".....a refreshing example of a sensitive subject tackled with charm and skill." (Black Men Can't Swim for BBC Radio 4)
Sunday Times Columnist
"The process of turning a neat idea into a good audio experience is not straightforward and it should not be trivialised or faked. Alfi Media helped us to produce a 'message' and a story which we could be proud of."
Dr Simon Bell
The Open University
"Alfi Media's help was invaluable in preparing us for a round of difficult television and radio interviews concerning the Daily Telegraph's MPs' expenses investigation."
Deputy Political Editor, Telegraph Media Group
"The Alfi team pulled together a really engaging set of seminars for us in Edinburgh and went to great lengths to secure a top flight panel and pack out the audience."
Marketing Executive, Channel 4
"Alfi Media have worked hard to help us with our audio and video skills online. It's people are professional, knowledgeable and experienced."
Editorial Training Manager, Haymarket Media Group
"Working with Alfi Media is always a pleasure: their creativity and organisational skills are exemplary." (Two Minute Election Daily Video)
Editor, Telegraph TV
"Alfi Media's expert coaching gave me a huge amount of knowledge and confidence ahead of a major interview. I highly recommend them."
Football manager and former Wales captain
"..... completely bespoke to my needs, challenging and I've emerged full of confidence with the key learnings and techniques at my fingertips. Thoroughly recommended, and good fun."
Group Managing Director, HarperCollins
"...highly professional, hugely competent and enormous fun to have around. The end result was a stellar webcast."
Alan Zafer & Associates
at The Sony Radio Academy Awards
"I have given thousands of speeches over the years and Alfi provided real guidance on how they could be more effective. Alfi Media was definitely value-added."
Global CEO, Grant Thornton
"Alfi Media have been very flexible in accommodating different levels of experience and needs within large groups of athletes and under tight time pressure. They have risen to the challenge and delivered an excellent session every time."
Senior Press Officer, UK Sport
"Alfi Media's training was precisely tailored and perfectly judged, helping our athletes handle media spotlight with poise and confidence."
Sir Clive Woodward
Olympic Performance Director, BOA
"We have worked with Alfi Media on a number of occasions and have always valued their professionalism and unrivalled knowledge of the media industry and been impressed by their innovative and engaging training programmes, both for staff and young people alike."
Head of Youth Participation, Whizz-Kidz
"5 stars. A treat from start to finish." (Len Goodman's Dancing Years for BBC Radio 2)
"This was the best course I've been on at the Open University. It was a perfectly judged balance of well targeted advice and practical experience. Superb!"
Dr Alex Barber
Faculty of Arts, Open University
"...... sincere thanks for the outstanding media training Alfi Media offered on the first day of the joint training of British and French Diplomats. ..... the highlight of the event."
Hugo Shorter, Head of Europe Directorate-External, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
"The athletes received an excellent training session,fully tailored to the London Paralympic Games experience. We are already planning to use Alfi Media again."
Chief Press Officer, Paralympics GB
"The end result was a hugely successful conference with delivery of leading edge content for the sector which is now being held up as an exemplar for others. Quite literally Alfi Media helped us break the mould."
Katherine Hathaway, Deputy Director, Enterprise Research Centre
"Your expert knowledge of social media and fun and engaging style of delivery ensured a brilliant series of events and some fantastic feedback from our athletes."
Project Manager, Asda in The Community
"They really listen to what our staff wants to get out of their training sessions and then tailor it to each team's specific needs. Their approach is fresh, informative and inspirational."
Alfi Media's creative thinking training will help you and your business keep your ideas exciting and innovative. You'll get the chance to step outside your daily routine and consider how to freshen up your thinking using stimulus tools and brain storming techniques. Interweaving theory and practical exercises, you'll gain an understanding of why the brain sometimes has to be "trickedĚ into being truly imaginative in order to solve problems or meet creative challenges.
• Building individual and group creativity around original ideas
• Use stimulus tools to enhance creative thinking and enrich brainstorms
• Run brainstorms effectively
• Develop ideas using positive thinking techniques, narrative elements, elevator pitches and audience/business/customer directed thinking
By the end of the workshop you will take away a range of creative thinking techniques that will energise and engage you and your team and leave you feeling creatively inspired.