Steve “The Persuader” Semmens
Whether it is persuasion strategies to influence and motivate a team, or tactics that accelerate cash flow, the ground-breaking philosophies of The Persuader are revolutionising business across the country. Armed with entertaining war-stories from a highly successful career spanning the IT, retail, training, government and finance sectors, The Persuader is the alter-ego of respected business consultant Steve Semmens.
With over 30 years of experience specialising in sales, recruitment, business consulting, and Networking, Steve has built an outstanding reputation for his ability to influence and provide strategies that generate effective, win-win outcomes.
Steve has ten years’ experience in the corporate arena, ten year managing other entrepreneur’s businesses, and over thirteen years running his own successful enterprises.
As the Managing Director of The Persuader, Steve specialises in helping Corporations steadily increase their sales revenues through Networking and building long term relationships with clients. He has a keen sense of the cash flow, leadership, and personnel issues that challenge organisations, and brings a wealth of expertise to his corporate presentations. Steve is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and on the Board of the Bathurst Business Chamber.
He has a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Human Resources and Industrial Relations.
As a Business Coach he assists start – up’s and burgeoning businesses to grow organically through carefully planned networking strategies, turning non sales staff into quality referrers, and helping them form successful Informal Strategic Alliances.
Specialities: Keynote Speaking, Networking Skills, Informal Strategic Alliances, Strategic Networking, Word of Mouth Referrals, Business Coach, Facilitator, Start-ups, Effective Recruitment Skills, Cash Flow Management, Conference Speaker, Relationship Selling
Growing successful businesses through the power of positive persuasion!