Laurence Winmill – Entrepreneur, International Inspirational & Motivational Speaker, Sales Specialist, Team Builder, Conference Facilitator and Author…

Laurence Winmill is probably one of the most dynamic, radical and creative motivational speakers in the UK today. His hard-hitting messages focus on the explosive combination of human characteristics and common sense. Laurence specialises in communication, people, teams, sales, marketing and service based subjects.

Laurence has written many books on his subjects of expertise which include:

  • The Attitude Test
  • Dealing Positively with Change
  • Secrets Of Successful Selling
  • Customer Service – Jokers & Kings
  • Leadership and teamwork

His latest book was published in 2013: Live Your Life, A Guide to Personal and Business Success – an education manual and collection of stories and references. It quotes individuals who have inspired the author, featuring the opportunities and challenges of life, packed with recommendations and action points to fulfil your potential.

Exploring higher levels of performance & service dominates his delivery, with attitude empathy and creativity very much the theme throughout. Much of the interaction happens instantaneously and will involve audience participation at a time when its least expected. Various exercises are incorporated to make the whole performance as lively and as entertaining as possible, but each element supports a serious message relating to performance including “Individual Desire,” “World Class Teams” “Exceeding Expectations”, “ Delivering Consistency,” and “Building Successful Relationships”.

Laurence captures the audience’s attention with raw passion and is one of those rare speakers who can tune into the moment and deliver messages that provoke positive reactions from the messages he delivers. Laurence speaks from the heart and his ability to recall real life experiences and relate them to performance environments makes the whole experience motivational and indeed inspirational.

Laurence has been involved in managing people, creating ideas and serving customers since he left school and during his career has marketed & sold Newspapers, Washing Machines, Televisions, Computers, Music Centres, Insurance, Videos, Advertising, Christmas Gifts, Cars, Commercial Vehicles, ECG Machines, Diagnostic Sets, Pharmaceuticals, Conveyancing Services, Medical Supplies, Hospitality and Sales Promotion.

His business and people management experience is extensive having progressed through junior, middle, and senior ranks in advertising & marketing with some of the UK’s largest publishing organisations. As an entrepreneur Laurence has created developed and sold many businesses including Video Franchising, Commercial Vehicles, A Direct Marketing Agency, A Property Portfolio and most recently a Publishing Company. Laurence set up Avagio Publishing in 2005, which published lifestyle and business to business magazines across the UK, using the same principles that he refers to during his passionate presentations. As Managing Director Laurence expanded the business and organically grew the company into a well respected publisher of quality magazines. Part of this business was sold in 2009 to Northcliffe (Part of the Daily Mail Group), hence the legacy lives on!

He’s won awards at every sales level, broken national records, built dismantled and re-built companies & successful teams and maintained his entrepreneurial free spirit throughout. His energy is boundless which is reflected in his other charismatic roles as a qualified FA Football Coach, Welsh Rugby Union Rugby Coach and Rugby Referee!

Laurence brings a Whirlwind dimension to people and organisations in all walks of life and is the ideal Presenter for any motivational or inspirational keynote or event.