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Summary Profile

In a rapidly changing and disruptive world where life‘s ever increasing challenges force even the bravest individual into a state of fear and mass distress, here comes the voice of reason, the Think-Shifter, that transcends both change and chaos, and has helped businesses and individuals achieve purpose and possibility. Known as the “Exceptional Flawsone One”, Alex Granger is Co-Founder and Chief Purpose Officer of Twice Blue, a human capital development firm. The consummate Global Speaker and Author, Alex delivers dynamic keynote presentations to thousands of delegates internationally, inspiring ordinary individuals to accomplish their goals and dreams, and helping businesses to adopt a new and more meaningful purpose, and profitable vision. As a key resource for conferences, strategic sessions, people development and business interventions, Alex has that rare ability to shift mindset, presenting new insights and diffusing complexity. He completed an Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) from the Gordon‘s Institute of Business Science with a distinction in Leadership. He is also a certified NLP practitioner. Alex Granger has worked in executive and senior leadership positions for blue chip companies such as Bidvest, Imperial, Standard Bank, Altech Group, G4S Solutions and Tsogo Sun. Alex Granger is the author of four books - “FIND KEEP GROW: The Radical Art of Sales”, “The Possibility of YOU: What Shapes You?”, “Expert Mavericks”, and “FORCE” (2018).

Why should you book Alex?
Alex has worked his way up from being a driver in a car rental company, to Sales Director. He shares real insights of the real business world, and not simply theoretical lessons. When you book Alex for your next event, you are assured of:

  • Integrity and professionalism in every aspect;
  • Current, relevant content that will educate, empower, and inspire your audience;
  • 20 years sales and leadership experience and lessons in the corporate environment;
  • Dynamic and energetic presentation style to keep your audience engaged;
  • Authentic, sincere, and forward-thinking speaker;
  • A speaker who will challenge your audience, and move them from their comfort zone into new
  • possibilities!


Topics

ALEX'S LATEST KEYNOTES (more details in the attached biography)

1. Future Proof Your Leadership. This is a leadership talk that focuses on how leaders can navigate complexity and the future world of work.
2. Nobody’s Holding a Gun To Your Head - Further work on personal development and how willpower, wisdom, focus, mindfulness, and the art of BECOMING will help individuals thrive in their workplace and personal lives.

LEADERSHIP
1. Leadership DNA *new
Leadership balance and execution is extremely challenging in a disruptive world, yet there are
sound principles that can set your leadership ability apart. In this thought provoking keynote, Alex
uses storytelling to illustrate how leaders can transform organizations and improve their
performance. The Leadership DNA is an imperative combination of key leadership traits that
guarantee growth, engagement, and position your organization for the future.
Key take home value: Delegates learn how leaders can transform organizations into high
performing businesses, improve employee engagement, create high performing culture, and
satisfy shareholders.
2. Future Leadership Unlocked
To minimise the landscape of complexity in your organisation, you and I need to be aware of the
top five leadership challenges in the current economic environment and counter them with the five
critical leadership fundamentals. It begins with the primary concept of Plussing, EQ & IQ, hiring
right, being a disruptive innovator, and driving execution.

Key take home value: Delegates leave with an understanding of the critical role leadership plays in
shaping businesses in the current economic climate, sharpening their skills to focus, think more
critically, and harness the ability to hire right. They also leave inspired to become disruptive
innovators by embracing agility and change.
3. (In)Credible Leadership
Leadership is in danger. Complacency is becoming the new normal. With the mounting pressure
and demands of change management, leaders must carefully pick and choose their battles. In their
efforts to propel action and secure the required investments, many grow frustrated as measurable
progress towards moving the conversation forward gets caught in the corporate noise that
surrounds them. More than ever, leadership has become an exercise in survival of the fittest – and
as a consequence, those leaders who have grown more complacent, are finding it difficult to
maintain their competitive edge and thought-leadership footing. Leadership in the 21st century
requires mental toughness, stamina and patience. Alex provides key insights on how a leader’s
credibility and incredibility can make them more successful.
Key take home value: Leaders will have a fresh perspective on how to develop credibility and
authenticity, and how interpersonal skills can enhance staff performance and improve business
results.
SALES
1.In Pursuit of the Deal
How can you equip yourself to be that sales professional, that sales guru, that deal magnet? How
do you deliver value, engage with your customers, influence decision makers, and not only close
the deal, but at higher profit margins than most? Alex will show you how to create conversations
that seal deals, build trust that anchor relationships, and provide value for your clients.
Key take home value: A fresh approach on selling strategies in the new economy, tactics that really
work, and an improved sales skill set.
2. Storytelling: A Leadership & Communication Tool (keynote and workshop)
For centuries, the creative art of storytelling has been a prominent feature in traditional history.
Now Alex illustrates how you can use storytelling as a leadership tool, communication tool, and
presentation skills tool. This is a workshop presentation, highly interactive, with practical lessons
throughout the session.
Key take home value: Delegates learn practical leadership, communication, and presentation
skills, with immediate improvement during the session.
PERFORMANCE/PERSONAL MASTERY
1. FORCE - Personal Effectiveness *new
I believe that each one of us is a force of nature. Within us lies great ability and capability to
outperform the very best in our fields. We struggle with various fears and doubts, but still, we are a
force to be reckoned with. In “FORCE”, I share the success code for personal effectiveness
through this riveting keynote, driven by five key traits (in the acronym “F.O.R.C.E.) that awaken the
force within you.
Key take home value: A renewed focus on how to be more effective at work and in your personal
life. (*The book “FORCE”, Alex’s fourth, is highly recommended for delegates)
2. The Last Maverick
There is no doubt that the winners in business today are those who break the rules and chart new,
creative courses of action. Often, these trailblazers are running new, entrepreneurial businesses,
but just as often, they head some of the biggest names in business. But what do individuals, these
last mavericks, have in common besides being branded as mavericks? What do they do that
others don’t? How do they think? What differentiates extraordinary performers from everyone else?
When you consider the best, how can you outperform them?

