As Andrew Griffiths is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for helping people achieve their business dreams and goals. He is an internationally renowned business author, dynamic keynote presenter and specialist consultant.But it...
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Andrew Griffiths travels from QLD, Australia
Fee Range: $5001 to $10000
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Andrew Griffiths's Biography
As Andrew Griffiths is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for helping people achieve their business dreams and goals. He is an internationally renowned business author, dynamic keynote presenter and specialist consultant.
But it wasn’t always that way. As an orphan growing up in Western Australia, Andrew survived neglect, abuse and tragedy. In spite of this childhood filled with so many negatives, he grew into a man described as contagiously positive, funny and endlessly enthusiastic. Andrew has taken what life has thrown at him and grown from it rather than letting it overwhelm him. The one consistent component of Andrew’s life has been his dedication to the world of entrepreneurialism. He started his first business at the age of seven when he sold newspapers in the red light district of Perth.
Since then he has gone on to sell encyclopaedias door-to-door, traveled the world as an international sales manager for a large Japanese shipping company, worked in the Great Sandy Dessert for a gold exploration company, been a publisher, had his own SCUBA school and retail store, and worked as a commercial diver throughout Australia and Papua New Guinea to mention a few of his business experiences. Andrew has founded and run two boutique marketing and corporate communication firms in Australia.
The experiences and observations gained from working with hundreds of clients became the major catalyst in writing his series of business building books.
Inspired by a desire to see others reach their full potential, Andrew has written eight hugely successful books. His 101 Business Building Books offer business owners smart, practical and realistic advice. This series is sold in 50 countries, it has been translated into many languages including Chinese, Indian, Vietnamese, Nigerian, Estonian and Indonesian. Andrew has sold tens of thousands of his books to companies using them as either motivational tools for staff or corporate gifts for clients. The 101 series is published in Australia by Allen & Unwin.
Known for his ability to entertain, inspire and to energise, Andrew is considered one of the leading small business experts in the world. He is highly sought after as a keynote presenter and trainer. His clients are a who’s who of the corporate world including most franchise groups, Government departments and corporations with a small business customer base.
Andrew promotes and presents on a range of topics, he encourages individuals and organisations to be extraordinary and he does this through a concept called inspired communication. He talks on the ideas behind creating exceptional businesses. He teaches large corporations how to build powerful relationships with their small business clients and he is a living example of work life balance, having overcome his addiction to work and losing 50kg in a move to extend his life.
Andrew delivers simple ideas combined with his truly remarkable life experiences and the results are profound, to the point where he has been contracted by one of the world’s largest and most prestigious publishers, Simon & Schuster, to write his autobiography as an inspirational literary work.
There is no doubt that anyone who meets Andrew Griffiths, reads one of his books or experiences him presenting, will come away from the experience inspired, entertained and ready to make changes in their life and their business.
Speaking Topics IncludeAndrew presents on a range of topics, generally based around one or more of his books. He has developed a reputation as a complete professional. He is easy to work with, happy to spend time with his audience before and after an event and is keen to make certain that his clients are absolutely satisfied with the outcome of his presentation.
The following topics are his main keynote themes, however all presentations can be customized to suit the target audience. If you have a specific event theme or a topic you would like to covered, talk to Andrew and see what he can come up with.
The 9 Rituals that Create Small Business Superstars
There is certainly no lack of information available offering really good advice on how to make a business more successful. Yet with all of this information available at our fingertips, 24 hours a day, why are more businesses going bust than ever before? All of the best information, advice, tips, laws etc are useless if the individual business owner doesn't have the right rituals in place to implement this information. This very practical presentation will give delegates 9 rituals to adopt that will literally transform their business.
It's a jungle out there: the 10 greatest challenges facing small business owners and what we can do about them There is no doubt that the way we do business has changed dramatically in the past ten years and in all likelihood it is going to change even more in the next decade. So what are the 10 greatest challenges that all small business face and most importantly what do they need to do to overcome these challenges and come out on top? Andrew Griffiths travels the world meeting small business owners, sharing their experiences, observing them and giving them advice. This is a whirlwind experience that will give any small business owners answers, clarity and inspiration to take their business forward.
Understanding tomorrows consumer today - because if you don't, your competitors will One of the biggest challenges for most business owners is the rapid rate of change in consumers. Loyalty is in many ways a thing of the past, with the consumer holding the upper hand. In other words they have a choice and they?re not afraid to use it. In this energetic presentation Andrew explains exactly how consumers have changed and how they are likely to keep changing and most importantly, what we as small business owners need to do about.
Welcome to the age of the Entrepreneur - individual success in a complicated world We live in a world of incredible opportunity and equally incredible entrepreneurs. But regardless of whether they are the high flying Richard Branson's or the unknown E Bay millionaires, these modern day entrepreneurs share common personal characteristics that set them apart from those around them. In this keynote presentation Andrew will showcase exactly what these common characteristics are in a way that any entrepreneur can learn from and act upon.
The 7 Most Inspirational Strategies for Business Success in a Highly Competitive World Running a business is tough, no doubt about that. Most business owners are looking for ways to stay motivated and even more importantly, stay inspired. As the business owner you are the barometer for the business and if you are not at your best, your business is at risk. Australia?s #1 Small Business Author, Andrew Griffiths will share his 7 most inspirational strategies that will help business owners and managers make simple changes in the way they think and act that will have a profound impact on their business. This powerful presentation is the end result of Andrew's own experiences as well as his observations of some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs.
The ME MYTH - learning to lead by letting go
Based on Andrew?s international bestselling book, The ME MYTH, this powerful keynote presentation will inspire leaders to rethink their management style, the way they act and react, their ability to connect and engage and most importantly their ability to lead those around them to be the very best they can be. Described by many as 'totally life changing' this is an energetic presentation that is raw, real and honestly relevant.
The BIG Business of SMALL Business
Designed predominantly as a corporate presentation for organizations with small businesses as customers this enlightening presentation will show how to find more small business customers, encourage them to spend more with your organization, get them refer you to other small businesses and keep them loyal for long periods of time. The potential value of having sales teams, managers and key decision makers involved in this presentation will soon become apparent as Andrew shares his intimate knowledge and passion of the small business sector.
The Andrew Griffiths Journey
If you are looking for an inspiring personal story, one with many ups and downs, Andrew's life story fits the bill. Starting life as an orphan, with an unusual and in many ways bizarre upbringing, Andrew has achieved a lot and continues to achieve. He has had a host of careers including selling encyclopaedias door to door, running his own dive shop and commercial dive operation, gold exploration in Western Australia, traveling the world as a Sales Manager for a large Japanese shipping company and more. Andrew shares his own publishing journey and the impact this has had on him and others. A powerful, inspiring and engaging story, ideal for an audience looking for a strong example of overcoming adversity and looking at life in a different way.