Alec’s Keynote which forms part of his ‘Keen Eye for Detail’ programme is aimed at CEO’s and Senior Managers and asks some searching questions about company culture and its relevance to all stakeholders. Without realising it many CEO’s and Senior Managers are divorced from the reality of what their staff, customers and suppliers experience when interacting with the company. Alec uses real life examples, his own experience and humour to highlight how small changes can deliver big rewards without having to invest significant resources. When you hear what he has to say you will truely understand why he says ‘Common sense grows profits’.
Common Sense Drives Profits in-house programme very quickly gives you an overview of where you maybe losing money or missing out on additional profits. It looks at the basics of good business practice and how that translates into your organisation. It will challenge your strategy and it may make you feel uncomfortable but the insights will deliver a sense of direction that may have been lost.
For example a recent project for a service company identified a further 5% in profit that was being left behind and where a simple change without incurring costs was the solution. In fact addressing this common issue alone is something that virtually every company could benefit from.
What others have said
As Chair of a number of Vistage groups I invited Alec Drew, The Business Expert to speak to our K237 group. He shared his knowledge in a way that gave our members a new way of addressing their most urgent challenges. His simple but intuitive insights provided a thought provoking 3 hour session that not only engaged everyone but gave them valuable tools to take back to their organisations.
His questioning and facilitating was impressive and I have suggested to our HO that he should be considered as a speaker for other groups.
Vistage Chair, Speaker, Coach, Non-Exec Director and Co-Author of the Check-In Strategy Journal
Alec Drew, The Business Expert delivered a speech called "Let’s Connect" to members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
Participants included business owners, practicing accountants and senior managers from business. Representatives spanned multiple industries; financial services, recruitment, leisure, construction as well as the public sector. He gave them insights into the power of networking that they had not considered before and how they could use them to increase profits and reduce costs.
Hi Alec, quick note to say thank you for your talk at the Sales Institute event today. I must admit I find networking daunting at times, but your approach to it was refreshing, simple and most importantly of all ...actionable! Definitely learned a lot which is much appreciated! All the best, Claire
Client Service Director at Opinions Market Research Agency Ireland
Alec worked with Management to review how the business could be more efficient and profitable. He promptly identified three areas that, with a few minor changes, could make a significant contribution to profits without having to spend any money.
Being an outsider allowed him to focus on the business in its most simple form and to ask searching questions often overlooked by those at the coalface.
His 'Keen Eye for Detail’ sums up his approach and offers business owners a unique insight into their own business.
Stephen M. Purcell MIPI FSCSI FRICS
Director at Future Analytics Consulting Ltd (FAC) - Town Planning and Data-Led Research Consultants
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