Robert Paris, B.Comm., M.B.A., CSP
Robert Paris is a management trainer, coach and consultant who focuses on helping organizations attract, retain and increase the productivity of their human resources. Robert’s specific areas of expertise include assisting managers and non-supervisory employees to develop essential leadership and coaching skills; helping organizations achieve their business objectives by developing a culture that supports and encourages bottom line-oriented innovation initiatives; and coaching managers at all levels to improve their abilities to perform at higher levels.
Robert’s 15 year managerial career was characterized by significant business accomplishments at blue chip companies such as Johnson & Johnson. This valuable experience serves as the foundation of his consulting practice that has helped develop management teams on 5 continents for organizations such as the Cirque du Soleil, IMS Health, FTI, Xstrata Nickel, ICAO, Phi Group, Hitek Logistic, etc.
Robert is recognized as a pioneer in applying fundamental principles of neuroscience to management and leadership. He has a Certificate in the Foundations of Neuroleadership which applies emerging knowledge of the brain to business. He has recently developed ground-breaking programs in leadership, coaching, team-building and innovation that incorporate emerging knowledge of the brain to awaken more of the brain’s resources to enable people to expand perspectives, talk more authentically and create rare moments of insight – with remarkable results.
He has extensive experience and success in designing and implementing:
- Personalized coaching and mentoring services for mid level and senior executives and first time supervisors
- Highly effective employee attraction and retention strategies and practices
- Cutting edge leadership and management development practices.
- Results-oriented coaching skills practices and seminars.
- Innovation practices and cultures that result in competitive advantages
- Industry-leading customer service, marketing and sales approaches and practices.
Robert has written manuals on leadership, coaching, thinking skills and marketing planning. Robert’s training and consulting practice has resulting in helping management teams accomplish their strategic objectives in the entertainment, high technology, information services, pharmaceutical, consumer packaged goods, retail, non-profit, transportation and logistics and mining industries. Robert designed and facilitated the original global leadership training program for the renowned Cirque du Soleil.
Robert graduated from McGill University’s B.Comm program with Great Distinction, then completed an Honours M.B.A program at the University of Toronto. He has been a lecturer at the McGill Centre for Continuing Education and the John Molson School of Business Executive Center.