Brian Souza

  • Specializes in Improving Employee Performance and Bottom-Line Results
  • Founder and president of ProductivityDrivers
  • Coaching/Mentoring Speaker

Brian Souza is the New York Times bestselling author of, The Weekly Coaching Conversation: A business fable about taking your game and your team to the next level.

Brian Souza is also the founder and president of ProductivityDrivers, an innovative corporate training company specializing in improving employee performance and organizational productivity. As a respected thought leader in leadership development, organizational productivity, and sales, he works with leading companies worldwide as a keynote speaker and management consultant.

Brian Souza is also the author of the critically acclaimed, book Become Who You Were Born to Be (Random House, 2007), which has been published in multiple languages around the world.

Prior to founding ProductivityDrivers, Brian Souza was the founder and CEO of GetListed and Paragon Holdings. Early in Brian’s career he worked at Akamai Technologies, NetGravity, and Netscape Communications.

Brian Souza lives in San Diego with his wife and two daughters.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Coaching / Mentoring, Employee Retention, Management, Organizational Skills, Peak Performance, Sales

  • Travels From:

    California

  • Price:

    $15,000 - $20,000

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Brian Souza is the New York Times bestselling author of, The Weekly Coaching Conversation: A business fable about taking your game and your team to the next level.

Brian Souza is also the founder and president of ProductivityDrivers, an innovative corporate training company specializing in improving employee performance and organizational productivity. As a respected thought leader in leadership development, organizational productivity, and sales, he works with leading companies worldwide as a keynote speaker and management consultant.

Brian Souza is also the author of the critically acclaimed, book Become Who You Were Born to Be (Random House, 2007), which has been published in multiple languages around the world.

Prior to founding ProductivityDrivers, Brian Souza was the founder and CEO of GetListed and Paragon Holdings. Early in Brian’s career he worked at Akamai Technologies, NetGravity, and Netscape Communications.

Brian Souza lives in San Diego with his wife and two daughters.

The Weekly Coaching Conversation.

Based the principals in his New York Times best-selling book, The Weekly Coaching Conversation, Brian addresses perhaps the most important question on leaders’ minds: what is the one thing managers must do improve employee performance and transform organizational productivity?

The first step to solving a problem is to define it correctly. In order to get to the root cause of the problem Brian explains that the question leaders should be asking is not “why are most employees performing so far below their potential,” but rather “why are most managers getting so little out of their team?”

Backed by authoritative research from a variety of sources, including his own proprietary data and in-depth interviews with individuals at every level of an organization, Brian presents a compelling case explaining that the reason most managers are only able to get so little out of their people is because they’ve unknowingly adopted the wrong management approach.

In this talk Brian presents a groundbreaking, yet easy-to-apply framework that will give managers at all levels the actionable advice and tangible takeaways that they need to turbo charge any team’s performance.

Coca-Cola

"Brian Souza's talk was simply marvelous! My leadership team is still buzzing about it weeks later!"

Cisco

"Brian’s keynote was inspiring, engaging, thought-provoking, and highly actionable."

Bank of America

"Brian Souza absolutely hit the ball out of the park with his keynote!"

To get the Most out of Your Team, Play Down Management and Play Up Coaching
Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Have you ever thought your team had more to give, but you weren't quite sure how to get it out of them? Have you ever wanted them to play to their potential but didn't quite have the right playbook to make it happen? Have you ever felt frustrated that, despite your best efforts, you're still barely able to move the needle on your team's performance? Me too.

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