Phone: +44 (0)1428 681333

 Address: Based in Surrey

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Tom’s Books

Tom is a best-selling author with four books under his belt. The research conducted for these books and his international training work equips him with a breadth and depth of experience which readers find invaluable. Feedback on his books often mentions the highly practical and applied nature of them enabling readers to gain immediate benefit by applying what they have learnt in their work environment.

what we do

Training

Tom provides practical and research based expert training on sales and business development, influencing and presentation skills for both Corporates and Professional Service Firms all around the world. Since 2001, Tom has been designing and delivering programs that enable individuals and groups tasked with winning work to move the dial on their effectiveness.

A lot of Toms work is now with partner groups in some of the worlds largest PSFs including PwC, Baker McKenzie, KPMG, DLA Piper and Eversheds where his business background and experience in the field brings significant credibility.
His training programs are designed to engage participants and build their confidence in the important Business Development aspect of their role. He delivers training extensively in the UK, North and South America, the middle east and the far east and so has an understanding of the cultural dimension of Business Development.

Speaking

Tom is an experienced speaker working in the UK, Mainland Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. He presents to international audiences from individual companies and professional service firms at their annual or regional conferences and at open leadership conferences at venues like The London Stock Exchange.

Building on his 12 year track record in leading sales team and running UK/European offices for international hi-tech companies, Tom has an empathy for the real-world issues his audiences face which builds both credibility and empathy.
His presentations focus on effective influence, selling and client relationships and provide his audiences with highly practical take-aways that they can immediately apply back in their work environment. Tom tailors his presentations to the context of his audience to ensure they are credible, relevant and engaging. He weaves together theory with anecdotes and practical advice and is always happy handling questions from the audience. Often, Tom’s role extends into that of facilitator where longer presentations are helped by engaging the audience through group discussions and other exercises to develop and embed key learning points.

Tom’s style of presenting at these events is enthusiastic, engaging, ‘light touch’, practical and insightful.

About us

12 year career

Tom Bird

Testimonials

I'm so pleased I was able to attend Tom's outstanding session when we spoke at the same event at the London Stock Exchange recently. His content was relevant and his delivery excellent. With humour and easy-going charm, Tom gave the audience practical and real key take-aways around the one key element of success in any endeavour: effective influencing.

-Lorne Sulcas-

Tom Bird and I both spoke at at a Leadership Conference in London. Tom is an engaging and entertaining speaker, sharing his meaningful insights on influence and effective human interaction. The audience thoroughly enjoyed his depth of knowledge and his engaging presentation. I highly recommend Tom Bird as a speaker.

-Gary Noesner-

Your talk had me fully engaged. I gained valuable learning from both the content and ideas you shared, and from the engaging, interesting and practical manner in which you delivered your message. It left me wanting more.

-Paddy Upton-

Tom is an engaging presenter who was able to cover a substantial volume of material over two days and which provided our team with several very valuable insights and strategies on how to develop relationships and influence more effectively.

I have thoroughly enjoyed the sessions you've been running with [international PSF] - I've learned more in the last two sessions than I have in my entire career. Huge thanks and bravo, keep your passion and enthusiasm, it's infectious!

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