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Nick Gold

Managing Director, Speakers Corner

Nick Gold is the owner and Managing Director of Speakers Corner, a market-leading speaker bureau and consultancy with a portfolio of over 6,500 speakers, servicing over 1,000 events each year across all UK business sectors. He is also a Director of Speaking Office, a bespoke management company for Speakers and Artists. He is a board member and advisor to one of London’s leading restaurant groups, Berber & Q and is on the Board of Trustees for the award-winning charity, Castlehaven Community Association. Nick looks after the Enterprise Development Board there. He previously worked in the energy sector at Power Costs Inc. (PCI) and Centrica, where he specialised in project management, business development, business analysis and bid tendering. Nick is a current Governor of the International Association of Speaker Bureaus (IASB) and was formerly the Chairman of the EASB (European Association of Speaker Bureaus). He has been published extensively across UK media outlets, including: The Telegraph, City AM, Huffington Post UK, and Raconteur.
Does Freedom Of Speech Exist

Does Freedom Of Speech Exist Anymore?

It is quite pleasant, in a macabre sort of way, to be able to look the at the goings on in Europe and for once not feel that the UK are the centre of the storm, due to the latest drama in the ongoing Brexit soap opera. Due to this, I have been following the struggles of the Catalonian referendum, declaration of independence and subsequent fall out with a great deal of interest.
07/11/2017 12:00 GMT
The Indispensible Art Of Keeping Your

The Indispensible Art Of Keeping Your Cool

The hardest part of staying cool is that it relies on the individual to have a clear black and white vision which doesn't always marry up to the various shades of grey real life offers. Historically, this is something that leaders in politics, society and business have always demonstrated and it is a lesson today's leaders could do with learning.
05/09/2017 11:55 BST
In Praise Of

In Praise Of Compromise

I am left wondering whether Dennis Skinner, the Brexiters and Donald Trump, despite their widely different views and takes on the world, actually share something in common. An inability to deliver due to a lack of compromise.
02/08/2017 12:33 BST
Dear Prime Minister, Isn't It About Time You Joined Our

Dear Prime Minister, Isn't It About Time You Joined Our Conversation?

I implore Theresa May to re-consider, to give us, the public, the chance to listen to our politicians deliver and educate through the power of their oratory skills, so we can all be involved in politics, rather than being left as detached bystanders in a highly-controlled society, where debate and freedom of speech is seen as an enemy of democracy.
24/04/2017 12:46 BST
The Emotion Led

The Emotion Led World

If we, as consumers, are being led by our emotions and what works best for us as individuals, then it follows that companies need to start playing to their strengths, and working out how best they can gain our emotional connection.
22/02/2017 17:17 GMT
2016: The Year We All Became

2016: The Year We All Became Experts

It is up to us to couple the expert opinion with our own accumulation of information in order to reach our own individual ideas, achieve our own success and attain fulfilment in any area that we choose to turn our minds to.
16/12/2016 16:00 GMT