Graham has used all the experience he has gained from his time as President of the Cambridge Union, a criminal barrister and an international speaker to develop a highly transferable presentation methodology that can be adapted to any situation. He is the joint founder of the consultancy Straight Talking, which has a 15 year track record in presentation coaching for a spectacular client list, including Tesco, IBM, Porsche, KPMG and UBS. See Testimonials.
Graham's unique approach make him a brutally sharp TV analyst of major political speeches.Graham’s specialty is bespoke one-to-one coaching, advising Chairmen, CEOs, Directors and just about every other type of corporate executive. Otto Thoresen, the Chief Executive of AEGON UK, has said, “I would strongly recommend the Straight Talking approach to anyone who is serious about getting their message across.”
Graham and his colleagues have been responsible for significant and measurable improvements in the performance of their clients:
“The work you have done on the structure, focus and delivery of our pitch presentations has been a fantastic success. To have achieved the win rate we have in just 3 months is totally astonishing, and it could not have been done without Straight Talking.”
He has achieved a unique position in the British market as the only consultant to successfully combine corporate work with long-term coaching of sporting celebrities and politicians, including 7 members of the Shadow Front Bench and many other political figures:
“By using your techniques I can now prepare and perform every speech as if it were the Grand National."
“My live interview with Michael Portillo was several degrees less challenging than my coaching sessions with you.”
The key results of presentation coaching by Graham include:
In short, Graham ensures that his clients can be as professional in their spoken communication as they are in every other aspect of their career. See more Testimonials.