What are you passionate about?
I’m passionate about helping people build better meaningful relationships.
A typical day
Starts early in the morning and winds up in the evening. Profiling people, whether that be a formal profile or impromptu profiles over skype, zoom or face to face. Working on new courses and new types of delivery. Teaching and counselling.
The most significant influence in my working career was/is
Every bully and doubter I’ve ever experienced. It taught me to focus on solutions in a completely different way
I’m most proud of
The people who have come to me and who have taken charge of their lives and made the changes they wanted to become.
One of the most memorable moments was
Having a past client tell me that her son who was told he would never fit into “normal” classes at school who now, several years after we worked together, no longer had need of his psychologist and medications had been all but ceased. To everybody, he had become a “normal” boy.
Another child, who’s personality could have taken her down a very different path, became a published author at the age of 8 years old
Whats the biggest lesson you learned
The most important thing I’ll ever learn is the next thing I learn after I think I know everything
Whats the biggest challenge you face
Perceptions and arrogance of those who think they know everything.
3 best tips

  • Keep an open mind and question everything.
  • Never ignore an opportunity
  • Keep learning. The moment you stop, you’ve hit your level of incompetence others will pass you by.

What is your biggest dream
That my skills become part of every teachers formal training; as part of the training for new teachers and as a professional development program for existing teachers. Also HR and recruitment specialists are taught the skills
What I like best about my job
The interaction with people and the results they achieve
If you weren’t doing this job what would you do instead?   
I can’t imagine myself ever doing anything else. The thought of ever retiring… it’s never going to happen. Pushing 65, I’m planning out the next 30 years.
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Alan Stevens
The Celebrity Profiler
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