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Key Points for Nigel Collin
- Nigel Collin is a dynamic, interactive and practical speaker, author and facilitator with a genuine passion for creativity and in-depth knowledge who will engage and inspire your people and make a real difference to your business.
- Nigel understands that the real challenge facing businesses with creativity is in knowing how to lead creative people and innovative thinkers, how to tap into their talents, harness their genius, and direct it towards viable commercial results through leadership, culture, and process to increase the value of your business, become more adaptable, outpace competition, drive innovation and boost your bottom line.
- A speaker, workshop facilitator, MC and corporate humourist for over ten years, Nigel Collin trained as an actor and has the ability to not just present, but to entertain and engage the audience.
- Tourism NT and Department of Trade, Business and Innovation have commissioned Nigel to head into the Northern Territory to discover and share stories of Ingenious Australian businesses and people.
Topics for Nigel Collin
- The game of inches
What if sustainable growth happens as a result of small, consistent steps? This keynote focuses on an achievable process for sustainable growth based on research from 100s of entrepreneurs, business leaders & organisations.
‘The Game of Inches’ is a blueprint for using small, consistent improvements in all parts of your business to make money, save money, save time & be more productive.
- Demonstrate the value of ‘the game of inches’ in business growth and success.
- Work through four key actions and three key behaviours of successful organisations.
- Gain an achievable process for everyday innovation and business growth.
- The mindset of change
This session is for leaders wanting to help their people nurture a growth mindset. Most people resist change because it seems too big, too hard and too scary.
However, adopting a growth mindset can combat change fatigue, reduce overwhelm, and inspire personal and professional growth. This session explores practical ways to help your people nurture a growth mindset to embrace change, self-development and consistent growth.
- Demonstrate that change is a “game of inches” and not a one-off event.
- Apply having a 'growth mindset' for you, your team, and your organization.
- Implement a framework of actions and behaviours essential to build a mindset of change.
- The gap hunter workshop
This half-day workshop will identify small profitable gaps (inches) that will make money, save money, save time and be more productive. Guaranteed.
Participants will work through the game of inches process to identify gaps - already in your businesses that are not being exploited, measure their impact in dollar terms and create a plan of action.
- Identify small, profitable gaps (1%ers).
- Measure the gap’s value, find the best solution and create a ‘first step’ action plan to address it.
- Gain a powerful methodology to use again and again.
- Conference MC
Nigel has been one of Australia’s top conference MCs for over 20 years, on stage and virtually, due to his engaging style and ability to help get your message across. Part of his uniqueness is tying together the experiences, themes and key messages with an appropriate blend of facilitating, interviewing delivering a keynote address to open or wrap up your event.
His impressive track record of working with some of the world’s top organisations, combined with his business acumen and years of experience within the events sector, makes him one of the most sought-after MC and facilitators in the country. He earned his MBA with high distinction from La Trobe University and is now a casual lecture and course designer at the La Trobe Business School.
He sees his role as three-fold:
- To engage your people and get them into the right mindset.
- To provide the right facilitative tools for your message to be heard and acted upon.
- To guide and direct the process, so you get the results you need.
Nigel brings with him a long track record as an entrepreneur, board member and advisor, so he speaks the language of business, innovation and leadership. His work has taken him throughout Australia and around the globe.
- Strategic facilitator
Facilitation is most effective when a diverse range of people are provided with the
right tools and environment to tap into their collective wisdom, engage and inspire
them to contribute, and on their ideas.
Nigel is a master facilitator which comes from years of experience facilitating
strategic sessions with executive leaders and their teams, in boardrooms and
conferences around the globe. Having interviewed and worked with hundreds of
business leaders, coupled with his business acumen, Nigel has an innate ability to draw the best from people and guide their talents, experience, and knowledge towards viable outcomes. He earned his MBA with high distinction from La Trobe University and is now a casual lecture and course designer at the La Trobe Business School.
Nigel earned his MBA with high distinction from La Trobe University and is now a casual lecture and course designer at the La Trobe Business School. He started his first business at the age of 20 and sold it at 21 Whether building strategy, or engaging your team in implementing strategic outcomes Nigel will design a session to help achieve your objectives using a range of facilitative devices as well as time up-front planning.
