Client Feedback


Testimonials“Darryl was asked to speak at one of our events. There was a lot of interest in this subject and Darryl presented with ease to a large audience and tailored the content to meet the needs, which kept everyone engaged. He shared lots of useful tips and insights which were extremely useful to everyone who attended. The reviews after the event were excellent and we will definitely be asking Darryl back in the future.” – Chair

“Many thanks for last evening’s session, I found it very useful and, judging by the high attendance and the big round of applause you received after the session, I am sure I was not the only one who truly enjoyed the event. The tips you provided were definitely eye-opening and I have already created a list of actions on how to improve my LinkedIn profile – seems like I have a busy weekend ahead!” – Delegate

cilip logoIt was very easy, and a real pleasure, to work with Darryl on creating a networking session for members of CILIP’s London Member Network. In the run up to the event Darryl was professional, reliable, and enthusiastic. He prepared a session which reflected the needs of the audience well and fully met our requirements. On the evening itself, he delivered the presentation with great integrity and authority, but in a light-hearted and accessible way which really put the delegates at ease. There were lots of questions at the end of the event illustrating a high level of audience engagement, with one delegate asking me when the next event of this kind would be! He worked really hard to involve all the audience members in the presentation and listened carefully to their questions and answered them in a thoughtful and practical way.
I would definitely recommend Darryl for further events and we are discussing ways of working together in the future.” – Member Network Committee Official

“I found the workshop useful overall as it was practical and included the ‘how to’ as well as the ‘what to do’ of networking. If I had to pick one thing as the most useful learn for me, it is the importance of authenticity and conscientiousness. Thank you very much for the very useful and enjoyable workshop!”Workshop delegate


“Darryl facilitated a ‘flipped classroom’ seminar on LinkedIn for the CIPD’s Career Connect Special Interest Group. This session specifically was about getting attendees to actively learn during the event and not just ‘sit and listen’. Darryl was very thorough in his preparation including creating an excellent podcast for attendees before the event. We were impressed by his professionalism and subject knowledge – it was a very interactive session. We were an engaged group and hope to invite Darryl back to speak again!” – Chair of Career Connect

TestimonialsDarryl recently delivered a webinar for a group of Management Accountants on the topic of Polishing up your LinkedIn Profile. The content of the webinar was incredibly well received by those who logged on and it was clear that Darryl definitely knows his stuff with the topic. From an organiser’s perspective Darryl was very easy to work with and was happy to listen to our needs, tailoring the presentation to meet the needs of our target audience, as well as including interactive elements to ensure that delegates remained engaged throughout. We would most definitely use Darryl again in the future and recommend him to anyone else considering using him Event Manager

LIBF Podcast image“Darryl delivered a great session on Networking at The London Institute of Banking & Finance during Student Engagement Week.  Our students learnt (and practised!) some very useful networking techniques and they really appreciated learning skills that they can apply immediately.” – Course Director





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City University of London logo“Darryl recently delivered an excellent presentation to our MSc Organisational Psychology class. He provided us with really useful tips and insights into the do’s and don’t’s of networking. I speak on behalf of everyone when I say we came away feeling as though we would now be much more confident with how to prepare and most importantly how to approach and chat to people at networking events.  Darryl was great to work with and in the time leading up to the event we liaised several times so that he was aware of the areas that members of the class particularly feared when it came to networking. The attendees were kept engaged throughout the whole session; the group activities and added elements of humour definitely contributed to this! We look forward to more of Darryl’s events in the future and would most definitely recommend him!” – MSc student 

“Darryl delivered a Networking Master Class for a group of 16-24 year olds we work with. He is extremely personable and professional to work with, and we were very impressed by the quality of his session. The content was perfectly pitched to the age group, and attendees found him approachable and informative. We’d happily use Darryl again, and as such I’d highly recommend his services for events of this type.” – NFP

“Darryl delivered in a professional way, demonstrated excellent product knowledge and had his delegates engaged throughout. What you do looks easy – yet in reality it isn’t!” – Learning Manager

“It was a refreshing change to come away actually enjoying the learning. Whoever said they can’t teach an old dog new tricks is wrong!” – Business Manager

“It was a very interesting evening. I found out so many good things and it was very helpful. Thank you very much indeed. I loved the psychology part of the evening and about seeing ourselves as strong and successful . I will definitely be in touch in the future.” – Delegate


“I have worked closely with Darryl for a number of years on the delivery of training and consultancy to members of our community. We have always found Darryl to be a reliable, collaborative partner and a great source of professional advice and help. Most recently we worked together to develop a series of professional development webinars/events to help members of our community get the most out of LinkedIn. The sessions were compelling, full of valuable content and very well received by participants.” – Director of Marketing and Professional Services/ Professional Membership Client

“I was impressed with the practical nature of your session, especially as it was underpinned by a rigorously academic approach. (This) chimes with much of what we’re trying to achieve.” – Director


“Just wanted to say a big thank you for the webinar and follow up support. As a result of me implementing your teaching and working on my professional brand, I was approached via LinkedIn by a partner at a prospective employer and asked if I would like to interview. I now have a job in the industry I wanted, and in a role I’m really excited about. I start immediately after my holiday, so it’s all come together perfectly!” – Coaching Client

“It’s funny though because I spent all summer looking for jobs (as you know!) and then two pop up in the same week! I just wanted to say thank you again for your continued help and support throughout this time, it’s been really good to have someone to talk it all through!” – Coaching Client

“Darryl made a valuable difference to my job search, giving me incredible support and guidance. I really appreciated the way his LinkedIn 8-day challenge provided ideas to market myself.”  Coaching Client

“Just wanted to say that as part of our professional skills module at City, we write a reflective report about as many lectures over the module that we were interested in and I found myself writing the most about your lecture and how useful and enjoyable it was.” – MSc student

“I am delighted to share the news that I have been successful in gaining a senior Organisational Development role in the not for profit sector. A huge thanks to you for your support, ideas and guidance over the past ten months. I will be based in London and start next week. Keep in touch. “ Coaching Client


“Darryl was commissioned as an author for a Level 5 Higher Education study guide. He provided a high quality manuscript, meeting all the requirements of the author’s brief. He was a pleasure to work with as he met very tight deadlines, had a flexible approach to working with changes in the production schedule, and maintained open communication throughout the process.” – Commissioning Editor

“Working with Darryl has been a very positive experience. He produced high quality work and delivered well before the deadlines set.” – Editor, University College

“Darryl contributes regularly to Creative Choices, the careers advice resource run by Creative & Cultural Skills. He is a confident writer with a clear passion for helping people enter and develop in the workplace, particularly through networking, which shines through in his writing. So far his articles have had a total of over 2,000 visits and have generated lots of engagement on social media. This is a testament to his expertise in the field of networking and his ability in getting clear messages across.” – Editor, Creative & Cultural Skills

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