In this thought provoking keynote, Alex shares 5 key insights on becoming a maverick and how
individuals and businesses can outperform the very best in their industries and create successful
futures.
Key take home value: Delegates learn how to disrupt patterns in their own lives, create new
normals, boost ambition, make better decisions, develop greater focus, and self improve to
become the rare top performers known as the last mavericks.
3. Fit For Purpose
In a difficult global economy, businesses need to introspect and question whether they are fit for
purpose. Are your people fit for purpose? The definition of “fit for purpose” is “anything that is good
enough to do the job it was made for”. How do you develop fit for purpose leaders, culture, and
PEOPLE? Using a 7 step methodology, Alex shares insights on how people can be developed and
made future fit for purpose.
Key take home value: Tools and techniques on how to transform people and empower them with
tools to become fit for purpose.
4. The Performance Code
Excellence isn’t a list of to-do’s. The way to excel in your field and in your business is the degree to
which you are purpose driven. Your why, in other words, matters more than just your what. In this
incredible presentation, Alex illustrates the importance of purpose in business and how purpose
drives productivity by enhancing strategy, vision, and mission. The performance code is a
methodology that helps individuals to improve their individual performance, resulting in business
performance improvement.
Key take home value: A clearer understanding of purpose in business, the performance code, and
the 5 steps to achieve top performance in your life and your business.
5. Championship Thinking & Doing
How do you ensure that your business survives? How do you create a winning attitude, and how
do you not only think like a business champion, but also DO what champions do – WIN?
In this presentation, Alex shares 7 practical steps to develop mental strength for championship
thinking and doing to ensure that your business remains sustainable. You will learn what NOT to
do in business and the imperatives for success. The focus is in the magic that creates those
moments of truth for customers, staff, and stakeholders.But the biggest challenge is in translating
how you THINK into what you DO.
How to implement those strategies, to be decisive, to exert your expert position.
Key take home value: Inspired business individuals who have more confidence.
MOTIVATION
1. Undeniable Greatness
How does one achieve greatness? What is greatness? Is it success perhaps? Wealth? Or is it the
impact of your selflessness? The significance of giving? Greatness is the ability to live a life that
impacts others in an inspirational way It is within you!
Overview:
1. 4 Laws of Fulfilment
2. 7 Ways to Soar to Greatness
3. Alex’s A Game
4. The ABCs of Life
Key take home value: Delegates leave highly inspired, clear about their life’s worth, purpose, and
future, with a focussed action plan to help them achieve true fulfilment.



Rave Reviews

“Alex you exceeded our expectations!” - Shameel Aziz Joosub, Group CEO: Vodacom
“Alex Granger is one of the most dynamic speakers we have ever had at a conference. He
immediately captivated the audience with his energy, presentation style, humour and knowledge of
the subject of “Turning Customers into Profits”. I believe that Alex is one of the best speakers we
have in South Africa - we can’t wait to work with him again!” - Vanya Lessing, Group CEO - Sure
Travel
“We found you professional, personal and attuned to the program of the conference. The manner
in which you tailored your presentation and your supplement material all supported our goals. We
sincerely appreciate your enthusiasm, energy, and the way you conduct your business.” - Neil
Bald, Group CEO - AHA Hotels & Lodges
“You tailored your presentation to fit our needs. Your talented performance caught our attention
and left everyone feeling inspired. We received positive feedback from everyone. You have such
an infectious and charismatic presence, that we look forward to working with you again in the not
too distant future.”- Cordelia Orson-White, Human Resources: Atlas Copco Busines Services.
“Alex is an energetic, knowledgeable speaker whose personality and charm will keep you
captivated. I recommend him highly for your next event.” - Mark Keating, CEO - Sales Guru
“I would like to commend you on your excellent conduct on the event. You handled the speeches,
time management, order of events, and awards proceedings with excellence in an effective and
efficient manner” - Carla da Silva, Director - Air Mauritius
“Alex is a phenomenal story teller. He brought the characters in his stories to life and made them
relevant to our organisation’s business and challenges. His sense of humour enabled him to
deliver hard core facts and initiate crucial conversations in the organization without offending or
accusing anyone” - Tshamani Mathebula, Division Manager-Org Dev & learning: SA Express


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