Authors

A list of the Authors that contribute to Better Business Focus Magazine
Veronique Ademar

Veronique Ademar

Human Resources professional, People Manager and Internal Coach

Veronique’s areas of expertise in HR lie primarily in Coaching, Recruitment, Employee Relations, Performance Management, People development, and Processes & Procedures. View her bio

Khalid Aziz

Khalid Aziz

Lead Communications Skills Coach

Since 1983 Khalid has worked as a consultant in spoken communications and presentation skills, having founded The Aziz Corporation. View his bio

 

Lindsay Agness

Lindsay Agness

Founder and Managing Director of The Change Corporation

Lindsey is one of the UK’s top specialists in staff engagement, performance improvement, behavioural change and motivation. View her bio

Anthony Andre

Anthony Andre

Owner, Niche Market Know-How

André has been running his own businesses since 1983. Prior to this he had a successful 17 year career in Purchasing and Materials Management with a number of high profile multinational electronics companies. View his bio

Rob Arkell

Rob Arkell

Sales and Marketing Director at Koozai

Rob has years of online marketing experience and a general passion for the internet ensure Koozai’s clients always get the very best service advice for their needs. View his bio

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Guy Arnold

Guy Arnold

Self employed Business Adviser and Coach

Guy delivers business support across the UK: specialising in building sales, personal & organisational effectiveness & empowering & motivating teams. View his bio

Nick Baldock

Nick Baldock

International Speaker and Sales Improvement Consultant

Nick works with clients across the globe helping them convert sales effort into better sales results. View his bio

 
Fi Bendall

Fi Bendall

Managing Director of Bendalls Group

Fi is an expert and pioneer in digital strategy and one of Australia’s most respected leaders in the digital space. View her bio

 
Lilach Bullock

Lilach Bullock

Social Influencer

Lilach is one of the UK’s most dynamic, well-respected and well-connected businesswomen – she is listed as one of the top 20 Women Social Media Influences in Forbes (2013). View her bio

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Ian Berry

Ian Berry

International Business Speaker

Ian has unique expertise in why doing good is good for business. Author of two books and a contributing author to three more. View his bio

 
Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus

Business Strategist

Daniel is one of the world’s leading technology forecasters and business strategists, and is the author of six books, including the highly acclaimed Technotrends. View his bio

Sunil Bali

Sunil Bali

Performance Coach, Speaker and Author

Ex Head of Talent for Vodafone Group and Santander, and having run a £50m business, Sunil has been responsible for hiring over 50000 people and has worked with some great entrepreneurs, professionals and leaders. View his bio

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Andy Bounds

Andy Bounds

International speaker and best-selling Author

Andy Bounds is an expert at helping companies communicate and sell better. Author of two best-selling books and winner of the title Britain’s Sales Trainer of the Year. View his bio

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Drayton Bird

Drayton Bird

Founder of The Marketing Donut

The Chartered Institute of Marketing named Drayton Bird one of 50 living individuals who have shaped today’s marketing. He has spoken in 53 countries for many Organisations. View his bio

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Tim Brown

Tim Brown

Business Coach

Tim started his ActionCoach business coaching practice in 2011 after a highly successful career in stock broking and corporate finance in the City of London. View his bio

 
James Caan CBE

James Caan CBE

Serial entrepreneur, philanthropist and former Dragon!

James Caan CBE is Founder & Chairman of Recruitment Entrepreneur – a global investor in early to mid-size recruitment start-ups. View his bio

Nigel Collin

Nigel Collin

Business Speaker and Conference Facilitator

Over the past three decades, Nigel has advised C-Suite executives, Ministers of Parliament and entrepreneurs in both public and private sectors. View his bio

Professor Colin Coulson-Thomas

Professor Colin Coulson-Thomas

International Consultant and Author

Professor Colin Coulson-Thomas has helped over 100 boards to improve board and corporate performance. View his bio

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John Carter

John Carter

Founder and Principal of TCGen Inc.

