"I believe that it is crucial to engage and involve my audience from the moment I start speaking. By understanding the outside influences on their professional lives as well as the dynamics of the group, I take them through an empathetic journey to connect them with their personal values andprofessional potential", says Lynne Franks, commenting on her highly successful, interactive speaking style.
     After many years of experience in making key-note presentations and talks across the private, public and third sectors, in both the UK as well as internationally, Lynne’s areas of specialties have one thing in common. She facilitates a workshop-style opportunity for dialogue – in small groups, circles and the larger group – whether working with 20 people or 500.

EXPERTISE

Women and Leadership Whether on the ‘talent’ ladder of a large corporation worrying about  a possible glass ceiling; a woman entrepreneur facing the challenges of running her own business or a manager in the third sector, women are exploring a new style of leadership, based on the feminine values of co-operation, connection and intuition. Lynne creates the opportunity of exploring the true meaning of successful leadership.

PR and Marketing Lynne Franks is one of the world's top PR and marketing strategists. In a world where it is becoming increasingly difficult to create brand loyalty, Franks specialises in the most effective ways to use PR and communication - what she calls "new marketing" - how to invite your consumer to be part of your community - the holistic way to create brand commitment. At a time when the Financial Times identifies that customer relationship management is going through an enormous shift, new areas of communicating with the consumer is crucial if you want to keep ahead of the race. Lynne Franks can focus on your specific market as well as give a general overview.

Consumer Trends Recognised as "The Zeitgeist" by Vogue Magazine, futurist Lynne Franks has tracked consumer patterns for thirty years, predicting lifestyle preferences and directions. Never have there been more changes as there are in this age of technology. How do the different groups with disposable income want to live their lives in the next five years? Generations X, Y and Z, baby boomers, cultural creatives and the silver surfers - Lynne Franks knows and can demonstrate in a lively presentation the lifestyle patterns that businesses should be aware of both from a consumer as well as talent in the workplace perspective.

Frankly Speaking A chat show-style forum hosted by Lynne Franks and featuring specialist guests from in and outside the corporate environment. Lynne transforms the more formal corporate presentation into a relaxed space for dialogue and discussion. Delegates enjoy the opportunity in a relaxed atmosphere to explore the hard issues revolving around ethical business practices, consumer trends, open communication and sustainability. 'Frankly Speaking' aims to nurture the need to develop a dialogue, not only within the corporate community, but also between the corporate world, the community that serves it and the community it serves, in order to create a balanced society.

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Watch a montage of clips on YouTube of Lynne's speeches and interviews.

Listen to Lynne at B.Hive talking about Women and Marketing.

"Thank you so much for delivering the HSBC Lecture 2008 here at Brunel on Wednesday evening. Your lecture/talk was interesting, entertaining and provocative and was incredibly well received. As you mentioned, the topic you chose was a challenging one given the "current climate" however you handled it marvellously and it was perhaps more pertinent than ever. One thing is for sure everyone was blown away by your passion and drive - you truly are a brilliant motivator and an inspirational figurehead." Liz Thomas, Head of Events, Brunel University

"We had an overwhelming favourable response for the seminar Franks conducted... Due to popular demand, we have invited her to be our inaugural Speaker... her success is legendary and it stems from her vision to be one step ahead of the public . . . Don't miss this opportunity to listen to this extraordinary woman!" Evening Standard Business Seminars, UK

"Thank you for your keynote address at the Retail Week – BRC Conference...The conference was the most successful held so far and your contribution was undoubtely an important reason for that success." Ian McGarrigle, Publisher, Retail Week, UK

"Just a thank you for all of your help at the MASK Event Talks at RSVP. I think it was a great success and you were fantastic - I am very grateful to you indeed." Kate Price, RSVP