Alison Blackler stands out as a keynote speaker with a wealth of experience and a deep, personal connection to the subjects she discusses. As an award-winning Mind Coach, Public Speaker, Facilitator, and Published Author, she brings over two decades of experience from her transformative coaching business, 2minds, and a substantial background working in the NHS. Her unique approach as a speaker is deeply rooted in authenticity and lived experiences, offering audiences more than just theoretical insights. Alison’s journey from a non-confident individual to a celebrated expert in understanding human behaviour and mental health showcases her commitment to personal growth and professional development.
Unlike many speakers, Alison does not shy away from sharing her personal struggles and triumphs. Her storytelling is rich with examples from both her personal life and extensive career, making her presentations not only informative but also highly relatable and engaging. Her ability to blend humour and authenticity while discussing serious topics such as mental health, self-doubt, and imposter syndrome captivates audiences, leaving them both inspired and entertained. Alison’s narrative is a testament to the fact that change is possible, and she stands as living proof that individuals can overcome their challenges and achieve their desired outcomes.
Alison’s work goes beyond traditional speaking engagements. She is deeply passionate about making a difference in the lives of individuals, teams, and leaders through her business, 2minds. With over 20 years of experience, she has honed her skills in helping others understand the complexities of the mind and utilise this knowledge to foster personal and professional growth. Her discussions on leadership, the importance of difficult conversations, and creating environments for optimal performance are particularly impactful in the business context. Alison’s approach is experiential and innovative, incorporating the latest insights from neuroscience to make her sessions both educational and transformative.
Furthermore, Alison Blackler’s contribution to mental health awareness and self-improvement extends to her published work and digital platforms. As the author of two self-help books and the host of the ‘Mental Wealth’ podcast, she offers a plethora of resources for those seeking guidance on personal development and relationship management. Her books take readers on a journey of self-discovery and understanding, while her podcast provides tools, tips, and stories to enrich the listener’s knowledge on various mental health topics. Alison’s multifaceted approach to mental health advocacy and coaching establishes her as a distinguished voice in the field, making her a sought-after speaker for those looking to explore the depths of their minds and improve their lives.
“Alison’s workshop on building self-confidence for speaking delivered to business owners and professionals attending our in person networking event was a standout success within our networking calendar of events.. Alison’ engaging delivery, expertise, and authentic connection with the audience left a lasting impression. Highly recommended for anyone seeking to enhance their communication skills in a business context.”
“Alison is quick witted and charismatic when she gives talks. She is also good at adapting her talks to each audience she encounters. When she spoke for me at my Christmas lunch she gave me various topics to choose from and this is important. If you have a speaker who can speak on a number of subjects relating to their industry, you know you can invite them back and they will entertain the audience with new and fresh material.”
“She makes you feel so relaxed and comfortable in her sessions so you feel you can open up and discuss things. We did a session on looking at taking back control of yourself and managing your wellbeing and it was such an eye opener! Alison delved into the mind and how it works and behaviours that result from it and it really resonated with me as I started to understand why I behave in certain ways sometimes. 100% recommend speaking to Alison.”