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Lesley Everett

Leslie Everett

Lesley Everett is an international professional keynote speaker and specialist on Personal Branding and The Personality of the Brand

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Lesley Everett is an international professional keynote speaker and specialist on Personal Branding and The Personality of the Brand. She has presented her Walking TALL Methodology in 26 countries across 5 continents to date and to multiple cultures. She is a published author of 3 books (latest Corporate Brand Personality – Kogan Page, 2016) and is an Executive Brand Coach. Her clients include global organizations across all sectors as well as charities and associations.

Lesley is often called upon to comment on people in the public eye on their personal brand and image. She has appeared many times on TV on BBC News, Sky Business, CNBC, CNN, CBS and Bloomberg. Lesley has also had over 200 articles in media publications around the world.

Lesley is the founder of Walking TALL Training & Consulting, Inc, with offices in UK, US and Hong Kong. She has created a methodology for Personal Branding that has inspired audiences for the past 16 years. Her materials are continually developed via the interactive research she carries out and is often quoted by other business professionals.

Lesley was awarded the Professional Speaking Award of Excellence in 2010 (the first female speaker to do so) and is a Past-President of the Global Speakers Federation (2013 – 2014).


This keynote or breakout is ideal for personal development and leadership conferences as it focuses on creating your uniqueness and personal brand for greater exposure, visibility and career progression.

It provides proven techniques for taking control of your career, and positioning yourself for greater success and authentic impact with every interaction.

Target audience: Graduates, Managers, Leaders, Talents.

Lesley will cover:

. Why a personal brand is vital for reaching career goals
. Creating the foundations of an authentic personal brand
. How to build that brand consistently
. Becoming well-known for what you are great at
. Creating personal impact with every interaction
. Developing a pragmatic and sustainable visibility & profile plan
. The elements of building a successful & memorable reputation

Style: Content-rich, upbeat, fun, interaction and with a serious personal development and business message.
Length: 30 – 60 minutes
** This keynote can be customized to suit your needs **


This keynote is aimed at business leaders and addresses the question of how effectively your corporate brand is being projected via your leadership team and employees. Your company’s brand today is quite simply the perception your customers have of the brand from their experience with your people. This gets talked about. Are you maximizing your brand investment or creating risk by diluting it severely?

Target audience: Senior Executives and Business Leaders

Lesley will cover:

. How the personality of the corporate brand impacts your bottom line
. Where some companies fall short and inadvertently create risk
. Corporate culture and people behaviors
. Leadership brands and their impact on the business
. Putting a strategy in place to address the brand engagement gaps

* People brand and the tools to package yours
* What do you personally as a leader want to be ‘famous’ for?
* Building trust and credibility
* Increasing visibility and profile authentically

. Creating a culture of authenticity, trust & respect from the top down
. Enhancing alignment of people behaviors with the corporate vision

Style: Content-rich, thought-provoking, some interaction with an impactful business message
Length: 30 – 60 minutes
** This keynote can be customized to suit your needs **

England World-Cup winning Coach and TV sport personality
“I have personally experienced Lesley’s world-class work and expertise in this critical area of business. I have also witnessed her present he powerful message to large corporate audiences with the compelling impact that the subject matter deserves”
“Lesley was a pleasure to work with for our IC Leaders Exchange in New York. Her presentation was tailored to ensure it resonated with an audience of senior Internal Communication Leaders. Lesley guided attendees on how to build a personal and corporate brand of trust, respect & authenticity through her interactive and highly engaging session. I truly look forward to working with Lesley in the future”.
London Business School
“Lesley Everett is a true professional and expert in her field. Able to work with people at all levels from fresh graduate to board levels, her work with London Business Schools most senior degree students, the Sloan Fellowship, was extremely well received and highly valued. I have no hesitation in recommending Lesley to help both individuals and groups with their personal brand. ”
CA Technologies
“The content, your delivery and the relevance to our employees was clear throughout the presentation…”
The Co-operative Group
“One of the highlights was having Lesley speak for us. I genuinely have never arranged an event session with such positive results”.
Warwick University
“I attended your keynote speaker session at the Venuemasters Conference last week and I really thought it very inspirational. I have partaken in personal branding workshops before and so was unsure what I would take from your sessions, but your content was fresh and thought provoking and I really took a lot away from it. Thank you very much”
“Sincere thanks for a great session on introducing ‘personal branding’ at our recent team-building event. You have given us a lot to take away; from looking at personal development through another lens as well as how we can differentiate ourselves positively in the first seven seconds”
Barclays Business Banking
“I have recommended you to my colleagues across the Barclays group….”
Hamayesh Farazan Co., Tehran
“Simply in the top 10 for me among 120 speakers I have worked with”
Greenfields Community Housing
“The difference was the impressive Lesley Everett, who had clearly taken time to tailor her presentation to meet our needs. Lesley was fascinating and illuminating.”
BT Business
“We are reviewing the way that we represent BT with our customers to ensure we maximise impact in the ways you suggested.”
Institute of Sales & Marketing Management
“The feedback has been brilliant and I would say the best ever for a female speaker”.
Horizon Middle East FZ LLC
“I had the chance to attend a CEO Breakfast in Dubai and listen to Lesley’s amazing speech. Lesley has the wonderful ability to attract your attention in less than 2 seconds and keep you listening to each single word until the end, while transmitting some very interesting tips about personal branding. Lesley is definitely a great speaker who delivers a solid content.”
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