Shirley Taylor
Speaker Bio

Shirley has been a trusted member of the professional speaking and training community for many years. She was 2011-12 President of Asia Professional Speakers Singapore. She also served on the board of the Global Speakers Federation for four years, becoming the 21st President of the Federation in 2017.

 Originally from Sheffield, UK, Shirley has lived in Singapore, Bahrain and Canada. Quickly discovering the challenges of communicating across cultures, she has always enjoyed helping others to communicate more effectively in the workplace.

 Her passion eventually led to writing books for many international publishers. Shirley’s international bestselling book Model Business Letters, Emails and Other Business Documents 7th edition has sold over half a million copies and been translated into 17 languages. Author of 17 books now, Shirley is widely regarded as a leading authority in business and email writing skills.

 After a journey that has taken her from secretary in Sheffield to global speaker and trainer in Singapore, Shirley recently put her collaboration and leadership lessons into her latest book Connecting the Dots to Inspire the Leader in You.

 Shirley’s speaking and training has taken her all over the world, and she has now come full circle, returning to her hometown of Sheffield in the UK. Enjoying life again in the UK, Shirley still continues to provide communication and business writing training both in person and virtually.


Scaling Your Speaking Business

Jane Atkinson 

in conversation with Shirley Taylor

Are you a seasoned speaker who is stuck at a plateau, or perhaps an emerging speaker trying to gain traction? When it comes to scaling your speaking business, there are several areas that need focus. From systems and mindset, to creating the right team, and of course selling – it’s all important. 

Join Jane Atkinson and Shirley Taylor for this lively discussion where you’ll gain knowledge, insights, strategies and tips that are proven to work. After this session, you’ll know the actions to take to create the best results that will take your business to the next level and earn you more! 


Presentation Objectives

  • Learn the keys to building the business that’s perfect for you
  • Position yourself and your packages for bigger paychecks
  • Develop systems that will help you grow and scale
  • Gain the confidence and tools that will take you to the next level
  • Create the lifestyle and business of your dreams – with intention