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“85% of your success is due to your ability to communicate.”

By becoming a better speaker you can enhance your reputation and open up countless opportunities.

It’s no coincidence that people who write well do well. Writing well is one of the best ways to advance your career.

The secret of all great success and achievement.

Your success depends on good communication.

Keynote Presentations: R16,000
Workshops: R4,600 per half day
Consulting: R1,000 per hour
One-to-One Coaching: R800 per session (1hr)

With over 25 years of experience working in top London advertising agencies, James has given talks all over the world — from London to Cape Town and New York to Hong Kong.

James Hurford
The Confidence Doctor • Author, the ‘How To’ series
Professional Speaker • Trainer • Coach

Hollard Insurance.
Regent Insurance.
Old Mutual.

Overview of training programs

How to speak well
Develops effective public speaking and presentation skills for business, sales and selling, training, teaching, lecturing and generally feeling comfortable speaking to a group of people.

This ‘Learn by Doing’ program helps develop confidence and the capability to give good presentations and stand up in front of an audience and speak well.

• Overcome fear of public speaking and presenting.
• Build self-confidence and control
• Gain tips for presentations and public speaking
• Gain tips for using visuals aids in presentations
• Learn how to prepare and create presentations
• Deliver presentations successfully.

How to write well
Offers practical writing skills that can be used for everyday business communications and report writing.

It’s aimed at providing the learner with the tools to write more effectively, more clearly and with clarity.

• Get to the point
• Write more effectively
• Write emails with clarity
• Use plain language
• Add power to your words
• Get people to act on what you have said

James held workshops for our staff that were very well received. The knowledge he imparted was invaluable to our organisation.

Lauren King

Momentum Insurance

James gave an excellent workshop. We’re now rolling it out throughout the Foschini Group.

Camilla Hazel

Foschini Group

James is very knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with. He taught me a lot. I highly recommend him.

Jabu Ngwenya

Every sloppy, confused, or poorly written message, email or document leaves the reader with a negative impression. This brief book, will be of significant benefit to everyone in business. Download it.

Ian Mann


It was a pleasure working with James. I learnt so much.

Eldry Smit

Expertise is difficult to come by and James has it by the bucket load. The creativity he brings to a project is an inspiration and he can be relied upon to deliver on time and on budget

Alison Thomas

I have worked with James on some high profile corporate accounts and have not yet met anyone with his level experience and thoroughness.

Ryan Hurter


die burger.

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