Dynamic Speaker, Author, and Gifted Master of Ceremonies
In a rapidly changing and disruptive world where life‘s ever increasing challenges force even the bravest individual into a state of fear and mass distress, here comes the voice of reason, the Think-Shifter. Alex Granger transcends both change and chaos, and has helped businesses and individuals achieve purpose and possibility. Alex is a Global speaker and Author. He delivers dynamic keynote presentations to thousands of delegates each year, inspiring ordinary individuals to accomplish their goals and dreams, and helping businesses to adopt a new and more meaningful purpose, and profitable vision.
As a key resource for conferences, strategic sessions, people development and business interventions, Alex has that rare ability to shift mindset, presenting new insights and diffusing complexity.
He completed an Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) from the Gordon‘s Institute of Business Science with a distinction in Leadership. He is also a certified NLP practitioner. Alex has worked in executive and senior leadership positions for blue chip companies such as Bidvest, Imperial, Standard Bank, Altech Group, G4S Solutions and Tsogo Sun.
Alex is the author of four books – “FIND KEEP GROW: The Radical Art of Sales”, “The Possibility of YOU: What Shapes You?”, “Expert Mavericks”, and in 2018 “F.O.R.C.E” was launched
Why should you book Alex?
Alex has worked his way up from being a driver in a car rental company, to Sales Director. He shares real insights of the real business world, and not simply theoretical lessons. When you book Alex for your next event, you are assured of:
- Integrity and professionalism in every aspect;
- Current, relevant content that will educate, empower, and inspire your audience;
- 20 years sales and leadership experience and lessons in the corporate environment;
- Dynamic and energetic presentation style to keep your audience engaged;
- Authentic, sincere, and forward-thinking speaker;
- A speaker who will challenge your audience, and move them from their comfort zone into new possibilities!KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONSLEADERSHIP1. Lead with Heart. Move with Mind
There is a Chinese saying that, “Every generation produces its own great character, and each has impact for hundreds of years.” The compelling story of giant Huawei is one of how a leader can lead with heart and move with mind. Covering such key aspects like “purpose-driven ambition”, “adaptive vision”, and “cooperative mindset”, Alex draws great leadership lessons from a large enterprise that can be used in any size of business.
Key take home value: Delegates learn how ordinary leaders can transform organizations into international powerhouses that generate huge profits.
2. Future Leadership Unlocked
To minimise the landscape of complexity in your organisation, you and I need to be aware of the top five leadership challenges in the current economic environment and counter them with the five critical leadership fundamentals. It begins with the primary concept of Plussing, EQ & IQ, hiring
right, being a disruptive innovator, and driving execution.
Key take home value: Delegates leave with an understanding of the critical role leadership plays in shaping businesses in the current economic climate, sharpening their skills to focus, think more critically, and harness the ability to hire right. They also leave inspired to become disruptive
innovators by embracing agility and change.
3. (In)Credible Leadership
Leadership is in danger. Complacency is becoming the new normal. With the mounting pressure and demands of change management, leaders must carefully pick and choose their battles. In their efforts to propel action and secure the required investments, many grow frustrated as measurable progress towards moving the conversation forward gets caught in the corporate noise that surrounds them. More than ever, leadership has become an exercise in survival of the fittest – and as a consequence, those leaders who have grown more complacent, are finding it difficult to maintain their competitive edge and thought-leadership footing. Leadership in the 21st century requires mental toughness, stamina and patience. Alex provides key insights on how a leader’s credibility and incredibility can make them more successful.
Key take home value: Leaders will have a fresh perspective on how to develop credibility and authenticity, and how interpersonal skills can enhance staff performance and improve business results.
1.In Pursuit of the Deal
How can you equip yourself to be that sales professional, that sales guru, that deal magnet? How do you deliver value, engage with your customers, influence decision makers, and not only close the deal, but at higher profit margins than most? Alex will show you how to create conversations that seal deals, build trust that anchor relationships, and provide value for your clients.
Key take home value: A fresh approach on selling strategies in the new economy, tactics that really work, and an improved sales skill set.
2. Storytelling: A Leadership & Communication Tool (keynote and workshop)
For centuries, the creative art of storytelling has been a prominent feature in traditional history. Now Alex illustrates how you can use storytelling as a leadership tool, communication tool, and presentation skills tool. This is a workshop presentation, highly interactive, with practical lessons throughout the session.
Key take home value: Delegates learn practical leadership, communication, and presentation skills, with immediate improvement during the session.
