years and I can honestly say that he is the most enthusiastic, results driven trainer I have ever met.

Dermott Thurley

Sales Training at DHT - Sales Training Academy

I first met Paul when he was working for F.N.B. training the whole of the Everest sales force on how to sell finance. Wow! What a dynamic individual he was and realised I needed him in my business asap.

Adrian Seligman

Dir, Strategic Sales at CEB

Bob is a first rate consultant with access to a range of initiatives which really make a difference. The most impressive involves large roll outs to communities of 1000+.

Paul Howlett

Head of EHS & Security at Siemens

I worked with Rikki as a member of the Swindon Local Strategic Partnership whilst I was responsible for policing in Swindon. He was an energetic member of the Partnership with a focus on promoting social enterprise to support Swindon

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Phil Chambers

Owner, Learning Technologies Ltd

Rikki has a wealth of experience from serial entrepreneur to Chief Exec. What really makes him different from other business advisors is his no-nonsense down to earth style.

Christine Baker

Director at Christen PR & Events

Elaine is a dynamic business woman who quickly sizes up commercial benefits and applies her creative thinking. Her energy, commitment and enthusiasm are boundless and working with her on projects was a delight.

Evelyn Taylor

Manager - transformational change

I was lucky enough to be a participant in a leadership development course that Rikki ran a few years ago – he is inspiring and challenging – and really made me think about my management style, strengths and areas for improvement.

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Les Durrant

Chairman of DPDS Consulting Goup

We have worked together as fellow directors on a Chamber of Commerce Board and I have provided consultancy services to Rikki’s businesses. We also worked together in developing  a public/private sector partnership working in a Strategic Economic Partnership. 

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Glenn Bridges

Video and Webinar Marketer

If you know anything about what Rikki has created, accomplished and the sheer adversity he has endured only to overcome you’ll do your best to hire him, if you can that is

Ryan Mattock

Founder Commission Crowd

Paul is without a doubt one of the best sales trainers and coaches in the business. Paul is also one of the most ethical and passionate individuals I have ever had the pleasure of working with, and we can’t stress how glad we are to have met him.

Libby Cooper

Director, Amber Analysis

Elaine beautifully hosts networking evenings for professionals which allows participants to engage with other like-minded professionals from a wide array of business areas.

David Wreathall

Founder Inner Flame, Youth Charity

Elaine was the first Chair of Trustees for our new charity. She combines a businesslike approach and strategic mind with a relaxed, friendly approach to building relationships.

Phillip Millard

BlueStorm Dev' Birmingham Metro' College

Phil does a great presentation on mind mapping and memory skills. I have aways been a fan of Tony Buzan and a user of mind mapping but Phil puts it in across better and more memorably.

Fiona Bevan

Financial Management Accountant

Elaine has been the key to my finding better health. This has meant I have felt generally fitter and better able to concentrate on client issues.

Nick Prescott

Director at BRAVEDOG

Rikki is a proven leader and innovator, his compelling insight and contribution has proven to be invaluable. Thanks Rikki.

David Pratt

Financial growth expert

Rikki is an outstanding motivational leader who has successfully helped me to revisit the working strategies of HR & Diversity Management Ltd. He has an enormous experience as a leader.

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Andy Turner

Head, UK Network Development Man Truck&Bus

A person who has ‘walked the talk’ it may be an over used phrase but it certainly fits the bill in Rikki’s case, a brilliant motivator, straight talking and ready for the challenge.

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Roy Frost

Managing Director UK at Deceuninck

 Paul joined Everest and became our most successful DM and then was promoted to Regional Manager where he helped us grow from £120m to £160m turnover from 2005 to 2009. Paul’s done it, many times over, so let Paul help us to sell and grow our business

Andrew Stanway

Managing Director at Clear Horizon Consulting

Paul is a very strong direct sales leader and trainer with exceptional commitment, drive and focus. He consistently delivered outstanding results for me in difficult circumstances.

Dennis Scott

Manager at Talysis Ltd

Rikki’s highly successful motivation and management coaching skills are due his ability to set  clear, deliverable goals and visions, visualise success and empower people around him in achieving.

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Mike Lloyd

Partner Haines Watts

Rikki. Thank you so much for speaking at our event this morning. Everyone I have spoken to really enjoyed listening to you. Anne from Bespoke Training said she could have listened to you all day!

 

Ian Bartholomew

Financial Controller at Total Glass Ltd

Rikki is very clear and very focused on his business goals and conscious of the need to build and develop a thinking organisation around him. His track record speaks for itself.

