• The true currency of business
    is relationships


    Helping You Grow Your Business

  • 101 Secrets to grow your business – through the power of relationships


    Build your business through referrals
    Overcome self-doubt
    Keep in contact with everyone

  • Planning a conference?


    Matt’s an international keynote speaker specialising in new business
    development and client relationship management.

  • Planning a team day?


    Improve the effectiveness of your team’s internal and external
    relationships and improve business performance.

  • Looking to grow your business?


    Create lasting change in the culture and performance of your business.

Frustrated with Your Revenue Growth?

Relationology can help you grow your revenue through a unique approach to client-centric business development. The Grow Your Business™ programme can help your business achieve greater revenue growth.

How can Relationology help you grow your business?


Do you want a guest speaker who you are confident will understand your event objectives, engage and win the trust of your audience and provide business development inspiration, insight and ideas that can be immediately implemented?


Charged with organising a team day? Want an external speaker who can bring high energy, inspiring stories and practical ideas that can be immediately actioned to produce tangible business development results?


Do you want to create a lasting change in the culture and ways of working of your business? Do you want everyone to take responsibility for new business development and growth rather than leave it as a minority sport?

Here’s a taster of Matt in action

Grow your business through the power of Relationology a unique approach to client-centric business development.

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A weekly sixty second video blog from Matt about someone he has met and what he has learned from them about relationships. Expect life-transforming wisdom!


Nice Things People Say

  • Matt is not just an expert in the theory of relationships but he is a practitioner. My relationship with him is the fruit of this.

    Agu Irukwu
    Chair of RCCG
  • Matt is a gifted speaker and author, a 21st century guru on relationships.

    Pastor Kingsley Appiagyei
    Senior Pastor of Trinity Baptist Church
  • This book is filled with ideas that are both wise and very practical. If you follow Matt’s advice you will build better relationships both at work and play.

    Simon Pilcher
    CEO of Fixed Income at M&G Investments
  • If you’re in the business of winning business read this book!

    Sir Peter Vardy
    Chair of the Vardy Group
  • Thank you for your keynote speech – it was like you knew us inside out!

    Global General Counsel
  • A very thoughtful presentation that clearly struck a chord with the audience, and the feedback I have received has been very positive. Your tone helped contribute to a very relaxed atmosphere, and the activities you included allowed everyone to benefit.

    Professor Frank Kee
    CEO of The Centre for Excellence in Public Health
  • Matt knows the dynamic of human relationships. And witnessing his message live inspires all in the room – that life and success is not that difficult after all…!!

    Mike Honeywell
    Head of Business Banking at FNB
  • Matt was our keynote speaker for a series of Growth Forums where he introduced delegates to Relationology tools and thinking. He engaged throughout, giving our Advisers frameworks and relevant examples that questioned, inspired and motivated them around their own prospect strategy plans. Matt’s charismatic enthusiasm for deepening client relationships resonated well with us and received positive feedback from Advisers across our business. Thank you!

    Richard Buxton
    Director of HR at Brewin Dolphin
  • The Relationology Masterclass was exceptional and Matt is a world class facilitator. He gave us time to discuss personal methods and experiences which was hugely valuable. The content of the Masterclass distilled three main concepts of Collect, Keep and Grow which are simple and practical to implement.

    Craig Sugden
    Head of Private Banking at Investec
  • I have worked with Matt Bird on the Relationology programme over the last twelve months & he has really helped me to focus on building new, sustainable & hugely valuable relationships with my clients. This is critical to our business & how we differentiate in a very competitive market.

    Global Relationship Partner
  • Don’t underestimate the power of your network, it is connecting with interesting people and building meaningful relationships that gives you the competitive edge. This book shows you how

    Gemma Greaves
    Managing Director, The Marketing Society
  • If you have personal responsibility, for winning, keeping or growing new business then you need to read this book

    Richard Oldfield
    Executive Board, PwC
  • Matt Bird is a client relationship expert. This very practical book gives you the “tips of his trade”

    Jeremy Marshall
    CEO, C Hoare & Co Bank
  • At our team day Matt Bird was engaging… innovative… challenging. link their every day actions to…  the Metropolitan Police values. It was thought provoking with real impact.’

    Chief Inspector Mark Payne
    Metropolitan Police
  • Matt Bird is an exceptional conference speaker who imparts practical skills and the belief that you can succeed.

    Agu Irukwu
    Chair of RCCG
  • I have worked with Matt on several occasions & he brings incredible gravitas, expertise & a distinct viewpoint. Matt’s Masterclass at the IPA was particularly impressive. We had incredibly positive feedback and the audience left with clear & actionable direction.

    Cormac Loughran
    Chair of IPA New Business Group
  • Matt has a remarkable combination of… warmth… humour… and authority… his audiences absorb & internalise his valuable content… while having a great time! I recommend Matt as a speaker to any business or organisation seeking to increase its financial & emotional capital!

    Managing Partner
    Law Firm
  • Matt was chosen to be the keynote speaker at our leadership conference based on… the quality & depth of his message on relationships… his ability to intentionally provoke discussion & debate… his attention to detail in being able to meet the demanding ‘client brief’. A great… speaker… message…  & feedback from the delegates.

    Tony Eastaugh
    Strategic Director at Home Office Immigration Enforcement
  • Matt delivered an inspirational talk… quickly built rapport with the team… thought provoking speeches on ‘why relationships matter in business’… developed into a free flowing round table discussion… an excellent event!

    Martyn Till
    Partner at KPMG
  • Matt knows how to… grab an audience at the outset… keep people listening. He is a great communicator… clear concise… injecting plenty of humour… you are benefiting from a lifetime of experience… underscored by a self-deprecating anecdote. I can guarantee that everyone will learn something new and useful.

    Philip Mills
    Office of General Counsel at PwC

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