Whatever it is you want in this life—security, friends, romance, a dream job, a ticket to the Rose Bowl—the chances are pretty high that talking to strangers is the quickest way to get it.
More than 600 corporations, thousands of small businesses, and six of the world’s leading business schools know the better you are at connecting and articulating your business ideas, the faster you’ll pull ahead of the competition.
That’s why they contacted Nicholas Boothman.
“Training the New York SuperCops includes daily discussions on the works of Aristotle, George Orwell and Nicholas Boothman” – THE NEW YORKER
“Nicholas Boothman is truly inspirational” – THE ECONOMIST MAGAZINE
“Boothman is Dale Carnegie for a rushed era.” – THE NEW YORK TIMES
Opportunities are everywhere but they never knock: you have to go out and find them.
How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less
An upbeat, interactive, motivational speech of 45-60 minutes.
The “secret” of success isn’t very hard to figure out. The better you are at connecting with all kinds of different people, the better the quality of your life.
Whether you’re making new friends, interviewing for a job, asking for help, applying to a college or pitching an idea, your success depends on making meaningful connections.
Knowing how to talk to random strangers can transform the lives of the lonely and isolated. Knowing how to recognize and ask for help from the right strangers on the street or in the mall can protect a lost child and save his or her parents from great grief.
Nicholas Boothman’s step-by-step program of face-to-face communication shows audiences how to bring out the very best of any relationship’s most critical moments – those first 90 seconds.
- Make a great first impression
- Overcome hesitation
- Adjust your attitude
- Build trust and respect
- Get people talking
- Find common ground
- Appear socially smarter
- Create instant relationships
- Meet new people
Nicholas Boothman, an expert on forging instant relationships, shows how to use the tools available to all of us – face, body, attitude, words and voice to establish trust and master the people-to-people skills that will help you persuade others to embrace and act on your ideas.
How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less
An upbeat, interactive, motivational speech of 55-75 minutes.
85% of your financial success hinges on your ability to engender trust and respect in other people.
This speech is not about a new business theory; it’s about how you can become more successful in business and life by learning to connect with your customers, clients, colleagues, bosses, employees, and even total strangers in 90 seconds or less.
Whether you’re selling, negotiating, networking, leading a team or pitching the board you can use the tools available to all of us – face, body, attitude, words and voice – to make a dazzling first impression, establish immediate rapport and trust, and master the people-to-people skills that will help you persuade others to embrace your ideas.
In this interactive, amusing speech audiences learn to:
- Make a trusting first impression
- Create conversation with chemistry
- Read body language
- Connect with the emotions
- Arouse the imagination in others
- Communicate laterally
- Use short stories and word pictures to get your point across
How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less Custom Speech for Rockwell Automation, Houston Convention Centre Standing room only – 500 seated, 190 standing throughout.
“Bring Boothman’s ideas into your organization, your place of work, and they will have a dramatic effect on everything: how you run meetings, how you solve problems, how you connect with clients, how you connect with each other, fun, morale and general health and well-being.” – DELOITTE CONSULTING
“I went back and checked and it turns out that every single person that got a deal on Dragon’s Den and Shark Tank was able to connect and articulate their business ideas in 90 seconds or less.” – KEVIN O’LEARY – SHARK AND DRAGON
Happiness Leadership Conference – Lisbon, Portugal
Some More Clients & Quotes
“Training the New York Supercops includes daily discussions on the works of Aristotle, George Orwell and Nicholas Boothman.”
- The New Yorker
“They don’t call him the ‘kick-start expert’ for nothing. Nick sets the tone for the day and has people connecting like old trusted friends in no time at all.”
“Nick has an ability to cut through so much of the blather that is dished out these days. His preparation was critical in giving our team HELPFUL tools they could take out into the workplace immediately.”
- Volkswagen of America
“Great Job! Everyone at our convention really enjoyed your talk. It was impressive to witness all the conversations that followed.”
- The UPS Store
“I have personally worked with Nick on 3 events and in each he has gotten rave reviews.”
- AT&T, New York
“Uplifting, inspiring, full of hope and a host of skills we can use right now.”
- Gartner Consulting
“Every time Nicholas has spoken on our behalf he has enthralled and impressed the audience from the first minute and a half of the presentation until the last syllable was uttered.”
- Mackenzie Financial Corp
“AWESOME You are a gifted speaker, Mr. Boothman!! What a joy to listen to you. Your enthusiasm is absolutely infectious. Excellent feedback from the participants.”
- Standard Life
“The rave reviews are still coming in. Your professionalism, charisma, intellect — are why you are considered one of the best in your field. Again, thanks a million. It’s an honor to have the opportunity to work with you.”
- RE/MAX Central States and Dixie
“Nick’s presentation resulted in really useful attitudes, improved customer service, raised productivity… and more fun at work.”
- Compliance Division, Ministry of Finance