Max McKeown Biography
Keynote speaker Max McKeown is one of a new breed of management gurus. He is one of the key British business thinkers of our era and a shining star on the conference speaker circuit covering innovation and leadership topics.
Max is a best-selling author and expert in strategy, leadership and culture. He is famed for his original and entertaining presentation style, which often involves a 30-ft wide IdeaSpace™ as well as his vast knowledge in the fields of adaptability, strategy and innovation.
From CEO round-tables to conferences with thousands of people, Max makes an impact wherever he goes. He works as a strategy, innovation and leadership coach for the most admired companies in the world. He has been elected to the Customer Service Hall of Fame, been nominated as a Star of Human Resources by Personnel Today, and been featured on national and international radio, television, and newspapers.
Max has written many books, including The Truth About Innovation, a cookbook of 55 truths that explain how innovation works and how it can work for you – even in tough economic times.
Is Your Customer Experience Hot Or Not?: Lessons About Customers From The World’s Best Companies!
Customers are just like us. And at the moment, many of them are depressed, a little worried about the future, concerned about money even if they have just as much as they did last week, month, or year! They want to be coaxed out of their depression. They want to be made to smile. To enjoy good times. We all do! Tough times make it harder to spend hard earned cash. Tough times mean that customers want VALUE. You need to know how to attract customers by understanding what they really, really want. And once you have them, you need to know what to deliver to keep them coming back for more. It’s not enough to satisfy them, or to please them, or to avoid a complaint. In fact, companies that know how (or learn to) deliver fantastic, memorable, jaw-dropping value will do even better in a recession than during a boom because customers think more carefully about when and how to spend their money. Max will share lessons from the world’s best customer experiences and show how they can be applied in little (and big) ways to your business right now.
Innovate Your Way Out Of Recession: Lessons On How To Thrive From The World’s Most Innovative Companies
It’s tempting to stop doing new things in a recession. But what if the old things, the old products, the old methods, aren’t working anymore? Sometimes its riskier to do nothing than to try something new. Experience and research tells us that eventually many old ideas run out of steam and that there comes a time when innovation is the best thing to do, even when money is tight and everyone is scared. Recessions can make change necessary. But that doesn’t mean that all ideas are good ideas! How do you know whether an idea is bad or good? And how do you move from an idea in your head to an product that really works for your customers?
A Crisis Is A Terrible Thing To Waste: Leadership Lessons (For Tough Times!)
How to make the most of a crisis and inspiring yourself, and your people in tough times! The fundamentals of leadership are never more important than when faced with falling revenues, deteriorating margins, fickle customers, unreasonable investors, and uncertainty. There are really difficult choices to make, and even harder decisions to implement. To find the buzz, the direction, and the self-belief that people need. Max will share the experiences of some of the world’s biggest (and best) companies such as IBM, Disney, Virgin, Nintendo, Ikea, Apple and Google and highlight good and bad ideas so that you avoid the worst and learn from the best.
Make the easy but difficult, simple and profitable.
Learn the difference between mediocre and memorable. Look at what you deliver through the eyes of customers. Understand how new technology can transform service excellence. Learn how to help employees to build service relationships. Discover what the best companies in the world are doing. Find out how to create experiences that build instant loyalty.
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Max McKeown News
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30th October 2012
Max McKeown has been shortlisted for the CMI Management Book of the Year in the Commuterâ€™s Read category, for his latest publication, The Strategy Book .
14th February 2012
Management guru MaxMcKeown is a key British business thinker. His latest publication The Strategy Book gives an insight into the future.
11th April 2013
Business speaker and former CEO of Tesco, Sir Terry Leahy stepped down from his position at Tesco in 2011 at the age of 55, he has since started working with several charities, invested in small businesses and written a book.
27th March 2013
Keynote speaker and former President of Virgin Galactic, Will Whitehorn, has been appointed as chairman of the new Transport System Catapult.
28th February 2013
After dinner speaker and current CEO of Mothercare, Simon Calver, has decided to write a book about his time working as the head of Lovefilm, the movie rental service.
19th December 2011
Innocent co-founder Richard Reed tells Director Magazine how his company kept control after breaking corporate tradition by selling a ÂŁ30m stake to Coca-Cola in 2009. Innocent has maintained its position as arguably the most successful UK brand of the new millennium, and Speakers Corner proudly presents a host of Innocent speakers, all ideally placed to motivate and entertain on the corporate circuit. Joe McEwan, Dan Germain and Jessica Sansom, as well as Reed himself are all in high demand for corporate events.
2nd November 2011
Director Magazine has awarded Dame Mary Perkins, Specsavers queen, entrepreneur, and retail keynote speaker, the Director of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award.
20th May 2011
The North East of England is the venue for the Entrepreneursâ€™ Forum, where a handful of Speakers Cornerâ€™s top talent take the stage to inspire business leaders and aspirational executives from all over the UK. Hamish McRae, Sarah Willingham, Tim Smit, James Timpson, James Cracknell, and Simon Calver are all on the programme, as are Kanya King, Douglas McWilliams, Karen Mattison, John Timpson and Richard Huntingford â€“ all inspiration and charismatic public speakers.
30th April 2013
Self-help books are increasingly popular among the British public than ever before and an increased number of us are turning to self help books in the hope that they will solve lives problems.
18th April 2013
Business speaker and one of the UKâ€™s leading sports executives, Mike Forde has compared the ideas and practices used in professional football to those used in business environments.
Max McKeown Reviews
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Max took a great deal of trouble to find out beforehand exactly what we were looking for and to tailor his session accordingly. He also delivered the session very interactively.
Astounding. You really opened up the minds of those attending. Thank you so much for an enlightening look at what customers really need.
Thank you again. I know how much time and effort goes into preparing a presentation of your calibre, so we really did appreciate your contribution!
We have been thrilled by the positive response. All who attended had a worthwhile and enjoyable experience.
Thank you so much for your enthusiastic contribution to the. Your session went down really well! And as ever you were rated very highly by everyone.
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