Jeff Grout is a successful consultant specialising in leadership, people management, team building, peak performance, recruitment and retention issues.
Formerly UK Managing Director of a leading international recruitment consultancy and Business Manager to Sir Clive Woodward, he holds a number of corporate advisory and executive coaching appointments and is also a successful business author. He has written widely on leadership, careers, business success, peak performance, recruitment and entrepreneurship. Jeff has spoken at Henley Business School, Ashridge Management College, Cardiff Business School and the Danish Centre for Leadership.
Listed in the '100 Best Business Speakers in Britain', Jeff Grout is in considerable demand as a motivational business speaker, conference chairman and interviewer and has spoken for a range of clients including Amazon, Barclays, British Airways, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, the Football Association, Friends Life, Harrods, HSBC, UK Sport and Virgin.
Comfortable in front of any size of audience, his presentations are designed to challenge, inform and inspire. Prior to each engagement he takes a detailed brief, including the aims of the event, the client's business objectives and analysis of the audience in order that he can carefully tailor his presentation to have the maximum impact. As testimony to his effectiveness he is regularly invited back by satisfied clients.
Topic areas include:
¢ Building High Performance Teams
¢ What You Need to know about Leadership
¢ The Characteristics of Success
¢ Recruiting Excellence
¢ Leading Change
¢ Lessons from Sporting Excellence
"Brief absolutely fulfilled - feedback EXCELLENT!" BCA Executive Director
"Thought this morning's session was fantastic." Chief Executive, The Marketing Company
"The feedback around the college on your session was great." Programme Director, BIRA Oxford Summer School
"Lots of great feedback from today, a real positive buzz in the room. I loved it." Head of Organisational Development, Bromford Group
"Thanks so much for yesterday. The feedback was resoundingly positive. It has given everybody lots to think about and a huge boost going into a critical year for us." Group Chief Executive, Initio International
"You were fantastic! Your ability to hold the audience, provide seamless links, handle our senior speakers and hold everything together is truly inspiring!" Barclays Bank
"I really was impressed - a very thought-provoking and challenging presentation. Within a couple of hours of returning to my desk I'd already used a couple of Jeff's ideas." Random House Group