John specialises in the value creating aspects of product development – from the strategy and innovation processes, through product definition, execution and launch. View his bio

Melanie Curtin

Melanie Curtin

Master’s in Communication and Columnist at Inc. magazine

Melanie is passionate about millennials, sustainability, women’s empowerment and authentic expression. View her bio

Lolly Daskal

Lolly Daskal

President and CEO of Lead From Within

Lolly’s programs galvanize clients into achieving their best, helping them accelerate and deliver on their professional goals and business objectives. View her bio

Paul Dunn

Paul Dunn

Speaker and Author

Paul is a 3-time TEDx speaker. He is a Senior Fellow in one of the World’s Leading Think Tanks and holds a Lifetime Service Award to the Accounting Profession in the UK. View his bio

 
Favour Erebosi- Samuel

Favour Erebosi- Samuel

Public speaker, Author and Blogger

Favour is the Branding & Marketing Coordinator at Wecosystems Int’l Ltd. View her bio

Linda Everett

Linda Everett

Business and Executive Coach

Specializing in performance, Linda helps business owners and senior professionals become more confident, more effective and more empowered to do what they do best! View her bio

Bryan Elliott

Bryan Elliott

CEO of The GoodBrain Digital Studios

Bryan is a Southern California native with a 15-year history on the client side of brand marketing and production in industries including action sports, entertainment and movies, and digital tech. View his bio

David Finkel

David Finkel

Author and Business thinker

David is co-author of SCALE: 7 Proven Principles to Grow Your Business and Get Your Life Back, and one of the nation’s most respected business thinkers. View his bio

 
Pete Foley

Pete Foley

Behavioural Science and Innovation Consultant

An experienced innovation leader, facilitator and practitioner. Pete draws on 25 years’ experience at P&G, whereas a serial innovator, he published over 100 patents.View his bio

Adam Fridman

Adam Fridman

Seasoned Entrepreneur

Adam enjoys the challenges and excitement of startup companies. He founded MeetAdvisors, a Chicago based advice and mentorship community for Entrepreneurs. View his bio

 
Paul Friederichsen

Paul Friederichsen

Owner of BrandBiz

Paul specializes in marketing strategy and award winning creative direction for the development and launching of brands, and has done so for a variety of category leading clients. View his bio

 
Bob Garner

Bob Garner

Author and Speaker

Bob is the author of “Masters of Motivation” which has been called a “must read” by business leaders. View his bio

 
Rowan Gibson

Rowan Gibson

Author, Keynote speaker and CoFounder of Innovation Excellence

Rowan is recognized as one of the world’s foremost thought leaders on innovation. He is the internationally bestselling author of 3 major books, an award-winning keynote speaker in 60 countries. View his bio

Shelly Greenway

Shelly Greenway

Innovation Strategist and Partner at The Strategy Distillery

Shelly is a front-end innovation strategist and partner at The Strategy Distillery – a brand innovation consultancy that specializes in opportunity hunting and proposition development.  View her bio

Patrick Garmoe

Patrick Garmoe

E-Marketing Specialist

As e-marketing specialist, Patrick oversees search engine optimization, content creation, pay-per-click efforts and social media for PureDriven’s clients. View his bio

 
Stephanie Gilchrist

Stephanie Gilchrist

Marketing Professional with PHMG

Stephanie is a skilled marketing professional with PHMG – the world’s leading provider of audio branding. View her bio

Adi Gaskell

Adi Gaskell

Innovation Writer and Consultant

Adi has worked with leading Organisations from the private and public sectors, including Deloitte, DellEMC, GSK, the Ministry of Defence, InnovateUK, Government Office for Science and National Health Service. View his bio

Judith E. Glaser

Judith E. Glaser

Organizational Anthropologist

Judith is one of the most pioneering and innovative change agents, consultants and executive coaches, in the consulting and coaching industry.  View her bio

Louise Harnby

Louise Harnby

Professional Proofreader

Louise is a highly recommended professional proofreader with 24 years’ publishing experience. View her bio

