When I was faced with a difficult presentation and trying to find the right balance of information and entertainment to a technical audience, James’s skills proved to be invaluable. He was able to provide the guidance and motivation to allow me to deliver a very successful presentation. Highly recommended by me.
I hired James to coach and train six individuals at TLC with a diverse range of responsibilities, but all of whom needed to grow their confidence and style in situations of client interaction. The results were great, and each attendee benefitted immensely from the workshop on many levels. I would not hesitate to employ James again and to recommending his services to individuals or business owners who see the value in growing their people. The session was highly organised, professional and personalised.
Having recently used James to record some narration for a production, I can without doubt recommend him wholeheartedly. Having decided the kind of voice we wanted from his vast repertoire, he quickly recorded the script. We were delighted with the result and as ever it was enormous fun working with him. If you want someone with variety that can get the job done efficiently then I couldn’t recommend him enough. Time is money in this game and he is undoubtedly great value for money in every respect.
James did a voiceover job for Three Cs which has transformed access to information on our website. His warm, friendly and ultra clear voice tells customers with learning disabilities or dyslexia exactly what we are about and what we can offer. James was highly professional, easy to work with and the results are exactly what we needed.
The moment I saw and heard James running a trade show I hired him to host our most important event of the year, the LS symposium. He is a fast learner and acted as if he had been in our industry for years and he performed a great job of keeping the deligates from getting carried away with the time. He ran the event in a very professional way, making a great connection with all the speakers and most importantly with the audience.
I have known James for more years than I care to mention. I have also employed him over a 5 year period and continue to hire him regularly on a consultancy agreement. He is trustworthy, reliable and not frightened of a hard days work. However, what sets him apart from the average is his vast researched knowledge and his personable style, with which he never fails to engage with his audience.
As a longstanding member of the Revels Committee and vice chair, can I thank you for your absolutely brilliant service as MC for our Peppard Revels Jubilee Ball in early June.
It was by no means an easy job. You had to control a crowd of nearly 500 revellers in a marquee over a programme lasting 6 hours. You had to communicate information to keep everybody safe and aware. You had to phase the collection of food for 48+ tables from the kitchen to the marquee with professional and volunteer help – and the clearing of those tables. Then there was the dancing, the raffle, the bar and the fireworks all under your domain and you had to remain charming and entertaining throughout!
It was brilliantly done with a firm hand with lots of humour – sometimes not easy given the inadequacies of the PA system.
Many thanks and I hope you consider doing it again.
It took over 30 years of running the Vintage Festival to get James in. All we can say is, we wish we had done it sooner. An MC to fit any occasion, James injected personality, clarity and professionalism to our event to the benefit of our 4000 customers, 80 producers and us.
My experience of James has been a consumate professional who imparts his knowledge with generosity and enthusiasm. His training provides valuable critique and coaches the best out of individuals. I would recommend James to any orgainisation including academic institutions who wish for their people to deliver improved results.
James is the most effective Public Speaking Coach I have ever worked with. His reassuring coaching skills and techniques combined with his own natural style quickly enables you to have a positive approach to public speaking. He ensures you are able to deliver with a high level of confidence that will have an enjoyable and lasting impact on your audience.