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Testimonials

  • “Left of Boom was engaged by De Grey Mining Ltd in early 2021 to assist in the development of a Crisis Management and Response capability, including the development of a fit for purpose plan and training for the Crisis Management Team. It was not possible to conduct either the plan development or the training face to face due to border lockdowns for Covid-19, but Grant and his team still delivered an outstanding result for De Grey through the innovative use of technology to ensure the quality of the Crisis plan and team development was not compromised.  Both the plan and the team were tested when they were required to respond to a rapidly developing bushfire that threatened our operations over a number of days, with the plan and the team, supported throughout by the Left of Boom team, responding to the emergency in a decisive and effective manner. Feedback after the event from the newly formed De Grey Crisis Management Team clearly identified the quality of the training and support provided by Left of Boom. “   
    John Brockelsby, Manager Risk, Health, Safety & Environment, De Grey Mining 
  • "Grant is a motivated and client focused leader that will exceed expectations through diligence and hard work. He has a detailed understanding of the resource sector and can provide advice and assistance in some of the most remote and difficult exploration locations."
    Matthew Shea
    Chief Development Officer at ECLIPS - Innovative, Systems Engineering, Logistics Platforms, Products and Services
  • "Grant has provided invaluable support to Interplast Australia & New Zealand including the provision of customised media training for the Board President and CEO as well as facilitating crisis management workshops for the Interplast team. Given Grant’s in depth knowledge on all aspects of crisis management together with his open and personable communication style, I would strongly recommend his services to any company.”
    Prue Ingram
    CEO Interplast Australia & New Zealand (2011 – 2019)
  • “The experience Grant brings to a situation most of us never thought of in our worst nightmare, proved to be pivotal, professional, priceless and I am forever grateful in what he achieved, while others, largely understandably, fell by the wayside.
    Rob Longley
    Currently MD & CEO, Ardiden Limited
  • “Grant was engaged as a crisis advisor by Data Action earlier this year whereby his experience and knowledge helped our crisis management team greatly. The team was able to gain immediate structure and focus through his professional, organised and streamlined approach. Grant was extremely responsive and clear with his communications and worked tirelessly to support us through the challenging time.” 
    Jarrod Sawers, Chief Risk Officer- Data Action
  • “Grant facilitated a risk and crisis management workshop for our board to help us prepare for situations that may impact our community. I found Grant’s training to be highly valuable and incredibly pragmatic. Grant’s advice and facilitation was a welcome and valuable addition to our board’s preparedness to best serve our community.”
    Mike Connell
    President - Bulleen Templestowe Basketball Club
  • “Grant knows his product and is great at getting Senior Management onboard with the Organisation Crisis and Emergency Management Systems. The board recognised the value of the Grant's process and utilised it in other areas.”
    Shane Apps
    Corporate Health, Safety and Training Manager - Peabody Australia
  • “Grant talked to our Year 12 students, his engaging delivery and powerful stories, coupled with real life situations made for a highly engaging session. Students enjoyed the way he shared his experiences in leadership, the military and in business.”
    John Moore
    Head of Senior School - St Leonard’s College Brighton

 

Training

Left Of Boom have developed multiple training options to enable organisations to target specific learning outcomes. We use a variety of delivery methods including online, web-based or face to face solutions.

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‘Crisis Talks’ Podcast

Crisis Talks brings together two great passions of Grant’s – storytelling and leadership. In Crisis Talks Grant tells the stories of ordinary people, huddled in war rooms fighting for their organisation’s survival under extraordinary pressure. He interviews business, military and political leaders and explore their stories of leadership and resilience in the face of extreme adversity.

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