About Nicholas Boothman - Teamwork and Communications Author:
Nicholas Boothman spent more than 35 years studying the way people connect, communicate face-to-face and collaborate through teamwork. A former fashion and advertising photographer who dealt with hundreds of new faces a week for clients like AT&T, Revlon and Coca-Cola, he now shows businesses around the world how to naturally connect and build trust - from first impressions to profitable relationships, and all the communicating in-between.
The New York Times calls him "Dale Carnegie for a rushed era." The Economist magazine's Matthew Bishop calls him "truly inspirational" and Good Morning America says, "his book is my bible." Nicholas was also voted #1 speaker by the Professional Convention Managers Association. He has taught his revolutionary technique of "Rapport by Design" to thousands of corporations, colleges and universities around the world including Queens, Harvard and London Business schools.
A Licensed Master-Practitioner of Neurolinguistic Programming, Nicholas is the author of 4 best-selling books, How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less; How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less; How to Make Someone Fall in Love with You in 90 Minutes or Less and Convince Them in 90 Seconds.
British by birth, North American by location, and Universal in his message - Nicholas Boothman brings a fresh perspective to connecting face-to-face in this impersonal age of high technology. His clients include: Ernst and Young, Bank of America, U.S. Dept of Justice, Arizona State University, Harvard Business School, Cognos, RE/MAX, National Bank, Sony, Merrill Lynch, Deloitte, Johnson & Johnson, Manulife, HSBC Bank, American Medical Association, Hertz Corporation, IBM, General Motors, and many others.
What Nicholas Boothman Talks About:
Business Doesn’t Happen Without Talking to Strangers
It has never been more important to talk to strangers than it is today. Strangers don’t just hold the keys to knowledge and joy, they hold the key to something more exciting: serendipity!
Polarized politics, political correctness and digital distractions are making strangers out of all of us. The result is an epidemic of anxiety, isolation and loneliness across all age, cultural and socio-economic groups.
It’s time for a change.
When strangers come together, joy and knowledge can be shared, hope and love can be found, food can be grown, diseases can be cured and miracles can happen – every day, every hour, every minute – because the biggest miracle of all is you.
Nicholas Boothman shows audiences how to connect and communicate with four types of strangers:
- Passing Strangers: people you see frequently but never speak to
- Semi-Strangers: existing connections, excluding family and close friends, who might not seem important but really are
- Total Strangers: people you’ve never seen before
- Complete Strangers: people you know can help complete your goals and dreams
Whether you want to promote a cause, land your dream job or get a pair of tickets to the World Cup of soccer – chances are you’ll need a stranger’s help to get it. To understand this is to recognize one of life’s simplest truths: business doesn’t happen without talking to strangers.
(An upbeat speech for associations, businesses and colleges)
How to Connect in Business in 90-seconds or Less – Use Rapport by Design to Connect, Communicate and Convince
The #1 most important skill for leaders, professionals, entrepreneurs, teachers and managers. Boothman shows how to create a winning first impression and, within 90 seconds, a lasting trust. Then, when those 90 seconds are up, he shows how to master the people-to-people skills that are essential to an ongoing business relationship.
Audiences learn to:
- Adjust their attitude
- Maximize first impressions
- Engender trust and respect
- Find common ground with strangers
- Arouse the imagination in others
- Know their message is getting through
- Get people talking and keep them talking
Business Needs More StorySpeak – The New Strategic Imperative for Business Development
Captivate any audience, pitch and present ideas, problem solve, inspire loyalty, lead change and open hearts. Research shows StorySpeakers earn more, out-perform, do better in school and college, get hired and promoted faster and get better service in person and over the phone than fact-speakers.
StorySpeak is more than just telling stories – it’s calling men’s perfume “aftershave,” branding Albacore tuna as “Chicken of the Sea,” and telling the boxing world “I’m going to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.” Boothman shows audiences how the greatest communicators of all time use language to turn facts into feelings – because facts tell but feelings sell.
Your professionalism, charisma, intellect - are why you are considered one of the best in your field. Again, thanks a million Nicholas. It's an honor to have the opportunity to work with you.