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David Powell

David Powell

David Powell is an highly experienced speaker and former senior executive in the petro- industry sector and was a big success with members of my Chief Executive Forum, Academy Group 11 when he presented to them recently. He spoke enthusiastically and in great detail while at the same time writing on the easel and demonstrating his spatial intelligence … in great detail.

The concept of communicating corporate vision with pictures really came alive in David’s excellent two and a half hour talk. This is a fabulous workshop on long-term planning and the concept of “aliens of resistance” was unique to many of us.

Main take-away points included:

  1. How to prepare a five year plan.
  2. Root cause analysis training
  3. Reverse planning i.e. starting with the end in mind.
  4. The need to have team meetings to plan targets
  5. ‘Aliens of resistance’ concept
  6. How to create a PERT timeline
  7. Creating the new game to inspire
  8. Communicating vision using pictures

This was a very practical session with great takeaway value. We all enjoyed it enormously and I thoroughly recommend David Powell as a speaker.

Chairman - Academy Group 11

Joe Adams

Joe Adams,
Chairman, Academy Group 11

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