Innovation and leadership expert Paul Sloane is a highly sought-after motivational speaker with a focus on lateral thinking. He has published several books on lateral puzzles, creative problem-solving and lateral leadership.
A Cambridge Engineering graduate, Paul’s first job was at IBM where he came top of Sales School, and helped launch the IBM PC in the UK. Becoming MD of the database leaders, Ashton-Tate, and eventually VP International for MathSoft Inc. and CEO of Monactive Ltd, Paul was perfectly placed to publish The Leader’s guide to Lateral Thinking Skills, using his vast experience in industry.
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He has also published countless articles on innovation and leadership in leading business publications.
With sales of over 2 million, Paul’s books have earned him The Independent’s ‘King of Lateral Thinking Puzzles’ title, and enormous popular acclaim. He founded Destination-Innovation, a consultancy that helps organisations improve innovation.
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As an international facilitator, after dinner and keynote speaker, Paul is fascinating, intelligent and challenging, and merge business messages with inspirational talks on creative thinking and leadership.
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What people said about Paul Sloane
An entertaining and provocative session that both challenged peoples' working assumptions and developed their knowledge.
We have tried many types of facilitators and you were by far the best. The right balance of provocation, humor and engagement.
An inspirational half day. His session got the highest ratings of any on our two day team meeting - great ideas for positive change.
A stimulating & energising day. Your personal style & energy kept us moving forward & made sure we came away with valuable techniques.
We enjoyed a thought-provoking sequence of ideas delivered with a light and humorous approach which was much appreciated.
Very thought-provoking, excellent balance of activities and thinking, discussion and challenge, lots of fun and good practical ideas.
Super talk at our seminar. The feedback has been extremely positive and you helped contribute to a very successful event.
Paul made a great contribution, helping to create the right mindset and environment to generate many innovative ideas.
Entertaining and informative presentation. Our clients thoroughly enjoyed your examples of lateral thinking - thought-provoking.
Greatpace and some easily implemented ideas and strategies presented.
Your speech was very interesting and thought provoking. It was thoroughly enjoyed by all and really got the audience thinking!
Thank you, the comments from all of the participants were outstanding. Several told us it was the best session they had ever attended.
You were very well received and many people told me that they were very energized by what you said. I will certainly recommend you.
Your talk and workshops were excellent. You struck a chord with the engineers and managers, and made them think about innovation.