NIGEL COLLIN

What if consistent business growth is a 'game of inches' and not a one off event?

About Nigel

It’s the little things you do now that will make a huge difference over the coming months and years. Most of us are totally overwhelmed by the rate of change, it is perceived as too big, too hard and too scary. However, with the right methodology and mindset, it is finding those small changes, those inches, that will help you, your people and your business grow.

Nigel Collin has a passion for helping leaders engage their teams in making change happen. He does this through a methodology and mindset of consistent small steps, delivered through speaking at conferences, facilitated strategy sessions, workshops and working with leaders one-on-one.

As founder of ‘Ingenious Oz Project’ and author of ‘Game of Inches’, Nigel has interviewed 100’s of ingenious and successful leaders and individuals and shares their wisdom, mindset and actions.

As a speaker, (in-person or virtually) his ability as a storyteller means your audience will walk away inspired to embrace change and act on it everyday.

Ask people to invent the next big thing or re-invent everything at once and they get paralysed by the pressure. Give them an achievable process and the right mindset, they can achieve greatness.

For over the two decades he has advised C-Suite executives, Ministers of Parliament and entrepreneurs in both public and private sectors. He has presented to organisations in industries like IT, Franchise, Events, Marketing, Finance, Pharmaceuticals, Government and Telecommunications. 

He is author of three books, a TedX-er, with a client list including Australian Government, IBM, Samsung, Pfizer, and many more…

He started his first business at the age of 21 and sold it and the age of 22. He is now  founder of ‘Ingenious Oz Project’ and ‘Game of Inches’ business process. Nigel has spoken throughout the world including in the US, Canada, UK, Europe, Asia,  Australia and New Zealand. 

Nigel is a CSP (Certified Professional Speaker), AFMEA (Associate Fellow of Meetings Events Australia) and Strategic Advisor to the board of (Meetings Events Australia). He is also Member of ICF (International Coaching Federation), and ILEA (International Live Events Association). He was awarded outstanding contribution to Meetings and Events Australia in 2017. Author of three books the latest being ‘Game of Inches’ published by Wiley.

The Game of Inches

What if change happens as a result of small, consistent steps and if business and professional growth occurs by making small, consistent changes? This keynote focuses on an achievable process for sustainable growth based on research from 100s of entrepreneurs, business leaders & owners. ‘The Game of Inches’ is a blueprint for using small consistent improvements to create big and lasting results for your business.

1. Demonstrate the value of ‘the game of inches’ in business growth and success.
2. Work through four key actions and three key behaviours of successful organisations.
3. Gain an achievable process for everyday innovation and business growth.

Better Business Conversations

One conversation can build trust and stronger relationships, spark ingenious ideas, open new opportunities and boost sales. Great communicators know how to connect and understand the value of two-way conversations. When we drop our agendas, let go of the sales pitch, and are open to genuine conversations, we discover opportunities we never thought possible.

1. Demonstrate the importance of real conversations for business growth.
2. Know how to ignite genuine conversations that get results.
3. Apply three key skills to be a better communicator.

The Mindset of Change

Most people resist change because it seems too big, too hard and too scary. But change is achievable one small, doable step at a time. This session is for leaders wanting to inspire and enable their teams to achieve a mindset for adapting and embracing change. Drawn on research from business psychology, and interviews with business leaders, it offers pragmatic ideas to adopt for mindset of change.

1. Demonstrate that change is a “game of inches” and not a one-off event.
2. Apply having a ‘growth mindset’ for you, your team, and your organisation.
3. Implement a framework of actions and behaviours essential to build a mindset of change

If you want to inspire the audience at your next conference, AND get them to take action, you need to book an exceptional speaker. Nigel Collin is that  speaker. His message is simple. Business success is a game of inches and not a one-off moment. It’s making small, consistent changes that makes big happen.

Most people resist change because others try to inspire them with big, disruptive success stories from other businesses. It seems too big, too hard and too scary. But Nigel has made a lifetime’s study of businesses that achieve greatness one small, doable step at a time.

Australia has many wonderful business success stories that most Australians don’t know about. Nigel will share these with you and show you why his Game of Inches process is so successful.

Outcomes:
  • Gain an achievable process for sustainable growth using small consistent improvements.
  • Shift your mindset from explosive overnight success to constant step by step innovation.
  • Demonstrate four key actions and three key behaviours of successful business leaders.
  • Deliver practical action steps your team can implement straight away.

Nigel Collin has been regarded as one of Australia’s top conference facilitators for over 20 years due to his engaging style and ability to help get your message across.

He sees his role as three-fold:

1. To engage your people and get them into the right mindset.

2. To provide the right facilitative tools to allow your message to be heard and acted upon.

3. To guide and direct the process so you get the results you need.

Part of Nigel’s uniqueness is tying together the experiences, themes and key messages of your conference with an appropriate blend of facilitating, interviewing or including a keynote address.

His background as content director and meeting designer in the business events industry allows him to add an extra level of understanding to your conference or event and he is often brought in early in the planning process to help structure, coach, script and create flow.

What Clients Say

“Excellent. Brilliant speaker and one who really relates to industry”
Master Builders Association

“Nigel managed to rack up the #1 spot of most highly evaluated sessions”
ILEA

“Our CEO praised the event as the ‘best yet’, an outcome that could not have been achieved without your hard work and dedication.”
iCare

“I received great feedback about your session. Scored 4 & 5 out of 5.”
CBA

“Nigel delivered a very personable and accessible presentation with interesting examples of how people have innovated. He is an engaging speaker and always prompted thought, conversation and discussion.”
Bendigo Bank

“Fantastic. Nigel was very professional and totally understood the message I was wanting portrayed. We received many favourable comments.”
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