Accountex 2015, the national accountancy exhibition and conference, is only a few days away. At QuickBooks, we wanted to provide you with some more insight into some of our speakers who will address the audience on various issues relating to the accountancy profession. This time, it’s the turn of David Beckett.
David is a TEDx Speech coach, presentation trainer and Pitch Coach. He’s helped over 120 Startups pitch to win over $40 million in investment and is the author of the book, Three Minute Presentation.
There is so much happening in the accounting sector right now, especially from a technology point of view. What do you find most interesting about the changes in the profession?
Technology gives great possibilities to reach customers and partners in an advanced way. Yet more than ever, the personal touch and confidence in you as a business person is a massive differentiator. Technology is essential to succeed – and combining that with a strong personal story gives customers a belief in you as a professional.
Tell us one thing that we’ll learn at your session?
Amongst others, I’ll share how to capture a customer’s or audience’s attention in a presentation with one simple and powerful tool.
Tell us a fun fact about yourself that most people don’t know.
A: I have published a book of football quotes on Amazon – and also a book of poetry by an anonymous street artist called Laser 3.14…
You can follow David on Twitter.