Warwick John Fahy has been described by his executive clients as “an authority and go-to expert on communicating. He keeps things simple, entertaining, and clear.” He is the author of the best-selling book The One Minute Presenter: An 8 Step Guide to Delivering Successful Business Presentations in a Short Attention Span World. This book has become the reference for busy executive presenters who need practical, effective tips to improve their influencing and public speaking skills.
As an executive coach and seminar speaker, he has worked with thousands of executives from Fortune 500 multinationals across Asia Pacific, helping them to become more confident and influential through executive presence. As an adjunct faculty, he has worked in Europe, the U.S., the Middle East, and Asia, delivering engaging workshops, talks, and short courses to eMBA, MBA, and Master’s programs.
Warwick works with high-caliber business executives in China and around Asia. This boots-on-the-ground commitment and exposure to the culture has meant that he is an ideal bridge between Asian and Western cultures. He frequently diagnoses leadership issues and helps new executives make systematic changes to their leadership behaviors.
Warwick John Fahy has worked in the Asia Pacific since 1994 and was inducted into Toastmasters International Hall of Fame in 2007 for his pioneering leadership as chairman for Toastmasters in China. He is a Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF) with the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) and a former executive officer of the British Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. He is a Mandarin speaker and can deliver in both English and Mandarin.
Warwick is passionate about nature and health, which he combines by participating in triathlon races around the world, including the epic Ironman. He is a competitive age-group triathlete who has won four races and frequently makes the podium. He has used many approaches from high-performance sports to become a better competitor and has also designed systems that help others make similar changes in their personal and work lives.
What are you working on next?
I am working on a book on the influencing skills and approach of Alibaba co-founder Mr Jack Ma. As a Mandarin speaker, I'm watching his talks in both Chinese and English and compiling his most impactful strategies into an easy to read guide.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The desire to improve. I'm a great believer that we hold the keys to our own destiny. We just need to get up every day with an optimism mindset and get to work. Some days are harder than others but this belief we were all designed to create keeps me going.
Authored by Warwick John Fahy,an executive speech coach,this 8-step system is packed with powerful tips and proven techniques needed to deliver successful business presentations. You will learn how to:
Conquer your nerves
Accelerate progress with three learning tracks
Enhance your credibility in hostile Q&A sessions
Become known as an expert in your field
Keep their attention
Speak with clarity