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My name is Kayla Conley
I help entrepreneurs, business leaders and members of the public to give amazing speeches and presentations so that they can connect and engage with their audiences, raise their self-esteem and network more effectively.
I work with people on improving their communication skills and enable them to work through their pain points such as nervousness or loss of memory and stress during their talks.
I give my clients the necessary tools to deliver confident speeches by evaluating their content, poise and gestures and giving them the necessary tools to deliver a fantastic presentation that will make them and their audience proud.
I have over 15 years of public speaking experience behind me and, although I have a degree in finance, an MBA and I worked in the City of London for a number of years. I believe that helping people fulfil their need for self-expression is my true calling.
I spoke at my graduation and continue to attend speaking competitions and it was in 2013 that I received an award for the most improved speaker in my club. I later completed my Women’s Institute speaking audition and went on to deliver my showcase as a professional speaker at the London Professional Speaking Association (PSA) and became a member there in January of 2016.
I remember practicing readings most Saturdays for Mass on Sundays during my adolescent years, with Devon Nash – a young priest who would listen and encourage me to raise my voice and pause. I was a shy child and had the tendency to be an introverted teenager. Devon knew all too well the look on Monsignor Bryan’s face when I’d stand at the alter and read from the wrong page or I would be engulfed with nervousness so that one leg would be shaking uncontrollably while the congregation waited patiently for me to echo the responsorial Psalm in an inaudible trembling voice.
This was embarrassing, but I kept going. Now I know how to alleviate these issues for my clients.
When I’m not speaking, my other passions are gardening and cycling in nature. I also have days when I will rustle up a good dish as I love foods from many different parts of the world. I really do love a tasty meal and travelling and learning about other cultures and people.
I would like to join the Chamber because it’s a great way to build my awareness of other businesses operating in Brentwood, and meet other business owners as well.
The Chamber of Commerce meets to help me build strong relationships and my reputation in the business and it’s a warm and friendly atmosphere.
I still believe in the old adage ‘ there’s strength in numbers’ . Together we can achieve more.
Attending the meetings to learn about other members’ business to come together to showcase our passion about what we do, is one of the best things an entrepreneur can experience. That’s the reason I really enjoy the meetings and would like to join.
Keller Williams are the largest estate agency company in the world with 190,000 agents in 42 countries selling well lover one million homes each year. Russell Quirk, Mark Readings, Claire Readings and Anthony Quirk have invested in the Essex territory for the Texas based company and are expanding agent recruitment across the county rapidly.
|Years in business||5 months|
|How did you hear about the chamber||Via Sheila Murphy|
|Reasons for joining||To integrate our business within teh Brentwood community|
KJL Group is a 23 year old It and office technology company with head offices in Basildon and branch offices in the City and Ware in Herts.
Kevin James Ltd started out providing IT Support and IT Project Management services to local companies and has grown from strength to strength.
Now know as KJL Group which includes our Managed Print business KJL Document Solutions Ltd and our Software arm we now provide a full range of services to a vast number of vertical markets including:
IT Support Contracts and specific IT projects
Specialist Software development
Construction Industry Software (Prostruction)
Motor Trade Software (DQMS and ValetWeb)
Photo Copiers and Printers (Kyocera, Konica and Lexmark Accredited Dealers and Service Providers)
Scanning and Document Solutions Specialists
Telephony and Network Connectivity
You can trust KJL Group to provide your organisation with expertise and value for money at all times. We have an ethos of “Service Before Profit” and only use our own highly trained staff for all of our services and you will find our contracts to be transparent and fair to our customers.
Contact Alex Cook to find out more about our business email@example.com
To answer your points I would say that like all companies, we are interested in finding new customers and I see the chamber as an opportunity to do this and at the same time to add value to other members where I can.
I was reminded about the benefits and why to choose the Brentwood chamber by Sally at a Brentwood professionals lunch.
Katharine Loveday is Corporate Fundraiser at Kids Inspire.
