Following a very successful management career, Steve took redundancy in 2001 when his company relocated. Offered the opportunity to move, Steve made a defining career and life choice not to let an employer control his future. This was the start of a ‘voyage of self discovery’ and career transition journey into the unknown. A huge learning experience which eventually saw Steve find new passions in career and personal development which helped him to achieve a successful career change. Today Steve is a leading Career Coach, Internationally acclaimed Author, Speaker, Creator of Breakthrough Career & Personal Development Online Courses, Broadcaster and Thought Leader on Portfolio Careers.
Now recognised as ‘The Career Catalyst’ ®, Steve has transformed the lives and careers of thousands of people, coaching them through his 6 step Career Navigation Cycle process to achieve successful career and life breakthroughs. A leading Career Coach, Steve thrives on sharing his knowledge and experience to inspire people to follow their passions and find work they love. Steve has developed a range of products for every budget from his internationally acclaimed published books to his Breakthrough Online Courses and Signature Executive Career Coaching Programmes. He is living proof of what can be achieved whether you wish to progress your career, change career at 30 or even start a new career at 50 or 60, as he has successfully coached many of his clients to do!
“I am passionate about helping you achieve a successful career breakthrough. I get a huge buzz from seeing your confidence and self-belief soar to achieve fulfilment in both your career and life”
STEVE PRESTON THE CAREER CATALYST – PUBLIC SPEAKING
Steve is an established UK business and motivational speaker at high profile career events, corporate conferences and an approved broadcaster for regular LinkedIn Live streams.
He has run numerous seminars including for major organisations undergoing restructuring and key change. His keynote seminars, webinars and LinkedIn live streams are to inspire and motivate outgoing employees to turn the threat of redundancy into a new opportunity and how to achieve a successful career transition or career change.
Steve has been a regular speaker at City of London Business Library, Chartered Management Institute, Executive Job Clubs and other Professional Associations. Steve has also been a key speaker at major events such as One Life Live at London’s Olympia, British Medical Journal Career Fairs, Euro Coach Conference and the Forum 3 Charity Exhibition.
Steve’s keynote signature seminars ‘Portfolio Careers – How to Work for Passion, Pleasure and Profit‘, ‘Six Steps to Navigate Your Way to a Brighter Future’, ‘Changing Careers – Deciding What to do Next’ and ‘Winning Through Redundancy‘ have been attended by hundreds of people achieving outstanding feedback. Look out for Steve’s regular Wednesday Career Change Hacks LinkedIn Live streams and other events on his LinkedIn and Facebook pages.
To book Steve Preston The Career Catalyst ® for your event – contact Steve
STEVE PRESTON THE CAREER CATALYST – COMPANIES
After 20 years as owner and MD of SMP Solutions (Career & People Development) Ltd, Steve and his wife Linda (were the Directors and shareholders) have decided to call time on the company to focus on Steve’s Career Catalyst brand. Backed up by a team of specialist associates, SMP Solutions achieved an enviable reputation providing quality Outplacement and Career Transition programmes for businesses restructuring and laying off staff, Career Development support for Professionals and Executives, plus Coaching and Advice & Guidance for Young People to help them work through their Education and Career options to ensure a successful start in life.
Please note that Steve is still working with companies, supporting your Outplacement/Career Transition needs focused on bespoke programmes for your senior staff and executives.