There are 6 key characteristics that I believe all sales professionals should have. The first of these is integrity and if theres one thing that Jordan Belfort lacked during the period the film covers it was integrity.


Some of the best thinking about changes in the way we do business comes (unsurprisingly) from the IT sector. Doing some research for a speech recently I came across a 12 minute DVD featuring the CEO of Citrix systems providing his thoughts on the culture of his company. If you are in any kind of leadership position in business and have 12 minutes to invest take a look

2012 certainly turned out to be a “spice of life year” for Harrogate based Public Speaker Terry Ryan. After Dinner, Motivational and Key Note speaking engagements in Birmingham (NEC), York, Paris and Otley – yes Otley amongst many others made for a busy year for this well known Business Development

Harrogates Terry Ryan will be this years event host and key note speaker at the Fuji Digital Imaging Services (FDIS) National Conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at Birminghams NEC on Saturday March 3rd this year.

“Its not every day I get asked to speak at a Nuclear Power Station but thats just what I will be doing on Monday 27th June when I am giving a motivational speech to 80 Team Leaders at the Magnox Wylfa power station on Anglesey.  They sound like an illuminating group!

A visit to the cinema to see The Kings Speech changed all that.

Terry said “I know a number of people with speech difficulties who have taken up public speaking as part of a process of managing their condition”. “I am very fortunate to have some public speaking ability and no impediment – the Kings Speech inspired me to carry on and enter the ASC’s 2011 national public speaking competition and I am delighted I did”. He added