Podiatry (also known as chiropody) is a specialist medical science that deals specifically with the health of your feet and lower limbs. Healthy feet improve quality of life and Podiatry is key to your health and wellbeing.
Podiatry covers treatment for common foot problems such as blisters and verrucas through to the detection, diagnosis and corrective treatment of more complex issues arising from injury or disease. Podiatry medicine can also be used to prevent the onset of serious conditions by correcting imbalances and irregularities.
It is a common misconception that some conditions and injuries to the feet or lower limbs are simply untreatable. In addition, many people do not associate their knee, hip, back or neck pain with the health of their feet.
The fact is that the vast majority of foot and lower-limb problems that we see at Kinetic Podiatry Clinic are not only accurately identified, treated and corrected, but also invariably lead to significant improvements in the knees, hips, back and neck, all areas of the body which are inextricably linked to the feet.
Founded in 2014 by Neil McAllister, following 14 years as a successful NHS Podiatrist and conveniently based within the Brentwood International Leisure Centre, Kinetic Podiatry Clinic has quickly grown to become established and trusted.
Through working with the NHS and more recently as a private clinic, Kinetic Podiatry Clinic has become renowned for successfully treating an extensive range of foot and lower limb conditions for people of all ages, fitness levels and life-styles.
Kinetic Podiatry Clinic is a sports specialist podiatry clinic, although we cater daily for all people, regardless of their level of activity or fitness.
Neil McAllister BSc Hons PG Cert PS TPS MChS
Underpinned by numerous industry-recognised qualifications including Podiatric Medicine, Sports Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology and Advanced Biomechanics to name but a few, Clinical Director and lead Podiatrist Neil McAllister is fully qualified and highly experienced in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of injuries and conditions to your lower limbs and feet.
An approved member of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC,) Neil has rare and invaluable insight into the holistic importance of Podiatry/Chiropody in today’s hectic lifestyle. Neil has a particular interest in sports injuries and the related biomechanics of the lower limb and has provided Podiatric Sports Injury support to football teams, marathon runners and players of many other sports.
- BSc Honors Degree in Podiatric Medicine
- Post Graduate Certificate in Professional Study (Sports Injury Therapy)
- Completing a 5 year Master of Science (MSc) in the Theory of Podiatric Surgery
- Certificate in Local Anesthesia & Prescription only Medicines
- Post Graduate Module in Medical Law.
- Healthcare Professions Council (HCPC) Reg. Contact
Kingswood Group is a leading specialist HR Solutions business. With our team located across Essex and London we partner with organisations across all industries to provide bespoke HR Recruitment, HR Outsourcing and HR Consultancy solutions depending to their people needs.
Our experienced Recruitment Consultants work with HR candidates from entry to board level to support their search for Permanent, Contract and Interim HR opportunities. They also work closely with our clients to understand their HR requirements to ensure they find the best candidates in the market for their teams.
Our qualified in-house HR Specialists provide essential commercial HR advice and guidance to our Outsourcing clients.
Our specialist HR Consultants come from a range of backgrounds and provide expert consultancy on all People and Change issues.
|Years in business||Since Dec 2018|
|How did you hear about the chamber||Through my network|
|Reasons for joining||I’ve heard great things about the regular member events and keen to extend my Essex business network in the area.|
Mobile tyre service covering most of essex
A dynamic marketing professional. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to identify and facilitate change. Creative, enthusiastic with the ability to meet any challenge.
Managing projects to successful completion, on time and within budget
Establishing, maintaining and developing relationships with stakeholders, management teams and partner companies
Strategic planning for business development through organic growth and/or acquisition
Identifying and communicating opportunities including potential new market segments, services and locations,
Utilisation of databases and market intelligence to formulate and implement proactive marketing plans
Production of clear, structured and measurable business plans using information gained from market intelligence, competitor analysis and ever changing healthcare trends
Managing implementation of proposed plans and communication of achievements
Negotiation of complex, high value contracts
Identification and facilitation of change management
Design of media appropriate marketing materials
Producing and editing copy
Organisation of successful PR and training events
Creating and implementing successful training