James Auden

game changing corporate training and coaching

helping you advance your communication, your career and your company


Large Organisations

  • Training for all levels from C-Suite to new starters
  • Unflappable and inspirational, with a deep understanding of corporate culture
  • Improve retention and increase productivity with measurable results


  • The highest level of major-corporate expertise brought to your business
  • Training for managers, individuals and teams
  • Instil enthusiasm and loyalty in your company through a clear, shared vision


  • Seamlessly fitting into your current team
  • Discrete, confidential and transparent so that your agency retains ownership
  • The skills to interpret your materials or develop my own bespoke training with equal fluency
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Incredibly helpful and feel sure will make a difference to my life. James M.

Partner, Osborne Clarke

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As well as delivering strong content, James has a logical structure in his delivery that takes a lot of the hard work away from delegates. Steve Payne

NLP Master Trainer, NLP Dynamics

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Thank you to both you and your colleagues for all your time and efforts…The commitment from you and your team was a significant reason for it being such a success and for the highly rated feedback in the evaluation forms. Ken Walsh

Partner, PWC

James Auden


A degree from Oxford, trained in gestalt psychotherapy, an NLP Master Practitioner and coach and over fourteen years experience working with businesses, teams and individuals to build communication excellence


A former actor, I bring these skills to my training to offer passionate, immersive and authentic learning that engages, energises and stays with you.

The difference

I don’t base my work just on theories. I listen, then build my training around your genuine need. My sessions are warm yet challenging, creative and practical, offering real, measurable results and returns.
“Course has been thoroughly refreshing and invigorating. Every aspect was involving and I’ll be using the tools covered to inspire and develop my team.”
“Best course I’ve attended.”
“Very high quality. Loved it. 10/10.”
Delegate feedback, Inspirational Leader Course for Arc Inspirations Ltd

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realise your potential

Communication is the lifeblood of any organisation and it needs to flow freely. A problem anywhere is a problem everywhere.

I help you build fluid, confident and effective communication for individuals, teams or whole organisations that increases resilience and boosts productivity.

I’m always happy to talk. Feel free to contact me with no obligation to see how I can help.

Global Clients Coached

SMEs Trained

Training providers supported

Years Experience

Enterprise Level Training and Coaching

I understand the structure and culture of large organisations, which enables me to see and address communication gaps and bottlenecks.

  • Measurable results and ROI you can demonstrate to stake-holders
  • Lasting motivation for your team to bring coherence and stability
  • Confidence and diplomacy to allow your leaders to manage difficult conversations

Training and coaching on many programmes from graduate to Partner level since 2004.

Designed and delivered “Impact”, a four day modular leadership programme for managers across Europe in the Group which owns Oakley, Ray Ban and Sunglass Hut.

Part of a small team with AiI Training delivering the international property consultancy’s Director and Assistant Director leadership courses for over five years.

Training salespeople for the launch of the DB9 model and to differentiate more effectively from other luxury marques.

my training your way

You know what your organisation needs and I know how to make it happen. Let’s work together to give you greater strength, productivity and profitability.
“Balance between theory, practical exercises and scenarios was managed very effectively.”
“Very insightful and thought provoking.”
“Very involving and enjoyable.” Delegate feedback

Leadership communication course, Luxottica Group

Training for SMEs

Whatever size your business, everyone must be pulling in the same direction for you to succeed. My training makes that happen, creating a clear, shared vision and open dialogue.

  • I bring all the best practice of multi-nationals to your business
  • I take the time to understand your business and your needs
  • My training creates real and lasting change and a more productive team

Designed and delivered “Inspirational Leader” course for bar and restaurant Managers. This led to a Train the Trainer course enabling them to pass skills on to others.

Worked with Dan Long Associates for the Bristol-based law firm providing development centres for Associates. Awarded Best Training Program 2013/14 by The Legal Education and Training Group.

Delivering an intensive Commercial Training Programme involving sales training and cultural change with Acanthus Associates for this manufacturer of seismic equipment.

Training in project management skills with Interactive Performance Management working with this producer of natural and organic baby food.

“Very positive. A lot of great tips and structural advice, well communicated.”
“Exactly the right balance. It was not boring for a second.”
“The practice was scary but useful.”
“I will definitely apply these tools in my future presentations.” Delegate feedback

Presenting Skills course, Oakley Europe

big results for your small business

Your business IS your team. I can help you make your employees driven and passionate about their jobs and your company.

Training Organisations

Whether you need to plug a temporary gap or you’re looking for a reliable and expert freelancer for the long-term I have experience of working with many training providers and occupational psychologists in a range of roles.

  • I adopt new practices quickly and can improvise if required
  • I can bring the strength of my reputation or work transparently to represent your agency
  • I will simply deliver or can support in the creation of training programs and materials

Contact Me

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The session with you was so helpful and I’ve really been putting some of the tips into practice. Sarah Harvey

Director, PWC