Award winning speaker Alan Youngson has a breadth and depth of 40 years employment experience in general management, leadership, business development, marketing and customer service as well as teaching, performing, creating and presenting shows, concerts, festivals and events.
Alan’s versatile communication style and ability to steer and transform performance and productivity levels of individuals, teams and organisations – more quickly, sustainably and cost effectively – has earned him various designations: the Transformation Navigator; InSight EnterTrainer and the EXL Factor Coach.
Alan’s particular passion and speciality is coaching and training – executives, senior and middle management, sales people, performers, teams and individuals – to develop and deliver more successful speeches and persuasive presentations which incorporate suitable stories and humour.
Since 1980, his company, Excelerate Results – utilising Alan’s diverse range of knowledge and expertise as a consultant, trainer, coach, speaker, facilitator and compere – has been engaged by public, private and not-for- profit industries including Performing Arts, Entertainment and Events; Education and Training; Tourism and Hospitality – in capital city, regional, state, national and international workplaces including Canada, Asia, New Zealand and the Pacific.
These include: BP, UNESCO, Ernst & Young, Ford Motor Company, Brisbane City Council, Brisbane Warana Festival Limited, Dubbo City Council, Geelong Performing Arts Centre Trust; Gold Coast Institute of Business & Industry Training, Logan Entertainment Centre, UnitingCare, St Peters Lutheran College and Niagara Falls Regional Theatre Company.
These are reflected in his four inter-related businesses namely:
- Excelerate Results (corporate training and consulting);
- EXSP: Excelerate Speaking and Presenting (Alan’s engagements as Speaker / Facilitator, Compere / Trainer at Conferences, Functions and Events – and Presenter of shows, events, speakers and performers);
- EXL Factor Coach (Speaking > Presenting > Acting > Compering> Entertaining);
- EXLR8 Laughter! (Alan’s Humour Collection: Wit, Wisdom and Wisecracks sharing through characters, accents, sketches, stories, recordings and Voice overs).