What our Clients are saying
“I have just had the most amazing strategy session with Amanda…”
Claire Winter, Journalist and Content Creator - Making Words Come Alive
“We had a dilemma about pricing for our maintenance division. We were worried that if we put our prices up we would lose regular clients. Thanks to Amanda’s encouragement, we decided to implement a substantial price increase. Far from losing clients, it seemed to have the opposite effect, and maintenance has gone up by 50% this year”
Sheena Marsh, Owner & Marketing Director - Oxford Garden Design
“I went to Sales Growth Expert, as I needed to get prices up, but something held me back. All of my trainers were busy and I was flat out, but I had this thing in my head that we needed to remain great value to our clients. Guess what? We ARE great value; in fact, we are such good value that, when our prices went up by 38%, many clients actually told us we were too cheap before!”
Karen Lem, Business Owner – Vivo Fitness
“We used Sales Growth Expert to review our average hourly rates, to make sure we were selling the huge value we bring to our prestige-car owner clients. Amanda spotted an opportunity in our first meeting that has increased our profits by over £200k in the first year, and I expect even more next year”
Steve Shore, Managing Director – Shorade
“Amanda was a fantastic mentor during the preparation and planning of a major company Innovation Event which we completed in March 2015. Amanda engaged with the team several months before the event to help shape and design the agenda as well as facilitating sessions on the day itself.”
Neville Moon – Head of Innovation – Aryzta Bakeries Europe Ltd
“I work in the Rail sector where we are a top 5 provider of professional services. I support the Rail business strategically and also as Head of Project Management I sit on the Operations Management Board.
We are pursuing a programme of work, by tender, where collaborative behaviour is essential to project successes. We needed to understand how our people think and how their personalities fitted together and were amenable to working in a truly collaborative way. Amanda introduced us to a behavioural assessment, called Insights Discovery. Using this personal style profile, we assessed our team noting strengths and weaknesses of approach. The session reaffirmed our choice of team make-up and Amanda gave us some excellent guidelines on personalities and behaviours, and what to look for in recruiting to expand the team. The profiles were uncannily accurate and very informative, providing great insight for individuals as well as the business”
Faiyaz Yunus – Executive Director of Operations – Rail & Ground Engineering – Jacobs U.K. Ltd.
“I am the Learning Director of STAR Commercial Academy. We run Champion-led learning Academies.
One such Academy needed to be facilitated globally by us, so I wanted a partner to help design, launch and roll-out the programme. I choose Amanda to lead the project because she brings that lovely balance of commercial rigour and design creativity. Also, she’s just great fun to work with on learning programmes. I needed a project owner to manage the client as well as the logistics, so that I could play a support role fully confident it would happen seamlessly.
The feedback we have had bears testimony to Amanda’s leadership qualities:
‘I can already see the more structured and customer-centric approach in my sales team in Chicago, even from the most sceptical sales people’
Joey Robinson, GM, Chicago
‘The London team is just buzzing after such a fun and comprehensive programme’
Brendan Murphy, Business Development Director, Big Bus Tours
Amanda is my go-to Subject matter Expert on commercial development and team building”
Mark Francis – Learning Director – Star Commercial Academy