Nigel’s 3 keys to successful facilitation:
- Help people take ownership.
- Provide the right structure and process.
- Inspire collaboration towards a common outcome.
Whether, workshops, strategy sessions, or as part of your conference, Nigel will work with you to design the best way to get people involved, tap into their collective wisdom and get the results you need.
Testimonials for Nigel Collin
Nigel is a consummate professional and was able to adapt and pivot where necessary. He was also adept at weaving common threads into content presentation and kept the audience focused.’
We love Nige. The participants loved Nige. They said he was easy to listen to, had great examples and inspirational.
Great energy. Eager to learn our audience and deliver a great result.
Independent Vets of Australia
Nigel managed to rack up the #1 spot of most highly evaluated sessions.
Nigel is so easy to work with and makes our lives so much easier onsite. He is a rockstar facilitator and MC who knows how to read and engage with the crowd.
Nectar Creative Communications
You received 9.1 out of a possible 10.
I really enjoyed listening to Nigel. He was also good at drawing out additional explanations and clarity of key concepts from the guest speakers.
Nigel is one of the most engaging and dynamic presenters I've worked with. He brings experience, humour, energy and professionalism both on and off the stage.
Victoria Prudames Momentum Connect
Brilliant speaker and one that really relates to industry.
Master Builders Australia
Nigel Collin was extremely well received by our conference delegates. He is an excellent speaker and related his topic to our people very effectively.
Small Business Development Conference
What can I say about Nigel Collin, he has worked with Nando’s for years and is not considered a contractor, but is a Nandoca and part of the Nando’s family. Every year we do things differently and Nigel is always there to provide help and guidance.
Nigel Collin's insights into creativity and his assertions that everyone has the ability to be creative and innovative were eye opening. Nigel’s experiences combined with his knowledge were an absolute hit with our attendees, with each and every attendee walking away with a fresh approach to idea generation. I would highly recommend Nigel to anyone looking to expand their creativity and capacity to generate original and practical ideas.
IMB Building Society
Just what we needed to keep that cocktail hour moving along.
We’ve never had a Tuesday lunch with such laughing and merriment.
Sutherland Shire Council
We loved you.
Institute of Hospital Catering
Excellent. Nigel Collin is extremely professional and acts as a real ambassador for the brand. The client was trilled with his enthusiasm.
Nigel Collin was terrific. Great impersonations...made the event even better with his comedy before each session. Good value.
Venue Managers Association
Nigel learnt the content of the presentation and understood the business within a short period of time. Nigel was professional yet humourous and made sure that our conference was lively and not monotonous.
Interprise Financial Solutions
What can I say - both of your sessions were ABSOLUTE HITS at our Sales Conference! In fact, in the five years that I've been running our Sales Conference, your feedback and scores have been the highest we have EVER SEEN!!
Never has the need to differentiate been more important in this competitive marketplace. We received great feedback from the participants who found the course gave them a range of great ideas that they can apply to their own organisation.
PRIA (Public Relations Institute of Australia)
Not just entertaining but useful - great ideas you can use immediately.
Empire Force Events Inc. New York USA
I imagine you're quite accustomed to your session being a popular favourite amongst conference or workshop participants, but in addition to it being popular it was also extremely valuable for our daily leadership work…your creative thinking tips and tools have been widely tested already amongst the group.
Mater Health Service
I received great feedback about your session. Scored 4 & 5 out of 5.
Firstly, thank you again for this morning, it was surely by far one of the best workshops I have been to in some years.
Nigel, what can I say, you always deliver and always have fun doing it.
Nigel is always very professional, very flexible and very helpful and supportive.
I could spend hours with this man, ideas just spout from him. A lovely communicator, funny and oh so smart. Meet him and learn.
Business Visits and Events Partnership
The opening session couldn't have been better.
I was invigorated and energised by our discussion and it reaffirmed for me my personal view on the important of developing creativity in our young people.
Minister for Education and Training
Minister of Arts, Queensland Government
I imagine you're quite accustomed to your session being a popular favourite amongst conference or workshop participants, but in addition to it being popular it was also extremely valuable for our daily leadership work.
Mater Health Service