Steve Ashton has worked all over the world with individuals and teams on passing on his skills, knowledge and experience to increase people’s ability to engage, inspire and motivate through authentic communication.
His unique blend of experience makes him truly stand out in his field and leads him to be an expert in Executive Presence and business storytelling
He brings together his background in Sales leadership, learning and development and as a performer with thousands of hours of live TV, Radio, Stand up, improv and theatre.
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Steve was Sales and Marketing Director for an organisation that grew from £7m turnover to £68m in three years and brings this personal experience to his work.
As a seasoned performer, Steve makes his presentations interactive, fun and full of actionable tips and hints
Aside from the performance, business and facilitation experience, he learned all about presence as an important skill when he:
A persons ability to connect with the hearts and minds of others to achieve a mutually beneficial outcome in an inspiring, authentic and engaging way
Why is it important?
The Centre for Talent Innovation says that executive presence accounts for 26% of what it takes to advance within an organization
In a recent survey, Gartner found that executive presence is the number 2 leadership trait that makes a marked difference in a person’s career
It creates engagement, customer and employee satisfaction
Storytelling is the oldest form of education, when we tell stories, we create inspiration, engagement and trust:
They stick with the listener
They connect us to others
They engage our emotions and our minds
They increase empathy
Executive Presence is an increased ability to:
Steve is a master on stage. His knowledge and experience is matched by his charisma and ability to connect with and entertain an audience. His stagecraft is second to none, making his events memorable and long-lasting. He debunks many of the myths associated with Presence and Storytelling and makes things extremely practical leaving the audience with many ideas they can put in place instantly.
Michelle DiDomenico – American Express