About Us: Sales Training
Since 2005 over 2700 customers have enjoyed our quality sales training to the UK and Europe. We relish each training challenge and we love making our customers money. Here are a few of our milestones:
- 24 July: The Natural Training Co Ltd is registered on the with a focus on sales training and presentation skills training.
- Founder Matt Drought designs and researches a range of courses with the aim of providing a fresh, relevant and bold training experience.
- Our first website is built by Andy Bell from mint digital in exchange for presentation skills and sales training for the team
- From his lounge room in Clapham Matt teaches Andy to cold call which was a spectacular success. Andy made 3 calls.
- October: Bob Dylan releases Chronicles
- March: Natural Training gets our first customer Searchflow and a further 40 new customers, many of which are still with us today.
- May: Two of our longest serving trainers, Fred Robson and Barrie Sharp join the team.
- July: Lance Armstrong wins his seventh Tour de France
- April: Natural Training is first to market with Natural LIVE – featuring real sales calls making it sales training with the highest ROI in the UK
- June: British Airways contracts Natural Training to provide a wide-sweeping advanced presentation skills programme for 200 senior executives.
- October: BBC commissioned documentary maker Sarah Cole films our acclaimed sales training
- February: The team grows to 6 full time naturals and 15 associate trainers
- April: Natural LIVE is launched
- May: We expand our open workshop calendar with 6 training products in London and Birmingham
- July: We move into our Paul Street office and huddle around 4 desks with co-tenant Vivid Advertising
- August: Led Zeppelin comeback at the O2 arena
- September: Negotiation skills training is added to our portfolio of training with immediate success.
- March: Natural training celebrates our 500th client!
- May: Clergy House, part of a beautiful former church in the heart of London becomes our new home
- September: Lehman Brothers collapses, heralding the start of the biggest financial crisis since the depression.
- December: We increased our sales year-on-year by 150%
- We run over 60 Natural LIVE days for EMC and technology partners including Dell, Insight and Unisys.
- July: Peter Andre and Jordan split after 4 years of marriage. Shame.
- Despite the recession we celebrate client 1000 and grow our sales yet again, one of the only training companies in the UK
- March – former Chief Executive of AIPP Paul Owen joins as our new Managing Director
- We celebrate our first 5 years in the training market!
- We won the National Training Award!
- We reach 1500 clients
- We won the prestigious Golden Peacock Global Training Programme of the Year Award for our work with Dell Customer Mindset
- We reach 2000 clients including many in the tech sector - see our client page for more!
- Nick Winwood becomes our Commercial Director for Europe
- Our new book, The Natural Sales Evolution, is launched
- Our first ever Natural Showcase Seminar is a huge success
- 2700+ clients have enjoyed our results-led training