I’ve been in sales and marketing for 30 years, trained by IBM but have rarely seen someone of Adrian’s caliber when it comes to selling to C-Level executives. He very simply deconstructed his process so that all could grasp his brilliance and he ably demonstrated how he was able to sell MILLIONS of $$ worth of products and services. One of the best (and nicest) sales trainers I’ve ever met.
Patti PokochakSearch Partner
Adrian is not only a top-notch expert, he is also a generous, authentic individual whose wisdom and business acumen are unsurpassed. I engaged Adrian to help my company when we felt ‘stuck’ and unable to move to the next level. Adrian – with his patience and humour and unrelenting thoroughness – got us going. I highly recommend Adrian to anyone who is looking to hire someone who is not only a leading expert in their field but also a values-driven human being!
Adrian is one of the over 100 speakers we book annually, and he is always a big hit with our members. His expertise in Presentation Skills, Public Speaking and Technology, consistently have our members scoring him as one of our top presenters. We highly recommend Adrian as a powerful, professional and engaging presenter.
Jim GeraghtyPresident & CEO
I attended Adrian’s keynote at the Ingram Micro VTN event in Orlando. It was a well done and engaging presentation, and it continues to play back in my head. Adrian made solid points on the type of relationship you have with your client and the correlation to profit you can expect. If you have the opportunity to hear Adrian present, don’t miss it! And take a look at his website – good stuff!
Tom McDonaldPresident, NSI – Member Ingram Micro Advisory Council
Working with Adrian, having had the pleasure to interview him, carefully study his work, and learn from him, I understand him to be a true master of his craft. This has made it highly motivating for us at KBQ and extremely rewarding for myself personally. I am further impressed by the strength of his presentation skills, intelligence and character. I believe Adrian embodies his personal mission to help his clients deliver theirs and I would not hesitate to recommend Adrian for any professional w…
Founder and Captain at Knight Bishop & Queen Inc.
Whetstone’s training was a career altering experience! Adrian provided me with the tools necessary to take my career to the next level – from Sales Person to Trusted Advisor. I was so impressed by Whetstone, that I encouraged another one of my employers to engage them to assist us with one of our corporate initiatives. It is a consensus that Adrian is the best facilitator that any of us have had the privilege of working with. I would not hesitate to engage with Adrian and Whetstone again and wou…
Natash Zanolin ScollardStrategic Consultant
I had the opportunity to take Whetstone’s training and it was a career altering experience! He provided me with the tools necessary to take my career to the next level, from Sales Person to Trusted Advisor. I was so impressed by Whetstone, that I encouraged another one of my employers to engage them to assist us with one of our corporate initiatives. It is a consensus that Adrian is the best facilitator that any of us have had the privilege of working with. I would not hesitate to engage…
Natasha Zanolin ScollardDirector, Partnerships (Mitacs Inc.)
Not only does Adrian have in-depth knowledge of sales, but he expertly presents that information so that listeners and watchers pay close attention. He always gives them actionable advice that they can apply to their sales and marketing efforts immediately. You do not get just theory when attending his events. Selling is Adrian’s passion, and he seems to love sharing what he knows with others so that they can benefit. The combination of enthusiasm, high level of expertise, and great presentation…
Michelle (Grabon) DavidsonEditor at RainToday.com
Adrian recently facilitated and added high value at a session for our company senior management and sales teams. Having been through several “sales trainings” in the past, I wasn’t sure what to expect going in. From day one and throughout the week, I was very impressed! Adrian brings great sales experience, a commanding facilitation presence, and presented a very effective framework that helped our team think through and adopt a different approach based on buying, not selling. He quickly earned …
Craig SuyematsuDirector, Business Strategy
Adrian has such a way of engaging with his audience, and an innate ability to convey sometimes complex topics in a fashion that allows for effortless understanding. We have worked with Adrian on many speaking sessions for both internal and external customers, and on each occasion have received overwhelmingly positive feedback. Prior to his speaking sessions Adrian has always demonstrated a very consultative approach to understanding our outcome expectations, and I am pleased to say that we have …
Chris AutyGlobal Customer Experience at Unitron Hearing
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