What I Offer…

Business development for introverts
It can be painful being introverted, not feeling you want to contribute, especially in a busy networking meeting where others seem to be making all the running and doing well. It’s even harder to sell as an introvert….. What are the strategies that successful introverts have used- they do exist and you could be using them, Introvertverts networking, introverts engaging in conversations more easily, or help with the top fears of an introvert.

Ninja Networking
OK, I'm not the only person to write a book on networking, but people who read it say it's great, helpful and really easy to read (that's because I wrote it so you answer questions and it guides you to the relevant bits - just like a children's book). Read more about it http://ninjanetworking.co.uk

Networking development programme
So you go networking; but what are you going to do differently to get the different results you crave? A 6 month programme including webinars, a free copy of Ninja Networking and 2 one to one sessions will answer your question and leave you with the skills to change your networking. Click here to read more

*Top Hat Dinners: *
Ever wanted to focus on growing your business, crack the pressure of thinking you’re all alone and have fun at the same time? Top Hat Dinners are a different way to create focus in your business, have fun, and help other business owners too (all over a sumptuous dinner)




Why I’m good at what I do…

30 years: I love helping business owners grow their business and their confidence. I’ve been doing it for 30 years. Be mad, be zany be boring but whatever you do be yourself and be clear with what you want and from whom.
Don't start me on selling and wearing shoes!

I wrote the book on it!

  • Book 2: - Ninja Networking: The book to help business owners get more business form their networking, as the best results don’t always go to the loudest people. How are you going to be more Ninja?
  • Book 1:- "The Go-To Expert", published by the FT in 2014. This book will show you how to grow your reputation, differentiate yourself from the competition and win new business.

Background: 30year track record of managing, training and coaching in the retail and commercial transport sectors achieving an astounding record of business growth in both small businesses and Blue Chip companies. For years was responsible for 20 franchisees with an annual turnover of £55 million, and I helped them increase profits 12% each year.

Things I like…

Hobbies: I'm a Scuba diving nut and spend most of my free time underwater (anywhere from under the arctic ice to New Zealand). I also enjoy running and healthy eating (but not as much as I love Pizza). How many other people on this site say they like crabs?

One secret: I hate shoes. What's more this dislike of shoes led to a very strange experience when I was doing a 4sight some years ago. The group leader stole my shoes, and I'm now engaged to her! I have taught her to dive though!

Me in my habitat, let's network here :)

Member Testimonials

  • I have seen Jon give two talks at breakfast events and both talks were stimulating, insightful, engaging, and helpful to me as a small business owner. Also through talking with Jon I know that he is genuine and focussed and puts all of his effort into helping your specific business achieve success!
  • Heard a great 4sight from Jon Baker. If possible find out when & where his next one is and you will learn lots & lots about social networking
  • I have known Jon for quite a while now and his honest, open and down to earth approach to business, backed up by a wealth of experience really sets him apart. His 4sights are ALWAYS informative and full of great tips but most of all are entertaining and memorable! A genuine people person.

What I do

  • Quietly help you develop your business.
  • Eat breakfasts...quietly
  • Drink tea (never coffee)
  • Blow bubbles (be underwater)

My Stats

Last online 20th Sep 2019
Member since 17th Mar 2009
Number of testimonials 4
Meetings attended 133
4N ranking 942 in the UK

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