Blue Ice Consulting

Recent projects - 2014


Advanced Negotiation Skills

North & Eastern Europe, Madrid, Hong Kong, Chicago

Working Effectively Across Cultures

Singapore, North America & UK

Facilitated Organisational Development


100-Day Leadership Programme

United Kingdom

Key Account Business Development

Europe, Middle East & Africa

People Management Programme

North America

Functional Team Effectiveness

Various global functional teams

Negotiating in Difficult & Distorted Markets


Our Core competence

Whilst Blue Ice Consultants work in a range of areas (illustrated in the left hand menu); our CORE COMPETENCE is in MID to ADVANCED LEVEL NEGOTIATION SKILLS.

In 2004 we trained mid to senior level procurement and sales professionals in the following organisations in this core business skill:

Carlsberg  /  Rockwool International  / Philips Electronics  /  Maldives Telecom (Dhiraagu)  /  Arla Foods  /  Nordea Bank  /  DSM  /  Schneider Electric  /  DAF Trucks  /  Akzo Nobel  /

Jon Lavelle



Principal Consultant

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Boost skills, productivity, results, and success...


Now incorporated into both

Warwick and Durham

Business School's

MBA programmes


“Our Warwick MBA students find the

'Busy Manager's Toolkit'

a hugely valuable additional resource; 

helping them to apply best practice, pragmatic, management tools and techniques

immediately in the workplace.

Sarah Jackson

Manager: Personal & Career Development

MBAs and Alumni - Warwick Business School





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Leadership & Management

Personal Effectiveness

Negotiation skills

Personal Impact & Presence

Influence & Persuasion

Communication skills

Effective Team Working

Creativity & Problem Solving

Strategy & Change

Personal & Career Development






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If you are interested in an e-learning solution then please click on the symbol to the left.

We are currently designing a number of bespoke e-learning solutions for company intranets, making the tools and techniques available in downloadable format.






  Free Cards

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Bite-sized chunks of practical

leadership, management and

personal productivity tools

on quick, easy-to-use

laminated cards, or now in

electronic format



Key Note Speaker...


"Jon really knows his stuff, he's engaging, thinks on his feet and is hugely responsive to his audience... be prepared to be

challenged and entertained.”

Kath Rooney

Director, Global Logistics Group


To book Jon speak at your company, association, or industry conference, or for a motivational, keynote, 'energy-lifting' presentation or team event then click the logo to the right...








Deal effectively with irritating, awkward, exasperating and manipulative people...

“One of the very best

personal development books 

     we've come across for some time"    

David Bowman

Managing Director - Crown House Publishing

Deal effectively with frustrating co-workers or the demands of an unreasonable or domineering boss.

Take greater control over how you think about situations and events, win more arguments and deal effortlessly with people who try to manipulate you.

With ‘Water off a Duck's Back’, you’ll develop the confidence and expertise to handle any situation that life and people throw at you


Click the YouTube logo to watch a     video clip




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2nd Edition

now published



Jon Lavelle

The word that people most often use to describe Jon Lavelle is 'Inspirational'... something that is repeatedly reflected in workshop evaluations and client testimonials.

Jon is an author, leadership and management workshop facilitator and keynote speaker, with particular expertise in aspects of influence, communication, persuasion and negotiation.

Jon has 25 years of experience helping individuals, teams and organisations in 26 countries, across 4 continents, to achieve their potential and the results they deserve.






Blue Ice Inspiration

Blue Ice Consulting regularly publish insightful and original articles, and make these available free of charge to friends, clients and those who take an interest in the personal excellence and business performance.

These articles can be accessed in the 'Inspiration' tab on the left, or by clicking the blue ice cubes here...

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