Elaine Heney

Elaine Heney

CEO of Chocolate Lab Apps & Author

Elaine Heney is the #1 Bestselling Author of The App Escape Plan and App Marketing. She is the CEO of Chocolate Lab Apps iPhone developer blog with over 180 apps published and 3 million downloads. View her bio

 
Aki Kalliatakis

Aki Kalliatakis

Founder of The Leadership LaunchPad

Aki Kalliatakis runs The Leadership LaunchPad, a business focused on customer loyalty and radical marketing that he founded in 1989. View his bio

 
Dionne Kasian-Lew

Dionne Kasian-Lew

CEO of the Social Executive® and Author

Author of The Social Executive – how to master social media and why it’s good for business (Wiley). Dionne is the CEO of the Social Executive®, a social media advisor to Board. View her bio

 
Ron Kaufman

Ron Kaufman

Author

Ron Kaufman is author of The New York Times, USA Today and Amazon.com.  He is also the founder of UP! Your Service, a company that enables organizations to build Uplifting Service cultures and enjoy a sustainable advantage. View his bio

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Alexander Kjerulf

Alexander Kjerulf

Founder and Chief Happiness Officer of Woohoo inc

Alexander is one of the world’s leading experts on happiness at work. He is an author and speaker, presenting and conducting workshops on happiness at work at businesses and conferences in over 30 countries. View his bio

Grant Leboff

Grant Leboff

Sales and Marketing expert & Author

Grant Leboff is one of the U.K’s leading Sales and Marketing experts. His first book, Sales Therapy®, introduced businesses to a new and highly effective Sales philosophy. View his bio

 
Gary Lipkowitz

Gary Lipkowitz

Chief Operating Officer at GoAnimate

Gary has been waiting for convergence his whole life. He has always loved media, entertainment and technology and is really glad he gets to “work” in these fields. View his bio

 
Jocelyn Low

Jocelyn Low

Author

Ms Jocelyn Low enables Client Success and delivers Actionable Service Education programs through UYS Train-the-Trainer Certification approach. View her bio

 
Rick Liebling

Rick Liebling

Head of Global Marketing for Unmetric

Rick is a frequent speaker and guest columnist, Rick is a veteran of several agencies across PR, traditional and digital disciplines. View his bio

 
Paul Matthews

Paul Matthews

Founder and Managing Director of People Alchemy’s

Paul’s key skill is in making the ideas come alive with stories, and making sure his listeners receive practical tools and tips to take away and implement. View his bio

 
Ellie Mirman

Ellie Mirman

Program Coordinator for Founder Mentors and Inbound Marketer at HubSpot

Ellie’s specialties lie in lead generation, email marketing, and product marketing. She also has experience with event marketing, launching the first ever Inbound Marketing Summit in 2008. View her bio

 
Matthew E. May

Matthew E. May

Independent Strategy and Innovation Advisor

Matthew E. May works closely with senior managers and their teams to help them define innovative new strategies and build competitive capability.View his bio

Debra Murphy

Debra Murphy

Marketing Coach

Debra is a marketing coach and mentor passionate about helping small business owners take control of a critical business asset – their online digital footprint – and use it to increase visibility and generate inbound leads. View her bio

 
Clive Miller

Clive Miller

Sales Trainer and Coach

Achieving sales targets has been the focus of Clive’s working life for twenty-five years. During his time in the field, he has sold a wide range of products, solutions, and services in the IT industry. View his bio

 
Mark Murphy

Mark Murphy

Founder of Leadership IQ & Author

Mark has consistently been ranked as one of the Top 30 leadership gurus in the world. Mark leads one of the world’s largest leadership studies. View his bio

 
Anthony Mills

Anthony Mills

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Legacy Innovation Group

Anthony Mills is one of the world’s foremost authorities on strategic innovation and hyper-growth strategies.  He has taught, consulted, written, and lectured on these all over the world. View his bio

