Paul’s strength is in contextualising information in a way that people can use in the development of their people and their business. With his extensive and ongoing research into organisations and the people that lead them, Paul brings an external perspective to businesses.
Advisor – Providing an external perspective for an organisation in strategic planning, business development and dealing with issues relating to getting the best out of people. Issues relating to culture, people engagement and leadership/management are all areas Paul brings fresh thinking.
Research and Production – Paul creates case studies that facilitate learning and development in an organisation or industry. Finding unique ways to develop materials and convey messages using technology, is a specific area Paul brings great value.
Facilitator & Moderator – Facilitating strategic planning sessions, conference discussions and debates as well as mediating in areas of dispute, are all areas where Paul’s skills can be used effectively and adds value to meetings and events.
Speaker – Providing content rich and engaging Keynote speeches at conferences and corporate meetings is guaranteed. Paul takes time to understand their issues and then brings a perspective that ensures people go away with practical ideas and skills to use in their businesses.
Executive Coach – Challenging in a constructive and respectful way is one of Paul’s strengths. He ensures clear focus and defined objectives are identified. He then challenges the person to achieve them.
Paul Bridle is the world’s foremost leadership methodologist. For over 20 years, he has studied successful businesses and organizations, focusing on the people who lead them. His research has helped him determine the mindset—and methodology—required to become a successful leader.
“There is plenty of information out there. The challenge is putting it into context.”
Trying to make sense of the latest business trends can be a daunting task. Paul has identified the way successful businesses operate to ensure future success and contexualized the information so it’s much easier to understand. His global perspective, combined with personal research, leads to practical ideas people can actually use to improve their leadership and management skills.
Paul’s presentations are enlightening, exciting, inspirational and informative. He presents the results of his years of research in a way that allows audiences to discover the true qualities of a leader and measure themselves against those standards. Audience members leave with practical tools to improve their leadership ability in their organization.
“I enjoy challenging people, helping them take a fresh look at what they need to do to improve their performance and become successful leaders.”
Paul is highly sought after for his presentations on leadership, teamwork and motivation. His most popular topics include:
Paul’s global perspective is one of his key strengths. He has given presentations all over the world including the UK, USA, South Africa, Eastern and Western Europe, India, Singapore, China, Iran and Australia. He is also a personal Executive Coach to select business leaders, sits on International Advisory Boards and is a Non-Executive Director for various companies.
Due to his work, Paul has been voted 12th in the Top 20 Most Influential Leadership Gurus in the World for three consecutive years and was included in the top 100 Management Gurus of all time (2010). He is currently developing new learning methodologies in a period he calls “The Age of Just-in-time Learning.”
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Group Captain P.W.D Ruddock Royal Air Force
“I gained a great deal from your research and the way you articulated your ideas. Your work and style has very neatly complemented the mix of theoretical, anecdotal and historical approaches, and for that I am very grateful indeed.”
Kate Ancketill, Managing Director, GDR Creative Intelligence
“Paul spoke at this year’s retreat. The case study he showed from a restaurant in South Africa was inspiring and informative and left me with several concrete ideas to apply to my own business, which is in a very different sector. Paul’s insightful comments were extremely thought-provoking and highly valued by the CEOs present. We all left buzzing with ideas on how to improve our businesses.”
Who is Paul Bridle?
For over two decades he has studied effective organisations and the people that lead them, and he continues to do so.
A Content Business Speaker
Paul’s research means that his presentations are current, with examples of good practice and full of useful insights to trends globally.
Approach and Value
Paul likes to get to know the client and understand their issues and what they want to achieve from any presentation he makes. He takes time to talk to the client and even some of the delegates prior to planning his presentation because he wants to understand the issues people face. It is important to Paul that he delivers something that delegates can use as a result of what he delivers.
Paul also provides follow-up to his sessions. Thirty days after the presentation, Paul often provides a further ten-minute presentation ‘on-line’ that is personalised to the audience. He summarises the main points of his presentation and then adds further ideas to encourage delegates to make use of what they have learnt.
