Webinar: Personal Effectiveness For A Hard Market

Wednesday, 07 April 2021
9:30 am – 10:30 am
    • Nick Thomas, Nick Thomas Associates

This second session in the hard market series delivered by Nick Thomas & Associates builds on what we learned in session one. The session looks at the platform we need to set to deliver our successful hard market trading strategies It examines key concepts such as client trust and client intimacy, and how we can achieve these through best practice skills and methodologies.

The Speaker:

Nick offers a unique combination of skills in the UK insurance training sector – an industry sales specialist and a professional coach and trainer.

Nick is an Economics graduate with over 25 years corporate insurance broking experience

He was a highly successful sales producer in the UK broking market before progressing into regional and then national sales leadership roles. As National Development Director at HSBC, Nick was one of only 40 people from a global workforce of 265,000 selected as part of the STARS programme to recognise exceptional performance. He is a highly trained consultative sales specialist, and his experience includes a secondment with a major management consultant to design a best practice sales process.

In the mid-2000s, Nick developed a chronic health condition; his journey to recovery fostered a new range of interests, and a passion for health, and performance. He studied widely, qualifying as a Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), obtaining a Diploma in Life Coaching, before going on to study Corporate/Business Coaching with The Coaching Academy. Nick is also a qualified Holistic Lifestyle Coach and Advanced Exercise Coach.

In the last two years Nick has worked in a self-employed capacity in training, coaching, and consulting. He works with a specialist adviser in Insurance sector M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions), and through Nick Thomas & Associates.

Learning objectives:

By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

• To develop a range of soft and business skills to enable brokers to maximise their delivery of the trading strategies
• Tailoring these skills to address typical hard market challenges
• Building personal effectiveness in a hard market


CII Accredited

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1 hour's CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

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