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Mike Southon is a serially successful entrepreneur, best-selling business author and weekly columnist for the Financial Times. Mike built and sold his own company in the 80s and worked with seventeen different start-ups in the 90s. Two of these companies later went public, while three went broke!

A Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association, Mike speaks at over 100 events every year all over the world, to a wide variety of multi-national audiences, everyone from students to board-level executives.

Mike is also a very experienced conference moderator and facilitator, having interviewed over 100 people on stage and for his Financial Times column, including Sir Richard Branson.

Past speaking engagements have included GDF Suez (Spain), The Metabridge Conference (Canada), The University of Bristol, the PDSA, Rolls Royce, Tourism South East, Aylesbury Vale District Council, Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce and Finance Wales.

Mike is co-author of several best-selling business books, including The Beermat Entrepreneur, Sales on a Beermat and This is How Yoodoo It, a collection of his Financial Times columns. He is also a very experienced entrepreneur mentor, having provided face-to-face mentoring for over 1,000 people in the last ten years.

Mike is proud to be an ambassador for the Federation of Small Businesses, The City of Liverpool and is a Freeman of the City of London.

Mike's keynote presentations reflect his passion to help people be more creative and entrepreneurial in their organisations and also for those who are not naturally talented at selling to be more effective. Above all, Mike explains that business should be fun. Everyone should enjoy their work, and feel they have a real sense of purpose.

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