Paul is a Faculty Member of the Institute of Management Studies, Faculty of Duke University, Fellow of the Institute of Business Consulting and a Certified Speaking Professional.
Paul was also voted 12th in ‘The Top 30 Most Influential Leadership Gurus in the World’ for three consecutive years for his contribution to Leadership development. Being part of such esteemed company as Jack Welch, Ken Blanchard, Sir John Harvey Jones and Tom Peters, which is a credit to the research and work Paul has been doing in the field.
Currently he is working on developing new learning methodologies in an age he calls the ‘Age of Just-in-time Learning’. Why Organisations use Paul?
Organisations call on Paul because of his ability to explain things in a simple and uncomplicated way. He is very challenging but with respect, and in a manner that helps people take a fresh look at what they need to do to raise their performance. His global perspective combined with personal research means he gives practical ideas that people can actually use to raise their ability to manage and lead.
Paul is a Research Analyst, Advisor & Facilitator, Feature Writer, Author and Contextualiser. The single, biggest request clients are asking of Paul is; how to get their managers and people to raise their level of performance in the current climate of globalisation, increased competitiveness and a transient workforce.
As an outstanding speaker he has spoken in UK, USA, Canada, South Africa, across Eastern and Western Europe, Dubai, Pakistan, India, Singapore, China, Malaysia, Turkey, Iran, Australia and many more. Paul's global perspective is a key strength. From working with cultural diversity to the logistics of interpreters, Paul is an experienced speaker for the world stage.
Paul is well known for his presentations on:
Author of: Leadership - the Never Ending Story, Teamwork is Dead – Long Live Teams that Work and his next book, Forget Customer Service – It is about Engagement.
If you are holding a 'business conference' or have a call for a business speaker, Paul will add a different and practical dimension?
Who is Paul Bridle?
Paul was born in Zimbabwe and moved to England in the mid seventies. With a background in running businesses, his work is now devoted to developing people to build successful organisations. He has spent over twenty years researching effective organisations and the people that lead them. He has personally researched what makes a good leader and has taken time to understand the mindset of successful leaders.
As a speaker, his presentations are enlightening, exciting, inspirational and highly informative. The results of his research allow people to discover the true qualities of a leader as well as give people the opportunity to measure themselves against what is expected from a Leader. Paul delivers a powerful presentation because he is both a motivated and a passionate speaker backed up with an excellent knowledge of his specialist subject, Leadership. He wants people to go away from his presentation and practically use the information they have received to improve their ability in the workplace.
Paul has a unique insight into the differences between leadership and management that enables people to recognise some of the issues they have within their organisation. As an Advisor and Consultant, Paul has worked with organisations to develop the leadership style their business needs and implement cultures that can drive a business forward. His work with Senior Management Teams has enabled them to be more effective and drive the organisation forward. In particular the work Paul has done to ensure an organisation can effectively empower their people, has been regarded as very powerful and can be used at all levels.
In addition to the above, Paul is a member of the British Coaching Academy and is both a private and business coach and works with Business Leaders to assist individuals looking to improve their personal performance.
Paul has worked with organisations around the world. He has worked in UK, USA, Canada, South Africa, Zambia, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Dubai, Oman, and various European countries including Ukraine, Warsaw and Turkey. Paul’s global perspective adds an excellent dimension to his presentations.
Paul typically speaks on:
How to Introduce Paul
Today we are pleased to welcome Paul Bridle. Paul is described as an Leadership Methodologist.
In the information age, the challenge is not a shortage of information but rather finding information that is relevant to people’s needs…. One of Paul’s skills is his ability to identify the right information and provide it in a way people can use.
For over two decades, Paul has studied effective organizations and the people that lead them.
Today/tonight he will share with us some of the insights he has managed to acquire.
Please join me in welcoming Paul Bridle.
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