Angela Greenfield

Vodafone

Bob was hired to deliver a large scale change project requiring an engaging communications approach. Bob combines vast knowledge and experience with humour, but always focused on adding value.

Craig Chaplin

Commercial Lawyer

I worked with Elaine on a complex and business critical project. She was incredibly impressive combining practical hands on advice to our mutual client with sound decision making methodologies.

Chris Tabb

Director, Lightside Ltd

Profiling our directors enabled us to manage our business more effectively. The results presented by Elaine enabled us to do just what we set out to achieve

Jeremy Hyde

Director at OATS Ltd

Rikki is a Fantastic guy, who has been through it all, He just makes everything sound so simple and structured, with key achievable steps, Highly recommend

Jeremy Holt

Partner Clarke Holt Commercial Solicitors

Rikki has a big heart – physically (he has climbed on Everest and I often meet him out running) morally (he does not stint in helping good causes) and business wise (he relishes a commercial challenge) I enjoyed reading his book on training.

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Rob Walsh

CEO Clear Vision Group

Elaine has helped hugely in profiling our client’s, team members and future team members. This service should be used for all appointments.

Mike Bradley

MD at Kestrel Sales & Marketing Ltd

I worked with Rikki at Burmah Petroleum Fuels for 5 years. Rikki has excellent coaching and training skills

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Patrick Chambers

Sales Director at Quick Move Properties Ltd

I am delighted to recommend Paul as a sales trainer. He is passionate about sales and will take personal responsibility for those he trains and will certainly improve results.

Wayne Smeeton

Bus' Dev' Manager at Teka UK PJH Group

Paul is very knowledgeable and experienced professional with a wealth of hands on experience. a pleasure to deal with, and I learnt a lot from Paul

Alex Cole

Practice Lead - Incubate at Capgemini

Rikki has a tremendous zest, energy and motivation to succeed allied to an almost encyclopaedic knowledge of business and leadership, in terms of developing advanced thinking cultures alongside effective working practice and process.

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Simon Slater

Service Firm Strategist

There is nobody more focused, determined and commercially adept at achieving the right results and taking people with her when embarking on a journey of significant change management than Elaine

Bob Hayward

Be More Effective Ltd

I am challenged by Rikki’s sharp mind and down to earth approach, motivated by his limitless and infectious energy as well as benefitted greatly from his generous and sagely advice drawn from an enormous experience as a leader of teams large and small.

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Mike Lloyd

Partner Haines Watts

Rikki is an inspirational character whose determination rubs off on those around him. Never afraid to voice an opinion and always willing to provide an objective yet thought provoking take on any given situation

Ian Merricks

Managing Partner at White Horse Capital

Rikki created a new local radio station concept. As his launch MD, I worked with Rikki on the live broadcast project. 

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Christine Pratt

HR & Diversity Management

Rikki draws out the very best in people – to the mutual benefit of the individual and the organisation. I both respect and admire Rikki.

David Hyner

Stretch Development Ltd

Phil is a speaker of massive integrity… being a world champion, you are going to listen to him aren’t you? 
Great value, great content and loads to take away and apply.

Angi Egan

Owner, Retail Inspirations

Phil is brilliant, his teaching style is great fun and you’ll leave knowing how to control your powers of recall. 
What is there to think about – book him now, before you forget!

Nick Beaumont-Jones

Cost consultant, Auditel.

Rikki’s leadership qualities are without question among the highest I have come across. His skill in dealing with disparate bodies and making them feel part of the process is well known.

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Ian Young

Founder & Director of Sober Services

Paul has an amazing way of mixing laughter and learning together to create change in people. 
I’m delighted to be working with him and I know we have a great journey ahead of us.

Bruce Lawson

L&D /HR, stress and personal coach

I worked with Paul while sales Training manager at Everest Where I found him an inspiring and motivational speaker who was committed to training and showed an excellent grasp of the impact of good training on sales performance.

How we can help

SME & Executive Mentoring

Our Coaching & Mentoring is completely tailor made to suit your circumstances and pulls on our vast experience in both corporate leadership and company ownership. We will help you achieve Stressless-Growth.

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Non Executive Appointments

Whether you want your business to perform better, need your thinking to be challenged or just want Knowledgable support, you will not go wrong by appointing one of our experienced team to help.

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7 Keys to Managing & being Managed

The 7 Keys is the best performance management tool you will find. Managing performance is about more than shouting when budgets are missed. The 7 keys will measure all of your staff on a regular basis and ensure all are focused on your goals. And they will enjoy the process.

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Business Transformation

The need for transformation can be caused by many factors and can be a daunting prospect but our EXPERIENCED team is sure to be able to help.

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