1. FORCE – Personal Effectiveness
I believe that each one of us is a force of nature. Within us lies great ability and capability to outperform the very best in our fields. We struggle with various fears and doubts, but still, we are a force to be reckoned with. In “FORCE”, I share the success code for personal effectiveness through this riveting keynote, driven by five key traits (in the acronym “F.O.R.C.E.) that awaken the force within you.
Key take home value: A renewed focus on how to be more effective at work and in your personal life. (*The book “FORCE”, Alex’s fourth, is highly recommended for delegates)
2. The Last Maverick
There is no doubt that the winners in business today are those who break the rules and chart new, creative courses of action. Often, these trailblazers are running new, entrepreneurial businesses, but just as often, they head some of the biggest names in business. But what do individuals, these last mavericks, have in common besides being branded as mavericks? What do they do that others don’t? How do they think? What differentiates extraordinary performers from everyone else? When you consider the best, how can you outperform them?
In this thought provoking keynote, Alex shares 5 key insights on becoming a maverick and how individuals and businesses can outperform the very best in their industries and create successful futures.
Key take home value: Delegates learn how to disrupt patterns in their own lives, create new normals, boost ambition, make better decisions, develop greater focus, and self improve to become the rare top performers known as the last mavericks.
3. Fit For Purpose
In a difficult global economy, businesses need to introspect and question whether they are fit for purpose. Are your people fit for purpose? The definition of “fit for purpose” is “anything that is good enough to do the job it was made for”. How do you develop fit for purpose leaders, culture, and PEOPLE? Using a 7 step methodology, Alex shares insights on how people can be developed and made future fit for purpose.
Key take home value: Tools and techniques on how to transform people and empower them with tools to become fit for purpose.
4. The Performance Code
Excellence isn’t a list of to-do’s. The way to excel in your field and in your business is the degree to which you are purpose driven. Your why, in other words, matters more than just your what. In this incredible presentation, Alex illustrates the importance of purpose in business and how purpose drives productivity by enhancing strategy, vision, and mission. The performance code is a methodology that helps individuals to improve their individual performance, resulting in business performance improvement.
Key take home value: A clearer understanding of purpose in business, the performance code, and the 5 steps to achieve top performance in your life and your business.
5. Championship Thinking & Doing
How do you ensure that your business survives? How do you create a winning attitude, and how do you not only think like a business champion, but also DO what champions do – WIN?
In this presentation, Alex shares 7 practical steps to develop mental strength for championship thinking and doing to ensure that your business remains sustainable. You will learn what NOT to do in business and the imperatives for success. The focus is in the magic that creates those moments of truth for customers, staff, and stakeholders.But the biggest challenge is in translating how you THINK into what you DO.
How to implement those strategies, to be decisive, to exert your expert position.
Key take home value: Inspired business individuals who have more confidence.
1. Undeniable Greatness
How does one achieve greatness? What is greatness? Is it success perhaps? Wealth? Or is it the impact of your selflessness? The significance of giving? Greatness is the ability to live a life that impacts others in an inspirational way It is within you!
1. 4 Laws of Fulfilment
2. 7 Ways to Soar to Greatness
3. Alex’s A Game
4. The ABCs of Life
Key take home value: Delegates leave highly inspired, clear about their life’s worth, purpose, and future, with a focussed action plan to help them achieve true fulfilment.
“Alex you exceeded our expectations!” – Shameel Aziz Joosub, Group CEO: Vodacom
“Alex Granger is one of the most dynamic speakers we have ever had at a conference. He immediately captivated the audience with his energy, presentation style, humour and knowledge of the subject of “Turning Customers into Profits”. I believe that Alex is one of the best speakers we have in South Africa – we can’t wait to work with him again!” – Vanya Lessing, Group CEO – Sure Travel
“We found you professional, personal and attuned to the program of the conference. The manner in which you tailored your presentation and your supplement material all supported our goals. We sincerely appreciate your enthusiasm, energy, and the way you conduct your business.” – Neil Bald, Group CEO – AHA Hotels & Lodges
“You tailored your presentation to fit our needs. Your talented performance caught our attention and left everyone feeling inspired. We received positive feedback from everyone. You have such an infectious and charismatic presence, that we look forward to working with you again in the not too distant future.”- Cordelia Orson-White, Human Resources: Atlas Copco Busines Services.
“Alex is an energetic, knowledgeable speaker whose personality and charm will keep you captivated. I recommend him highly for your next event.” – Mark Keating, CEO – Sales Guru