Author: Mark Cranny

Cate Caruth

I have had the pleasure of hearing Shane speak on several occasions recently and I have to say, I’m a fan! He is inspiring to listen to and he has something to say – about how we should be running our businesses, how we should be treating our people, and how we should be using [...]
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Patrick McLoughlin

Shane is an incredible speaker. He always delivers powerful insights that connect with the audience. He’s got a great style: relaxed and comfortable, yet immediately engaging. Even when he is covering complex subjects, he gets the message across so simply. Unlike so many speakers, he doesn’t just entertain you, he inspires you to sit up [...]
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Andrew Miller

I have had the pleasure of seeing Shane speak on a number of occasions to a variety of different audiences and he never fails to get the reaction he desires out of them. A wonderful balance of humour, pathos, energy and purpose, Shane uses a mix of latest technology to basic emotional connection in order [...]
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Steve Pipe

As a professional speaker Shane brilliantly combines world-class content with a down-to-earth speaking style. He never fails to impress with real-world proven practicality and outstandingly valuable takeaways. He is the only speaker I have ever seen regularly reduce audiences of senior accountants to tears (deliberately and purposefully) with the profoundly important insights he has shared [...]
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Emma Slack

I trained in accountancy but developed the business consultancy and support "bug" when I saw how much more we could do to help business owners have real control over their business if we focussed more on how we could help them improve the key numbers rather than just reporting on the statutory accounts. In my [...]
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John Wilkins

My role at AVN focuses on technology. This includes maintaining our internal hardware, network and all the various pieces of software that we use. I also maintain and support our various software suites and websites and I’m actively involved in the development of new software products.
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Steve Pipe

Founder of AVN Speaker, strategist and Amazon 5 star rated business author with more than 470 LinkedIn testimonials. An FCA by background I am passionate about this great profession of ours. I firmly believe that accountants need to use their skills with numbers in a better way than ever before, so that they add real [...]
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Shane Lukas

As AVN MD, I work with hundreds of accountants and help them overcome their challenges so that they, in turn, can help their clients do the same. I lead the amazing team of people at AVN, all of whom are as passionate as I am about helping and supporting our members. Through office visits and [...]
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