Frank was born in South Africa and now lives in London, where he works as a motivator, trainer and public speaker. He began his career as an elite sales consultant and, after a successful career spanning over twenty years, became a professional speaker and presenter, specialising in sales, marketing and social media.
Frank's accolades are numerous. In 2001, he was recognised as the only non-American listed in the USA Meetings and Conventions magazine as being one of the top ten, most sought-after speakers on the professional speaking circuit. Six years later, he was awarded 'Top Speaker' for Vistage Europe and in 2011, he was inducted into the 'Speaker Hall of Fame'. Two years later, he was recognised as 'Overseas Speaker of the Year' for TEC Australia and rated a top speaker by Vistage Florida. Vistage / TEC is the world's largest CEO members' organisation.
Frank is the Past President of the Professional Speakers Association of Europe and former Chair of the International PEG for the National Speakers' Association of the USA. He is a regular speaker at the Entrepreneur's University and his clients include the British Olympic Team, The Professional Cricketers' Association, Sporting Champions and Sport England.
As a Certified Speaking Professional, Frank is known for using many of his own, personal anecdotes, along with multiple sales and management ideas in his speeches. His endless amounts of enthusiasm and ability to give speeches in a charming and engaging manner have made him an international success and he delivers over one hundred speeches per year. He has also spoken on goal setting, motivation and positive mental attitude on many radio and television shows from around the world.
In addition to professional speaking, Frank runs a successful Internet Marketing business with twenty-two websites that all generate significant income. He has been an enthusiastic advocate of video marketing for many years and his YouTube channel has over 6,500 subscribers. He is also a partner of a London financial services firm with a thirty-strong sales force.
Frank is also a successful author, and his books 'Walking with Tigers' Success Secrets of the World's Top Business Leaders' and 'How to Find New Business and Clients' are both international best sellers.
For more information on Frank Furness, visit www.frankfurness.com.