International Profiling and Communications Specialist
I interviewed Alan Stevens, Creator & Host of the #WeTogether initiative and The Campfire Project. His expertise is in showing us how we can read people to build successful relationships, negotiations, improve teams and staff loyalty, and close deals faster.
In this eye-opening interview, Alan:
Explains how, by reading and responding to people’s personalities and micro-expressions, we can all build better relationships.
Reveals why he finds working with families most rewarding.
Shares examples of companies he’s worked with, helping them to improve relationships with clients and their own teams.
Expands on micro-expressions, describing what they are, how we can detect them, and the benefits we can gain from reading them, as well as listing some online resources where listeners can learn how to pick up on micro-expressions.
Describes how open questions trigger body expressions that indicate that someone may be lying, adding a few tips on how to be a good poker player!
Recalls experiences in his past that led him to be interested in body language.
Shares his hopes and ambitions for the future, for his company and for helping others.
0:00 | Alan introduces the show by talking briefly about his history in business. He continues by describing the format and purpose of the show.
0:00 | Alan W. introduces the show by talking briefly about his history in business. He continues by describing the format and purpose of the show.
1:14 | Alan W. invites listeners to get in touch with questions and comments, and gives contact details.
1:38 | Alan W. welcomes Alan Stevens to the show, inviting him to introduce himself and the listener about the services that he provides. Alan S. explains that he teaches people to build better relationships by reading and responding to people's personalities and micro-expressions.
5:00 | Alan S. reveals that he prefers to work with families to help build healthy relationships.
5:48 | Alan S. gives examples of company clients he has worked with, allowing them to build better relationships with their own clients and customers.
8:50 | Alan S. expands on micro-expressions, describing what they are, how we can detect them, and the benefits we can gain from reading them.
17:12 | Alan S. lists some online resources where listeners can learn how to pick up on micro-expressions. He goes on to discuss how being able to read micro-expressions can help employers to build a connection with their staff.
21:19 | Alan S. explains how open questions trigger body expressions that indicate that someone may be lying.
27:05 | Alan S. gives a few tips on how to be a good poker player.
29:22 | Alan S. recalls experiences in his past that led him to be interested in body language. He goes on to explain how this led him to design trading processes based on employees' personality types, and combining disciplines within the subject of body language.
33:19 | Alan S. reveals the business model for his company and the services he offers.
35:44 | Alan S. expands on his enthusiasm for the importance of healthy relationships, drawing on the importance of teachers and education.
38:05 | Alan S. expresses his intention to train up other people in his area, and explains the reasons for this intention.
41:55 | Alan S. gives details about where listeners can access his free resources on micro-expressions.
43:40 | Alan S. reveals some micro-expressions that listeners can take note of in order to learn how to build trust with new acquaintances.
48:52 | Alan S. recalls how he grew his business and simultaneously his confidence. Alan W. and Alan S. go on to discuss the concept of imposter syndrome.
56:23 | Alan S. discloses how operating through online video calls has impacted his ability to read micro-expressions.
1:00:19 | Alan S. shares his hopes for his company. He explains that he is interested in helping to foster better communication and relationships in the workplace between the genders.
1:03:59 | Alan W. and Alan S. discuss the importance of accessible language, and how ego can get in the way of accessibility.
1:04:40 | Alan S. shares his learnings. He talks about the importance of trust, and taking your own council.
1:10:52 | Alan S. shares his URL.
1:11:35 | Alan W. wraps up the interview and thanks Alan S. for coming on the show.
1:12:00 | Alan W. reminds listeners how to get in contact with him and where to listen to the interview again.