"Robert Paul is a true expert on intercultural collaboration and has an exceptional ability to work with culturally diverse teams to uncover and reconcile conflicting cultural expectations helping them maximize the value of their diversity, collaborate more effectively and propel them towards high performance. He has worked with many of our senior leadership teams and consistently delivers high value results."
Justin Paul - Head of Culture & Engagement Europe - Fortune 100 FMCG Company
"Robert Paul supported Interxion in defining our culture. Together with Robert Paul, we created a process to embed our values in our organization. Robert Paul is a strong sparring partner and process facilitator. His ideas are strongly supported by thorough analysis and knowledge. This combined with great personality and seniority makes him credible in front of a senior management group. He has a very engaging style with the right amount of humour and directness that creates a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere inviting people to participate and contribute. Robert Paul is a great person to work with!"
Jan-Pieter Anten - Senior Vice President Human Resources - Interxion
"Robert Paul has helped us to become a Management TEAM. He is very capable and experienced in organizing team sessions. He has a clear vision on how to obtain the goals staying in permanent touch with the participants throughout the process. Besides his professional skills he is a nice person to work with. We have made enormous progress the last year in our teamwork thanks to his support."
Peter Karstel - Dean School of Management - Rotterdam University of Applied Science
"Robert Paul is a seasoned facilitator. His ability to easily connect with groups at different levels in the organisation, mixed with his profound knowledge of culture, teams and change management make him an all round and respected professional. He couples a pleasant style, directness and humour with result orientation and drive for performance. I highly recommend working with him."
Fons Trompenaars - Partner People & Change - KPMG
"Culture is a decisive factor for the performance of players in the globalising energy industry. The Shell-PwC-University of Groningen Executive Masters programme Finance & Control is aimed at training future leaders in the energy industry amongst others on understanding international cultures and working with a range of nationalities. Theresa and Robert Paul are an unalienable part of the programme, which is run in Doha Qatar. Within an intensive interactive week Theresa and Robert Paul raise awareness among the group of international managers, and train skills that enable them to be effective leaders of multicultural teams. With wit, deep knowledge and high engagement, their X-factor makes the weeks unforgettable."
Jan-Willem Velthuijsen – Chief Economist/Partner Deals/Professor of Economics - PwC
“Robert Paul has worked with us to develop each of us as team members and the way we work together as one team. Robert Paul does this in an excellent way, very pragmatically, by challenging each person in the right way and yet maintaining an excellent atmosphere. It is easy for Robert Paul to connect to people and he is also very focused on business results and really helping to improve them. He is very skilled at training and coaching management teams to work more effectively and also leading them through change.”
Erik Kleine – Managing Director South Africa - Vopak
“Robert Paul helped us with a three-stage program that has greatly increased the efficiency of the team. By focusing successively on individual, team and organizational level and linking them together in a natural way, he has realized a sustainable change in behaviors that already became visible after the first session. People are communicating better, are willing to listen to each other and get better results. It helped me and my team to work more effectively and also to have more fun at work! Robert Paul is proactive, passionate and positive and has tremendous people skills. If you want to increase effectiveness in your team, he is your man!”
Marcel van den Berg – European Cards Sales Support Manager - BP
“Feedback on your culture workshop was extremely positive and enabled us as a team to develop tangible short term actions around our collaboration etc. already yesterday. We are going to do some longer term planning over the course of next weeks.”
Global Head of HR Service Delivery - HSBC Bank
"The trainers are simply excellent. What can I say; it is like sitting in a comfortable car and enjoying the drive. They do know their story inside-out and can really engage the people, provide food-for-thought and answer any questions.”
HR Business Partner – Nokia Siemens Networks on joint Culture/Leadership training with Blanchard