Motivational Speaker and Creator of Polar Bear Pirates.
Adrian Webster is one of the UK’s most frequently booked motivational speakers and delivers powerful
unique and powerful messages in a fun and unforgettable way through his Polar Bear Pirates.
Adrian’s inspirational speech make a real difference in the workplace and his practical workshops help everyone at all levels, and from various backgrounds.
Adrian had started his career as a police officer, but went back to school before taking on part-time employment is sales. From selling products from frozen food to property, Adrian discovered he had a gift for sales and it soon became a full-time career.
By 1989, having moved into IT Sales, he had become one of the most established sales professionals in the industry.
He was then Corporate Sales Manager of US Robotics for two years before joining Northamber Plc as Group Sales and Training Manager and it was here he really discovered he could inspire others as he drove and motivated his 150 staff to achieve huge success on small budgets. It was hear that the motivational world of Polar Bear Pirates was born.
With Adrian’s experience of being a motivator, leading high performing teams, helping to develop better customer service and bring in behavioral change, he takes audiences on a roller coaster ride as he brings to life a new world of motivational characters that audiences can identify with, and take away and put to good use.
In an alternative world where TNTs rule and Ferrets and Bloaters reside, Planet Complacency is to be avoided and Sleepwalkers awaken – all characters should identify with.
Adrian’s speaking topics are varied and include –
• Embracing and Driving Change
• Inspirational Leadership – Getting The Very Best Out Of People
• Excellent Customer Service – Putting Customers At The Heart Of Everything We Do
• Team Building – Working together in all Aspects.
• Individuals Taking Team Ownership
• Working with Tight Budgets
• Creating High-Performance Teams
• Thriving In Difficult time – Delivering Outstanding Results
• Innovative Thinking
• Doing Things Differently
• Behavioral and Culture Change
• Maintaining An Edge Over The Competition
• Communication – Effective SONAR Communicators
• Relaxing For Success, Wellbeing and Boosting Brain Performance
His SONAR Leadership has six behaviours which he talks about. These are –
• Making time and space to listen and engage
• Taking ownership
• Showing you care
• Being human
• Being authentic
• Openly and consistently challenging those around you
The feedback I have had from those that attended Adrian’s presentation has been extraordinary - in fact the very best I have had, having run a number of similar events over the last 7 years.
— Leon Marklew – HSBC
On feedback from 200 conference delegates, Adrian averaged a score of 5 (on a 1 - 5 scale of poor to excellent). The feedback was phenomenal, not one negative comment.
— Matt Coulson - David Lloyd Leisure
Adrian is truly the most motivational speaker I have ever heard.
— Debbie Gibbons - Rushmoor Borough Council
We took a long time to choose a guest speaker and in the end chose Adrian, we were not disappointed. Our conference themes focused on teamwork and customer service. Adrian was able to blend his real-life work examples, enthusiasm, humour and extracts from his books to deliver three excellent sessions.
— Troy Henshall - First Wessex Housing
Adrian was BRILLIANT!
— Heather Graham - Tescos Stores Ltd
Adrian was superb. Probably the best end speaker we have ever had.
— Steve Mills - Public Transport Development Manager - London Stansted Airport
Adrian was wonderful and I would not hesitate to recommend him to other organisations. One member of staff commented, “Whatever you paid him, he was worth every penny!”
— Jane Benstead - Senior HRM Officer - Doncaster College
Absolutely brilliant session at our conference yesterday! Hugely inspiring and motivational!
— Matthew Batten – Royal College of Nursing