Stop Guessing with Paul Burton

How often as leaders and managers are we caught out when making assumptions about the needs and desires of our employees?

My guest this week, Paul Burton, is an entrepreneur whose passion is having a positive impact on people. He has taken his 30 years’ of experience in turning around business performance to create a disruptive personal and professional development platform with data-driven insights facilitating meaningful change called Pobi and C-Coach. In the early 2000s, Paul turned around an underperforming franchise of Abbey Bank which was bought by Santander after multi-year performance excellence. He then went on to AXA where he developed and led a culture-change program with 3000+ employees. It led to a double-digit growth, improved customer and employee satisfaction rates year on year in a declining market. Paul has gone on to support many businesses to turn around their successes.

Join us as we discuss the assumptions you might be making about your employees at your peril.

This episode will be airing live on 16th July 2021 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


Paul Burton is an entrepreneur whose passion is having a positive impact on people. He has taken his 30 years’ worth of experience in turning around business performance to create a disruptive personal and professional development platform with data-driven insights facilitating meaningful change called Pobi. In the early 2000s, Paul turned around an underperforming franchise of Abbey Bank which was brought out by Santander after multi-year performance excellence. Paul then went on to AXA where he developed and led a culture-change program with 3000+ employees. It led to a double-digit growth, improved customer and employee satisfaction rates year on year in a declining market. Paul has gone on to support many businesses to turn around their successes.

This episode will be airing live on 16th July 2021 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


More about Chris Cooper:

Chris Cooper has 30 years of multi-functional business experience, working with global brands such as Mars, United Biscuits and Punch to board level before supporting and founding successful entrepreneurial ventures. Chris elevates business success as an advisor, coach, facilitator, and consultant developing leaders, teams and building highly engaged workforces particularly in the insurance and financial services sectors. He founded the ‘Business Elevation Show’ on Voice America in 2011, building a massive network of global connections and audience in over 50 countries. He speaks on topics such as ’Elevating Leadership’, ‘Engagement’, and his book ‘The Power to Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It or Not) published by Penguin Random House USA’. He is the founder of ‘The Elevation Collective’ an exclusive network for business change makers.  Chris is a fellow and former Regional President of the Professional Speaking Association in the UK. To contact Chris: chris@chriscooper.co.uk

This episode will be airing live on 16th July 2021 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


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