Kate Nasser

Kate Nasser

Consultant and Trainer

Kate is smart, wise, down-to-earth, funny, energizing consultant/trainer who inspires change and people skills growth. View her bio

 
Sofie Persson

Sofie Persson

Solicitor at Engleharts

Sofie is a Solicitor at Engleharts Solicitors, she heads up the Employment department specialising in all aspects of employment law. View her bio

 
Andy Preston

Andy Preston

Sales Motivator, Professional Speaker & Sales Training expert

Andy Preston is recognised worldwide as the Leading Authority on Cold Calling and ‘New Business’ Sales Techniques, and is the creator of ‘Stand Out Selling’. View his bio

 
Lorraine Pirihi

Lorraine Pirihi

Leading Productivity Specialist & Speaker

Lorraine Pirihi, The Productivity Queen is Australia’s Leading Productivity Specialist. She’s committed to helping small business owners and entrepreneurs work less, earn more and have a life. View her bio

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Martin Pollins

Martin Pollins

Chairman & Founder of Bizezia & Chartered Accountant

Martin Pollins is a Chartered Accountant and MBA with wide experience in corporate finance and business management. View his bio

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Mike Robson

Mike Robson

Experienced & Entrepreneurial Businessman

Mike has Board level experience as Chief Executive or Chief Financial Officer in a number of industries and has business experience in the USA, Australia, Western and Eastern Europe in addition to the UK. View his bio

 
Michael Ruiz

Michael Ruiz

Co-Owner of Ripple Marketing Australia Pty Ltd

Michael has teamed up with two former Principals from the same franchise business and they have formed a Company of their own – Ripple Marketing Australia Pty Ltd. which provides 360º marketing solutions for Small and Medium sized businesses. View his bio

 
Martin Sayers

Martin Sayers

Professional Copywriter

Martin Sayers is an experienced professional copywriter, in 2007 Martin became a fulltime freelance copywriter. Since then he has written for hundreds of clients all over the world. View his bio

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Barry Shamis

Barry Shamis

CEO of Selecting Winners

Barry Shamis is the CEO of the international management-consulting firm Selecting Winners. Also, he is the founder and Managing Director of the Institute for Executive Selection. View his bio

 
Micah Solomon

Micah Solomon

Customer Service Speaker & Consultant

Micah writes on customer service, customer experience and corporate culture. He is an expert in customer service, the customer experience, customer centricity, hospitality, and building a customer-centric corporate culture. View his bio

 
Jim Schleckser

Jim Schleckser

Jim helps leaders grow companies. He specializes in the issues that fast growth firms experience in their business models, talent, processes and systems as they reach higher levels of performance. View his bio

 
Frank Sonder

Frank Sonder

Entrepreneur, Speaker and Business Consultant

Frank deals with human computer interaction and the broader impact of digitalisation to our society.  As the founder, CEO and creative mind of foresee, he develops interactive solutions at the intersection of humans, design and technology. View his bio

Robin Schooling

Robin Schooling

Managing director/strategist with Silver Zebras LLC

Robin Schooling, SPHR, has 20+ years of HR leadership experience, she works with organizations to develop integrated HR and talent management strategies. View her bio

 
Paul Sloane

Paul Sloane

Founder of Destination Innovation

In 2002 Paul founded his own company, Destination Innovation, which helps organisations improve innovation. He writes and speaks on lateral thinking and innovation. View his bio

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Mike Southon

Mike Southon

Entrepreneur and best-selling business author

Michael Southon has been writing for the Internet for over 3 years. He has shown hundreds of webmasters how to use this simple technique to build a successful online business. View his bio

 
Lucy Seifert

Lucy Seifert

Coach /Trainer and Author

Lucy Seifert is a highly experienced Coach /Trainer of 22 years and an Author of several personal development books (Gower Publishing). View her bio

 
Brad Smith

Brad Smith

Founder of FixCourse, Entrepreneur and digital marketing consultant

Brad has worked with clients in a variety of industries including software, insurance, real estate, journalism and travel: everything from start-ups to the Fortune 500. View his bio

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