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Former Merrill Lynch stockbroker Mark Jeffries has become a trusted adviser and communications consultant to many global blue chip corporations, professional services organizations and law firms. Whether coaching high-level executives, taking team members through Pitch Skills or delivering his popular keynote, Jeffries' services are in continuous demand.

He also regularly appears as an image and communications expert on network television news and lifestyle programmes including NBC’s The Today Show, BBC News, Fox Business and Sky News.

Jeffries spends time ‘on-air’ discussing business success along with offering his views on leading politicians and their ‘strategic communication’. He was also the featured expert on Secrets of Body Language a two-hour special that aired on the History Channel in the fall of 2008.

From business to politics, he is retained by senior political figures from Washington to London as a key adviser on presentation and soft skills.

Jeffries was the youngest ever broker at Merrill Lynch. After five successful years of finance he was ready for something new. He hired a film crew and made a showreel that led to his first break as a presenter on UK TV.

By interviewing over 4,000 people across more than 1,500 hours of live business television, Jeffries realized what was ‘unsaid’ became almost as important as what was said.

An audience’s perception of someone could be completely altered by a simple gesture or action. So began a rapid rise in his abilities to see what the true message was and how image and presentation skills could be fine-tuned, improved and managed to create the ideal ‘communication’ in any crucial business situation.

Jeffries has also completed his first book What's Up With Your Handshake? -- an Amazon number one bestseller in the category -- ‘Selling Skills’! His second book, The Art of Business Seduction, was published in July 2010.

If you want to sharpen up the impact and effect that you and your organization has on clients, Partners and colleagues and use ‘strategic communication’ to build relationships, increase sales and win negotiations, Mark Jeffries can help.
More information on Mark Jeffries can be found at: www.speakers.ca/jeffries_mark.html

Blog Entries by Mark Jeffries

Becoming President in Five Simple Steps

0 Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 11:35 AM

Personal success is always closely connected to how much influence we wield over the people around us. The most influential people are typically the most successful -- but why? It's because these people are heard, they are respected, followed, and always remembered.

So, the more influence you can muster -- the...

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What Business Folk Can Learn From Presidential Debates

0 Comments | Posted January 24, 2012 | 8:54 AM

When I used to work with politicians in the UK (two of whom are now in the current Cabinet!!) we concentrated on message and presentation. Specifically, I would spend time looking at how they might be perceived by the electorate.

One of the most important elements was that their speeches...

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Stealing a Bite of Apple

0 Comments | Posted October 5, 2011 | 9:01 AM

Whether you are trying to land a new client, aiming for a promotion, or hoping to get a new job, you need to always make yourself as buyable as possible.

Your products and services are clearly crucial -- but as we all know -- people buy people.

So, what makes...

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Perception Control: What We Can Learn From Politicians

0 Comments | Posted September 10, 2011 | 9:15 AM

It seems that everyone wants out of the PC business -- but WAIT I say stay in! However in this instance I am not actually talking about Personal computers -- but Perception Control.

Perception control is the ability to have some level of influence over how people see you...

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Email Time Travel

0 Comments | Posted July 11, 2011 | 9:46 AM

Sometimes our best intentions to build relationships and effectively connect fall by the wayside. We get distracted by bright and shiny things and other stuff just takes up all our time.


But that doesn't just happen to you -- it happens to everyone and believe it or not, many of...

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The 3 Rs of Networking: Building Career Connections at Every Opportunity

0 Comments | Posted June 29, 2011 | 9:00 AM

Your personal network of actual humans (as opposed to Tweeple and 'sort-of-Facebook-friends') who know you, know what you do and how good you are doing it, is an often undervalued asset.

No matter how impressive your resume or how many comments you got from that photo of a sunset, what...

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