Steve is one of the UK’s leading experts on grassroots sales and marketing strategies. He is an exceptional business mentor and sought after motivational business speaker who draws upon his own first hand experiences. Steve is not “yet another theorist or a guru”, but someone who has “been there and done it”. He is also very proud to be a member of an elite team of business mentors chosen by The Entrepreneurs Business Academy (The EBA), which James Caan from BBC TV’s Dragon’s Den spearheads with Founder, Bev James.
At the age of 19 and as the sales director of his first company, Steve helped build, train and motivate a direct sales team of over 60 people. It fast became one of the most successful office automation companies in the country. Since then he has owned and operated businesses in a variety of sectors in the UK and USA. He has taken them from start up to stock market floatation.
He helped grow his last UK based business from scratch to £30 million in annual revenues in just 8 years, becoming one of the “Times Top 100″ fasted growing and profitable SME’s in the process. In 2005 the company was sold and he was able to retire at the age of 45. Now he spends much of his time working with business owners and sales teams around the world that want to achieve growth and success through improved sales and highly effective marketing. He willingly has shares his knowledge in the hope that he will inspire others to achieve their goals and aspirations. In addition to running his Sales Mentoring Programs and delivering Master Classes, he has lectured at Universities and is often engaged as a keynote motivational business speaker internationally.
UK Sales Mentor Steve Clarke is a Columnist for a number of business publications and Author of “How to Thrive Not Just Survive”, in which he spells out his formula for accelerated business success. A practical guide of how to thrive in any economy and any industry sector.
Busy on the seminar circuit as a Sales and Marketing Mentor and also as an inspirational, motivational business speaker internationally. Steve is regularly booked to speak at events across the UK and Europe. He has also delivered talks and sales training in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, the Middle East, China and India.